REL Acoustics 212/SE Subwoofer

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REL Acoustics 212/SE Subwoofer

REL Acoustics 212/SE Subwoofer

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REL Acoustics 212/SE Subwoofer

$4,599.00

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    MY TAKE: Most any subwoofer can produce boom and thump, bur very few can recreate the important aspects of note and timbre critical for music. REL subwoofers are not only supremely capable, but they also possess the speed and articulation required to keep pace with your main speakers, which allows them to create a seamless blend. Highly recommended. - Galen Carol


    212/SX builds on the strengths of the legendary 212/SE. Upgraded alloy drivers with carbon fiber blades are stronger, a new flat passive radiator extends even deeper and our PerfectFilter™ delivers crushing low bass with greater speed and air, taking 212/SX well beyond its illustrious predecessor.

    The Powerful 212/SX -

    Quality Meets Quantity -

    At REL, a deeper understanding of quality underpins everything we do. So, whilst 212/SX thunders and shakes foundations, it also resolves detail and restores midrange warmth to its correct balance. At 1,000 watts with (4) 12” (350mm) drivers, 212/SX drives rooms hard and in multiple modes which allows it to create richer bass everywhere in a room.

    Refinements to both our legendary ultra-fast filters and newly developed drivers produce harder slam and bring to life quieter, gentler moments, improving system performance at both extremes. Plays brilliantly with both high-end 2-channel and large power theatre applications.


    Double Down -

    Twin Continuous Cast™ Alloy Bass Engines -

    Lightweight carbon fiber blades firmly attached to the rear of each active alloy cone serves to both strengthen the cone and quiet it. The twin 12” (350mm) active drivers now offer an additional 12mm of stroke and also benefit from updated suspension geometry and greater power handling. And a brand-new double-spider, high powered passive unit on the bottom delivers floor rippling low bass. The result is a major step forward in the 212 design, an already brilliant performer now playing louder with greater ease whilst better preserving the tiniest details of air and space with even greater precision.

     

    Sound Beyond Its Size -

    Dual Continuous Carbon Passive Radiators -

    Our uniquely tuned passive radiators use special suspensions, now with an additional 30mm of linear travel, to produce performance far beyond conventional subwoofers. Our new SuperProgressive™ passive radiator produces extremely long travel allowing for very loud output while retaining the variable stiffness of its suspension.

    The down-firing passive produces deep, floor-crawling bass that makes a room shudder. Mounted above the amplifier panel on the rear is the second passive. This unit produces wrap around “atmospheric” bass that adds air and shimmer to the sound. Coupling with either the rear wall or the rear corner of a room allows for bass to develop exceedingly long wavefronts and adds an ease and effortless quality unique to single-box designs.

     

    NextGen5 1,000w Digital Amplifier -

    Whoever said “Power Corrupts” Never Heard a 212/SX -

    With incredible reliability in units now numbering in the thousands, the Gen 5 amplifier is a paragon of extreme power and reliability. At 1,000 watts of output, plus the ability to connect both High Level and .1/LFE simultaneously with optional state of the art wireless, 212/SX delivers the goods at scale. It does so with incredible grip and control in the extreme deep bass where most amplifiers get loose and lose control.

    212/SX has an almost limitless sense of power, coupled with precision. Where others offer brute strength, we deliver massive power and every secondary category of performance with ease and effortless versatility. Deafening output in a concert video or blockbuster movie? Check. Beautifully rendered female vocals accurately placed within a stone abbey? Check.


    Futureproof Wireless -

    Airship Zero-Compression Wireless  -

    We seized the opportunity to develop a new high resolution, audiophile-grade uncompressed wireless system for 212/SX and our newer offerings in the Reference range. Airship™ is a new 5.8 GHz military-based wireless system built into a monolithic LSI chip that delivers incredibly fast bass. We ship full bandwidth, not just bass, through this system that includes (2) channels. The first channel handles our High-Level Input and can be used for both stereo bass or the use of a single channel with monoblock amplifiers. Simultaneously, Airship will process the .1/LFE channel necessary for special effects in film so both RCA and XLR inputs are provided. In the future, we anticipate the adoption of more active wireless loudspeakers reaching the market, so we included stereo low-level inputs. With Airship, you’re ready for the future.

     

    SPECIFICATIONS:

    Type: (2) Front-firing active drivers, (1) rear passive, (1) down-firing passive

    Active Driver Size & Material: (2) 12 in., 300mm long-throw, Continuous CastAlloy™ cone structure, cast chassis

    Passive Radiator Size & Material: (2) 12 in., 300mm Carbon/Carbon flat cone structure, steel chassis

    Low-Frequency Extention: -6dB at 18 Hz

    Input Connectors: High-Level Neutrik Speakon, Low-Level stereo RCA, LFE XLR, and LFE RCA

    Output Connectors: N/A

    Power Output:1,000 watts (RMS)

    Amplifier Type: NextGen5 Class D

    Wireless Capability: Yes- REL AirShip system [required]. Sold separately.

    Protection System: Fully Electronic Set Safe

    Fuses: 7 Amp semi delay 220 volts operation, 15 Amp semi delay 120 volts operation

    Dimensions: W x H x D 14 1/4in., x 33in., x 20 1/4 in., (362 x 838 x 514.5mm)

    Net Weight: 128 lbs. (58 kg)

    Finish: Piano Black Lacquer

    Supplied Accessories: Mains Lead, Neutrik Speakon (10 Meters Nominal) Interconnect, Users Manual

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REL Acoustics 212/SE Subwoofer

$4,599.00

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Description

 

MY TAKE: Most any subwoofer can produce boom and thump, bur very few can recreate the important aspects of note and timbre critical for music. REL subwoofers are not only supremely capable, but they also possess the speed and articulation required to keep pace with your main speakers, which allows them to create a seamless blend. Highly recommended. - Galen Carol


212/SX builds on the strengths of the legendary 212/SE. Upgraded alloy drivers with carbon fiber blades are stronger, a new flat passive radiator extends even deeper and our PerfectFilter™ delivers crushing low bass with greater speed and air, taking 212/SX well beyond its illustrious predecessor.

The Powerful 212/SX -

Quality Meets Quantity -

At REL, a deeper understanding of quality underpins everything we do. So, whilst 212/SX thunders and shakes foundations, it also resolves detail and restores midrange warmth to its correct balance. At 1,000 watts with (4) 12” (350mm) drivers, 212/SX drives rooms hard and in multiple modes which allows it to create richer bass everywhere in a room.

Refinements to both our legendary ultra-fast filters and newly developed drivers produce harder slam and bring to life quieter, gentler moments, improving system performance at both extremes. Plays brilliantly with both high-end 2-channel and large power theatre applications.


Double Down -

Twin Continuous Cast™ Alloy Bass Engines -

Lightweight carbon fiber blades firmly attached to the rear of each active alloy cone serves to both strengthen the cone and quiet it. The twin 12” (350mm) active drivers now offer an additional 12mm of stroke and also benefit from updated suspension geometry and greater power handling. And a brand-new double-spider, high powered passive unit on the bottom delivers floor rippling low bass. The result is a major step forward in the 212 design, an already brilliant performer now playing louder with greater ease whilst better preserving the tiniest details of air and space with even greater precision.

 

Sound Beyond Its Size -

Dual Continuous Carbon Passive Radiators -

Our uniquely tuned passive radiators use special suspensions, now with an additional 30mm of linear travel, to produce performance far beyond conventional subwoofers. Our new SuperProgressive™ passive radiator produces extremely long travel allowing for very loud output while retaining the variable stiffness of its suspension.

The down-firing passive produces deep, floor-crawling bass that makes a room shudder. Mounted above the amplifier panel on the rear is the second passive. This unit produces wrap around “atmospheric” bass that adds air and shimmer to the sound. Coupling with either the rear wall or the rear corner of a room allows for bass to develop exceedingly long wavefronts and adds an ease and effortless quality unique to single-box designs.

 

NextGen5 1,000w Digital Amplifier -

Whoever said “Power Corrupts” Never Heard a 212/SX -

With incredible reliability in units now numbering in the thousands, the Gen 5 amplifier is a paragon of extreme power and reliability. At 1,000 watts of output, plus the ability to connect both High Level and .1/LFE simultaneously with optional state of the art wireless, 212/SX delivers the goods at scale. It does so with incredible grip and control in the extreme deep bass where most amplifiers get loose and lose control.

212/SX has an almost limitless sense of power, coupled with precision. Where others offer brute strength, we deliver massive power and every secondary category of performance with ease and effortless versatility. Deafening output in a concert video or blockbuster movie? Check. Beautifully rendered female vocals accurately placed within a stone abbey? Check.


Futureproof Wireless -

Airship Zero-Compression Wireless  -

We seized the opportunity to develop a new high resolution, audiophile-grade uncompressed wireless system for 212/SX and our newer offerings in the Reference range. Airship™ is a new 5.8 GHz military-based wireless system built into a monolithic LSI chip that delivers incredibly fast bass. We ship full bandwidth, not just bass, through this system that includes (2) channels. The first channel handles our High-Level Input and can be used for both stereo bass or the use of a single channel with monoblock amplifiers. Simultaneously, Airship will process the .1/LFE channel necessary for special effects in film so both RCA and XLR inputs are provided. In the future, we anticipate the adoption of more active wireless loudspeakers reaching the market, so we included stereo low-level inputs. With Airship, you’re ready for the future.

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

Type: (2) Front-firing active drivers, (1) rear passive, (1) down-firing passive

Active Driver Size & Material: (2) 12 in., 300mm long-throw, Continuous CastAlloy™ cone structure, cast chassis

Passive Radiator Size & Material: (2) 12 in., 300mm Carbon/Carbon flat cone structure, steel chassis

Low-Frequency Extention: -6dB at 18 Hz

Input Connectors: High-Level Neutrik Speakon, Low-Level stereo RCA, LFE XLR, and LFE RCA

Output Connectors: N/A

Power Output:1,000 watts (RMS)

Amplifier Type: NextGen5 Class D

Wireless Capability: Yes- REL AirShip system [required]. Sold separately.

Protection System: Fully Electronic Set Safe

Fuses: 7 Amp semi delay 220 volts operation, 15 Amp semi delay 120 volts operation

Dimensions: W x H x D 14 1/4in., x 33in., x 20 1/4 in., (362 x 838 x 514.5mm)

Net Weight: 128 lbs. (58 kg)

Finish: Piano Black Lacquer

Supplied Accessories: Mains Lead, Neutrik Speakon (10 Meters Nominal) Interconnect, Users Manual