Definitive Technology Demand Series D17 High-Performance Floorstanding Speakers with Dual 10" Passive Bass Radiators - Pair

Model: DEMND17BPR UPC: 741718962012 Item: 3302

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Color: Black - In Stock

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Definitive Technology Demand D17 high-performance tower speakers deliver full-range, room-filling sound and precise imaging in modern, elegant styling. Ideal for larger rooms, the Demand D17 leverages exclusive technologies of the Demand Series such as a 1” annealed aluminum dome tweeter, BDSS™ midrange/woofer sections, new carbon fiber woofers, and dual side-firing passive radiators. The Demand D17 is fully equipped to deliver smoother high-frequency reproduction and three-dimensional imaging from the most technically advanced and beautifully designed premium tower speaker. Demand more from your Hi-Fi and home theater experience.

3-Way Configuration with Dual 10" Passive Radiators

The Demand D17 floor standing speakers feature an exclusive 3-way driver configuration with a 1" annealed aluminum dome tweeter, a 6.5" BDSS™ midrange woofer, a dual 6.5" carbon fiber bass complement with a dual 10" side-firing passive radiator configuration for a full range, room-filling sonic performance. 

1” Aluminum Dome Tweeter with 20/20 Wave Alignment Lens™

Coupled with the 20/20 Wave Alignment Lens™, Definitive Technology 1” aluminum dome tweeters deliver a clear, precise high-frequency response. The 20/20 Wave Alignment Lens smooths high frequencies off the tweeter for improved dispersion and a rich and balanced listening experience anywhere in your room.

Laterally Offset Tweeter Assembly

A unique sonic signature feature of the Demand Series, the tweeter is offset to deliver a more precise center stereo image and eliminate undesirable symmetric diffraction off the corners of the front baffle.

BDSS™ (Balanced Double Surround System) Midrange

Patented Double Surround mid-range provides greater linear excursion and output that results in superior mid-range detail and punchier bass compared to drivers of similar size.

Linear Response Waveguide™

Patented Linear Response Waveguide extends both on and off-axis frequency response while improving dispersion for more natural midrange timbre and more precise imaging.

Newly Designed Carbon Fiber Woofers

This new addition to the sonic signature of the Demand Series tower features a dedicated woofer section for low-frequency reproduction. Carbon fiber offers greater rigidity to the cone for deeper bass notes, while preventing cone distortion that can occur with other less rigid materials. Carbon fiber is a strong but light material, ideal for sound reproduction. It ensures that the woofers are sturdy yet light, able to handle higher excursion without deforming and provides deeper, clean low frequency.

Extruded Aluminum Front Baffle

Clean, beautiful modern industrial design with an extruded aluminum front baffle bead-blasted finish that provides a timeless look and feels that fits any décor. Lightweight, durable, and recyclable, aluminum is truly the metal of a modern lifestyle.

Premium Hi-Fi Crossover

Demand Series crossovers integrate the latest in design and premium Hi-Fi quality parts. Polypropylene metal-film capacitors and air-core inductors deliver love distortion, high-quality circuits for the tweeter, and signal linearity for the low-frequency reproduction, without compromising the midrange. 

Specifications

Specifications

  • General
    • Orientation: Vertical
    • Dimensions (W x H x D): 10.17" x 43.25" x 14.72"
    • Weight: 64 lbs.
    • Drive Enclosure Type: MDF cabinet with extruded natural bead-blasted aluminum front baffle
    • Driver Complement:
      • (1) 1" (2.54 cm) d (Round) Annealed Aluminum Dome and Laterally Offset - Tweeter
      • (1) 6.5" (16.51 cm) d (Round) Polypropylene BDSS Bass - Midrange
      • (2) 6.5" (16.51 cm) d (Round) Carbonfiber Woofer - Mid/Woofer
      • (2) 10" (25.4 cm) d (Round) Side-firing, passive - Bass Radiator
    • Audio Quality
      • Total Frequency Response: 38 Hz - 24,000 Hz
      • Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
      • Sensitivity (1 watt @ 1 meter): 87 dB
      • Lower and Upper -3dB Limits: 42 Hz - 22,000 Hz
    • Inputs
      • Speaker Inputs: (1) (Set) 5-Way Binding Posts - Gold-Plated
    • External Amplifier
      • Recommended Amplifier Power Per Channel: 40 watts - 300 watts

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • Acoustically transparent magnetic speaker grille
  • Carpet Spikes
  • Hard Floor Glides
  • Lock Rings
  • Screws
  • Cleaning Cloth

 

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