Spendor D1 Speakers

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Spendor D1 Speakers - Spendor are one of the longest running and most respected speaker manufacturers in the world today, and for good reason, if you like a natural, unforced, open and clean sound then look no further, whether it is a small bookshelf speaker or a reference monitor they have it covered. Please check back shortly as we write our thoughts on the excellent Spendor range of speakers.

The new Spendor D1 is the smallest loudspeaker in the D-line and a worthy successor to the award winning SA1. Listeners will be captivated by it's charming sound, surprised by it's clarity and definition, assured by performance and engineering of the highest order, and delighted by luxurious modern finishes.

The D1 is equally at home in a living room, study, bedroom or office. It will deliver a naturally balanced sound even when installed close to a wall or placed on a bookshelf.

At the heart of the D1 is a pair of D-line drive units along with Spendor's proven assymetric bracing and dynamic damping technology.

Features:

  • Optimally damped, infinite baffle for easy room placement
  • New Spendor 15cm drive unit with advanced polymer cone
  • New Spendor LPZ phase-correcting tweeter
  • High grade crossover network with gold conductors
  • Silver plated pure copper internal cables throughout
  • High quality alloy binding posts on the rear
  • Spendor 'dynamic damping' to minimise cabinet resonances
  • Matching low-mass stand to complement the design
  • Premium lacquer and veneer finishes available

Specification:

  • Description - 2-way stand or open-shelf mounted loudspeaker
  • Enclosure type - Sealed
  • HF drive unit - Spendor 22mm LPZ with fluid cooling
  • LF drive unit - Spendor 150mm ep77 cone
  • Sensitivity - 85dB for 1 watt at 1 metre
  • Crossover point - 4.8 kHz
  • Typical in-room response - 55 Hz to 25 kHz
  • Impedance - 8 ohms nominal
  • Impedance minimum - 6.7 ohms
  • Power handling - 125 watts unclipped programme
  • Terminals - Single pair of precision binding posts
  • Cabinet (HxWxD) - 305 x 165 x 190mm
  • Finish - Spendor Dark, Spendor White, Dark Ebony
  • Weight - 5.8 kg each
  • Stand height - 600mm excluding feet

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