Proac responce d28

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Jul 25, 2006
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Stereophile: ProAc Response D28 loudspeaker

The ProAc Response D28 is a low-coloration speaker. It pushes forward slightly in the upper mids, which adds a slight "halo" around upper-register piano notes, acoustic guitar strings, and reeds. That character, and a slightly bright top end, are why it sounds better at moderate rather than high SPLs. Pushed too far, the D28's bottom tends to recede somewhat, which emphasizes the brightness. But at moderate SPLs the tonal balance is outstanding, the minor colorations easy to ignore.

If you like to "look" at your music, ProAc's Response D28s excel with superb imaging and a generous soundstage. Their presentation of musical textures is another strong suit, as is their extension at the frequency extremes??especially at the bottom, where, despite the speaker's compactness, it will surprise you with its extended, nonmechanical, musical bass. The D28's overall balance is open and pleasing, and when you combine its strengths with its lack of any glaring weaknesses, you have another great two-way speaker from Stewart Tyler.

With careful placement, complementary associated gear, and appropriate playback levels, the Response D28 will provide endless listening pleasure regardless of musical genre. Nor do I mean to leave you with the idea that these speakers can't rock out, because they can. So say the 94dB peaks from Classic's excellent reissue of the Who's Live at Leeds (LP, MCA/Classic). Just don't expect realistic orchestral climaxes, which are more difficult to reproduce than rock and require something bigger.

Despite the dollar's decline relative to the pound sterling (about 1:2), and despite the passing of more than 12 years, ProAc has managed to replace the Response 2.5 with a new model that uses all-new, higher-performance drive-units in what appears to be a better cabinet with an improved, more room-friendly porting system, all while retaining the excellent fit'n'finish and real-wood veneers for which the company is renowned. The cost to the buyer has risen by a third, but all things considered, $6500 is a fair price for a pair of very enjoyable sounding, beautifully built, artfully balanced, high-performance loudspeakers that should provide many years of listening enjoyment.

Description: Two-way, reflex-loaded, floorstanding loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (25mm) silk-dome tweeter, 6.5" (165mm) coated polypropylene-cone woofer. Frequency range: 20Hz??30kHz. Nominal impedance: 8 ohms. Sensitivity: 88.5dB/W/m. Recommended amplification: 10??200W.
Dimensions: 42.5" (1080mm) H (on plinth with conical feet) by 8" (204mm) W by 11.25" (286mm) D. Weight: 60 lbs (27kg).
Finishes: Maple, bird's-eye maple, cherry, black ash, mahogany, ebony real-wood veneers.
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