Elac B6

Bookshelf Loudspeaker

$189
/pair

In nice condition at great price! Includes manual, but original box and packing are not included.

Custom-Designed by Andrew Jones, ELAC Debut B6 Provides Astounding Price-to-Performance Value and Looks Terrific: Acclaimed Bookshelf Loudspeaker Plays With Serious Punch, Standout Dynamics

Acclaimed audio designer Andrew Jones doesn't just raise the bar on price-to-performance bookshelf loudspeaker value with the ELAC Debut B6. He makes it almost unreachable. Jones, who established an enviable pedigree at TAD/Pioneer, brings to the ELAC Debut line the same brand of technical smarts and stellar sonics at a price that practically anyone can afford. The high-quality parts, engineering expertise, and customized arrays in the two-way Debut B6 cannot be found anywhere else for this cost. It's that simple. Once you hear Debut B6 used either as a main in a small system or a surround in a multichannel setup, you'll know exactly why this speaker is so special. It hits with serious punch, genuine bass, and standout dynamics. Jones custom-designed the tweeter and bass drivers in Debut B6, which also boasts a 6.5-inch woven aramid-fiber woofer with oversized magnets and vented pole pieces. A cloth-dome tweeter, deep-spheroid waveguide, customized seven-element crossover, and handsome looks courtesy of the rich, black finish seal the deal.

Andrew Jones-Designed Drivers Match Intricate Crossover, Spheroid Waveguide: Andrew Jones custom-designed both the tweeter and bass driver to deliver an exceptional audio experience that can't be delivered with typical off-the-shelf parts. A custom crossover with audio-grade components ensures smooth transition between drivers. In addition, a custom-designed tweeter waveguide with a deep spheroid profile improves directivity control and shields the tweeter wavefront from cabinet diffraction.

Aramid-Fiber Cones Add Strength and Smoothness: Woven aramid fiber offers a superior stiffness-to-weight ratio and damping over common polypropylene or paper cones. The added strength allows more flexibility in design to achieve a smoother, extended frequency response.

"The rare achievement of true audiophile quality at a low price. Speaker shoppers always want bargains – speakers that blow away the competition at a rock bottom price without sacrificing quality. The ELAC Debut B6 is that speaker. It's a stunning achievement."
—Steve Guttenberg, CNET, five-star rating

"The great thing about this speaker is that it covers its tracks well; anything you play through it fast becomes a musical event and not an exercise in analytical listening. This is a rare trick to pull off, even for a high-end speaker."
—Hi-Fi Choice, Recommended review

"$279.99? For the price? Are you kidding me? Who cares what they cost? Elac’s new Debut B6 loudspeaker is an extremely competent audiophile design that is more musical and concise than any other speaker I've heard that costs less than $1000/pair."
– Herb Reichert, Stereophile

Specs:

Speaker type: 2-way, bass reflex
Frequency response: 44 to 20,000 Hz
Nominal impedance: 6 Ω
Sensitivity: 87 dB at 2.83 v/1m
Crossover frequency: 3,000 Hz
Maximum power input: 120 Watts
Tweeter: 1-inch cloth dome with custom deep-spheroid waveguide
Woofer: 6.5-inch woven aramid-fiber cone with oversized magnet and vented pole piece
Cabinet: CARB2 rated MDF
Cabinet finish: Black brushed vinyl
Port: Dual flared
Binding posts: 5-way metal
Dimensions (WHD): 8.5" x 14" x 10"
Weight: 14.3 lbs.

 

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