Leading high-performance loudspeaker manufacturer Revel has expanded its Concerta Loudspeaker line, an affordable series of architectural loudspeakers that combine uncompromised Revel sound and versatility, with four new high-performance on-wall loudspeakers. The addition of the new models makes the Concerta series one of the most comprehensive lines of loudspeakers available for the home theater/custom install market. The new models include the M8 2-Way Loudspeaker System, the M10 2-1/2-Way Loudspeaker System, the C10 2-1/2-Way Center Channel System and the LCR8 3-Channel Loudspeaker System.
The direct result of an ongoing R&D initiative utilizing the vast resources of parent company Harman International Industries (NYSE: HAR), the new models were developed, and have been extensively evaluated in a variety of on- and near-wall installations, through blind listening tests in the Revel Multichannel Listening Lab. Using proprietary 36-point anechoic measurements, Concerta on-wall speakers have been shown to deliver remarkably flat frequency response across an exceptionally wide listening area for clean, accurate sound, not only in a laboratory environment, but also in real-world applications.
The low-frequency, mid-range and high-frequency driver diaphragms of the Concerta On-Wall Loudspeakers are constructed of micro ceramic composite (MCC), a new material created by anodizing both sides of an aluminum core, yielding added strength and stiffness with virtually no additional weight. The speakers also employ Revel’s waveguide technology for consistent sound quality “on-” and “off-axis,” while a sophisticated high-order crossover network contributes to a wider dynamic range and lower distortion. In addition, all models are magnetically shielded for use near a CRT video display.
The M8 is an 8-Ohm surround loudspeaker that employs dual 3″ (75mm) woofers, with a 1″ (25mm) tweeter. The M8 was designed for use as an inconspicuous surround loudspeaker, whether placed on its included wall-mount bracket or on a shelf. It is also well suited as a front-channel loudspeaker, whether mounted on a wall or used on a shelf or desktop. The M8 has a frequency response of 110Hz to 21kHz (3dB); crossover is 2-way at 2.2kHz, and it has a sensitivity of 88dB. In addition, the M8 measures (H x W x D) 11-5/8″ (296mm) x 4-1/4″ (107mm) x 4-1/2″ (113mm), weighs 3.45 lbs (1.6kg) and comes complete with a wall bracket.
The M10 is an 8-Ohm surround loudspeaker that employs dual 3″ (75mm) woofers and dual 3″ (75mm) midrange drivers with a 1″ (25mm) tweeter. The M10 has a frequency response of 110Hz to 21kHz; crossover is 2-1/2 way at 400Hz & 2.2kHz, and it has a sensitivity of 89dB. In addition, the M10 measures (H x W x D) 22-15/16″ (582mm) x 4-1/4″ (107mm) x 4-1/2″ (113mm), weighs 6.75 lb (3.1kg) and comes complete with wall bracket and multiple height table-top stands. Optional M10 Loudspeaker stands are available. As the left and right speakers in a music system, the M10 delivers superb music reproduction and realistic, all-encompassing movie sound to rooms of virtually any size. The perfect complement is the Revel Concerta C10, which features all the same specifications as the M10 but was designed to be used as a precisely matched center channel speaker in a multi-channel home theater system.
The LCR8 was designed to simplify the look of a multichannel theater system without compromising the sound. The LCR8 does the work of three front speakers, delivering left, center, and right channel signals with the clean dialogue and distinct imaging you would expect only from separate components. The LCR8 is an 8-Ohm loudspeaker that employs six 3″ (75mm) woofers with three 1″ (25mm) tweeters. It has a frequency response of 110Hz to 21kHz; crossover is 2-way at 2.2kHz, and it has a sensitivity of 88dB. In addition, the M10 measures (H x W x D) 4-1/4″ (107mm) x 39-15/16″ (1015mm) x 4-1/2″ (113mm), weighs 11.4 lb (5.2kg) and comes complete with wall bracket and table-top or shelf stand.
Additionally, the new Concerta On-Wall Loudspeakers can be combined with Revel’s new Concerta B120 Powered Subwoofer for a truly dynamic full-range listening experience. With a 12″ woofer, 1-1/2″ peak-to-peak excursion and a 250-Watt (RMS) amplifier, the B120 subwoofer adds serious bass punch with very low distortion at the lowest frequencies, even at high output levels. Adjustable controls, parametric equalization and multiple connection options allow you to optimize performance for any system and listening room.
At a time when many consumers are looking for audio systems to complement their on-wall video displays, the Revel Concerta On-Wall Loudspeakers are the clear choice for anyone interested in serious sound.
Revel is a unit of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (www.harman.com). Harman International designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets, and maintains a strong presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia, employing more than 11,000 people worldwide. The Harman International family of brands includes AKG, Audioaccess, Becker, BSS, Crownv, dbx, DigiTech, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon, Mark Levinson, Revel, QNX, Soundcraft and Studer. Harman International’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “NYSE: HAR.”