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Audio Physic Cardeas 30

Floorstander loudspeaker - pair

Audio Physic Cardeas 30
Audio Physic Cardeas 30
29.990,00 Price include 21% VAT Price exclude VAT € 24.785,12
CARDEAS 30
In Greek and Roman mythology, Cardea was the goddess of health, thresholds and door hinges and handles, also associated with the wind. She protected children against vampires and witches, and was also the benefactress of craftsmen. Cardea means "Goddess of Protecting the children and the home". Ovid said of Cardea, in what is apparently a religious formula, "Her power is to open what is shut; to shut what is open."

31/2 Way
Audio Physic's three-way and three-and-a-half way loudspeakers are equipped with side firing woofers. Even when applying large-diameter cones, our loudspeakers keep a narrow baffle design which allows for the superb spatial imaging Audio Physic loudspeakers absolutely excel at. Compared to the configuration often used nowadays where the woofers are mounted only on one side, Audio Physic prefers to arrange them on both sides of the cabinet. The drivers are operating in phase (all woofer cones move simultaneously in the same direction, either inwards or outwards). Forces acting on the cabinet are nearly cancelled out with this effective – so called push-push configuration – and precise, low-resonance sound reproduction is achieved. However, the push-push configuration must not be confused with the push-pull principle commonly used for power amplifiers.

Active Cone Damping
Active Cone Damping (ACD) was first developed and implemented by Audio Physic in order to avoid resonances associated with metal cones. A silicone/rubber ring is mounted on the outer ring of the cone where it directly applies pressure on the cone. This is a highly effective means to eliminating the otherwise unavoidable ringing and therefore removes the metallic sound.

Push Push
Audio Physic's three-way and three-and-a-half way loudspeakers are equipped with side firing woofers. Even when applying large-diameter cones, our loudspeakers keep a narrow baffle design which allows for the superb spatial imaging Audio Physic loudspeakers absolutely excel at. Compared to the configuration often used nowadays where the woofers are mounted only on one side, Audio Physic prefers to arrange them on both sides of the cabinet. The drivers are operating in phase (all woofer cones move simultaneously in the same direction, either inwards or outwards). Forces acting on the cabinet are nearly cancelled out with this effective – so called push-push configuration – and precise, low-resonance sound reproduction is achieved. However, the push-push configuration must not be confused with the push-pull principle commonly used for power amplifiers.

Vibration Control Terminal :: VCT
A negative impact from unwanted resonances on the transmission of signals can be detected at each point of the reproduction chain. The use of high-quality and stable rack systems as well as special stands, feet or bases may often yield astonishing results. However, no attention was paid to another important path of mechanical mischief-makers. Cables – necessary to transmit the signal – not only carry electrical signals, unfortunately they also carry mechanical energy which moves at its strongest in the opposite direction to the signal. Therefore, vibrations picked up and measured on a loudspeaker cabinet can be followed back to the source of the signal. Audio Physic has developed the Vibration Control Terminal in order to eliminate such unwanted vibrations. The massive aluminium construction is additionally damped and fitted with a neoprene gasket for elastic suspension ensuring that the binding posts are effectively decoupled from the cabinet.

Specifications
- Height 1190 mm / 46.9"
- Width 305 mm / 12"
- Depth 595 mm / 23.4"
- Required Space Width x Depth 410x595 mm / 16.1x23.4"
- Weight 60 kg
- Recommended amplifier power   40-350 W
- Impedance 4 Ohm
- Frequency range 25 Hz - 40 kHz
- Sensitivity 89 dB

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