Fusion Series Flat Panel Speakers

Look up on the side and rear walls of a large cinema and you will often see flat panel type speakers. Here is a range of home theatre rear, surround or even front main speakers that can be used in a similar wall hugging fashion. In no way has the performance of these speakers been compromised, they are all exceptionally clear and accurate performers, adding the realism to movies or music you would expect from a high quality speaker, and drawing you into the experience.

Overview of models in the Fusion series

Flat Panel F612PV
6" 2-way medium size

Description and Specifications

Price: $650/pr (or $350 kit less cabinet)
Finish: Natural semi-gloss finished American oak veneer.  Or, the American oak can first be stained light oak, European oak, walnut, dark walnut, jarrah, rose mahogany, or black. Also, semi-gloss black or white without veneer. Natural semi-gloss blackwood veneer is a little extra. See veneers and finishes page.
Cabinet: 400h x 300w x 160d side bass reflex 10 litres
Power Handling: 80/160 wrms/wmax @ 80 Hz crossover to subwoofer
Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
Frequency Response: 58 -- 35,000 Hertz +/-2dB
Sensitivity: 90dB 1w/1m
Drivers: Peerless 180 mm bass/midrange driver;high efficiency 26 mm soft dome tweeter.
Description: This is a  high resolution critical listening speaker for any purpose, in a small package. For people who want the best sound in an economical wall-hugging surround speaker system, or high level stereo bookshelf speaker. Ribbon tweeter version extra $100.


(both) Blackwood veneers (right) Showing horizontal veneer on side

Flat Panel F502PV
5" 2-way small size

Description and Specifications

Price: $450/pr (or $250 kit less cabinet)
Finish: Natural semi-gloss finished American oak veneer.  Or, the American oak can first be stained light oak, European oak, walnut, dark walnut, jarrah, rose mahogany, or black. Also, semi-gloss black or white without veneer. Natural semi-gloss blackwood veneer is a little extra. See veneers and finishes page.
Cabinet: 300h x 170w x 160d sealed cabinet 4 litres
Power Handling: 80/160 wrms/wmax @ 100 Hz crossover to subwoofer
Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
Frequency Response: 90 -- 35,000 Hertz +/-2dB
Sensitivity: 90dB 1w/1m
Drivers: Die-cast wool cone 143mm bass/midrange driver; high efficiency 26 mm soft dome tweeter.
Description: This is a smaller sealed cabinet version of the F612PV above. Great full sound and high power for a small satellite of this size. Integrates beautifully with our subwoofers. Suitable for mounting on walls or in small spaces. Ribbon tweeter version extra $100.

Photos show horizontal mounting and vertical

Flat Panel F452SR
4 x 5" 2-way large multi-use wall speaker or centre

Description and Specifications

Price: $695 each ($495 each kit) or $1195/pr ($795/pr kit)
Finish: Natural semi-gloss finished American oak veneer.  Or, the American oak can first be stained light oak, European oak, walnut, dark walnut, jarrah, rose mahogany, or black. Also, semi-gloss black or white without veneer. Natural semi-gloss blackwood veneer is a little extra. See veneers and finishes page.
Cabinet: 800 x 300h x 160d bass reflex 24 litres
Power Handling: 200 wrms
Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
Frequency Response: 56 -- 40,000 Hertz +/-2dB
Sensitivity: 92dB 1w/1m
Drivers: 4 x 5 inch SB Acoustics bass/mid; Superb high efficiency true ribbon tweeter.
Description: This speaker uses the superb clarity, efficiency and fast response of our versatile woofer/mid married with one of our better tweeters. This speaker is primarily a wall hugging centre, but has a multi uses and a very natural and even response. It is similar to the Quartet 452SR centre, only the cabinet dimensions have been changed to suit a wall hugging flat panel use. Suitable all-round in a high end home theatre system as a horizontal wall mounted centre or vertical front speakers with smaller flat panel surrounds (e.g. F612SV or F602SV), or just as the surround speakers in a system with large floorstanding fronts (e.g. Summoner 1093 or Timberwolf 8883). Ribbon tweeter can be rotated for vertical use. $50 less, each, if soft dome tweeter preferred.


Ribbon tweeter upgrade

Flat Panel F6632SR
double 6" 2-way medium floorstander or wall speaker

Description and Specifications

Price: $1295/pr (or $850 kit less cabinet)
Finish: Natural semi-gloss finished American oak veneer.  Or, the American oak can first be stained light oak, European oak, walnut, dark walnut, jarrah, rose mahogany, or black. Also, semi-gloss black or white without veneer. Natural semi-gloss blackwood veneer is a little extra. See veneers and finishes page.
Cabinet: 900h x 300w x 210d  bass reflex 36 litres
Power Handling: 125 wrms
Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
Frequency Response: 35 -- 40,000 Hertz +/-2dB
Sensitivity: 91.5dB 1w/1m
Drivers: 2 x 6.5 inch papyrus cone SB Acoustics bass/midrange drivers; high efficiency true ribbon tweeter.
Description: This SB Acoustics dual 6.5 inch speaker is a true high grade performer with beautiful, smooth detail through the whole sound spectrum. This floorstander model has been designed to allow you to place it against a wall to save space, or for use with a projection screen, and so on, there are many uses for a speaker like this. All our SB Acoustics drivers have exceptional quality extended bass and smooth midrange in our unique designs, and this is no exception. Add a balanced, smooth and natural treble from the wide dispersion and airy ribbon tweeter, and you have the sort of sound that is a joy to the ears. Highly recommended as a practical large front/rear/surround speaker in a large room powerful system. Ribbon tweeter now is standard.


3-way version using the Summoner 843 design with ribbon option

Subwoofer F1230RTL
12" 300 wrms small/medium size

Description and Specifications

Price: $695 (or $450 kit less cabinet)
Finish: Natural semi-gloss finished American oak veneer.  Or, the American oak can first be stained light oak, European oak, walnut, dark walnut, jarrah, rose mahogany, or black. Also, semi-gloss black or white without veneer. Natural semi-gloss blackwood veneer is a little extra. See veneers and finishes page.
Cabinet: 500h x 400w x320d short transmission line 40 litres
Amplifier: 300 wrms
Controls: on/auto/off; level; crossover; variable phase
Crossover Control: adjustable 30 -- 120 Hertz
Frequency Response: 25 Hertz -- crossover +/-3dB
Inputs: low level RCA and high level (speaker leads)
Driver: 310 mm large magnet, long throw free moving driver
Description: This design is almost exactly the same as the standard 1230RTL subwoofer, except that it has the transmission line channel opening on the side, rather than the back. This allows it to be put right against the wall if need be. It gives fast response with good control; usable output below 25Hz; very satisfying and suitable for small to medium rooms.; effortless, clean, true bass good for music and movies.