Quad Z-3 Speakers

£2,499.00

Brand Quad
Z-3

QUAD proudly announce Z Series, their new flagship ribbon loudspeaker range. After taking a new approach to ribbon tweeter design using a unique sandwich formation, an exceptionally robust, high power speaker has been engineered, yet with the delicate sound conventional ribbon speakers are known for. Z Series is housed beautifully curved piano lacquered cabinets, available in black, white and rosewood.

Technology
The Ribbon Tweeter

Unlike conventional dome treble units where the voice coil ‘motor’ is attached separately to the diaphragm, Z Series ribbon is both the diaphragm and the motor system. The result is a unique combination of delicacy, smoothness and hear-through performance that helps make your music sing.

While taking influence from the unparalleled success of the ESL speaker, the ribbon itself is engineered to be extremely light and thin, which delivers the startling accuracy and wide coverage Quad is famous for.

Woven Kevlar Woofer.

In the Z Series floorstanders, this advanced ribbon unit is married to an equally high performance midrange driver with a unique double-roll-surround especially designed to control edge breakup and give equal transparency to the all important vocal range. Available in piano lacquered black, white, or rosewood, the skillfully veneered, one-piece curved structures make the focal point of any living room.

Transparent Technology

The bass section, similar to the original Corner Ribbon utilises an acoustic filter bass reflex system. This section uses a double chamber filter that eliminates “chuffing” found in inferior loudspeakers with conventional ports. This also maintains a natural and unforced reproduction right down to the lowest frequencies of a symphony orchestra, producing our signature sound as found in the iconic ESLs.

Specifications

General description Floor-standing
Enclosure type bass reflex
Transducer complement 3-way
Bass driver 2 x 175mm woven kevlar cone
Mid Range Driver 150mm woven kevlar cone
Treble driver 90x12mm true ribbon
AV shield No
Sensitivity (1W @ 1m) 89db
Recommended amplifier power 60-250W
Peak SPL 110dB
Nominal impedance
Minimum impedance 3.8Ω
Frequency response (+/-3dB) 50Hz - 20kHz
Bass extension (-6dB) 45Hz
Crossover frequency 450Hz & 3.6KHz
Cabinet Volume (in litres) 34L
Dimensions (mm) 965 x 267 x 340mm
Weight 19 kg
Finish Piano Black / Piano White / Piano Rosewood
Accessories User manual, certificate, spike set

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