Sonetto I is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Sonus Faber. It features a 1.15" high definition DAD Dome Tweeter and 1 x 6" cellulose pulp and other natural fibers Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 45-25k Hz and a sensitivity of 87 dB.
Sonetto I is a member of Sonus Faber's Sonetto series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Sonus Faber Sonetto Series Speakers
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Sonus Sonetto I has a Frequency response range of 45-25k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 30-150 watts. At a minimum frequency of 45 Hz, Sonetto I will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
Here we have a comparison of how Sonetto I's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What is the Crossover frequency of Sonus Sonetto I?
Crossover frequency of the Sonetto I is set to 2500 Hz. 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.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Sonus Sonetto I's nominal impedance level is 4 ohms and has a sensitivity of 87 dB.
Is the Sonus Faber Sonetto I an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Sonus Faber Sonetto I is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
With a sensitivity level of only 87 dB, Sonus Faber Sonetto I is a difficult to drive speaker from Sensitivity perspective, make sure to choose an amplifier with hogh output if you like listening your music at high volume levels.
Sonetto I has Binding post type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring. Bi-wiring can provide improvements in the overall transparency of your loudspeakers by running separate speaker wires to the low & high frequency drivers from a single amplifier. Bi-amping allows the use of separate amplifiers for the high & low frequency drivers of your loudspeaker which may result in greater dynamic range & lower distortion.
Sonus Sonetto I Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
Sonus Sonetto I has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 14 x 9 x 12inch (359.0 x 219.0 x 305.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 5.50kg / 12.1lbs.
Cabinet type and Materials
Sonus Sonetto I has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. 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.
Sonus Sonetto I is a front-firing port speaker which gives you more flexibility compared to rear firing speakers when you need to place it close against a wall or other surfaces.
Sonus Sonetto I is available in Wood, White, Black, Wenge.
Sonetto I doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
What's in the Box of Sonus Sonetto I?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Sonetto I:
2 Masks2 Fabric dust guards2 Jumpers1 Manual
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Sonus Faber Sonetto I, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Sonus Sonetto I
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Sonus Faber Sonetto I speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Sonus Sonetto I