Published on March 21st, 2016 | by The GC Team0
Quad introduces Z Series loudspeaker range
Quad’s new Z Series loudspeaker range is the first of a number of new products planned for 2016 in celebration of the British audio brand’s 80th year.
Like the S Series, which launched in 2015, the Z Series combines advanced Kevlar-coned bass and midrange drivers with a specially designed ribbon tweeter, but takes the fundamental design to a whole new level, according to Quad, re-engineering the drive units, crossovers and cabinets to provide the perfect bridge between the entry-level S Series and Quad’s classic electrostatic ESL speakers.
The range comprises two stand-mount models (Z-1 and Z-2) and two floor-standers (Z-3 and Z-4).
The Z-1 stands 383mm high and incorporates a 150mm bass/mid cone, while the larger Z-2 uses a 175mm bass/mid cone. The two floor-standers sport three-way configurations, coupling a 150mm midrange driver with two 175mm bass drivers in the Z-3, and three 165mm bass drivers in the Z-4.
Recommended retail prices
- Z-1: £1199.95 per pair
- Z-2: £1499.95 per pair
- Z-3: £2499.95 per pair
- Z-4: £3199.95 per pair