VAF is proud to present the most impressive stand mount speaker made to date. Years of experience lay behind the design of this unique speaker. Made by hand right here in our own manufacturing facility every one is taken through an extensive process only begun when you order. Your speaker uniquely made for you.
The Signature i91mkIII provides a level of accuracy and performance not seen in any other loudspeaker at their size or price. The reproduction accuracy is superb - transparency, detail, imaging, and sound staging deliver an amazingly life-like performance. The accuracy and dynamic capability contribute significantly to its realistic reproduction of all musical genres. The bass performance is that of a much larger floor standing speaker, extended and dynamic.
Uniformity of process across the entire VAF Signature Series ensures that other VAF Signature models can be used in harmony with the VAF Signature i91mkIII. In a multi channel home theatre system for example, paired with the Signature i90's or i49's as a compact surround solution.
The heart of the I-91mkIII is a proprietary white Magnesium/Alloy drive unit. The only one in the world like it. Developed with Norwegian company SEAS (Scandinavian Electro Acoustic Systems) the coaxial design combines an extremely high quality high frequency driver that mounts directly into the magnet assembly of an advanced mid low frequency drive unit. This means perfect alignment of all frequencies at all times from a single point in space. High, mid and low frequencies are produced in exact alignment - this is a key stone of VAF speaker design technology and the only way to be able to recreate musical instruments complex harmonic structure faithfully.
The cone material is a unique magnesium alloy-
The Alloy is highly rigid with special damping properties that give the ability to reproduce extremely fine detail at realistic volume levels. The cone is supported by an extended roll surround and double folded rear suspension giving us an immense amount of excursion capability leading to more bass than ever before. Copper shorting rings front and back of an over sized air vented voice coil lower distortion figures further.
The moving parts are mounted in an anti resonant magnesium cast frame with no less than six fixing points for the high tensile fasteners to secure the unit to the cabinet.
The cabinet itself is a highly damped solid construction with considerable attention paid to internal resonances and standing wave distribution. High efficiency Hypercel internal damping produces a near perfect loading environment for the drive unit allowing control and extension of low frequencies.
An obvious and integral design feature on every VAF loudspeaker is natural, acoustically absorbent fibre treatments. This is another key element in VAF's design technology and highly important to accurately control dispersion and effectively eliminate diffraction effects - a major cause of poor imaging and loss of a focused and accurate sound stage.
Not only on the surface but also internally positioned this material is highly effective.
Manufactured from only first grade MDF up to 36mm thick, cabinet construction is highly detailed. Precisely mitred joints and substantial internal cross-bracing characterise the superior quality of these loudspeakers.
We strive to make extremely high quality speakers that deliver excellent value - we've been manufacturing and supplying speakers for over 40 years and our value for money has always been recognised. Making an excellent product even better, we've developed some optional upgrades to push the performance envelope.
Internal wiring with Analysis Plus cables. We're an AP convert, excellent quality cables that make a huge difference to the sound. They make some of the most affordable and best sounding cables available, backed up with measurement data and solid and explainable reasons why. Industry recognised these are the cables we recommend you use to connect your speakers to the amplifier externally - so we provide an option to use their cabling internally as well. AP wiring upgrade is two levels.
Level 1. Chocolate oval 12 gauge cable utilising a hollow oval cross section & braided oxygen free copper. +$240.
Level 2. No compromise Silver Oval super high detail low loss. 12 gauge cable constructed of pure silver over a stabilising strand of oxygen-free copper. The cable is woven into a patented hollow oval geometry in an oval-coaxial configuration. +$925
Added mass and vibration control is always an added advantage. We make our cabinets very inert but there's a limit what can be done at a cost. As an option we can include high density mass loaded sheeting internally to lower resonant frequency of the structure even further. Pushing the performance to another level, it is a time intensive exercise we can include in the process.
Cabinet loading upgrade - $549
Cross over capacitors have the largest influence on the sound performance in a cross over. We can option in ultra caps, multi layered super low loss capacitors we import from France. These are a wonderful upgrade to speed and transient response.
Cap upgrade - $500
Finishes include very high quality piano gloss or satin lacquer on crown cut, genuine timber veneers including Australian Jarrah, American Cherry, Black Oak and Tasmanian Blackwood. A black Piano gloss finish is also offered at extra cost. Other finishes are available on request.
***stands are sold Separately***
|Frequency Range 30Hz ~ 22kHz|
|Phase Response ±15° (100Hz ~ 20kHz)|
|Impedance 6 ohms (nominal)|
|Sensitivity 88dB (2.83V / 1m)|
|Amplifier Power up to 150W|
|Dimensions 360mm (D) × 220mm (W) × 440mm (H)|
|Weight 20kg (Net) each|
|Finishes American Cherry. Australian Jarrah. Black Oak. Piano Black. Piano Palisander. Tasmanian Blackwood.|
|Sold As: Single|
Made To Order
This is a general guideline and a VAF staff member will be in contact with you about the delivery of your speaker order.
VAF Speakers and Subwoofer are hand made and come in many different models, variations and finishes, while VAF hold stock of some items, many are made to order and delivery time is between 6-8 weeks.
Please note this delivery timeframe may vary due to high demand or promoted sale activity, occasionally resulting in delayed shipment. you will be notified of any delays.
If you require more information pertaining to the delivery of VAF speakers, please contact us via the freecall number or via email.
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