Sorcerer

April 12th, 2012

Higher end, near field monitors. Same later variants appear to have the tweeter mounted below the bass driver i.e. the cabinet has seemingly been turned upside down. Possibly a forerunner to the SE model. The SE was a big step up as it was fitted with the same bass driver as the Revelation range.

Specifications:-

Royd Sorcerer
Year of Release  
Dimensions (WxHxD) 203mm x 305mm x 185mm
Recommend Amplifier Power 30 to 100 Watts
Sensitivity 86 dB 1 watt @ 1 metre
Power Handling  
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Drive Units 1 Royd 5" cast chassis bass/mid unit and 1 Royd 19mm dome tweeter with secondary chamber
Crossover Frequency 3 KHz
Bass Resonance Frequency 43 Hz
Frequency Range 35 Hz to 20KHz
Port(s) Front
Terminals  
Finishes Walnut, Black Ash or Cherry veneer
Weight 22 Kg

Retailed for about £600 in 1995. Todays price is hard to place due to rarity, but a pair with half knackered bass drivers fetched £102 on ebay April ’09, whilst a pair in very good condition went for £260 in June ’11.


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