Rectilinear Mini III
Compact Loudspeaker System
For the sophisticated minority that can't tolerate distortion, the choice so for has been between the large, full-range electrostatic speakers and one or two unusually advanced floor-standing systems with cone speakers. Nothing compact or low-cost, until now.
The new Mini III loudspeaker by Rectilinear is a one-cubic-foot system of unprecedented sonic purity at the ridiculously low price of $99.50. That's half the size and half the price of some of the best-known bookshelf speakers that don't sound half as clean. For the first time, its possible to own a pair of low distortion reproducers regardless of space and budget restrictions.
The Rectilinear Mini III is the result of unorthodox engineering that bypassed the established routines of the industry and zeroed in on the central problem of speaker design: how to eliminate non linearities and resonances. As it turned out, size and price had relatively little to do with the solution.
The sound of the Mini III has none of the boxy colouration characteristic of virtually all completely enclosed speaker systems. The bass is utterly natural, and the exceptionally long linear travel of the woofer voice coil assures tremendous power handling capacity as well as drastic reduction of intermodulation products.
The midrange driver and tweeter are for once correctly phased, and the overall response extends well beyond audibility without peaks or roll-off. The highs are remarkably pure and distinct.
The music-loving engineers at Rectilinear hope that the Mini III will help re-educate the ear of the typical stereo buyer. He has no economic excuse for second-rate speaker sound any more.
Type: 3 way, 3 driver loudspeaker system
Frequency Response: 50Hz to 18.5kHz
Power Handling: 100W
Recommended Amplifier: 20W (minimum)
Crossover Frequency: 400, 8000Hz
Bass: 1 x 8" cone
Midrange: 1 x 5" cone
Tweeter: 1 x 2"
Enclosure: hand rubbed oiled walnut
Dimensions: 12 x 19 x 9.5 inches
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