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AVmagazin review of BS 243 REVUE DE SON reviw of BS 243 ELAC BS 243 - REVUE DU SON Nr.323 - 5 Etoiles/ Recommande ELAC BS 243 - Haute Fidelite "Meilleur Achat"
Hifi Vidéo
N°397 (juin 2011)
Test individuel

« Polyvalentes, les petites BS 243 s'adressent essentiellement aux pièces de volume moyen. La limpidité et le naturel de leur restitution offrent un confort d'écoute que pourraient leur envier bien des équipements nettement plus coûteux. »

     
Haute Fidélité
N°147 (août-sept)
Test individuel

Haute Fidélité a particulièrement apprécié les haut-parleurs, la précision et la résolution. Toutefois, le journal juge le rendement moyen.

   
Haute Fidélité
N°134 (juin 2008)
Test individuel

Qualité/Prix : 5/5, « Meilleur achat »

Haute Fidélité a trouvé ces enceintes idéales pour une écoute précise, vivante et lumineuse.

   
ELAC BS 243 - High Fidelity (Poland) review
(november 2008)

"The loudspeakers are fantastically made and bear the proud sticker ‘Made in Germany’. Advanced engineering and good looks. This is ELAC."

   

HI-FI WORLD (UK) review

(october 2010)

"... frequency response analysis shows they are almost ruler-flat, meaning, they will provide great tonal accuracy and balance, but also low colouration..."

"The ribbon treble unit Elac use is a good example of this, measuring far flatter than dome units, and this gives the BS 243 an unusually even treble characteristic above 4kHz that will almost certainly translate into smooth, clean treble, of exemplary ribbon quality."

"As for the bass? That, if anything, was the surprise package. It was pacey and effective but without strain or boom. "

   
ELAC JET III tweeter
  • TT150AS-XR: difuzor midbass cu membrana sandwich hartie-aluminiu "Crystal"
  • JET III: tweeter cu tehnologie Air-Motion-Transformer (folded foil)
  • DC ring (JET Dispersion Control): inel pentru controlul dispersiei ce se monteaza in jurul tweeterului JET

BS 243: reda muzica ca o incinta mai mare

Pentru a obtine amprenta muzicala a acestui monitor compact cat mai realista posibil, o atentie speciala a fost acordata paternului tridimensional de radiatie a sunetului, astfel incat camera va fi "energizata" acustic intr-un mod consistent si armonios.

BS 243 este in mod deosebit potrivita pentru pozitionare langa perete pe un raft sau pe un stand dedicat.

Este proiectata sa functioneze fie in camere mici sau mijlocii, ca incinte stereo, sau alternativ in spatii mari ca incinte spate in sistem surround.
ELAC LS 70 & ELAC FS 70 II speaker stand Disponibil ca accesoriu: standul LS 70 este perfect adaptat pentru aceasta incinta acustica. Protectiile metalice inserate in baza incintei se potrivesc exact pe cele trei spike-uri ale placii superioare. In plus exista posibilitatea fixarii cu surub pentru stabilitate si siguranta sporita.
Specifications
Dimensions H × W × D
285 × 170 × 220 (232) mm Details
Gross Volume
11.2 l
Weight
5.2 kg
Principle
2-ways, bass reflex
Woofer
Bass Ports
1 × 150 mm AS-XR cone
1 × 45 mm (with Bass Control Plug)
Tweeter
1 × JET III (mag. shielded)
Recom. Amplifier Power
at Nominal Impedance
30-150 W / channel
Crossover Frequency
2,700 Hz
Sensitivity
87 dB / 2.83 V / 1 m
Nominal Impedance
suitable for amplifiers (from ... to)
4 Ohm
4 ... 8 Ohm
Minimum Impedance
3.6 Ohm / 240 Hz
Frequency Range acc. to IEC 268-5
41 ··· 50,000 Hz
Nominal / Peak Power Handling
60 / 80 W
Finishes
black high gloss
titan shadow
cherry veneer
mocha veneer
white high gloss
ELAC BS 243 finishes
ELAC BS 243 brochure

Treble Unit

ELAC JET III tweeter used in all 180 Series range

The ELAC JET tweeter is one of the most legendary tweeters in the hi-fi trade and has won international renown with its unusual transparent and effortless sound image.

The JET tweeter was delveloped to perfection on the basis of the famous 'Air Motion Transformer' by loudpseaker pioneer Dr Oskar Heil. Its principle: a concertinaed foil membrane is driven by a strong magnet system of neodymium rods.

This 'motor' drives the air considerably faster than the conventional pistonic technique. High sensitivity and extraordiary dynamics are the result. Due to continuous improvement, the JET III tweeter creates an effortless and airy resonance-free image up to 50,000 Hz, and with its linear frequency response is ideally suited for the reproduction of Hi-Res Audio music.

ELAC JET DC (Dispersion Control) ring
ELAC JET DC (Dispersion Control) ring
The ELAC "JET Dispersion Control DC" is a flat ring made of open-cell rubber foam which is mounted around the JET orifice with four clasps (or with adhesive tape).

The JET DC results in a broadband reduction of about 0.5 dB of the radiated sound level nearly independent of frequency. The JET DC is best suited for rooms with little sound absorption at high frequencies, especially for rooms with large windows without curtains or with a smooth floor without a carpet.

All loudspeakers of the 240 series are supplied with the JET Dispersion Control as an accessory.

 

Midbass Unit

TT 150 AS-XR midbass used in: BS 243, CC 241, FS 247 and FS 248.

All woofers and midrange drivers of the 240 series contain the new "Crystal Membrane" (patent pending) and their design is based on the well-known "Aluminium-Sandwich AS Technology" which was developed by ELAC a couple of years ago. The crystal-shaped inverse aluminium dome is joined to the paper cone in a special glueing process resulting the desired sandwich construction.

The stamping of the aluminium foil looks like the surface of a large crystal, this is where the term "Crystal Membrane" come from. This stamping stiffens the aluminium dome considerably which diminishes the membrane-internal resonances resulting in less sound coloration and additionally improves the large signal behaviour noticeably.

The voice coil is not only - like usually - joined to the neck of the paper cone but also to the bottom of the aluminium dome. This design results in the expansion of the transmission range of the respective woofers or midrange drivers by nearly an octave. Therefore the abbreviation "XR" (eXtended Range) has been introduced.

ELAC Crystal membrane - TT 150 AS-XR midbass driver cuttrough

ELAC Crystal membrane - TT 150 AS-XR midbass driver

 
 
 
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