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Avantone Passive MixCubes - Black, Pair

Passive, shielded, full-range. mini‐reference monitor pair

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  • Product Description

    Ten months of R&D comparative listening & tweaking went into the voicing of the Avantone MixCubes. The result is a very smooth sounding, full range upgrade from the original 5C Sound Cubes. Listening tests reveal that the MixCubes have a smooth, more open, transparent top end response with extended bass while maintaining their basic original character.

    Studios primarily use 2-way & 3-way larger monitors designed to represent a wide range reference viewpoint at higher listening levels. However, in this newly developing age of High Definition Audio, there is still a need to also hear what your mix will sound like when played back over small “bass-challenged” systems such as televisions, clock radios, computers, car stereos, iPod docking stations, etc. It is important to make mixing judgments based partially on listening to reference monitors that will not impart tonal anomalies caused by crossovers or inferior full range drivers. Particular attention is always paid to the critical mid-range vocal/guitar/keyboard areas. This is where having a full-range monitor without a crossover is truly revealing.

    Recommended power rating is 50-200 watts of solid state power or 10-100 watts of tube power. It is advisable to use a high quality studio-grade power amplifier. The metal binding posts on the rear of the speaker can accept bare wire, spade lugs, or single or dual banana plugs. It is best to use 12 -16 AWG wire for runs longer than 6 feet.

    When positioning the Avantone MixCubes on stands or console bridges it is best to keep them at ear level and slightly angled in towards the engineer. Since they are shielded it is ok to place them near a CRT video monitor or TV without causing any problems. The bottom mic stand mounts will also allow you creative positioning options in unusual studio playback situations.

    Features:

    • 5.25" Shielded Passive Full range 8 ohm drivers
    • 6 1/2" Cube Cabinet with multiple coats of "Retro-Cream" High Gloss lacquer finish
    • Precision-milled high-rigidity MDF cabinet sides & baffle for low resonance
    • Radiused corners & edges reduce edge diffraction for better imaging
    • Custom Cone is crafted using New Zealand pulp with mica fibers added for light weight & rigidity
    • Cloth surround made in Japan to uniform thickness tolerances
    • Top Plate and T-Yoke of driver are made of Sumitomo 1008 low carbon steel
    • The 43oz. low distortion motor structure magnets are Y- 40 GRADE (MIL-SPEC)
    • High-Rigidity DIE-CAST Aluminum frame with polished mounting bezel
    • Nickel Plated "high-end" binding posts (properly spaced for dual banana plugs) - insulated for CE compliance
    • Anodized aluminum milled terminal plate
    • 1/4" soft Neoprene Pad is recessed into the cabinet base to serve as a non-skid acoustic isolator
    • Standard size (5/8"- 27 threading) female microphone stand mount is built into the cabinet base
  • Additional Information

    Condition New
    Width 6.5 in
    Length 6.5 in
    Height 6.5 in
    Unit Weight 6.68 lb
    Active or Passive Passive
    Monitor Application Near-Field
    driver_sizes 5.25" cast aluminum frame
    Number of Speakers Pair
    Input Connectors Binding Post
    Impedance 8 Ohms
    Frequency Range 90 Hz - 17 kHz
    Max. SPL 93 dB @ 1 m
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