Proac Response D48R Loudspeakers (Ribbon Tweeter)

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Proac Response D48R floorstanding loudspeakers

ProAc are a British loudspeaker manufacturer, noted for their robust and impressive build quality, as well as their commitment to the 'perfectly natural' design philosophy that they have become world-famous for upholding. Every ProAc loudspeaker is crafted by hand with delicacy and meticulous attention to detail, with each solid cabinet constructed, acoustically-damped and then finished in real wood veneer. 

The D48 comes with an all new bass / mid driver with a special modified cone made from carbon fibre and pulp. This driver has all the attributes of being stiff, light and impregnated with pulp to damp out any resonances associated with thin stiff material. The new cone brings unrivalled midrange, being richer and more natural, negating the use of a midrange unit.

The new cone also has a very tight extended bass response.

The new carbon fibre pulp cone is made from impregnated carbon fibre pulp, the cone is terminated with a unique new roll surround giving the cone a very linear extended throw, important for bass extension.

The new D48 utilises 2 new 6.5 carbon fibre pulp full range units achieving a powerful and extended bass, plus a new rich and detailed mid-range. These bass drivers are loaded through an equalised vent to air under the speaker and then side vented using 2 side bars to couple to the room.


Nominal Impedance 4 Ohms
                              Recommended amplifier                               10-250 watts
Frequency response  20Hz to 30Khz
Semsitivity  90 dB linear for 1 watt at 1 meter

2 x 6 1/2 inch ProAc unit featuring carbon fibre

pulp cone with excel magnet system


Tweeter D48R - ProAc ribbon 60mm x 10mm 'light as a human hair'

with rear chamber damping. 


HQC using dedicated components wired throughout
with ProAc multistrand oxygen-free copper cable.

Split for optional bi-wiring/bi-amping 

Dimensions  47 1/4 inch (1200mm) high on plinths with spikes
8 1/3 inch (212mm) wide
13 1/2 inch (342mm) deep
Weight  90 lbs (41 Kgs) each

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Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
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Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
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