Sonus faber Duetto is a 2-way Powered Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Sonus. Sonus faber Duetto's built-in amplifier provides 700-watt RMS. The built-in power amplifier saves space & eliminates the need to connect Sonus faber Duetto to a stereo receiver or external power amp. It features a 1.1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 5.25" Paper-Pulp Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 37-30k Hz. Sonus faber Duetto has an MSRP of 3999$ per pair.
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What is the Frequency Response of the Sonus faber Duetto speaker?
Sonus faber Duetto has a Frequency response range of 37-30k Hz at ±3dB. At a minimum frequency of 37 Hz, Sonus faber Duetto 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 Sonus faber Duetto, 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 Sonus faber Duetto's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Sonus faber Duetto comes with a handheld remote which is obviously very useful to control your powered speakers from a distance.
Sonus faber Duetto employs Built-in 5.0 Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computers/laptops. Sonus faber Duetto can playback up to 24-bit / 192 kHz with compatible devices.
Supported Wireless Streaming System
Sonus faber Duetto supports the following wireless streaming methods:
- Apple AirPlay 2
- Chromecast Build-In
- Spotify® Connect
- TIDAL Connect
Inputs and Outputs
- RCA Input
- USB Port: Service only
- mono-RCA Subwoofer Output
- Digital Input: Optical
- HDMI Input: eARC
- Ethernet Port
Sonus faber Duetto External Dimensions and Weight
Sonus faber Duetto has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 13.4375inch x 8.3125inch x 11.0625inch (342.0 x 212.0 x 281.0mm ).
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 Sonus faber Duetto is approximately 595.7cm2 / 92.3inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Sonus faber Duetto, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Sonus faber Duetto virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Sonus faber Duetto 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 faber Duetto 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.
Sonus faber Duetto is available in Black and Walnut.
Sonus faber Duetto doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
Sonus sells a dedicated speaker stand for the Sonus faber Duetto with a model name Sonus faber Duetto Speaker Stands
. You can check the latest price and availability of these stands at B&H PHOTO
Does the Sonus faber Duetto come with a Grille?
Sonus faber Duetto 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 Sonus faber Duetto is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Sonus faber Duetto?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Sonus faber Duetto:
2 Wireless powered speakers2 GrillesTwo 6.5-feet AC power cordsRemote controlQuick Start GuideSafety Instructions
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Sonus faber Duetto.
- Vibration Isolators: IsoAcoustics isolators more affordable options too.
- Acoustic Panels and Treatments: Your room is as important as your stereo equipment so acoustic treatments goes a long way in improving the overall performance.
- Speaker Stands: Stands bring your bookshelf speakers to ideal height (rule of thumb is to have the tweeter level with your ear in your listening position), helps stability and acoustical isolation.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Sonus faber Duetto, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Sonus faber Duetto
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Sonus faber Duetto speaker:
Official Brochure for Sonus faber Duetto
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Sonus faber Duetto speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Sonus faber Duetto
2 Yrs (3 Yrs registered) of parts warranty and 2 Yrs (3 Yrs registered) of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.