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CM Centre

The two-way CM Centre features two 130mm Kevlar® cone drivers handling the midrange and the bass, while a Nautilus tube-loaded aluminium dome tweeter keeps high frequencies crisp.

CM Centre

Sleek, compact and more than equipped for the detail and nuances that movie sound demands, the CM Centre is the perfect centre channel speaker for a small to medium-sized home theatre system featuring CM Series speakers. The two-way speaker features two 130mm Kevlar® cone drivers handling the midrange and the bass, while a Nautilus tube-loaded aluminium dome tweeter keeps high frequencies crisp and sharp all the way up to 50kHz and beyond.

The quality of CM Series drive units has made it possible to use minimalist crossovers throughout the whole range. The resulting gentle transition between drivers avoids the unnaturally rapid changes in dispersion that bedevil more complex designs, while the high quality components, carefully chosen after exhaustive listening tests, ensure that as little as possible gets between you and the sound of the original recording.

All CM Series speakers come with aluminium driver trims. Grilles attach magnetically, so there are no unsightly grille-mounting features to spoil the clean lines of the speaker’s façade. For the finish, you can choose either one of two real-wood veneers in Rosenut or Wengé, or a highly polished gloss black.

CM Centre
Woven Kevlar
Crossover Tuning
Nautilus Tapering Tube
Flowport
Technical features Nautilus™ tube loaded aluminium dome tweeter

Kevlar® brand fibre cone bass/midrange

Flowport™

Magnetic shielding
Description 2-way vented-box system
Drive units 1x ø25mm (1 in) aluminium dome high-frequency

2x ø130mm (5 in) woven Kevlar® cone bass / midrange
Frequency range -6dB at 45Hz and 50kHz
Frequency response 55Hz - 22kHz ±3dB on reference axis
Dispersion Within 2dB of reference response
Horizontal: over 20º arc
Vertical: over 60º arc
Sensitivity 85dB spl (2.83V, 1m)
Harmonic distortion 2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)

<1% 100Hz - 22kHz
Nominal impedance 8Ω (minimum 4.3Ω)
Crossover frequency 4kHz
Recommended amplifier power 30W - 120W into 8Ω on unclipped programme
Max. recommended cable impedance 0.1Ω
Height: 166.5mm (6.6 in)
Width: 480mm (18.9 in)
Depth: 275mm (10.8 in) including grille and terminals
Net weight 11.5kg (25.5 lb)
Cabinet - Real Wood Veneers Grille
Wengé Black
Rosenut Black
Gloss Black Black

Sound & Vision June 2007
"With its cool, sophisticated looks and subtle performance, particularly in the all-important midrange, this is the type of system whose capabilities you'll really learn to love."
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