With a revival of low powered solid state and tube amplifiers, audiophiles and music lovers are in constant search for highly sensitive loudspeakers. Volti Rival loudspeakers comes with 100db sensitivity, that should mate well with multitude of low powered amps. Prices starting at $7900...
Volti Audio, Volti Rival is a 3-way, horn-loaded loudspeaker that offers high sensitivity, wide bandwidth and superb cabinetry in a compact and affordable format.
Borrowing heavily from its larger and more expensive brother, the Rival uses many of the same internal components found in the Vittora. The characteristic “Volti Sound” remains intact, but in a loudspeaker that is one third the size and one third the cost of the Vittora system.
Following in the tradition of all Volti Audio loudspeakers, the Rival is both highly sensitive and wide bandwidth – with a frequency response of 32Hz – 20Khz and a sensitivity of 100db/W enabling glorious, full range, tactile sound produced from as little as a handful of amplifier Watts.
It can be positioned against a wall, in a corner, or pulled out into the room. Powerful and highly directional, the Rival is capable of filling a very large room, but will also work in an intimate, near-field setting. It is front ported, to allow the greatest flexibility in placement, since the port does not rely on, nor is affected by walls behind or beside the speaker.
Adjustments to the crossovers allow the user to tailor the sound of the speaker to their system, room, or liking. Easy rear-panel access allows you to insert various high-quality resistors in an L-Pad configuration to attenuate the midrange and the tweeter.
By simply moving a wire, you can choose a softer or sharper upper midrange tone. The tweeter capacitor is easily changed out to adjust the tone of the high frequencies. Also, the port is tunable, by removing a plate, accessed through the port opening.
15” high-power and high-sensitivity woofer – bass reflex configuration, ported
Wooden midrange horn with a known Tractrix flare, 2” throat, designed and built by Volti Audio
High quality 2” outlet midrange compression driver with a 3-1/2” phenolic diaphragm
Elliptical tweeter horn with a known Tractrix flare
High quality 1” compression tweeter driver
Custom made crossovers, high quality components, hand-wired , adjustable, final voicing done while comparing directly to a Vittora speaker
Bi-wire or Bi-amp at the input terminals
Recommended amplifier power: 3wpc (min.), 100wpc continuous (max.)
Bandwidth: 32Hz – 20kHz
Dimensions: 41-1/2” tall, 19” wide and 16” deep