Cesti T

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Product Description

The Cesti T floor-standing tower speakers are a two-way speaker utilizing MarkAudio-SOTA’s custom all-range symmetric driver technology to create a full range loudspeaker. A minimalist control network complements the custom drivers, delivering music to the listeners while minimizing artificial processing. Laminated dual-core panels and polymers provide enclosures of maximum strength and acoustic stability. The result is statement-level sound quality for the discerning listener.

 

Features

BUILT FROM THE GROUND UP

MarkAudio-SOTA loudspeakers are built from the ground up, including the cabinets, crossovers and speaker drivers. Many manufacturers choose off-the-shelf components that aren’t always a perfect match to their system design targets, MarkAudio-SOTA, purists by engineering standards, build their components to precisely match the specific design characteristics of the speaker systems.

ALL-RANGE DRIVER APPROACH

MarkAudio-SOTA’s unique dual-driver, all-range approach offers the rich midrange that is typical of a wide-range single speaker design, while providing a full frequency range extending from 40Hz to 25kHz, and the high-impact dynamics of more typical multi-way speakers. Using 2 custom-designed, 110mm (Sota 11) wide-range acoustically-isolated mid-bass drivers, with a 50mm (Sota 5) tweeter, the drivers’ low mass mixed-alloy cone provides transparency and detail.

SYMMETRICAL SOUND FIELD

MarkAudio-SOTA uses its own symmetrical technology. The dual, wide dispersion, shallow-profile cone drivers replace conventional cone-woofer and dome-tweeter combinations. With their matched dispersion and output characteristics, along with a minimal crossover slope, the two custom-made Sota drivers provide an audibly seamless integration between high and low frequencies. This integration results in a smooth, natural output and soundstage that affords a wider range of seating positions, allowing several people to hear a top quality performance at one time.

ADVANCED CABINET ENGINEERING

All Cesti enclosures are constructed from high-density fibreboard giving maximum acoustic stability. The rigidity and mass of the panels are carefully balanced to avoid audible resonances and provide our custom drive-units with a solid platform. The Sota 5 high-frequency driver is isolated in its own sealed sub-chamber. The 2 Sota 11 bass-mid work in the main vented enclosure volume. Our shallow waveguides are CNC machined into the front panel. The size and profile of these are designed specifically for the Sota drivers to maximise positioning flexibility.

CROSSOVER

The simple but elegant crossover design progressively transitions the higher and lower ranges of the audio signal to the driver optimized to handle that part of the spectrum. The 2.4 kHz crossover frequency uses gentle 2nd order electrical and acoustic slopes that gradually blend the outputs, maximizing the advantages of our symmetric wide-dispersion drivers. The simple design, with few reactive components, also aids in amplifier matching, allowing MarkAudio-SOTA speakers to be easily driven by low-power designs.

Technical Specifications

DESIGN:

3 drivers, 3 way, tower speaker

FINISHES:

Black
White
Red

DRIVER UNITS:

1 x 50mm (2 inch) low mass mixed alloy symmetical sound field cone unit (Sota 5)
2 x 110mm (4.4 inch) low mass, long throw mix alloy symmetical sound field cone unit (Sota 11)

FREQUENCY RANGE ±3dB:

40Hz – 25KHz anechoic

SENSITIVITY (1w @ 1 m):

88.5dB

IMPEDENCE (Norminal):

6 Ohms

CROSSOVER:

2nd order shallow slope design @1.9kHz

AMPLIFIER REQUIREMENTS:

These recommendations can only be used as a guide. Over-driving the loudspeakers risks damaging the drive units

Class A/B @ 8 Ohm Per Channe:

50W to 100W

Class A @ 8 Ohm Per Channel:

12W to 25W

Class D @ 8 Ohm Per Channel:

30W to 60W

 

DIMENSIONS (Each):

230mm x 280mm x 900mm
9 1/16in x 11 1/32in x 35 7/16in

WEIGHT (Each):

20 kg
44 lbs 1 oz

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Cesti T product brochure

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Additional Information

Weight 59 kg
Dimensions 420 x 350 x 990 cm

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