Speakers Dali IKON on-Wall

The test patterns of Dali IKON on-wall (800 euros the pair) was an unexpectedly powerful performance, which hardly was the sound of freestanding compact boxes in terms of sovereignty.

  1. Speakers Dali IKON on-wall
  2. Data sheet

Not all boxes manufacturers deliver pure-bred wall speakers, which from the outset are adapted to the requirements of Interfacial Middle accommodation in addition to compact and column formats.

In the Danish tradition of Dali, this would, for example, the icon on wall as well suited for pure stereo applications such as for multichannel with louder same boxes or as Rearspeaker in combination with larger front speakers of same series.

So when mixing sound nothing is burning, the wall model uses the same, broad-beam combination of Ribbon Superhochtoner plus fabric dome tweeter. A chunky sound sensitive membrane of stiff paper cone driver ensures powerful sound colors. The internal volume is lower compared to conventional, lower building compact speaker implies an interpretation as a closed box with wall-friendly slim bass.

So equipped, an unexpectedly powerful performance, which hardly was the sound of freestanding compact boxes in terms of sovereignty was the white gray test patterns.

The spatial imaging of Dali BBC radiophonic workshop wall installation typical towards flat instead of selectively, but at depth the uncustomized boxes often considerable loss kept within limits.

Thickening so dreaded by connoisseurs in the bass and tone remained spared the tester ears at the Dali, which strikingly fresh and vibrant high-frequency range could better put his bright accents in scene.

So, great approval, not least due to their cheap price of the pair and their remarkable ability to turn also eruptions of the powerful variety confidently into clean sound found on wall.

Dali IKON on-wall

Manufacturer Dali
Price €800.00
Rating 44.0 points
Test procedure 1.0

Technical data and test results

General data
Width 28.0 cm
Height 38.0 cm
Depth 19.0 cm
Weight: 7.1 kg
Installation tip: close to the wall, listening distance 2.5 m, normal damped rooms up to 35 m²
Measured values
Operating voltage for 90 dB SPL 3.6 V
Impedance minimum stp 4.9 ohms
Maximum volume upper value 107 dB
Maximum volume lower value (> 45 Hz) 107 dB
Lower cut-off frequency (-3dB) 105 Hz
Lower cut-off frequency (-6 dB) 82 Hz
Review
Short conclusion Flat compact speaker with tweeter Ribbon for wall mounting. Sounds remarkably fresh and lively, even at slightly higher levels.
Sound Top-class
Naturalness 10
Fine resolution 8
Border dynamics 7
Bass quality 8
Figure 11
Sound points (70 points) 44
Measured values 7
Practice 4
Valency 5
Overall rating (max. 120 points) well 60
Price / performance Very good
tested in output 2 / 09

 

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