Perlisten R4b surround speakers

perlisten R4s loudspeakers

produced using the extensive technology used to create Perlisten's Signature Series, the Reference 4s surround loudspeaker has been developed to provide timbre matched surround effects for Perlisten's Reference of loudspeakers.

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Perlisten DPC array,

At the heart of every Perlisten loudspeakers is the DPC array - Directivity Pattern Control, provides controlled dispersion in any type of room, and benefits music and home theatre alike.

THX Dominus rated,
Perlisten R4b on-wall surround speakers
Perlisten R4b effects speakers

As with all Perlisten loudspeakers, the R4s is centred around the DPC array (read more here), comprising of three 26mm soft domes in a vertical array. The centre dome is the HF unit, covering frequencies above 4.4kHz. The output from this unit is controlled on the horizontal plane to reduce dispersion to focus on the listening position, reducing HF reflection from side walls. Vertically, its output is highly controlled, vastly reducing floor and ceiling reflections.

The flanking 26mm midrange domes cover between 1.25kHz and 4.4kHz, producing a more responsive midrange that is far less coloured by what would conventionally be a larger driver.

As the R4s is primarily designed as a wall-mounted effects speaker, the DPC array sits below a 6.5" bass driver covering from 1.25kHz downwards, acting in a sealed cabinet making them very room friendly. They're flexible enough to also be used as all five loudspeakers in a wall-mounted 5.1 surround system, for example, for those wanting a non in-wall, but discrete high performance system.

The R4s will cover 300Hz-20kHz within only a very narrow +/-1.5dB deviation, with typical against-wall placement providing a bass response down to 48Hz at -10dB, and produce a peak output of 109.5dB.

All of this tech helps the R4s achieve a THX Ultra rating, capable of effortlessly filling large rooms with cinema levels of sound quality.

A more detailed spec sheet is available here.

  • 3-way design

  • sealed cabinet, acoustic suspension design

  • THX Ultra rated

  • DPC treble/midrange array

  • 1x 26mm soft done HF unit

  • 2x 26mm soft dome midrange units

  • 1x 6.5" HPF bass drivers

  • 48Hz-32kHz at -10dB

  • 300Hz-20kHz at +/-1.5dB window

  • 86.5dB sensitivity

  • 109.5dB peak output

  • 4ohms nominal impedance (3.7 minimum)

  • 50-200w recommended amplifier power

  • H 378mm x W 230mm x D 173mm

  • available in piano black

  • £3,200 / pair

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