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System 8 THX Ultra 2 "5.1-Set Cinema"

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Highlights

System 8 THX Cinema 5.1 Schwarz

Why we love this product

There’s a system to creating extraordinary home cinema sound. The System 8 adheres to the stringent THX Ultra2 criteria for expressing all of the power, dynamics, and sonic dimensions of a real cinema experience.

Key advantages at a glance

  • The successor to the legendary Theater 8 THX Ultra 2
  • Glossy black design, perfect sound maximally compressed
  • Identical front speakers, flat membranes, 3 way D'Appolito configuration
  • Cinema version includes dipoles with integrated woofers for the rear listening area
  • 500 watt RMS subwoofer with THX Ultra 2 certificate on 300 mm bass driver
  • 3-Wege-Flachmembran-Satelliten-Speaker für vollen, detaillierten Klang
  • 3-way system with rear dipole speakers for realistic cinema sound
  • Suitable for AV receivers, both with or without THX license

Subwoofer sensationwith DSP

The most striking advance is the improvement of the subwoofer. Despite a two-thirds reduction in the size of its enclosure, the System 8's sub is the only subwoofer in the world to meet the exacting THX Ultra 2 standards with just one high-performance bass driver. A lengthy development process resulted in the extra long-throw woofer with magnetic shielding which is primarily responsible for the incredible performance of the S 8000 SW. The extremely efficient design allows 500 watts to produce very high levels free from distortion (e.g. 114 dB). Sophisiticated Digital Signal Processing (DSP) fine tunes the sound.

Dipoles

These three-way speakers have a wall-side mounted 130 mm woofer for the ground element alongside a 100 mm midrange driver and 25 mm tweeter on each side makes sure you have equal sound from the front and back. This particular setup ensures that only sound from the back is perceived. Real THX sound has never been so realistic.

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Specifications

System 7 THX Select 2 - S 8000 SW

Active Subwoofer S 8000 SW

Never before has a manufacturer used a 300 mm driver in a housing from 80 liters and still received the THX Ultra 2 certification – until Teufel did it.

  • Description Item
    Width 36 cm
    Height 54,8 cm
    Depth 70 cm
    Weight 41,7 kg
  • Description Item
    RCA input stereo 1
  • Description Item
    Display Yes
    Power supply voltage 230 V / 50 Hz V
    Maximum power consumption 1200 W
    Mains cable - IEC connector (non-heating device) Yes
    Storage for settings when disconnected Yes
    Standby-Function Yes
    Input gain adjustment Yes
    Frequency regulator (range) 60-220 Hz
    Phase control Yes
    Power output capacity sinus (RMS) Bass 500 W
    Power output capacity impulse (peak) Bass 650 W
    Amplifier technology Class AB + DSP
    Amplifier channels 1
    Full Range/Low Pass switch Yes
  • Description Item
    Remote control Yes
  • Description Item
    Lowest frequency (-3 dB) 25 Hz
    Suitable for AV receiver Yes
    Equalization port (position) back
    Equalization port 1
    Down-firing Yes
    Cabinet material MDF
    Cabinet surface Lacquer, high gloss
    Magnetic shielding Yes
    Net internal volume 83,7 L
    Spikes prepared Yes
    Integrated stand Yes
    Woofer (number per enclosure) 1
    Woofer (diameter) 300 mm
    Woofer (material) cellulose
    Enclosure type Bass reflex
System 8 THX Cinema 5.1 - S 800 FCR vorne ohne Abdeckung Schwarz

Satellite Speaker S 800 FCR

These front loudspeakers for System 8 THX Ultra 2 are completely redeveloped and a bit of an enigma: they're both smaller and better.

  • Description Item
    Width 45,8 cm
    Height 24,9 cm
    Depth 19 cm
    Weight 8,5 kg
  • Description Item
    Terminal clamps Screw terminals, gold plated
  • Description Item
    Suitable for AV receiver Yes
    Banana plug compatible Yes
    Maximum cable diameter 6 mm
    Diameter of the stand screw threads 6 mm
    Removable front cover Yes
    Cabinet material MDF with aluminium-inlays
    Cabinet surface Lacquer, high gloss
    Magnetic shielding Yes
    Net internal volume 16,6 L
    Tweeters (per unit) 1
    Tweeter (diameter) 25 mm
    Tweeter (material) Fabric
    Midwoofers (per unit) 1
    Midwoofer diameter 80 mm
    Midwoofer (material) cellulose
    Woofer (number per enclosure) 2
    Woofer (diameter) 130 mm
    Woofer (material) cellulose
    Continuous power handling (IEC - Long Term) 150 W
    Sensitivity (2.83 V / 1 m) 92 dB
    Frequency range 80 - 22000 Hz
    Peak power capacity (IEC - Short Term) 200 W
    Maximum sound pressure level 111 dB/1m
    Impedance 4 - 8 Ohm
    Crossover frequency to Woofer (recommended) 80 Hz
    Acoustic principle 3-way-system
    Enclosure type Closed
    Crossover frequency internal switch 400 / 2500 Hz

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Included components

System 8 THX Ultra 2 "5.1-Set Cinema"
  • 1 × Dipole Speaker S 800 D (pair) – Black
    • 1 × Dipole Speaker S 800 D (right) – Black
    • 1 × Dipole Speaker S 800 D (left) – Black
  • 1 × Active Subwoofer S 8000 SW – Black
    • 1 × Power cable – Black
  • 3 × Satellite Speaker S 800 FCR – Black