Scansonic HD M5

Manufacturer:
Scansonic HD
Frequency Response:
55 Hz – 30 kHz
Impedance:
6 ohm
Crossover:
3.5 KHz 2. order acoustic slope
Drivers:
1 sealed ribbon tweeter with kapton/aluminum sandwich membrane 1 paper-polypropylene coned 4,5” bass/mid driver with underhung magnet system
Power:
We recommend high quality amplifiers 50W and more
Color:
Black-piano or White-piano
Enclosure:
Heavily braced, ventilated box design with front loaded port
Stand:
Not included in price
Size:
151 x 265 x 151 mm
Weight:
3,4 kg

500,00€

About product

M-5

The M-5 speaker is a compact, two-way, stand-mount mini-monitor. The speaker is designed around an ultralight ribbon planar tweeter and a paper-polypropylene compound bass-midrange driver membrane. The speaker is crossed over at 3.5 KHz with a second order filter.

About brand

Scansonic HD

From the start, we were very focused on building on all the experiences and strengths obtained from designing the Raidho speakers. At the same time, we also had to be aware of the long heritage and the Nordic design tradition of the Scansonic brand. This time, the task also came with a budget and a desire to create the very best possible within financial limits.

It was clear to us from the very beginning, that some core techniques from the Raidho speakers would be of importance: The speakers had to be designed around a ribbon tweeter that works with at super lightweight diaphragm that is sealed around the edges to allow for a seamless transition to the midrange region.

Furthermore, they needed to be designed and developed with a speaker driver with a ridged, pistonic-type membrane.

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WEIGHT LOSS FOR RESOLUTION TRANSIENTS AND SUPERB LEADING EDGES
The MB ribbon tweeter has a membrane with an extremely low mass.
It is formed by a Kapton-aluminum sandwich that is only 20 um thick, and the resulting mass is app. 0.03 g., which is approximately 50 times less than any conventional textile, ceramic, beryllium or diamond dome. The lower mass translates directly into higher resolution and less material coloration.

WEAVED CARBON CONES FOR STIFFNESS AND LOW COMPRESSION
For the MB-series, we have developed a ridged, dustcap free, carbon membrane. By carefully optimizing the shape and stiffness, we have succeeded in making a very quiet woofer that blends beautifully with the ribbon tweeter. The woofer has an overhung magnet system, with long linear stroke and excellent bass performance.

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