A change in styling well beyond evolutionary when compared to other models in the Prestige range, Glenair reveals a fresh new style with clean functional lines and a minimalist simplicity. Retaining its thoroughbred Tannoy technology heritage and no compromise acoustic performance Glenair presents a modern understated sophistication. Cleverly benefiting the speaker’s performance, the aesthetically elegant trapezoidal cabinet shape helps to reduce internal standing waves thereby preventing unwanted panel resonance.
With its massive 15” Dual Concentric™ driver Glenair delivers the kind of effortless bass dynamic that is only possible from a substantial drive unit; something you just don’t find in your average run of the mill home cinema or hi-fi loudspeaker. Its open midrange and delicacy of treble nuances meticulously combine in a coherent and utterly involving soundstage, delivering an astonishingly true to life performance.
Ensuring perfect integration of the driver elements, all components of the carefully designed crossover network in the Glenair are high precision, low-loss and thermally stable. For the high frequency feed a single Hovland MusiCap® capacitor is used providing class-leading sonic consistency; exceptional dynamics, speed, focus,
correct timbre and depth of field. Two large laminated iron core inductors are used to avoid saturation effects. Top quality silver-plated copper wiring is used for the low frequency section, and Acrolink® 6N ultra high purity (99.9999%) copper wire is used for the high frequency wiring for complete signal path integrity.
The finely crafted cabinet with its sumptuous solid American Cherry wood mouldings and veneers give it a refreshing style that will complement anything from casual and cool through to sophisticated and contemporary.
Frequency response (-6dB) 32 Hz - 25 kHz
Recommended amplifier power 50 to 225 watt per channel
Power Rating 135 watt RMS, 550 watt peak
Maximum SPL 116.5 dB at 1 metre for 135 watt RMS, 122.5 dB at 1 metre for 550 watt peak
Total harmonic distortion Less than 1.25% at 135 watt RMS (50Hz to 20kHz)
Sensitivity 95 dB for 2.83 volt at 1 metre, half space
Nominal impedance 8 ohm
Minimum Impedance 5.5 ohm
Phase response System behaves substantially as a frequency independent time delay
Crossover frequency 1.1 kHz
Crossover type 2nd order LF, 1st order HF. Bi-Wired, Hard-Wired passive, low loss.
Driver Type LF 380 mm (15”) Dual Concentric, treated paper Cone, twin roll fabric surround
Dispersion 90 degree conical
Enclosure Type Twin reflex
Cabinet construction High density birch ply. Internally cross braced and heavily damped
Weight 45 kg (99 lbs)
Cabinet dimensions (H x W x D) 1050 x 460 x 448 mm (41 1/3 x 18 1/8 x 17 5/8”)
Cabinet volume 115 litre (4.0 cu.ft.)