Cadence ARCA


Cadence's flagship reference speaker, Cadence is the pride of our stable of products. From its dazzling design, to the new standards in construction, the ARCA has set new benchmarks for hybrid loudspeakers.The approach was to go a level beyond mere objective testing and to design a loudspeaker that played to the best musical ears. This meant paying exacting attention to phase alignment, amplitude alignment and, most important, time alignment.

And getting a phenomenally uniform frequency response. With these in perfect sync, the concert hall enters your living room. Human hearing is highly sophisticated. The ear and the brain together make up the most evolved (and most important) testing instruments imaginable.

At various frequency ranges, human hearing is more sensitive to time, phase or amplitude. The Cadence ARCA is tuned to deliver the sound your musical ear craves for. That is why ARCA, which means “venerated, the brilliant one” in Sanskrit also stands for Absolute Response Corrected Alignment.

We knew that we could design the ARCA. All we had to do is give up the idea of designing a loudspeaker. We designed a musical instrument instead!

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Product Description

Bass (Reflex) : Double magnet Kevlar / Nomex cone system
Midrange and High Frequency : Electrostatic
Crossover : 4th order enhanced Linkwitz
Crossover : Frequency 1090 Hz 91 dB @ 1W/1m
Sensitivity : 91 dB @ 1W/1m
Power Consumption : <1W Operating Temperature : Range 10-40 deg C Operating Humidity Range : <85 % RH Charge-up Time : Less than one second Power Supply : 110/220/230/240 Volts, 40-100Hz Power Handling : 600W (20ms), 200W RMS Loudspeaker Terminals : Gold Plated, Oxygen & Halogen Free,Bi- wirable. Finish (Plantation Certified) 97mm Front Baffle solid cherry wood or larch. High gloss clear, black and specialty surfaces available on request. Dimension (H x W x D) : 1170mm x 360mm x 500mm Width of Electrostatic Unit : 479 mm Weight (unpacked) : 70kg each Cabinet Material Solid Hardwood and MDF : 25mm