Posted On: 9th February 2011
In room 320 at this year’s Sound & Vision Show, Cabasse will be demonstrating its multi award winning iO2 loudspeakers in a 2.1 configuration, to allow visitors to experience the company’s Spatially Coherent System technology in a stylish, lifestyle friendly system.
The iO2 is a compact satellite speaker, designed for use in two channel or multi-channel systems, with the complementary Santorin 25 subwoofer. Utilising a 13cm Duocell mid/bass driver and 25mm rigid dome high frequency unit in a coaxial arrangement, the speaker conforms with all the principles of Cabasse’s SCS technology. Its 16cm spherical enclosure, available in pearl or black pearl, is attached to a stable Light Oak or Wenge wood and metal stand for optimum height positioning. An alternative multi-function base enables shelf or wall mounting, with the sphere attached to the base via a system of magnets which allow it to be swivelled in any direction. A custom installation in-ceiling variant is also available, making the positional possibilities almost endless.
SCS (spatially coherent system) is found in many of the speakers produced by the company and is the culmination of many years research into the importance of point source reproduction from the drive units. Most famously demonstrated in the flagship La Sphere, the principles of SCS guarantee a faithful reproduction of timbres with no artificial colouration or fatigue in long listening, and also provide a soundstage with unrivaled realism and depth.
Providing the low frequency response, the Santorin 25 subwoofer utilises a 25cm drive unit and 250 watt amplifier module, reaching down to 34Hz. Fully adjustable phase and crossover frequencies enable perfect matching with the iO2 satellites and a white or gloss black finish ensures aesthetic compatibility.
iO2 stand mount £899 each
Santorin 25 £799
2.1 system as demonstrated at Sound & Vision £2597