British proposals for new 4 ch surround in Windows
2 new products that go well together !
The Tannoy Gold 5 is interesting for music playback with 4 speakers in the latest Microsoft configuration.
This configuration is available on a PC with analog output for multi-channel audio. The new solutions of the British Tannoy in this Microsoft configuration have also worked well for the playback of digital recordings from quadraphonic vinyl records in the SQ and QS systems
200 Watt Bi-Amplified Nearfield Studio Reference Monitor with Proprietary 5" Dual Concentric Point Source Technology https://www.tannoy.com/product.html?modelCode=P0C2B
- It measures 294 x 183 x 252 mm, which is the height of an A4 sheet, and becomes almost invisible in the living room.
- The total power of 4 x 200 W allows you to play music even in a very large room without amplifiers distortion.
- It has a stereo mini jack that has the function of "transmitting the signal" to the next speaker, which makes installation from a PC very easy.
- There is also an eco-friendly auto "sleep" feature, which is beneficial with increasing energy costs.
- 200 watts gives SPL 107 dB
4-channel music playback is more precise with Dual ConcentricWhy Class-AB? The duty of any amplifier is to take a small input signal and turn it into a louder output that maintains the characteristics of the original signal, and to be large enough to meet the demands of the loudspeaker it drives. While Class-A amplifiers sound great at low volumes, they waste a tremendous amount of power that is lost as heat when asked to output hundreds of Watts. And even though Class-B amplifiers are much more efficient, they tend to bring a great deal of distortion to the mix. A Class-AB amplifier combines the linear performance of Class-A with the higher efficiency performance of Class-B, producing a much better amplifier design for loudspeakers used in critical listening environments.
Discrete driver speaker systems using non-coaxial sources have an inherent design flaw in that each drive unit is an acoustic source of its own. While the components are physically aligned on one axis, they are displaced in source and can only be coherent at one specific listening point. When delays are applied to compensate for driver alignment, signals can only be aligned along a narow listening plane on one axis. Even systems with ratatable horns suffer from a significant 'suck-out' in the crossover region, and no amount of DSP processing can correct this phenomenon. The constant directivity characteristic of the Dual Concentric overcomes such time alignment problems
Dual Concentric was offered in the 1940s and is constantly being improved
Tannoy has produced coaxial loudspeakers, for the hi fidelity home consumer market since the early 1950s. Their "Dual Concentric" drivers early series included in order of introduction: Tannoy Blacks, Tannoy Reds, and Tannoy Golds. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coaxial_l ... Home_audio
The Litle Gold Monitor model appeared in the golden age of hi-fi with the reigning compact cassette. They had a passive crossover and are still used by manufacturers of high-end amplifiers as a reference. Now it has served as a model for the modern active crossover range.
Tannoy Ltd is a British manufacturer of loudspeakers and public address (PA) systems. The company was founded by Guy Fountain in London, England, as Tulsemere Manufacturing Company in 1926". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tannoy
In Britain any PA system is sometimes colloquially referred to as a Tannoy, after the company of that name, now owned by TC Electronic Group, which supplied many of the PA systems used previously in Britain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_address_system
There also 2 larger models with a 300 watt amplifiers for a 6.5 and 8 inch Dual Concentric
300 watts in Tannoy Gold gives SPL 110 dB
4x 300 watts is enough for even a large room
GOLD 7: 65 Hz – 20 kHz ± 3 dB; 46 Hz – 20 kHz -10 dB https://www.tannoy.com/product.html?modelCode=P0CMZ
GOLD 8: 54 Hz – 20 kHz ± 3 dB; 40 Hz – 20 kHz -10 dB https://www.tannoy.com/product.html?modelCode=P0C2C