Beovox RL 60 Passive Loudspeakers

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Manufactured: 1984 - 1987
Designer: David Lewis
Colours: Grey

The idea behind Beovox Red Line speakers was one of flexibility. A Red Line speaker was so flexible that it could be placed anywhere. On the ceiling, the wall, or on the floor.

You could hang them semi-permanently on the wall, and if you had a party you could place them on the floor and thereby add extra emphasis to the bass. The different ways of placing them accentuated different frequencies. You could also tilt them if you chose to hang them on the wall. This allowed you to adjust the sound image and direct the sound right at your listening position. However, Red Line was more than merely flexible. It was an impressive bass reflex speaker with a revolutionary new cabinet that 'curved' round the sound thereby eliminating irritating resonance because there were no parallel surfaces.

Music that never stands still

Red Line loudspeakers followed your music tastes right up the wall if you wanted! All models except the RL35 could be hung on the wall or be suspended from the ceiling; and, if your dancing feet wanted to make the most of the bass notes, then Red Line could be positioned on the floor, supported by the built-in floor stand. By using Red Line speakers, you weren't plagued by cables that wrapped themselves around your feet like spaghetti either; Red Line's flexible spiral cables provided the decorative and practical answer.

The shell was cast in a hard synthetic material and the shape that was devised for the range was characterised by the fact that it allowed for practically no resonance whatsoever.

Beovox RL 60 Passive Loudspeakers Product Specifications

Type: 6503 (1984 May 1987)
RMS power handling capacity 60 W
Music power handling capacity 90 W
Impedance 8 ohms
Frequency range +4 -8 dB 45 - 20,000 Hz
Power at 96 dB SPL 2 W
Sensitivity 1 W 93 dB
Distortion 250 - 1000 Hz < 1 %
Distortion > 1000 Hz < 0.5 %
Acoustic principle ABR, Auxiliary Bass Radiator
ABR unit: 15 x 33cm
Woofer: 2 x 16cm
Tweeter: 2.5cm
Crossover frequency: 2500 Hz
Net volume: 19 litre
Dimensions W x H x D: 54 x 40.5 x 18cm
Weight 9 kg

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Created: 26th December 2006
Modified: 11th February 2007

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