Buchardt S400 MKII is a 3-way Passive Passive Radiator Bookshelf speaker by Buchardt. It features a 0.74" aluminum waveguide Tweeter and 1 x 6" paper Woofer. Buchardt S400 MKII also employs one 5x8-inch passive radiators. The speaker has a frequency range of 33-40k HZ and a sensitivity of 88 dB. Buchardt S400 MKII has an MSRP of 2200$ per pair.
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Buchardt S400 MKII has a Frequency response range of 33-40k HZ at ±3dB and Power Range of 40-200 watts. At a minimum frequency of 33 Hz, Buchardt S400 MKII will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who likes to experience a full range response will still benefit from use of a subwooofer though.
Here we have a comparison of how Buchardt S400 MKII's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
As you can see from the chart, Buchardt S400 MKII with its 33 Hz features the lowest Low Frequency level among the Bookshelf speakers in our database, promising a very good bass range.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Buchardt S400 MKII's nominal impedance level is 4 ohms and has a sensitivity of 88 dB.
Is the Buchardt S400 MKII an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Buchardt S400 MKII is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of Buchardt S400 MKII is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
Buchardt S400 MKII features type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Buchardt S400 MKII Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
Buchardt S400 MKII has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 14.4 x 7 x 11inch (365.0 x 180.0 x 280.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 16.500lbs (7.50kg ).
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Buchardt S400 MKII, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Buchardt S400 MKII virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
Cabinet type and Materials
Buchardt S400 MKII has a Passive Radiator
Buchardt S400 MKII is available in Black, White, Walnut, Rosewood, Light Oak.
Buchardt S400 MKII doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
Buchardt sells a dedicated speaker stand for the Buchardt S400 MKII with a model name Buchardt Stands
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Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Buchardt S400 MKII speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Buchardt S400 MKII
10 years of parts warranty and 10 years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.