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REL S/5 SHO Subwoofer

REL S/5 SHO Subwoofer

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REL S/5 SHO Subwoofer

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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, they also possess the speed and articulation required to keep pace with the your main speakers, which allows them to create a seamless blend. Highly recommended. - Galen Carol
     

    The Serie S Flagship

    S/5 exceeds the mandate for mid-level models and crosses this model into true reference quality. S/5 SHO produces exceptionally low bass with tremendous impact and speed. Even difficult-to-render instruments such as pipe organs are dealt with effortlessly.Large scale, high end 2-channel systems make a perfect pairing for S/5 SHO and grand theaters are ideal. Medium to grand rooms are appropriate. Scale is Very Large, Speed is Exceptional, Attack and Slam is Visceral.

     

    Continuous Cast™ Cone Bass Engine

     

    S/5 SHO’s driver features an all-new alloy cone structure that takes our mid-level product to a performance that exceeds our reference products of only a few years ago. By reducing moving mass, with a balanced approach to design, our engineering team was able to produce far more speed than prior designs. By carefully adjusting key parameters, we were able to increase the self-quieting key to a high end component’s ability to resolve space and inner detail. Improvements in our designs translate into enhancement in your entire system.

     

    Carbon Passive Radiator

    S/5 SHO uses a special carbon/carbon passive that is stiff, lightweight and incredibly well-behaved. Our approach to passive design results in performance more akin to a variable ratio driver size. On an S/5 SHO, think of it as a sliding ratio design wherein the S/5 SHO begins as an ultra-fast 12” sealed box design and, as more power and deeper bass is demanded, the S/5 SHO gradually morphs into the power and output of a 15” design.

     

    NextGen2 550W Digital Amplifier

    Beyond our proprietary drivers, the performance of a REL is determined by our unique input filters and amplifiers. REL S/5 SHO uses a simple filter-type that is very fast—about 8 milliseconds in group delay– to cross out unwanted higher frequencies to our driver. This speed and our carefully sorted filters allow for seamless blending of RELs with the main speakers. REL do not include a high pass filter to cross out bass from the main speaker because to do so would generally produce more unwanted effects than the minor benefits such a design confers.

    S/5 SHO’s power amplifier is a powerful NextGen2 550W digital amplifier. This design has powered thousands of RELs and has proven exceptionally reliable and very fast with deep, extended lows—it provides a perfect mate to our new driver.

     

    Optional LongBow™ Wireless Connectivity

    LongBow permits very fast, uncompressed bass to be sent wirelessly within the same room approximately 45 feet (somewhat dependent upon room clutter). We have selected an un compressed format as it results in natural, quick delivery compared with conventional wi-fi or Bluetooth systems. Because it is a REL, we developed LongBow with both high level (or low level with crossover intact) AND .1 channel delivery so that REL Theater Reference performance can be maintained even when using our wireless delivery system.

    REVIEWS:

    "It's bass extension is terrifyingly deep, yet it has the delicacy and dexterity to become one with the music, from deepest fundamentals on up, and to do so invisibly, without affecting the character and transparency of even the most highly resolved system." - Neil Gader, The Absolute Sound

     

    For tips on setting up your REL subwoofer, check out “How to Tune Your Rel Video Series.”

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REL S/5 SHO Subwoofer

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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, they also possess the speed and articulation required to keep pace with the your main speakers, which allows them to create a seamless blend. Highly recommended. - Galen Carol
 

The Serie S Flagship

S/5 exceeds the mandate for mid-level models and crosses this model into true reference quality. S/5 SHO produces exceptionally low bass with tremendous impact and speed. Even difficult-to-render instruments such as pipe organs are dealt with effortlessly.Large scale, high end 2-channel systems make a perfect pairing for S/5 SHO and grand theaters are ideal. Medium to grand rooms are appropriate. Scale is Very Large, Speed is Exceptional, Attack and Slam is Visceral.

 

Continuous Cast™ Cone Bass Engine

 

S/5 SHO’s driver features an all-new alloy cone structure that takes our mid-level product to a performance that exceeds our reference products of only a few years ago. By reducing moving mass, with a balanced approach to design, our engineering team was able to produce far more speed than prior designs. By carefully adjusting key parameters, we were able to increase the self-quieting key to a high end component’s ability to resolve space and inner detail. Improvements in our designs translate into enhancement in your entire system.

 

Carbon Passive Radiator

S/5 SHO uses a special carbon/carbon passive that is stiff, lightweight and incredibly well-behaved. Our approach to passive design results in performance more akin to a variable ratio driver size. On an S/5 SHO, think of it as a sliding ratio design wherein the S/5 SHO begins as an ultra-fast 12” sealed box design and, as more power and deeper bass is demanded, the S/5 SHO gradually morphs into the power and output of a 15” design.

 

NextGen2 550W Digital Amplifier

Beyond our proprietary drivers, the performance of a REL is determined by our unique input filters and amplifiers. REL S/5 SHO uses a simple filter-type that is very fast—about 8 milliseconds in group delay– to cross out unwanted higher frequencies to our driver. This speed and our carefully sorted filters allow for seamless blending of RELs with the main speakers. REL do not include a high pass filter to cross out bass from the main speaker because to do so would generally produce more unwanted effects than the minor benefits such a design confers.

S/5 SHO’s power amplifier is a powerful NextGen2 550W digital amplifier. This design has powered thousands of RELs and has proven exceptionally reliable and very fast with deep, extended lows—it provides a perfect mate to our new driver.

 

Optional LongBow™ Wireless Connectivity

LongBow permits very fast, uncompressed bass to be sent wirelessly within the same room approximately 45 feet (somewhat dependent upon room clutter). We have selected an un compressed format as it results in natural, quick delivery compared with conventional wi-fi or Bluetooth systems. Because it is a REL, we developed LongBow with both high level (or low level with crossover intact) AND .1 channel delivery so that REL Theater Reference performance can be maintained even when using our wireless delivery system.

REVIEWS:

"It's bass extension is terrifyingly deep, yet it has the delicacy and dexterity to become one with the music, from deepest fundamentals on up, and to do so invisibly, without affecting the character and transparency of even the most highly resolved system." - Neil Gader, The Absolute Sound

 

For tips on setting up your REL subwoofer, check out “How to Tune Your Rel Video Series.”