DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Center Channel speaker by DALI. Center channel speaker is an important component of a home theater system set-up as it delivers the listener significant part of the on-screen dialogue from your television. It features a 1-1/8" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 2 x 7" Wood Fiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 45-26k Hz and a sensitivity of 91 dB. DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal has an MSRP of 999$.
What size of room is the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
|Very Large Room
(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
What are the speakers in DALI's Oberon Series?
Oberon GRAND Vokal is a member of DALI's Oberon series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
DALI Oberon Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal speaker?
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal has a Frequency response range of 45-26k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 25-200 watts.
Here we have a comparison of how Oberon GRAND Vokal's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Center Channel Speakers
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What is the Crossover frequency of DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal?
The Crossover frequency of the Oberon GRAND Vokal is set to 2500Hz. This is the threshold frequency where the higher frequency signals over this level are sent to the tweeter and the lower-frequency signals are sent to the woofer by the crossover component.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal's nominal impedance level is 4 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 91 dB
Center Channel Speakers
Nominal Impedance of 4 Ohms means that the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal is a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective, make sure that you choose an amplifier than can provide 4 Ohms for this speaker.
Many AVRs (audio/video receiver) in the market may have difficulty when the speakers dip below the 4 Ohms levels (this may cause clipping or even physical damage), so we recommend to not pair the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal with an AVR but use an Integrated Amplifier instead.
91dB of DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes Oberon GRAND Vokal an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective. If you are planning to power your speaker with a Tube amp which are generally very low power, the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal will be a good choice.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal:
Oberon GRAND Vokal features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal External Dimensions and Weight
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 7.9 x 27.5 x 12.2inch (201 x 700 x 310mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal is approximately 2170.0cm2 / 336.4inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
The DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal weighs 12.85kg / 28.3lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Oberon GRAND Vokal's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF/Wood-grain vinyl finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal comes with 8 Rubber feet
which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on. It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal is available in Black Ash and Dark Walnut.
Does the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal come with a Grille?
Oberon GRAND Vokal comes with grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Oberon GRAND Vokal:
Center-channel loudspeaker Grille 8 Rubber feet Manual
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal speaker:
Official Brochure for DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for DALI Oberon GRAND Vokal
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.