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Contriva

From the moment of its first release in 2008, the Contriva was hailed as one of the finest speakers, fully regardless of price range. We would just add that its musical performance is the essential trait that is largely more impressive than even its particular optical appearance. Extremely easy to drive it offers nothing less then reproducing music realistic as it was recorded.
  • RMD-cabinet, crafted in tounge and groove, made from 2"-3"HP-MDF
  • 2 x 220 mm (9") long excurtion - low distortion BCC-woofer (black coated ceramic)
  • 1 x 173 mm (7") long excurtion - low distortion BCC-midwoofer (black coated ceramic)
  • 1 x 30 mm (1,2") tweeter with black graphite-ceramic-diaphragm
  • passive crossover network with ultra low tolerance components, exclusive use of Silverfoil-oil-MKP-capacitors, metalfilm-resistors, ceramic-resistors, massive air-core-inductors, ultra low resistance bass-inductor, microphonically and hermetically isolated x-over boards in seperated chambers, ultra low resistance bass-inductor
  • extremly linear frequency response, excellent step response, optimised phase and group delay
  • massive silver/goldplated soft-copper binding posts with removeable heads for fullsize-eylets, spades and banana's, wired internally with finest coaxial cable
  • unique AEROTUNE-System, 3-times adjustable, makes it very flexible and uncritical in room placement, please see here:

 

  • serial accessories: 2 professional ATA-flightcases, microfibre-cleaning cloth, owners manual, massive brass stand-bars, high gloss polished chromium plated, incl. screws and tools for it, 2 complete sets special 5-part TIDAL stainless steel isolators
  • serial cabinet finish, high gloss polished piano lacquer: midnight black
  • optional veneer-group 1, high gloss polished woods in piano lacquer: tiger-eucalyptus, curled-bubinga, rose-bubinga
  • optional veneer-group 2, high gloss polished woods in piano lacquer: african pyramided mahogany, ebony-macassar
  • alternative choice for veneer-group 1 and 2: natural silky-dull finishes (non-glossy finish with a noble silky-dull shining)
  • other wishes or veneers: on request. 

  • drivers: 2 x 222 mm woofers, 1 x 173 mm woofer, 1 x 30 mm tweeter
  • nominal power input: 150 / 300 VA
  • nominal impedance: 4-6 Ohm
  • recommended amp input: We recommend quality instead quantity. Real 20 Watt at 8 Ohm are ok for normal listening levels (in rooms up to 30-60m²). It is most easy to drive and plays even at lowest levels "full and rich". 
    To use the whole enormous dynamic range of it and listening complex music also from time to time very loud we recommend 200 watts at 8 ohm.
  • efficiency: since several unrealistic numbers of competitors we don't want to confuse clients by comparing non-saying numbers on paper. Therefore it is: "Very good efficiency, easy to drive even with tube amps / SET's".
  • dimensions: 130 cm x 28 cm x 48 cm
  • weight: approx. 506 lbs. / 230 kg (with packaging)
  • 30 mm ceraphite tweeter
  • 1x173 mm BBC wofer
  • 2x220 mm BBC wofer
  • TIDAL RMD cabinet
  • Aerotune – System, tweeter adjustment
  • Serial: handpolished black piano lacquer
  • Optional: handpolished noble veneers
  • Incl. ATA- Flightcase and isolatorfeet system
  • 28 cm x 48cm x 132 cm
  • Weight: 234kg (pair)