PMC fact.12 loudspeakers

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This speaker is one of those rare hi-fi components that tells you so much about the music and the rest of the system that it becomes difficult to make notes about. It’s clear that it is a milestone product, one that puts PMC into the premier league of loudspeaker brands. Not only does it look exquisite for a decent size speaker, it is second to none in terms of transparency, pace, imaging and dynamics. Some will prefer a heavier sound no doubt, but I suspect that the fact.12’s presentation is more accurate because of its speed, heaviness is more likely to be an artefact of cabinet materials than the recording. Unless you’re talking about thickener, don’t worry, if you put on ‘Enter Sandman’ you can hear the thickener. Alternatively try Jimi Hendrix at Miami Pop; he didn’t need thickening and neither do these.

Technical Specifications

Freq response: 26Hz – 30kHz

Sensitivity: 84dB 1w 1m

Effective ATL (Advanced Transmission Line Length): 3.3m (11ft)

Impedance: 8 Ohms

Drive Units: LF: 2 x fact 140mm (5.5”) super long throw bass units damped coating; MF: fact 50mm (2.0”) super clarity soft dome ferro-fluid cooled mid-range with machined aluminium dispersion plate; HF: fact 19mm (0.75”) high-res SONOMEX™ soft dome ferro-fluid cooled with 34mm wide surround

Crossover Freq: 400Hz, 4kHz

Input connectors: 3 pairs 4mm PMC Ag terminals

Dimensions: H 1110mm (43.7”) + 25mm spikes; W 168mm (6.1”) + 100mm (3.2”) ingot feet; D 420mm (14.9”) + 23mm (0.9”) terminals

Weight: 26.0kg 57lbs ea

Available finishes: white silk, rich walnut, graphite poplar, tiger ebony

Price: £11,995 per pair

Manufacturer: The Professional Monitor Company

Tel: +44 (0)870 444 1044

URL: www.pmc-speakers.com

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