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Chario - Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers

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Immerse yourself in the beautifully crafted Chario - Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers. This is no ordinary sound system; it's a revelation in small-sized, high-quality audio experiences. Combining the accessibility of a bookshelf speaker with a passion for impeccable sound, Sonnet successfully defies physics to create an audio illusion where the speaker virtually disappears, leaving room for an unrivalled live stage experience. Featuring a unique 2-way reversed array and a design that calls for a forward tilt, this marvel from Chario Loudspeakers presents an innovative solution to natural sound projection. Encased in solid walnut and HDF, these speakers are not only a delight for the ears, but a stylish addition to any space. So sit back, tilt your speakers inward, and prepare for an auditory experience that will redefine your understanding of sound.

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ℹ Product Information

Chario Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers

Step into a world of pure, immersive sound with Chario's Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers, the defining point where elegant design and cutting-edge technology intersect. These compact space savers don't compromise on sound quality, breaking barriers and striving beyond traditional limitations with their groundbreaking design and exceptional components. These mini maestros promise a high fidelity sound that defies their size, transforming your favorite songs into living, breathing auditory masterpieces that radiate vibrantly in any space.

At Chario, the folks don’t just build speakers – they create auditory sanctums in which every musical note is sacred, each harmony is worshipped, and every rhythm is celebrated. From their innovative Reversed Array arrangement – rocking an unconventional tweeter positioning – to their unique Back-Firing Vented Vent Geometry, these speakers dare to be different. Furnished in robust walnut and HDF, they also promise durability and style, making the Sonnet Bookshelf Speakers a stunning addition to any decor.

But the real magic happens when you press play. Suddenly, the speakers disappear, leaving nothing between you and the palpable, enveloping live stage experience that engulfs you. With an impressive sensitivity rating and a low-frequency cutoff that ensures rich, deep resonances, these speakers have been engineered to perform the impossible. Dive in the immense ocean of sound, and discover how Chario has reimagined, redesigned, and redefined the listening experience with the Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers.

Features

  1. No Compromise Innovation: While smaller systems are typically known for compromising sound quality due to their size, the Sonnet has groundbreaking design elements that sidestep this issue, providing an immersive, large-scale sound experience.

  2. Virtual Image: Brushing against the realm of magic, these speakers disappear audibly when switched on, leaving behind a moving live stage experience that enchants the listener and defies all conventions of design and audio technology.

  3. Reversed Array: The Sonnet forges its path, placing the tweeter below, against the norm of traditional structures. This novel arrangement extends the notion that extraordinary outcomes happen when design twists are embraced.

  4. Technical Data - A Masterful Composition: Featuring a back-firing vented vent geometry, a two-way reversed array system, and a complete set of world-class drivers, the Sonnet guarantees an uncompromised, peerless sound performance.

  5. Cabinet & Dimension: The speakers are encased in a sturdy walnut and HDF cabinet, giving it a chic look and durability. The compact design ensures they take up minimal space while oozing an aura of elegance.

  6. Acoustic Environment Recommendations and Amplification: With detailed guidelines about optimal listening distances and room layouts, Chario allows you to set up your own personalized musical haven.

Benefits

  1. Effortless Integration: Sonnet is effortlessly adaptable, bringing high-quality sound performance to various spaces, demonstrating breadth in its application while retaining depth in its performance.

  2. Immersive Experience: The disappearing act of the speakers offers an immersive, raw, and authentic live stage experience, dragging you into a vortex of delightful auditory experiences.

  3. Innovative Design: Sonnet's reversed array gives a fresh twist to conventional structures, finding ways to deliver outstanding performance despite possible physical limitations.

  4. Premium Sound Quality: With its superior technical configurations, the Sonnet provides an extraordinarily crisp and potent sound output, breathing life into your favorite tunes.

  5. Exquisite Look & Durability: The combined strength of walnut and HDF ensures that your speakers are not only an auditory delight but also a tastefully designed piece of decor that stands the test of time.

  6. Personalized Setup: Through suggestions for the speakers’ orientation, distance, and placement, you can tailor your musical experience to match your distinctive preferences. This will allow you to get the best out of your Sonnet speakers and accentuate their performance for an epic, personalized listening experience.

In essence, Chario's Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers are not just speakers; they are a revolutionary concept that blends innovative design with stellar performance. A true symphony of technology and art - they emit music in its purest form, making every note resonate with vitality.

Specification

Specification Detail
Product Chario - Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers
Design Philosophy No Compromise Innovation
Image Role Virtual Image for most incredible live stage experience
Array Reversed Array
Configuration Two-way Reversed Array
Drivers 1 Tweeter 32 mm SILVERSOFT™ dome NeFeB motor, 1 Woofer 170 mm ROHACELL® Full-Apex™ Poly-Ring NeFeB motor
Sensitivity 90 dB SPL normalized to 1 m / 2.83 Vrms / de-correlated L/R pink noise ITU-R BS 1116-1 compliant listening room
Low Frequency Cut Off 55 Hz @ -3dB referred to C4 WETS
Crossover Frequency 1180 Hz
Alignment LKR4 Derived (Δf= 45°)
Rated Impedance Modulus 4 Ω (min 3.0), Argument ± 36°
Cabinet Structure Solid walnut and HDF. The structure is made of one cabinet containing one subwoofer and one tweeter
Dimension 445 x 235 x 340 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 14 Kg
Dedicated Stand Weight 13 kg
Stand Size 750 x 540 x 460 mm (H x W x D)
Finish Iron black anodized iron (Top Plate & Legs), Varnished HDF (central section)
Speakers Orientation Speakers should be tilted inward facing the listener
Listening Distance Optimum speaker-listener distance > 2.5 m
Listening Setup A carpeted floor in front of the speakers is recommended; side and back walls should be at least 1m away from the speaker front baffle
Suggested Amplifier Rated for 120 W/4Ω Average Power

In the grand finale of your musical journey with the Chario - Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers, expect your senses to be stirred, your room filled with sonorous melodies and your spirit lifted with the vibrant beats these small wonders deliver. These are not merely speakers, they're music reimagined.

Shop them at 'The Audio Tailor', Australia's number one Hi-Fi store. Revel in the striking blend of functionality and aesthetic offered by these compact yet highly efficient creations. Our expert team is only a call or a click away with personalized guidance and support. Visit our Brisbane store or reach out via phone: 1300 308 711, email: sales@theaudiotailor.com.au or through our contact URL: https://www.theaudiotailor.com.au/pages/contact. Elevate your audio experience with Chario - where each note hits the heart, every rhythm sets the pulse racing and every harmony engenders an intimate connection to the music.

Make the Chario - Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers your choice today; because when it's about delivering the best in sound quality, your satisfaction is our sonnet.

ℹ Specifications
Specification Detail
Product Chario - Academy Sonnet - Bookshelf Speakers
Design Philosophy No Compromise Innovation
Image Role Virtual Image for most incredible live stage experience
Array Reversed Array
Configuration Two-way Reversed Array
Drivers 1 Tweeter 32 mm SILVERSOFT™ dome NeFeB motor, 1 Woofer 170 mm ROHACELL® Full-Apex™ Poly-Ring NeFeB motor
Sensitivity 90 dB SPL normalized to 1 m / 2.83 Vrms / de-correlated L/R pink noise ITU-R BS 1116-1 compliant listening room
Low Frequency Cut Off 55 Hz @ -3dB referred to C4 WETS
Crossover Frequency 1180 Hz
Alignment LKR4 Derived (Δf= 45°)
Rated Impedance Modulus 4 Ω (min 3.0), Argument ± 36°
Cabinet Structure Solid walnut and HDF. The structure is made of one cabinet containing one subwoofer and one tweeter
Dimension 445 x 235 x 340 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 14 Kg
Dedicated Stand Weight 13 kg
Stand Size 750 x 540 x 460 mm (H x W x D)
Finish Iron black anodized iron (Top Plate & Legs), Varnished HDF (central section)
Speakers Orientation Speakers should be tilted inward facing the listener
Listening Distance Optimum speaker-listener distance > 2.5 m
Listening Setup A carpeted floor in front of the speakers is recommended; side and back walls should be at least 1m away from the speaker front baffle
Suggested Amplifier Rated for 120 W/4Ω Average Power

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