Nelson-Reed 8-04/B loudspeaker Specifications

Sidebar 4: Specifications

Description: Floor-standing, three-way, dynamic loudspeaker reflex woofer loading (system Q = 0.7, optimal damping). Drive-units: two 8" cone woofers, one 3" doped-linen dome midrange, one ¾" soft-dome tweeter (B), 1" metal-dome tweeter (CM). Crossover frequencies: 300Hz, 6kHz (B); 320Hz, 4.2kHz (CM). Nominal impedance: 8 ohms, 6 minimum. Frequency response: 32Hz–20kHz ±3dB, . Sensitivity: 92dB. Maximum acoustic output: 120dB SPL at 500W RMS in. Linear continuous output (3dB compression): 114dB at 320W RMS. THD at 1kHz: 0.15% at 100dB, 0.35% at 110dB SPL.
Dimensions: 39" H by 12" W by 15" D, w/out stand (B); 47" H by 12" W by 15" D. (CM). Weight: 120 lbs.
Price: $2850/pair (B); $3650/pair, then $3695/pair (CM); no longer available (2012) . Approximate number of dealers: 20.
Manufacturer: Nelson-Reed Co., Los Gatos, CA 95030 (1980s); Current information at Mansker Consulting (2012). Web:

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