by VIKING ACOUSTICS
Floor Standing Reference high-efficiency loudspeaker... A masterpiece for reference tube systems.
The Viking Horn-loading principle is totally different. It is a NOT compression driver system but rather a non-compressed horn loading.
The Viking Acoustics horn is a multi-function horn. The horn is a bass-horn for the woofer and simultaneously for the mid-to-high-frequency driver. Bass, mid-range, and treble come out of the horn with correct timing. This creates a free-flowing, totally natural sound. Sound is augmented with all the benefits of the horn, but without the pitfalls of compression horn loading.
Viking Acoustics horn is based on a logarithmic curve the shape of the middle of the curvature of a chambered nautilus. The center of the horns curve; if continued would make a nearly perfect circle.
L'Instrument 8 PS! Shipping in mid-June 2018!
SPECIAL TERMS: Thru April 2018
15% Discount on loudspeakers!
$ 1/3 down payment, $ 1/3 payment in 45 days, $ 1/3 payment when ready to ship.
Order may qualify for "White-Glove" Van delivery and set-up for $150.00 (depends on schedule and location) otherwise shipped FedEx Ground in KuBox crates (Gottenburg ships in wood crates on wheels)
Trade-in, Trade-up at anytime and get at minimum (sometimes more) what you paid toward the next more expensive Viking model
L’Instrument 8PS will reveal the perfection of sound produced by top source and amplification.
Viking Acoustics Instrument 8PS is a no-compromise approach to the high sensitivity true point source loudspeaker designed for today's reference tube amplifiers. The 8PS features the sonic attributes and beauty of heirloom tone-wood and the world's finest components.
Looking at 8PS It's easy to believe a high-end full ranger mounted in a large turned wood horn will produce word-class high definition midrange. Exceptional vocal articulation and pinpoint imaging. What's surprising is the absolutely huge soundstage and staggering bass produced by 8PS' bass-horn.
Viking Acoustics horn-loading system ports all 3 drivers through the horn!
8-inch point-source full-range AlNiCo driver
Dual "jetted" 12" AlNiCo bass drivers
Magnificent 20" hand turned tone-wood horn
Copper foil beeswax inductor (woofers only)
6N solid core copper in cotton internal wire
Bandwidth: 21Hz-22,000 Hz 21Hz-50,000Hz with optional hidden super tweeter (+-1.5db)
Sensitivity: 101 dB (1w-1m)
Impedance: 12 ohms
2.25" thick tone-wood baffle (See wood options)
Internal resonator/damper in Port Orford Cedar
Overall size: 57.5" high x 18.5" wide x 22" deep each
L'Instrument in vintage zebra-wood
L'Instrument & L'Instrument 8PS' curved bent Italian poplar ply cabinets
8PS in Claro walnut with cherry horns