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Status Acoustics Decimo Review

by October 02, 2000
Status Acoustics Decimo

Status Acoustics Decimo

  • Product Name: Decimo
  • Manufacturer: Status Acoustics
  • Performance Rating: StarStarStarStarStar
  • Value Rating: StarStarStarStar
  • Review Date: October 02, 2000 19:00
  • MSRP: $ 2899/pair
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Drive Units: One 28mm (1.1") Fabric-Dome Tweeter, One 165mm (6.5") Metal-cone Mid-woofer

Frequency Response: 45Hz - 20kHz (+/- 3dB)

Sensitivity: 88dB (1 Watt/1 Meter)

Recommended Power: 20-170 Watts

System Impedance: 8 Ohm

Crossover Frequencies: 2500Hz

Wiring Capability: Bi-amp/wireable

Dimensions: 210mm W x 381mm H x 267mm D (8.25" W x 15" H x 10.5" D)

Weight (stand not included): 12kg (26 Lbs.)

Pros

  • Superb imaging (speakers disappear in room)
  • Very detailed top end
  • Unparalleled cabinet construction

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Limited bass output

Introduction

Speaker companies are a dime a dozen these days in a market flooded with gimmicky products that claim improved fidelity via unverifiable audio tweaks or using exotic cables to achieve their full potential. It is a rarity to find a company that doesn't give into these tactics to market a substandard product. Instead Status Acoustics took the high road by building these no nonsense speakers with some of the finest components available making them to this day a benchmark product unrivaled in performance.

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