GoldenEar's new SuperCenter X (SCX) and SuperCenter XL (SCXL) center channel loudspeakers have been developed in response to requests by dealers and their customers for more substantial, more traditional, center channel loudspeakers.
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The SCX and SCXL are designed to complement and match the Triton Tower and Aon Bookshelf loudspeakers, both sonically and cosmetically. Both new center channels incorporate a D'Appolito Array of 2 newly developed long-throw 5-¼" bass/midrange drivers surrounding the signature High Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR) tweeters. The 5-¼" drivers incorporate spiderleg cast baskets, for minimal internal reflection, as well as multi-vaned phase plugs, to minimize cross-apex wave propagation interference. Both also utilize top-mounted pressure-coupled quadratic planar low frequency radiators that reportedly both extend the bass response as well as provide the bass/midrange drivers with ideal acoustic loading and damping. Only 1" of clearance is required above the bass radiators. The SCX incorporates one 7"x10" planar radiator, while the SCXL benefits from dual 6-¾" x 8" units.
The retail price of the SuperCenter X is $599 each; the SuperCenter XL is $799. Now available.
SuperCenter X- Dimensions: 5 ¾" H x 20" H x 11"D, Weight: 15 lbs., Frequency Response: 45 Hz- 35 kHz, Efficiency 90 dB, Nominal Impedance: Compatible with 8 ohms, Driver Complement: Two 5-¼" cast-basket bass/midrange drivers, One High-Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR™) radiator, One 7" x 10" quadratic planar low frequency radiator, Rec. Amplification: 20-200 watts/channel
SuperCenter XL- Dimensions: 5 ¾" H x 29" W x 11" D, Weight: 21 lbs., Frequency Response: 36 Hz. - 35 kHz., Efficiency: 91 dB, Nominal Impedance: Compatible with 8 ohms, Driver Complement: Two 5-¼" cast-basket bass/midrange drivers, One High-Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR™) high-frequency radiator, Two 6-¾" x 8" quadratic planar low-frequency radiators., Rec. Amplification: 20-250 watts/channel