L'Instrument Grande Voix
Statement... dual-horn Masterpiece!
Sound and Art become Passion
A loudspeaker like no other. More efficient than Fantom and more of what has made Berlin and L'instrument groundbreaking loudspeakers is L'Instrument Grande Voix.
1.25"Textile dome tweeter with machined titanium coil former loaded within the larger double purpose horn: acting as wave-guide for the tweeter and bass-port for the woofer at the same time. A Viking exclusive innovation.
Wide Band Driver:
6.5" full range driver with hybrid motor mounted in the smaller turned wood horn
18" bass driver with massive ceramic AlNiCo motors optional non-removable frameless grill covers woofer ports through the dual horns
Horns, Cabinet, and Resonator[s]:
Front resonator: Tone-wood Instrument (resonator) with bypass port in curly maple curly cherry or curly walnut
Entire rear panel acts a semi-active resonator
Logarithmic tone-wood Horns:
20.5 + 14" Hand turned tone-wood horns in American maple American black walnut, or all North American 6A cherry
Semi-active, Self-damping Cabinet Architecture, In fine wood or finished in Piano Paint. Pro Studio version in durable epoxy paint
Drivers time-aligned mechanically and electrically.
19Hz - 30kHz
4 way low-mass tellurium copper with speaker frame Earthing terminals
Internal Wire: 20awg solid core high tensile strength 6N copper wire in cotton silver solder (wiring optimized for detail and efficiency)
Impedance: 8 ohms
6-100 tube watts
100+ transistor watts
Cabinet Dimensions (without plinth)
46.25" H 27" W 14" D
Total hight with plinth and horns
L'instrument Grande Voix Perfected by computer; built by hand. Pair shown is Grande Voix Pro Studio. Cabinets with durable epoxy paint and horns in natural maple.
How to Order:
L'Instrument Grande Voix
Base Price $28,500
Pro Studio Version $25,500 in durable epoxy paint and solid maple horns.
Choose your matching wood horns:
Clear Maple +1,000
Persian cedar +700
All Claro Walnut + $2500
Solid Port Orford white cedar (NA)
Choose your wood baffle:
(Rubbed oil finish or sprayed gloss, satin or matte)
Claro Walnut + 800
African ribbon Sapele +1,000
Persian Cedar +1,000
Hawaiian KOA (PUR)
African Zebra-wood (PUR)
African Ebony (PUR)
Baffles Cabinet in rubbed piano finish
(deep gloss, satin, matte)
Near-black + 3,000
Just-off-white + 3,000
Kabuki Red +4,000
Custom colour: (PUR)
Driver+ cap/coil Upgrade:
Hand-Made AlNiCo wide-band driver with ecru colored dual cone with turned spruce phase plugs (clear wood or black) upgraded cap, coil and internal wire +4,000.00 (shown)
All four of Grande Voix horns are turned from matching timbers! Choose North American maple, black walnut, or American Cherry.
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