Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer - Dreamedia AV
Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer - Dreamedia AV
Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer - Dreamedia AV
Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer - Dreamedia AV
Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer - Dreamedia AV
Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer - Dreamedia AV
Vendor: Perlisten Audio

Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer

THX Certified Subwoofer with DSP Control
$1,995.00
$1,995.00

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Unleash the Power of Cinema-Grade Sound

Imagine the ground beneath you trembling with the might of a thunderous roar, each bass note resonating with such clarity and depth that it feels like the heartbeat of an untamed beast. This isn't just sound; it's an experience. The Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer is engineered to transform your home theater into a bastion of immersive audio, bringing the visceral intensity of the cinema straight into your living space.

A Symphony of Precision Engineering

The R10s doesn't just play bass; it masters it. The acoustic suspension design, a testament to Perlisten Audio's commitment to audio fidelity, ensures that your bass is not only deep but also precise and controlled. Each component, from the glass fiber diaphragm to the sophisticated digital signal processing (DSP), works in concert to produce a sound that's as true to the source as it is breathtaking.

Cutting-Edge Amplification

  • Powerful 750W RMS Amplifier: The heart of the R10s, this amplifier delivers uncompromised power to drive the subwoofer, ensuring dynamic and authoritative bass that fills even the largest of rooms without distortion.

Driver Design

  • 10-inch Driver with Glass Fiber Diaphragm: The meticulously crafted driver with its glass fiber diaphragm is engineered for rigidity and responsiveness, allowing for an impressive linear excursion of +/-20.0mm. This translates to bass that can shake your soul without losing its composure.

Advanced Acoustic Technology

  • Acoustic Suspension Design: The sealed enclosure of the R10s maintains tight control over the bass response, creating a sound that is both impactful and accurate, without the unwanted boominess that can muddy your audio experience.

Tailored Soundscapes

Every room has its own acoustic signature, and the R10s is designed to adapt. With advanced EQ settings, you can fine-tune the subwoofer to complement your space, whether you're filling a grand hall with resounding lows or seeking a more restrained bass presence in a cozy den.

Configurable Sound Profiles

  • THX, Boost, and Cut EQ Settings: Choose from the THX EQ for balanced sound, the Boost EQ for larger rooms that need extra power, or the Cut EQ for smaller spaces. Each setting is engineered to maintain the integrity of the bass response while optimizing it for your environment.

Intuitive Control at Your Fingertips

The R10s is not just a powerhouse of sound; it's also a marvel of user-friendly technology. The 2.4" LCD color touchscreen display offers a sleek and intuitive interface for adjusting settings, while app compatibility with both iOS and Android devices means you can tweak and tune your subwoofer from the comfort of your couch.

Seamless Integration and Adjustment

  • 10-Band Parametric EQ and DSP Engine: Dial in the perfect sound with precision equalization and a powerful DSP engine that ensures your audio is clean and free of artifacts.
  • Low Pass Filter and Phase Adjustment: Integrate the R10s seamlessly with your existing speakers using adjustable low pass filters and phase controls, crafting a cohesive and harmonious audio system.

Connectivity for Every Setup

Whether you're a purist with a penchant for analog connections or a modern audiophile with a myriad of digital sources, the R10s has you covered. Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA inputs and outputs provide versatile connectivity options to suit any system.

Flexible Connections

  • Balanced XLR and Unbalanced RCA: These professional-grade connections ensure that the audio signal remains pristine from source to speaker, minimizing noise and interference.

A Statement of Aesthetic and Build Quality

Beyond its sonic prowess, the R10s boasts a sleek satin black finish that exudes elegance. Its compact dimensions and substantial weight reflect the quality of materials and craftsmanship, allowing this subwoofer to blend seamlessly into any decor while hinting at the power that lies within.

Robust and Refined Design

  • Dimensions and Weight: With its considered dimensions and heft, the R10s is both a statement piece and a testament to the robust engineering that underpins Perlisten Audio's design philosophy.

THX Certification – The Seal of Excellence

The THX certification is not just a badge; it's a promise of performance. It means that the R10s has been tested and approved by the world-renowned THX standard, assuring you that this subwoofer meets the most stringent requirements for audio quality and performance.

The Guarantee of Quality

  • THX Certified: This certification guarantees that you are getting a subwoofer capable of delivering theater-quality sound right in your home.

Your Home Theater, Elevated

With the Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer, your search for the ultimate in home theater bass ends here. It's not just about hearing the sound; it's about feeling it in your bones. It's about experiencing every moment as if you were there, inside the movie or the music. This subwoofer isn't just an addition to your home theater; it's the foundation upon which cinematic experiences are built.

Dreamedia – Your Partner in Home Theater Excellence

At Dreamedia, we understand the allure of perfect sound. It's why we stand ready to help you design a home theater system that harnesses the formidable power of the Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer. Our expertise ensures that from the moment you begin your journey with us, every note, every whisper, and every thunderous peak is delivered with an uncompromising commitment to excellence.

Transform your home into a sanctuary of sound with the Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer. Contact Dreamedia today, and let us help you experience audio as it was meant to be – profound, impactful, and utterly unforgettable.

Our Review

Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer Review

Introduction

In the realm of home theater, the subwoofer is the unsung hero that anchors the experience with visceral, room-shaking bass. Without it, explosions lack impact, and music misses its full-bodied soul. Enter the Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer, a product designed to meet the lofty expectations of audiophiles and home theater enthusiasts alike. Perlisten Audio, while perhaps not a household name, has been garnering attention for their commitment to high-fidelity audio reproduction. The R10s stands as a testament to their engineering prowess, promising a blend of technological innovation with uncompromising performance.

Design

Build Quality and Aesthetics

The Perlisten Audio R10s presents itself with a robust and minimalist matte black finish, signaling a no-nonsense approach to design. The sealed enclosure is not just a functional choice but an aesthetic one, providing a sleek and unobtrusive look that should complement any room. The build quality is evident through its 21kg heft—a result of high-quality materials designed to minimize resonance and ensure audio purity.

Size and Placement

At H 388mm x W 340mm x D 380mm, the R10s is relatively compact for a high-performance subwoofer, which is an engineering feat in itself. Its size enables versatility in placement without sacrificing too much floor space. However, the 21kg weight, while indicative of quality components, may require some planning for secure and optimal positioning within a home theater setup.

Features

THX Certification

THX certification is not merely a badge—it's a promise of performance. It ensures that the R10s has passed rigorous testing to reproduce bass frequencies at the volume and quality levels intended in the original recording. For the user, this means that the R10s is capable of delivering cinematic experiences that are true to the creator's vision.

Advanced Technology

The R10s boasts cutting-edge advancements such as a sophisticated digital signal processor (DSP) and a next-generation DPC (Directivity Pattern Control) waveguide. These features work in tandem with Comsol acoustical modeling to shape and direct sound waves efficiently, reducing room interaction and focusing the acoustic energy where it's needed most. This level of technology is typically reserved for professional audio systems, making the R10s a standout in the consumer market.

Connectivity Options

Connectivity is a crucial aspect of any modern subwoofer, and the R10s excels with both analog XLR and unbalanced RCA inputs. This ensures compatibility with a wide range of audio systems, from high-end separates to integrated home theater receivers. The inclusion of balanced XLR input is particularly commendable, catering to audiophiles with professional-grade equipment.

User Interface and Control

The inclusion of a 2.4" LCD color touchscreen is a nod to modernity and user convenience. It's a rare and welcome feature on a subwoofer, offering intuitive access to settings and adjustments. Complementing the touchscreen is app compatibility for both iOS and Android, which extends control and customization to the user's fingertips, allowing for real-time adjustments from the listening position.

Performance

Power and Driver Size

A 750W RMS amplifier paired with a 10" driver is a potent combination, capable of moving significant air and delivering impactful bass. The power on tap ensures that the R10s can handle the dynamic peaks of movie soundtracks without breaking a sweat, while also providing the finesse needed for the nuanced low-end in music.

Sealed Enclosure Design

The acoustic suspension design of the R10s's sealed enclosure is a deliberate choice for achieving tight, accurate bass. Unlike ported designs that can exhibit 'boomy' characteristics, the sealed enclosure of the R10s ensures a controlled and linear response. This precision is particularly beneficial for critical listening and for blending the subwoofer seamlessly with the main speakers.

Sound Quality and Accuracy

In listening tests, the R10s demonstrates a remarkable ability to dig deep into the lower frequencies without losing composure. Its performance is characterized by a clean, articulate bass that adds a tactile dimension to the audio experience. Whether it's the subtle double-bass in a jazz ensemble or the thunderous roar of an action movie, the R10s handles it with aplomb.

Usability

Installation and Setup

The initial setup of the R10s is straightforward, thanks to its user-friendly interface and the comprehensive app. Integrating the subwoofer into an existing system is made simpler with the advanced DSP, which allows for fine-tuning to match the acoustics of the room. This level of control ensures that users can achieve optimal performance with relative ease.

App Functionality and Responsiveness

The dedicated app is not an afterthought but a fully realized control suite for the R10s. It is responsive and logically laid out, offering users a degree of control over their subwoofer that is typically reserved for professional audio equipment. Adjustments that might require manual tweaking on other subwoofers can be performed on the fly, making the R10s a joy to use.

Value Proposition

Price Comparison

While the price of the R10s may position it in the higher echelon of the consumer subwoofer market, it stands up well against its peers. Its performance, build quality, and technological features justify the investment, particularly for those who prioritize audio quality over cost.

Warranty and Support

The varying warranty based on location and distributor is worth noting, as it can influence the long-term value of the R10s. Prospective buyers should consider the level of support offered in their region before making a purchase. Good distributor support can make a significant difference in the ownership experience.

Final Thoughts

The Perlisten Audio R10s Subwoofer is an exceptional piece of audio equipment that refuses to compromise on performance or features. Its strengths are numerous, from THX certification to its advanced technology suite and powerful amplifier. The attention to detail in its design, both aesthetically and functionally, positions it as a serious contender in the high-end subwoofer market. While it may not be the lightest or the cheapest option available, its performance and user experience are likely to win over anyone who gives it a listen. The R10s is a fitting choice for audiophiles and home theater enthusiasts seeking to elevate their low-frequency listening experience to new heights.

Specifications

General Specifications

  • Alignment: Acoustic suspension
  • Amplifier Power (RMS): 750 watts
  • Driver Size: 250mm
  • Driver Material: Glass fiber diaphragm
  • Linear Excursion: +/-20.0mm
  • Reference Sensitivity: 88dB /150mV/ 1.0m

Frequency Response

  • THX EQ: 20-301Hz (-6dB) / 16-380Hz (-10dB)
  • Boost (Large Room) EQ: 16-301Hz (-6dB) / 14-380Hz (-10dB)
  • Cut (Small Room) EQ: 25-301Hz (-6dB) / 19-380Hz (-10dB)

Connectivity

  • Inputs: (1) Balanced XLR, (1) Unbalanced RCA
  • Outputs: (1) Balanced XLR unbuffered, (1) Unbalanced RCA unbuffered

Control and Configuration

  • Display Interface: 2.4" LCD color touchscreen
  • App Compatibility: iOS and Android
  • Processor: 32-bit ARM Cortex M4
  • DSP Engine: Ti DSP 48-bit data paths
  • Parametric EQ: 10-Band PEQ with 3 user presets
  • Low Pass Filter: Bypass, 30-160Hz, slope 6, 12, 18, 24dB/oct
  • Phase Adjustment: Variable 0-270
  • Polarity: Normal / inverted
  • Configurable Auto Turn-On: Yes
  • 12V Trigger: Yes

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 388 x 340 x 380mm / 15.3 x 13.4 x 15.0"
  • Weight: 21.0 kg (46.2 lbs.)
  • Available Finishes: Satin black