Sonus FaberAmati FuturausedSonus Faber Amati Futura - NICKEL FINISHTruly a phenomenal opportunity to own a magnificent and majestic musical instrument that is legendary and timeless. The Sonus Faber Amati Futura in a breathtaking finish is a speaker that an Audio...16999.00

Sonus Faber Amati Futura - NICKEL FINISH

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Asking Price: $16,999.00

New Retail Price: $36,000.00

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Ships fromAnn Arbor, MI, 48103
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensions30.0" × 20.0" × 52.0" (320.0 lbs.)
Shipping carrierunspecified
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Original accessoriesBox, Manual
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Truly a phenomenal opportunity to own a magnificent and majestic musical instrument that is legendary and timeless.  The Sonus Faber Amati Futura in a breathtaking finish is a speaker that an Audiophile can keep for life.  One owner, in mint-flawless condition with all original packaging.  Rare opportunity to buy this amazing speaker in almost new condition for way below its retail price.  As stated, one owner who was so busy he rarely used them in the three plus years he had them.  We are open to offers and will consider trade ins. 

Please, only serious inquires as theses speakers are in flawless and low use condition, and we are seeking a buyer that can appreciate this rare opportunity.  We will support a pick up option, otherwise these magnificent speakers will be delivered via a white glove freight company. 
 https://www.sumikoaudio.net/en-us/our-brands/sonus-faber/products/homage/amati-futura     

Wire transfer or cashier check.  If 3rd party services or credit cards are used fees will apply. Buyer is responsible for all freight cost.


Frequency Response:
25 Hz – 30 kHz

Sensitivity:
90 db SPL (2.83V/1 m).

Normal Impedance:
4 ohm.

Power Handling:
30W – 300W, without clipping

Dimensions (HxWxD):
46 x 16 x 25 in., 1160 x 405 x 635 mm

Weight:
245 lbs., 111 kg net weight per pair 
320 lbs.,145 kg shipping weight per pair

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

System
3.5-way, low spurious vibration optimized suspension, stealth reflex para-aperiodic loading, staggered low frequency floor standing loudspeaker system.

Cabinet
Lute-shaped design, multilayer, constrained-mode damping, enclosure formed using hand-selected wood layers, quality graded and oriented for carefully optimized resonances control. sub-structural ribs are strategically placed for absolute rejection of spurious vibrations. Avional exo-skeleton clamp structure with a tuned mass damper inhibiting the residual resonances of the wooden structure.

Tweeter
1.1 in. (29 mm) ultra-dynamic linearity classic soft dome moving coil driver, Sonus faber vibration optimized mechanical interface.

Midrange
7 in. (179 mm), ultra-dynamic linearity driver. CCAW/Kapton "eddy current free" voice coil. Dynamically linear magnetic field motor incorporating triple Kellog/Goeller rings. Real time air-dried and non-pressed cellulose fiber cone. Designed synergistically with its optimized "acoustic chamber".

Woofers
 8.75 in. (220 mm), lightweight elastomer foam damped Aluminum/Magnesium alloy cone driver in an acoustically amorphous "stealth reflex" chamber. Long-throw motor system with a 1.5" controlled "eddy current" voice coil is implemented for high speed, performance and linearity. Special coaxial anti-compressor used designed to remove cavity resonance and distortions.

Crossover
Non-resonant "progressive slope" design, optimized amplitude/phase response for optimal space/time performance. HC (Hot/Cold) topology on tweeter hi-pass. The response at the low frequency range is controlled for amplifier friendly performance. Dual staggered transfer function low frequency/room interface optimized filter. Highest quality component parts are used including Mundorf "Supreme" capacitors, Jantzen inductors. Crossover points are 80 Hz, 220 Hz, and 3.2kHz.

Questions for the seller
What is the "nickel" finish? They appear to be violin red.
It’s actually nickel-Avional, a high strength aluminum alloy of 4.75% copper, 0.5% magnesium and 1.4% silicon. It is used to halt vibration and resonance. It looks like a very smooth and elegant looking chrome, but it actually has the properties I mentioned. I hope I answered your question.
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