Previewed last weekend in Hamburg at Norddeutsche HiFi-Tage Hörtest for the first time is Alberich. Why the name? Alberich is the strong father of Hagen from Wagner’s Ring Cycle - still small but with more power. Following the worldwide success of our hybrid active 9.87 approach (pictured on the right) - we decided to apply this as an upgrade to the Hagen monitor.
The new Alberich system is a modular concept that can be configured multiple ways depending on your listening preferences.
The system consists of two handcrafted components.
A set of Voxativ Hagen monitors with Voxativ AF-1A drivers which then sit upon a Voxativ Alberich bass unit.
For a simple yet high resolution system — Alberich can be purchased as an Absolut Alberich which adds our Absolut Box as the integrated amp with integral digital source streaming capabilities.
Absolut Box (DAC/Amp with DSP optimized for Alberich)
WiFi (AirPlay compatible, ROON compatible endpoint)
Analog in (for Phono stage, other source, etc)
Preamp Analog RCA out (for active subwoofer or tube amp)
Inside the Voxativ Absolut Box electronics:
Custom DSP dir assigned for specific Voxativ speakers
DAC with Voxativ quality customized architecture
50W Class AB amplifier in Voxativ quality
WiFi (AirPlay compatible) for direct streaming (Tidal, Qobuz, ROON endpoint, etc.)
Remote control for volume
Switching power supply with automatic 115/230V selection
Or ask us for the analog version of Alberich to operate with your own amplifier and source
The Alberich system consist of 2 units:
1. Hagen monitors:
Voxativ AF-1A drivers, Alberich version
2. Alberich Bass Modules
Simply the fastest, tightest, most coherent way to deliver articulate bass to your smaller listening room.
By developing the Alberich Bass system, we have combined the Ripol® idea with our Acoustic Stealth Technology® - AST®. The result is a completely open system that has to move nearly zero air volume. Voxativ Alberich bass modules come as a stereo pair equipped with one 96dB efficient driver per module.The woofer does have a very low moving mass, a strong Neodymium motor and is extremely fast – as fast as Voxativ widebanders. The result is a powerful bass down to 20 Hz.
The Alberich Bass woofer system is active and driven by a 500W class D amp. It has it's own adjustable crossover. We recommend a line connection to this system - so the only thing you need to drive the woofer system is a speaker connector or preamp out or alternatively high level connection.
All features like: Level, crossover frequency and phase adjustments are implemented for the perfect adaption to every listening room.
20Hz - 33.000 Hz (linear, no 3dB down)
VOXATIV AC-Z (600W) and Voxativ AF-1A
96 dB / 1W / 1 m
Capacity 240 W sinus
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Like the like Hagen plus stand