Ruark Epilogue II Bookshelf Speakers

4/5 (1 Reviews) MSRP : $618.00

Product Description

  • Frequency Response: 55Hz - 20KHz +/- 3dB (free space conditions)
  • Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
  • Amplifier Requirements: 20 - 100 watts
  • Sensitivity: 87dB/watt @ 1m
  • Dimensions HxWxD: 27cm x 18.5cm x 22.5cm
  • Weight each unpacked: 6Kg
  • Color finishes: Satin Black centres with choice of Natural Cherry, Red Cherry, Natural Oak or Black Oak veneered side cheeks

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    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Nathan the Limey a Audio Enthusiast

    Date Reviewed: March 16, 2004

    Bottom Line:   
    These are great speakers. I used them for about 2 weeks, with Audiolab 8000S/8000SX combo, Rega Planet 2000. The Audiolabs have a slightly forward/detailed sound, so this can bring out the best (and worst) in speakers. These Ruarks a not harsh in the slightest.

    Glorious treble & natural midrange, very taut but punchy, good detail, width & depth to the image.

    However, sending full-range to the Epilogue's put too much strain on the little bass driver- playing back modern heavy bass heavy material, causing sonic degradation. Ideally you'll want to use a av pre-amp that's good for "Hi-Fi" to filter out the really low stuff (to reduce port noise and driver flapping)- allowing it to play cleaner. For vocals, jazz, soft ballads etc the speakers handle it easily.

    If my musical tastes were jazz and vocals- these would be my first choice. I moved up to the Etudes as these played the LF cleaner. The difference between 14 & 18 cm bass driver helped it out.

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    Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

    Product model year:   2002

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