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    SKU: V-5988-Solitude Solitude Speaker Kit

    $2,095.00 per pair without cabinets
    Brand: Visaton
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    Visaton Speaker Kit - Solitude
    Art. No. 5988

    Visaton Solitude - shown assembled with suggested cabinets, not supplied.
    Visaton Solitude - shown assembled with suggested cabinets, not supplied.


    Characteristics and Sound Properties
    The SOLITUDE set-up combines the direct, highly precise sound reproduction of the B 200 - 6 Ohm wide-range speaker with the dynamic bass of two GF 200 - 2 x 4 Ohm. The B 200 - 6 Ohm is fitted in a completely enclosed, heavily damped compartment. The two GF 200 - 2 x 4 Ohm woofers are mounted in a voluminous cabinet with a generously dimensioned bass reflex tube. Owing to the very low-frequency separation, SOLITUDE is, in effect, a wide-range speaker with a subwoofer.

    First impressions: fantastic sound! A synthesis of the precision localisation, clarity and analytical precision of the SOLO 100 or SOLO 50 (straight down the axis) and the level accuracy of the CONCORDE MK III. The bass is deep but not heavy, the medium range clearly evident, with no fuzzy fringes. We could not detect a break between the bass and the rest - the sound was more homogeneous and pure than we had ever heard from any other wide-range speakers.

    The two sections have to be reverse connected. In so doing, it does not matter whether the bass is connected correctly or not as long as the SOLITUDE is playing on its own. In conjunction with other speakers (e.g. in a multichannel system) the bass must, of course be in sync.

    Extract from Klang & Ton: "The B 200 broad-range driver made by VISATON demonstrates once again the incredible potential inherent in it. Even when combined with a woofer, all its positive characteristics remain unmitigated. In fact it's quite the contrary - they are even more precisely sculpted. Absolutely brilliant."

    Extract from Image HiFi: This full-range speaker is so neatly integrated in the overall sound that it comes across as a presence in its own right, and yet a carefully blended one - like that of an additional tweeter injecting extra freshness and brightness into the picture, the final effect being one of totally holistic experience. It would, therefore, not be accurate to accuse the B 200 of being either too modest or reticent in the high-frequency range because this 20 cm speaker reaches well into the higher frequencies when aimed at the listener. It is not stingy with the details, and has sufficient output level, it is responsive, creates a stable sound field and carefully blends the finer details with the more energetic ranges. This speaker can cope with volume, has good bass response, is an unbelievably homogeneous loudspeaker with powerful all-round capabilities and a musical talent all of its own. The Solitude is technically and from a sound point of view light-years away from the fluffy mush produced by so many boring three-way boxes.


    Technical Specifications

    Rated power 100 W
    Maximum power 200 W
    Nominal impedance Z 4 Ohm
    Frequency response 25-20000 Hz
    Mean sound pressure level 91 dB (2.83V/1m)
    Cut-off frequency 120 Hz
    Principle of Housing Bassreflex
    Net volume 100 litres + 17 litres
    Outer dimension height 1300 mm
    Outer dimension width 270 mm
    Outer dimension depth 450 mm


    Frequency and Impedance Response

    Frequency Response and Impedance Graph
    Frequency Response and Impedance Graph


    Exploded Cabinet Drawing

    Exploded Speaker Box Drawing
    Exploded Speaker Box Drawing


    The cabinet sections, cut from 19 mm chipboard or medium density fibreboard (MDF) board are butt jointed and glued. The chamfers on the baffle can be made with a jigsaw or circular saw set to 45° or added later using an orbital sander. After that, the openings for the driver and terminals are cut out.

    The crossover can be attached to the rear wall behind the baffle cut-out for the upper woofer.


    Internal Damping
    Distribute all the damping material (8 mats) uniformly inside the chamber for the wide-range speaker. The entire woofer chamber does not require damping.


    Component Parts List for Each Box - Supplied with Kit
    The kit comes with all necessary components (see list below for one box), one set if the speaker is an each, or two sets for a pair, see price above for details.

    Tweeter B 200 - 6 Ohm 1 pc.
    Woofer GF200 2 x 4 Ohm 2 pcs.
    Crossover Solitude 1 pc.
    Terminal High-End Terminal 1 pc.
    Damping material Polyester material 4 sets
    Wood screws 4 x 25 mm 18 pcs.
    Cable 2 x 2.5 mm² 5.5 m


    Speaker Cabinet Material List to Make 1 Box - Not Supplied with Kit

    Parts for One Box (not supplied) Size (mm) Quantity
    Material: 19 mm chipboard or MDF recommended
    Front panel 1300 x 270 1
    Side panels 1300 x 431 2
    Top and bottom panels 232 x 431 2
    Rear panel 232 x 1182 1
    Inner top panel 232 x 230 1
    Inner rear panel 232 x 418 1
    Lower inner bottom panel 232 x 150 1
    Lower inner front panel 232 x 131 1
    Upper inner bottom panel 232 x 99 1
    Brace 232 x 200 1
    BR-channel 232 x 250 1
    Braces 163 x 80 2
    Brace 412 x80 1


    Speaker Cabinet Dimensions

    Loudspeaker Box Construction Diagram - all dimensions in mm.
    Loudspeaker Box Construction Diagram - all dimensions in mm.


    Crossover - Supplied with Kit Already Assembled

    Speaker Kit Crossover Circuit
    Speaker Kit Crossover Circuit