Mission 770 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker designed by Peter Comeau for Mission. It features a 1.25" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 8" mineral-loaded polyproylene Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 42-20,000 Hz and a sensitivity of 88 dB. Mission 770 has an MSRP of 5000$ per pair.
What size of room is the Mission 770 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Mission 770 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* 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 Mission's 7xx Series?
Mission 770 is a member of Mission's 7xx series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Mission 7xx Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Mission 770 speaker?
Mission 770 has a Frequency response range of 42-20,000 Hz at ±3dB (30Hz at -6dB) and Power Range of 25-200 watts. At a minimum frequency of 42 Hz, Mission 770 will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who like to experience a full range response will still benefit from the use of a subwooofer though.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Mission 770, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $5000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Mission 770's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 5000$ (Pair), there is only one Passive Bookshelf speaker that have the deeper bass levels than the Mission 770's 42Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of Mission 770?
The Crossover frequency of the Mission 770 is set to 2900Hz. 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 Mission 770? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Mission 770's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 6 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 88 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Mission 770 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of Mission 770 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Minimum Impedance of Mission 770
Even though the nominal impedance of the Mission 770 is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Mission is 6 ohms Mission 770 so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the Mission 770:
Mission 770 features Post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Mission 770 External Dimensions and Weight
Mission 770 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 23-1/4inch x 11-13/16inch x 12-11/16inch (590 x 279.4 x 301mm ).
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 Mission 770 is approximately 841.0cm2 / 130.4inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Mission 770, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Mission 770 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
The Mission 770 weighs 27.20kg / 59.8lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Mission 770's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Mission 770 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF, particle board, wood 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.
Mission 770 is a Front-firing port speaker
Mission 770 is available in Walnut and Black Oak.
Mission 770 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
Mission sells a dedicated speaker stand for the Mission 770 with a model name Mission 770 Stand
. You can check the latest price and availability of these stands at B&H PHOTO
Does the Mission 770 come with a Grille?
Mission 770 comes with magnetic grilles in Black color choices. 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. Since the included grille of the Mission 770 is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Mission 770?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Mission 770:
Mission M770 Speaker: 2 Stand-mount loudspeakers 2 Grilles User Manual Mission M770 Stand: 2 Top-plates 2 Bases 8 Upright posts 8 Spike feet Hardware Instructions
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Mission 770, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Mission 770
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Mission 770 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Mission 770
3 years of parts warranty and 3 years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.