Zu Essence loudspeaker Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Two-way floorstanding loudspeaker. Drive-units: 2.5" transformer-coupled ribbon tweeter, 10.3" paper-cone woofer with an integral "whizzer" cone. Woofer loading: proprietary (see text). Frequency range: 30Hz–40kHz. Sensitivity: 97dB/W/m. Impedance: 12 ohms nominal, 9 ohms minimum.
Dimensions: 49" (1255mm) H by 12" (310mm) W by 12" (310mm) D. Weight: 65 lbs (29.5kg) net, 73 lbs (33.2kg) shipping.
Finishes: Matte wood-veneer finishes standard; additional finishes available at extra cost.
Serial Numbers Of Units Reviewed: 92176, 92177.
Price: $5000/pair (at time of review); $3500/pair (from October 2009). Approximate number of dealers: 12 (at time of review); sold direct (from September 2009). Warranty: 5 years, nontransferable.
Manufacturer: Zu Audio, Ogden Commercial Industrial Park, 3350 S. 1500 W., Ogden, UT 84401. Tel: (800) 516-8925, (801) 627-1040. Fax: (801) 627-1108. Web: www.zuaudio.com.

Zu Audio
Ogden Commercial Industrial Park
3350 S. 1500 W.
Ogden, UT 84401
(800) 516-8925

audiomagnate's picture

That frequency response plot shows a massive suckout, dipping to -17 dB at centered right at the ear's most sensitve area. What does it take to get a bad review in Stereophile these days?