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The ULTIMATUM XL6 loudspeaker is a floorstanding design which adheres to all the principles that have marked out the ULTIMATUM project and given it such enduring success. The ultra-rigid birch-plywood enclosure, innovative baffle-decoupling technology, 'isobaric' bass loading and use of twin EMIT ribbon-type super-tweeters are employed here to deliver the ULTIMATUM promise of a lifetime of musical enjoyment.
The enclosure comprises five discrete internal cavities each optimised for purpose. The Bass and Mid/Bass volumes are large to suit the tuning while the HF cabinet is small to increase rigidity and to stop back pressure from the Mid Bass driver adversely affecting the rear chamber of the tweeter. The two EMIT supertweeters are similarly isolated.
Neat Ultimatum premium (high gloss) finishes.
Having purchased from Analogue Seduction before, we knew that Gary & Terry would not let us down. We arranged to demo a number of well respected loudspeakers, but although there was some good sounding examples, we still could not make a decision. We than asked Terry what he thought would be best with our setup. His 'mystery speakers' where these Neat Ultimatum XL6's. Although considerably more expensive than those we had just heard, the sound & detail from these was exceptional. It's now about 6 weeks since we collected them, the sound is so detailed, but you do have to play around a little with their placement to get the best results. I must admit they are not the most beautiful to look at, but the sound is just pure perfection. If you are at AS to demo some new loudspeakers, then the Neat's must be on your list. Just sit back and lose yourself in their detail, you will not be sorry.
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