Strikes that delicate balance between ultimate resolution and silky smoothness. - Philip Bamberg


Bamberg 6 in Bronze

Bamberg Six


The Series 6 is a reference grade full-range 3-way loudspeaker with exceptionally transparent and spacious sound, explosive yet composed dynamics, and enhanced low level resolution. Best performance is achieved with high quality recordings and source equipment.

Intended uses are for audio and/or video systems in moderate to larger sized listening rooms and for loud maximum output requirements. This modular system is configured for active DSP tri-amplification, and therefore provides for full control over user equalization.

This speaker sets the highest standard for all Bamberg designs. It finds that delicate balance between ultimate transparency and refined and smooth reproduction. We encourage you to compare its performance to any and all alternatives.


Pricing

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Design Features

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Stereo Woofers

  • Stereo woofers for higher maximum SPL, lower distortion, less room interaction, and no localization cues.
  • Pedestal shaped cabinet acts as integral stand for monitor, setting the Reference Axis to 1.3 meter above the floor for a high, large sound stage.
  • Dual passive radiators and heavy speaker weight on spikes eliminates cabinet motion, which leads to very tight bass sound.

Required Amplifiers

  • Speaker currently released in active 3-way DSP configuration.
  • Six channels of amplification is required for stereo reproduction.

Monitor

  • Midrange-Tweeter-Midrange design for efficient 90dB 4ohm amplifier load and improved acoustic "drive" in the lower midrange.
  • Separate monitor decoupled from subwoofer cabinet via sorbathane balls.
  • Lower cross point at 300Hz moves the monitor's pass band out of the room gain region. Perfect blending of bass and midrange is maintained regardless of room conditions.
  • Reference Axis can be tilted down 5 degrees simply by turning monitor upside down.
  • Narrow baffle with sculpted perimeter provides improved imaging and smoother treble response in all directions.

Crossover

  • Speaker currently released in active 3-way DSP configuration.
  • Commercially available crossovers are DCX2496, MiniDSP, and PC-based processing.
  • Linkwitz-Riley 4th-order acoustic slopes at 300 and 3000Hz keeps driver excursion and distortion very low.
  • Lower cross point at 300Hz moves the monitor's pass band out of the room gain region. Perfect blending of bass and midrange is maintained regardless of room conditions.
  • All the bass and the lower midrange is handled by the 26cm woofer for a very solid sounding bass and without blend effects from too low of cross point.

Tweeter

  • Large ring neodymium magnet for high efficiency.
  • Patented Symmetric Drive (SD-2) motor system improves transient response and lowers distortion.
  • Black anodized machined aluminum face plate for a stiff, stable connection to the cabinet.
  • 1" coated textile diaphragm with large roll surround for wide dispersion.
  • Non-resonant aluminum rear chamber.

Midrange

  • Skaaning's Audio Technology C-quenze driver 15H521206SDM specialized for high fidelity midrange reproduction. The drivers are extremely fast and move without any dynamic compression due to the mechanical construction.
  • Large magnet system for faster transient response. Heavy copper rings to reduce nonlinear and modulation distortion and increase overload margin.
  • Symmetric Drive system, Kapton voice coil former, Hexacoil voice coil winding technique.
  • One-piece stiff polypropylene cone terminated to a special profile natural rubber surround shows no sign of edge (~1kHz) resonance.
  • Extremely stiff and stable injection molded metal basket to keep the critical components in perfect alignment.
  • High ventilation factor through the centre pole piece, under the rear suspension and the perforation to the voice coil, are naturally kept intact, enabling the moving system to accelerate without any compression.

Woofer

  • 56mm peak excursion, 25mm linear.
  • Anodized aluminum cone and fiberglass dust cap.
  • Large magnet system with aluminum shorting ring.
  • Die cast aluminum chassis, vented below spider.

Passive radiators

  • 56mm peak excursion, 25mm linear.
  • Anodized aluminum cone and fiberglass dust cap.
  • Die cast aluminum chassis, vented below spider.

Technical Data

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Height 1562 mm / 61.5"
Width 392 mm / 15.4"
Depth 457 mm / 18.0"
Weight 54 kg / 120 lb
Recommended amplifier power 25-200 W
Impedance MTM/W 4/8 Ohm
Bandwidth, -3dB 18 Hz - 21 kHz
Accuracy +/- 2.0 dB
Sensitivity, 2.8v, 1M, FS 90 dB
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Cabinet Interior View

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Reviews (pending)

Bamberg 6 designer notes