Tannoy Definition DC8 Bookshelf Speakers
A purist Tannoy loudspeaker the Definition DC8 is a bold stand mount design of beautifulpropositions. The DC8 offers the latest 8 inch Dual Concentric™ drive unit in acompact, curve wall cabinet constructed from the finest plywood. The 25mmtitanium dome tweeter with tulip waveguide is a true WideBand™ design andoffers exceptional high frequency extension while the powerful bass driver and19 litre port tuned enclosure offers class leading bass down to almost 40Hz.The treated paper pulp mid-bass cone had a rubber surround and 44mm edge woundvoice coil for extremely high efficiency and high power handling.
Inside theformidable definition DC8, the crossover uses audiophile grade componentsthroughout in a design hand build and set in DMT onto non-resonant boards.Wiring is silver plated 99.99% pure copper for the mid-bass and incomingsignal, while the HF section is wired in high purity solid silver cabling. Theterminal panel is furnished with five WBT gold plated binding posts allowingsingle or bi-wiring and the use of Tannoy’s unique fifth terminal to ground thedriver chassis. Deep Cryogenic treatment of the entire crossover and extensiveuse of Tannoy DMT™ technology further improves resolution of detailing and microdynamics.
On theoutside the Definition DC8 exudes class and style from the deep lustre glosslacquer over real wood veneer or piano black, to the flush fitting trim andseemingly fixingless magnetic grille mounts. Whether used a high fidelitymonitors in an audiophile music system or as part of a high-end multichannelmusic and movie set-up, the Definition DC8 delivers unsurpassed accuracy andarticulation. The high-class, high-tech Definition DC8 is Tannoy’s flagshipstand mount loudspeaker.
Recommended amplifier power
(Watts RMS) 30 – 175
Continuous power handling
(Watts RMS) 87
Peak power handling (Watts) 350
Sensitivity (2.83 Volts @ 1m) 88dB
Nominal Impedance (Ohms) 8
Frequency response (-6dB) 42Hz – 35kHz
Dispersion (degrees conical) 90
Dual Concentric™ high frequency 25mm (1”) Titanium dome with Tulip WaveGuide™
Dual Concentric™ low frequency 200mm (8”) treated paper pulp cone with rubber surround.
44mm (1.75”) edge wound voice coil
Crossover frequency 1.5 kHz
Crossover type Passive low loss
2nd order LF, 1st order HF
Deep Cryogenically Treated
Enclosure Type Rear ported
Volume 19L (0.67 cu. ft.)
Dimensions (H x W x D)
excl grille 470 x 271 x 260mm
(18.5 x 10.7 x 10.2”)
Weight 10kg (22.05lbs)
High gloss black
High gloss cherry
High gloss dark walnut