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GOLD 8

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Premium 300-Watt Bi-Amplified Nearfield Studio Reference Monitor with Proprietary 8" Dual Concentric Point Source Technology

Whether you're recording, editing, mixing, or mastering audio, a truly great studio reference monitor design needs to provide the most accurate, uncoloured representation of your music as possible. Tannoy Gold nearfield reference monitors have been created to serve the demanding needs of professionals in recording, broadcast and post-production environments. Engineered to the highest standards and build quality, The GOLD 8 will impress you whether you're a seasoned Tannoy user or just taking your first step up to a monitor system based on the legendary Dual Concentric[trade] driver.

Tannoy Dual Concentric[trade]
At the heart of the GOLD 8's superb performance you will find an all-new iteration of the legendary and exclusive Tannoy Dual Concentric Driver Technology. With seven decades of refinement behind it, the Dual Concentric[trade] driver represents a near-perfect point source, preserving the tonal character and harmonic structure of program material as no discrete-driver system can. The benefits are immediately obvious with flat response, controlled dispersion and a wider sweet-spot in both the horizontal and vertical planes.

• Premium 300 Watt bi-amped nearfield studio reference monitor for accurate sound reproduction with outstanding definition
• Ultra precise and neutral soundstage delivers non-fatiguing sound for extended listening sessions
• Legendary Tannoy Dual Concentric driver technology provides class-leading phase coherence and point-source imaging
• Front-firing bass port design allows for near-wall placement and ensures optimal low frequency performance
• Next generation 8" Dual Concentric driver secures unrivalled musical articulation and outstanding dynamics
• 1" titanium tweeter with Tulip waveguide produces detailed stereo image with widened "sweet spot"
• Class-AB system with transducer-matched LF and HF bi-amplification for accurate dynamics
• Continually-active XLR and TRS phone jack inputs let you connect up to 2 audio sources
• Dedicated input trim, bass and treble controls let you optimize the audio for your listening conditions
• Selectable automatic standby mode conserves energy

Technical Specifications

System
Frequency response:
• 54 Hz 20 kHz +/-3 dB
• 40 Hz 20 kHz -10 dB
Nominal dispersion: 90 degree conical @ -6 dB point
Maximum: SPL 110 dB
Crossover type: 2 way, active
Crossover frequency: 1.5 kHz
Transducers:
• 1 x 8" (203 mm) LF driver
• 1 x 1" (25.4 mm) HF drivers
Limiter: Independent high and low frequency limiters
Magnetic shielding: No

Amplifier
Maximum output power: 300 W
Type: Class-AB
Protection: Short circuit, thermal

Connectors
Inputs:
• 1 x XLR, balanced
• 1 x 1/4" TRS, balanced
• 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
Sensitivity: 0 dBu, nominal
Input impedance: 5 kΩ unbalanced, 10 kΩ balanced
Maximum input level: +20 dBu
Outputs: Monitor link, 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
User controls: Power on / off , Input trim, HF trim, Bass adjustment, Auto-standby on / off

Power Supply
Power consumption: 80 W @ 1/8 max power
Voltage (fuses): 100-240 V~, 50/60 Hz (T 3.15 A L 250 V)
Mains supply: IEC mains connector with integrated power switch

Enclosure
Dimensions (H x W x D): 429 x 274 x 336 mm (16.9 x 10.8 x 13.2")
Net weight: 14.0 kg (30.8 lbs)

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