PreSonus Sceptre S6 Two-Way CoActual Studio Monitor with DSP Temporal Equalization (Each)

PreSonus Sceptre S6 Two-Way CoActual Studio Monitor with DSP Temporal Equalization (Each)

PreSonus Sceptre S6 Two-Way CoActual Studio Monitor with DSP Temporal Equalization (Each)

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Product Highlights

  • 6.5" Woofer and 1" Horn-Loaded Tweeter
  • Coaxial Transducer with Coherence Align
  • 200W RMS with Class D Amplification
  • 102 dB Max SPL
  • 32-bit/96kHz Active Floating-Point DSP
  • Temporal Equalization with FIR Filters
  • Accepts XLR, 1/4" TRS and RCA Inputs
  • "Soft Start" Amplifiers
  • Output Current and Overheat Protection
  • Internal Power Supply
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  • 1Description

The Sceptre S6 Two-Way CoActual Studio Monitor with DSP Temporal Equalization by PreSonus articulates nuances of your music that can't be reproduced by conventional designs. The Sceptre S6 features a panoramic soundstage and a wide dynamic range. The advanced coaxial design works integrally with a 32-bit/96 kHz, dual-core processor running Fulcrum Acoustic's TQ Temporal Equalization Technology.

The Sceptre S6 features a 6.5" low/mid-frequency driver, a 1" horn-loaded tweeter and front-firing acoustic ports. The systems are biamplified, with each transducer powered by an independent 100W RMS, Class D power amplifier with an internal heat sink. Sceptre has an internal power supply and a blue power-indicator LED. The S6 studio monitor has a balanced XLR and a 1/4" TRS line-level input with an A-taper level control.

Coaxial systems, such as the S6, have both drivers on the same axis— providing a single point source for a consistent acoustic center. This results in symmetry of response on both the horizontal and vertical axes, at any given angle. The crossover transition is, therefore, seamless at all angles.

Onboard TQ Temporal Equalization by Fulcrum Acoustics
Each Sceptre monitor contains a 32-bit/96kHz, dual-core, active floating-point DSP chip that powers Fulcrum Acoustic's TQ algorithms. The TQ algorithms use fully addressable Finite Impulse Response (FIR) filters to eliminate horn reflections and to correct linear time and amplitude anomalies. Loudspeakers tuned with TQ provide a crisper stereo image, greater soundstage depth, more separation between the elements of a complex mix, increased resistance to feedback, more seamless transitions between distributed loudspeakers, and a less fatiguing listening experience.
Acoustic Space Control
The Acoustic Space Control is a second-order shelving filter centered at 100Hz. It can remain flat or attenuate by 1.5dB, 3dB, or 6dB— reducing the boundary bass boost that occurs when the monitor is placed near a wall or corner.
Acoustic Tuning Controls
The High-Frequency Driver Adjust switch can boost the tweeter by 1dB, or cut by 1.5dB or 4dB. The High-Pass switch rolls off the lows below a specified frequency, 60, 80, or 100Hz, at a slope of 12dB/octave. This control is important if you are using a subwoofer in conjunction with the Sceptre.
Input Sensitivity Control
A sensitivity control ranging from +4dBu to -10dBV helps you match the Sceptre to your mixer's outputs.
Thorough Protection Circuitry
RF shielding protects against radio frequencies that could be introduced to the signal and become audible. Sceptre monitors also provide overheat protection, current-output limiting and subsonic protection. "Soft startup" amplifiers prevent damaging pops from sounding through the speakers when you power them up.
UPC: 673454002274
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PreSonus Sceptre S6 Two-Way CoActual Studio Monitor with DSP Temporal Equalization (Each)
  • Power Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    PreSonus S6 specs

    Studio Monitor
    Monitor Type Active 2-Way
    Enclosure Bass-Reflex, Shielded
    Drivers HF Driver: 1 x 1" / 2.54 cm Tweeter
    LF Driver: 1 x 6.5" / 16.51 cm Woofer
    Amplification HF Amplifier: Class-D Rated at 100 W
    LF Amplifier: Class-D Rated at 100 W
    Performance
    Frequency Range 42 Hz to 23 kHz (at -10 dB)
    52 Hz to 20 kHz (at -10 dB)
    Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 102 dB
    Protections and Limiting Fuse, Output Current Limiting, Peak Limiter, and Thermal Limiting
    Signal Processing
    EQ 1 x HF Shelf: -4 to +1 dB
    1 x LF Shelf: -6 to 0 dB
    Filters High-Pass at 60 Hz
    High-Pass at 80 Hz
    High-Pass at 100 Hz
    Crossover
    Connectivity
    I/O 1 x 3-Pin XLR Balanced Analog Input
    1 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Analog Input
    Digital Audio
    Max Sample Rate/Resolution 96 kHz / 32-Bit
    General
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 22.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.7 x 15.2 x 10.4"

    PreSonus S6 reviews

    Sceptre S6 Two-Way CoActual Studio Monitor with DSP Temporal Equalization (Each) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mix Engineer's Dream As a professional Mix Engineer at Beta Collective, I've used a ridiculous amount of studio monitors (NS10's w/ Bryston, Adams, Proacs, Dynaudios, Events, etc), both low and high end, and these are some of the best monitors I've ever used. They are some of the most revealing and best imaged speakers I've come across, and I don't say that lightly. As a heads up, they 100% need to be broken in for quite a few hours for them to sound even close to right. I did about 24hrs of pink noise at 85dB and off and on for hours over the next 2-3 days. After this, they opened right up. The high's settled in to be detailed but smooth, mid range depth was something I previously only could get on a Avid HD system w/ high end monitors and a tuned room. Plus the low end was clean and punchy, but still huge and accurate, even at lower volumes! They are hands down my favorite thing in my entire studio. I dub them the new age NS10's. -G.I.
    Date published: 2015-06-04
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