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SOLD - FOR SALE: B&W Nautilus HTM1 Center Channel Speaker with B&W Stand in excellent condition with 25 Ft. T
The Nautilus HTM1 Magnetically shielded center channel loudspeaker system is the larger of the two center channels in the Nautilus 800 Series, and incorporates the Nautilus™ tweeter unit, Kevlar® cone and Matrix™ cabinet.
The speaker consists of one Nautilus™ treble unit, one Kevlar® midrange drive unit and two paper/Kevlar® drivers for bass and midrange. The speaker permits bi-wiring to improve sound quality and imaging, shielding enables the speaker to be placed on or near a television.
Product of the Year 1999 Hi-Fi Grand Prix Award Audio Video Magazine
B&W's Tweeter on top technology ensures that the sound remains focused and time-sensitive and that the stereo-image is presented with unparalleled three-dimensional accuracy.
B&W developed and patented the method of using Kevlar® for loudspeaker cones to reduce unwanted standing waves. DuPont originally created Kevlar® for use in bulletproof vests.
The basic construction of nearly all Nautilus loudspeakers is the same - panels of wood-based materials, bonded to form a rectangular box. B&W studied and evaluated how each aspect of cabinet behavior and the efficiency of various materials and construction methods affects sound.
Flowport golf ball aerodynamics theory points the way towards lower distortion reflex ports. Dimples improve the way the air flows over the surface of any object. In the case of reflex ports, they offer a significant improvement over simply flaring the port ends in reducing air flow turbulence at each end of the port; so you get less chuffing noise and less compression at high sound levels.
Drive units Frequency re s p o n s e S e n s i t i v i t y
• 3-way closed-box system 1 x 25mm metal dome high-frequency
• 1 x 150mm woven Kevlar® cone FST midrange
• 2 x 165mm paper/Kevlar® cone bass 49Hz – 20kHz ± 2dB on reference axis
• 90dB spl (2.83V, 1m) Nominal impedance
• Power handling 8W (min 3.0W) 50W - 250W into 8 ohms on unclipped program
• Dimensions: Height: 318mm Width: 783mm Depth: 316mm
• Cabinet finish: Black Ash with Black cloth
The speaker will also come with the dedicated B&W plinth / stand and a 25’ “Transparent MusicWave Super” speaker cable terminated with a bi-wired speaker end to accommodate the HTM1.
The speaker comes with the owner’s manual.
Thank you for looking.
Jun 21, 18 10:51am
Additional note: the black anodized aluminum speaker wire network housing was scratched up by the rough concrete covering in the crawl space beneath our listening room (see photos), but other than these cosmetic issues it is operationally perfect.
This ad was originally posted on US Audio Mart and the seller ships to Contiguous USA.
The dedicated B&W speaker plinth / stand and 25’ of “Transparent MusicWave Super” speaker cable terminated with a bi-wired speaker end to accommodate the HTM1.
Most of the original packaging plus owner's manual, etc.