RaidhoEben X-Centric Raidho Eben X-Centric  original owner, world class speakers!THE PRICE IS FOR A PAIR! The Eben sonic prowess came together on two of my favorite torture tests for loudspeakers: piano and voice. The Eben’s portrayal of the sound and scale of the piano was ...5550.00

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THE PRICE IS FOR A PAIR! The Eben sonic prowess came together on two of my favorite torture tests for loudspeakers: piano and voice. The Eben’s portrayal of the sound and scale of the piano was incredibly realistic and compelling. Yes, the perspective is typically first row rather than mid-hall, yet there were even times when the sound approximated what I hear while sitting at the keyboard—talk about subtle details coming through on recordings. To get an idea of the Eben’s low-frequency extension, I used a Jorge Bolet recording of Liszt’s Funérailles [London], which repeatedly, and hauntingly, hits the lowest “C” on a piano. After hearing the note (with a fundamental frequency of 32.7Hz) on the Eben, I ran over to my Grotrian Steinweg concert grand in the next room and played the same low “C.” The overall sound was remarkably similar—far closer than I would have expected. Another surprise was the clarity of fast octave-runs in the bass on many of my favorite Chopin pieces, which on most speakers sound slow and muddy, but not on the Eben's. The bass matches the speed of the treble which, in turn, matches the brilliance of the top end of a Steinway. I found myself devouring my classical and jazz collections of piano recordings and appreciating the artistry of some of favorite performers like Emil Gilels and Bill Evans even more.Voices were also riveting. The Eben uncovered subtle cues, like the changes in a singer’s breathing, moisture in the mouth, and the launch of consonants, without artificial or additive sibilance. Occasionally, an individual note would have an added emphasis, suggesting perhaps a slight cabinet resonance or room interaction, but the image of the vocalist was well focused and behaved, staying at or behind the plane of the speaker rather than being thrown forward into your lap as some horn speakers do. If you hear any distortion, it’s most likely your cartridge mistracking or amplifier clipping, or tape-saturation on the recording.' Specs:200 x 5800 x 360 mm20.5 Kg40 Hz - 50 KHz> 6 ohm89 dB 2.83 V/m3 KHz 2. OrderVented designPort in rear panel1. sealed ribbon tweeter2. 115 mm ceramic MID/Base driverWalnut Burl VeneerBlack PianoAll possible paint colors> 50 W (Though we have seen excellent results with small tube amplifiers) Original owner with boxes & receipt. Lifetime warranty. No paypal please. Check my feedback & buy with confidence! Thank you, Paul 916/403-9939
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