Totem Forest Signature High-Fidelity Floorstanding Speaker with 6.5" Driver - Each (High Gloss Cherry)

Model: FORESTSIGNATURECHERRY UPC: 090149904 Item: 162503

Product Information

The Forest Signature is at once a celebration and culmination of the Forest evolution. From its inception, the Forest became an enduring favorite amongst true audiophiles. The new Forest Signature is a transcendent upgrade in every aspect, from its critical components to final acoustic performance. It offers unparalleled musicality and spatial imaging while faithfully rendering subtleness and attack/decay harmonics.

All Forest Signature woofers and tweeters are individually inspected, measured and tested using Totem’s own exceptional quality procedures. This ultra-performance columnar loudspeaker radiates superb musicality for both stereo and multi-channel listening.

 

Design features

  • Adjustable rake angle
  • Black aluminum enameled Totem Skid Plate
  • Front Articulated Claw
  • Black anodized aluminum back plate
  • Polyester multi-coat lustrous finish
  • Rift Cherry or Ribbon Stripe Mahogany veneer

Technical features

  • Clarity MR non-resonant capacitors
  • ESA and Super Audio variants
  • Orange Drop bypasses
  • Oxide/metal foil resistors
  • Massive air-core inductors
  • Micro-precision customized crossover
  • Optimal bass loading and phase/space articulation
  • Micro-machined bi-wired W.B.T. terminals

Specifications

Break in time: 100 – 150 hours
Placement from rear wall: 1' - 6' / 305 - 1,829 mm
Placement distance apart: 4' - 12' / 1,219 - 3 658 mm
Mass Loading: Not recommended
Frequency Response: <30 Hz - 22 kHz ± 2 dB (in room)
Impedance: 8 ohms (6.4 minimum)
Sensitivity: 87 dB
Recommended power: 50 - 225 W
Crossover frequency: 2.5 kHz compensated, 2nd order
Woofer: 6.5" / 165 mm, 3" / 76 mm voice coil”
Tweeter: 1" / 25 mm aluminum/titanium dome
Max SPL's: In average size listening room (12' x 20' / 4 m x 6 m) 110 dB peak from pair at 7' / 2m
Dimensions (w x h x d): 7.8 x 36 x 11.5" 197 x 913 x 293 mm

The speakers require several hours of actual music playing time as a minimal break-in period. During this time, refrain from playing them at very loud levels. You will notice a definite gradual improvement in the cohesiveness of the music reproduction as this occurs.

Mass Loading: All Totem columns work very well without any type of mass loading. However if stability is an issue or if there is a particular over emphasis in the bass in the room they are used in, then mass loading can be experimented with. Variables such as electronics, wiring and room dynamics play a definite role and therefore the option is there for your experimentation. One may use: clean dry sand,silica sand, dry particulate matter or non-odor kitty litter.

Toe-in: Due to the fact that all Totem speakers have great off-axis dispersion, toe-in is generally not needed. Imaging will therefore be more stable from any point in the room. If the speakers are placed very far apart (over 7 feet) then a slight toe-in may be experimented with. However if room geometry does not permit a straight-ahead aspect they will also perform very well with a slight toe-in.

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