L'Instrument Grande Voix
Statement... dual-horn Masterpiece!
Sound and Art become Passion.
A loudspeaker like no other and second only to the Gottenburg, 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 hybrid ceramic AlNiCo motors 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 is 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
NorseLock© Semi-active, Self-damping Cabinet Architecture (SASDA), In fine wood or finished in Piano 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
52" H 25.5" W 13.5" D
Grande Voix' design perfected by computer models.
How to Order:
L'Instrument Grande Voix
Price Upon Request
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)
Delivery Mid 2020
All four of Grande Voix horns are turned from matching timbers! Choose North American maple, black walnut, or American Cherry.
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