This is a first impression review of the DALI Rubicon 6, a passiv floorstanding HiFi speaker.
Here’s what you are going to need:
- a DSP (e.g. the MiniDSP 2×4 with a plugin)
- a measurement microphone (e.g. the MiniDSP UMIK-1)
- 2x stereo audio cinch cables (or 3x if you have a subwoofer)
- REW software installed on a computer
The Chrono SL 590.2 is a very fine floorstanding loudspeakers from Canton. The 3-way design sports two 18cm woofers (ported), one 18cm midrange speaker and one 25mm tweeter. The modern and yet simple design immediately attracts attention and suggests to the observer high quality, but how does it perform?
The Vento 830.2 is the biggest bookshelf speaker in the Vento series from German loudspeaker manufacturer Canton. An 18cm woofer and a 25mm ceramic tweeter are combined in a ported 2-way construction. The RMS power rating is 80W and the sensitivity 87dB. Dimensions: 22 x 36 x 31 cm, 8.7kg
Teufel is known for their surround sound systems and has only recently entered the HiFi market.
The Ultima 40 MkII is a 3-way ported floorstanding speaker with a 16.5cm woofer, a 16.5cm low-midrange driver and a 25mm tweeter. With a sensitivity of 87dB and a power rating of 120W, the Ultima 40 can generate up to 108dB of sound pressure. The -3dB point is at 45Hz. Dimensions: 32 x 22 x 106 cm, 21.5 kg
DALI (Danish Audiophile Loudspeaker Industries) loudspeakers are very popular, especially because of their pleasing sound and great value. The Zensor series are passive speakers targeted at the entry level. Nevertheless, these speakers are excellent performers, especially when considering their size. The Zensor 1 features a 13.3cm woofer and a 25mm soft textile dome tweeter (2-way system, ported). The max. power rating is 100W and the sensitivity is 86.5dB. Dimensions: 16 x 27 x 22 cm, 4.2kg
If you are looking for new loudspeakers, then you’ll soon realize that the selection on the market is overwhelming. On top of that, we get confused and biased by advertisements and the countless technical terms.
This guide is supposed to help beginners through the HiFi jungle.
The Vento series of loudspreakers from Canton are arguably one of the best looking speakers out there, and they sound amazing, too. If you already own a pair of Vento speakers, then the center speaker 858.2 is the perfect addition for an upgrade to a multi-channel setup. The massive 2.5-way center speaker features two 18cm (7-inch) aluminum drivers and a 25mm ceramic tweeter. It’s designed to endure up to 120W of continuous power. The sensitivity is rated at 87dB. As all speakers of the Vento series, this one is available in three different colors: cherry wood veneer, black and white (all high gloss). The dimensions are: 60 x 20 x 36cm, 14.5kg
This is a quick review of the Canton Vento 820.2 loudspeakers.
It’s a compact, passiv 2-way bass reflex speaker with a 16cm aluminum woofer and a 25mm ceramic tweeter. The power rating is 60W and the sensitivity is 85 dB. Dimensions: 19.5 x 30 x 28cm, 6kg
I have owned these speakers for about three years now and must say, they are worth every penny. Not only do they sound great, they are also an eye catcher in every living room. Absolutely stunning speakers!