CE1 Compact Evolution One Speaker system
OVERWHELMING SOUND FROM A COMPACT HOUSING
The CE1 is the ultimate reference shelf speaker from the TAD Evolution series. With a combat weight of 30kg, this bolide combines the advantages of a compact model with the performance of a floorstanding loudspeaker. Close your eyes and enjoy the almost holographic image of the CST-Beryllium-Magnesium Koxial chassis. The three-way construction with the powerful 18cm MACS woofer guarantees an impressive, extremely precise bass performance. The sophisticated, innovative bi-directional ADS port - a unique feature of TAD Labs - simplifies installation, especially in smaller rooms.
Made in Japan
years of experience
"Der kompakte CE-1 ist nicht bloß ein Lautsprecher – er ist eine technische Meisterleistung und zugleich eine klangliche Offenbarung!"
"Tutaj na te „kości” naciągnięte jest jędrne, gibkie ciało, dzięki któremu słuchamy każdego rodzaju muzyki, każdego wydania płyty z przyjemnością i radością. A o to w naszej branży chodzi. Świetny dźwięk!"
"Doskonałe różnicowanie w każdym aspekcie - barwy, przestrzeni, dynamiki. Bardzo dokładne, profesjonalne granie, a przy tym bez żadnej agresji, chociaż i bez przymilności."
"... Impressive doesn’t even cut it. Imaging too is exceptional, with bass integration that fits the room, not just the loudspeaker. Which all sets a standard you’ll struggle to replicate from a loudspeaker at this size, price, or performance."
"By any standard the CE1 is pure TAD with all the sonic qualities and performance benchmarks that the brand is known for."
"The level and quality of bass that came out of those stand-mounted speakers would have, by itself, been an impressive achievement. Combine that with the sublimely rendered midrange and treble from custom made concentric drivers using cutting edge materials and you have something very, very special indeed."
|TAD CE1 (Compact Evolution One)
|3-way vented-box system (Bi-Directional Aero-Dynamic Slot)
|Tweeter/midrange, coaxial: 3.5cm beryllium dome / 14cm magnesium cone
Woofer: 18cm MACS cone
|Frequency response: 34Hz - 100kHz
Crossover frequencies: 250Hz, 2kHz
Maximum input: 200W
Sensitivity: 85dB (2.83V, 1m)
Nominal impedance: 4Ω
|CST* Coaxial-Driver (*Coherent Source Transducer)
The midrange and tweeter are configured concentrically to match their directional characteristics and eliminate disruption of the sound, while the tweeter diaphragm is elaborately designed and built from lightweight, high rigidity beryllium. With excellent stability, it delivers outstanding sound localization and a natural sound field over a truly wide bandwidth from 250Hz to 100kHz.
*CST: Coherent Source Transducer
MACS* Bass Driver (*Multi-Layered Aramid Composite Shell)
18CM WOOFER WITH A MACS* DIAPHRAGM
The shell-shaped diaphragm integrates the center cap and cone into a single piece. Coupled to the voice coil via a molded cradle that fully conveys the powerful driving force of the large neodymium magnet, and combined with the turbulence suppressing aerodynamic design of the rear side, this woofer delivers a rich, clear bass and vibrant lower midrange.
*MACS: Multi-Layered Aramid Composite Cone
SILENT* Enclosure (*Structurally Inert Laminated Enclosure Technology)
SILENT* ENCLOSURE - ULTIMATE STRENGTH
The cornerstones of its outstanding physical properties are its combination of birch plywood braces, MDF panels and Bi-Directional ADS Port featuring 10mm-thick hard anodized aluminum side panels that provide superior strength and vibration dampening. Additionally, optimization of the enclosure size and port layout have eliminated standing waves up to 250Hz.
*SILENT: Structurally Inert Laminated Enclosure Technology
Bi-Directional ADS* PORT (*Aero-Dynamic Slot)
BI-DIRECTIONAL ADS PORT*
Slit-shaped ports are positioned on both of the enclosure’s side panels with flared openings to the front and rear. The symmetrical front-back, left-right layout eliminates the effects of unwanted sound from the port as well as standing waves within the enclosure. Considering the compact size, you’ll be amazed at the rich and powerful sound field that will fill your listening room.
*Bi-Directional ADS: Bi-Directional Aero-Dynamic Slot
|Weight: 30kg (1 unit)
Dimensions: 290mm (W) × 524mm (H) × 446mm (D)
|jumper cables, cleaning cloth, owner’s manual
|TAD-ST2 Stands; available in Black or White