Heresy III Floorstanding Speaker
Rating for Heresy III Walnut
Rating for Heresy III Cherry
Rating for Heresy III Black
Because of its relatively "compact" size, this model offers the greatest degree of placement flexibility in the Heritage Series line. First introduced in 1957, the Heresy, a three-way design, started out as a compact center channel speaker to accompany the Klipschorn® in three-speaker stereo arrays.
In 1985, we made some changes and improvements to this model and re-released it as the Heresy II. Today, the new Heresy III has a more powerful woofer, a bi-wire network, and a titanium diaphragm tweeter with a larger magnet assembly. The midrange compression driver also features a new titanium diaphragm.
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|SENSITIVITY:||99dB @ 1watt/1meter|
|POWER HANDLING:||100 w max continuous (400 w peak)|
|MAXIMUM ACOUSTIC OUTPUT:||116dB SPL|
|NOMINAL IMPEDANCE:||8 ohms|
|TWEETER:||K-107-TI 1" (2.54cm) Titanium diaphragm compression driver|
|HIGH FREQUENCY HORN:||Tractrix Horn|
|MIDRANGE:||K-53-TI 1.75" (4.45 cm) Titanium diaphragm compression driver|
|MID FREQUENCY HORN:||Exponential Horn|
|WOOFER:||K-28-E 12" (30.48cm) Fiber-composite cone|
|CROSSOVER FREQUENCY:||HF: 5000Hz
|WEIGHT:||44 lbs unboxed|
|DIMENSIONS:||23.81" H (60.48 cm) x 15.5" W (39.37 cm) x 13.25" D (33.66 cm)|
|FINISHES:||Walnut Lacquer, Cherry Lacquer, Black Lacquer|
The Absolute Sound (12/01/2012)
"It is a godsend for music lovers in search of a tube-friendly high-sensitivity speaker...It represents a terrific value and merits nothing less than an enthusiastic two-thumbs-up recommendation!"
"The classic of our test field knows still knows today how to inspire. Unconventional in form and execution, the sound pattern, as time goes on, stays bright with character..."