Wega   Shelf speaker as in K+T 2/2016

Technical data
  • impedance: 4 Ohm
  • sensivity (2,83V/1m): 90 dB
  • size (HxWxD): 700 x 450 x 240 mm
  • frequency range (-8dB): 35 - 28000 Hz
  • crossover frequency(s): 1350 Hz
  • speaker type: bass reflex

The Wega is an high-end 2 way bassreflex bookshelf speaker with deep crossover frequency.

The base of Wega is a a parallelogram.

The Wega is home to a Wavecor dome, the TW030WA12, and two low-distortion 12 cm mid-woofers Wavecor WF120CU07.

Wega is developed by Daniel Gattig and Dennis Frank.

The crossover consists of a 2nd order high-pass filter (12 dB per octave slope) for the tweeter. Two parallel RCL smoothing the frequency response of the tweeter. The Woofers are connected to an 2nd order low-pass filter.

The frequency response of this speaker a very linear. The decay spectrum is nearly perfect. At low volume, i.e. 85 dB at 1 m, the nonlinear distortions are lower than 0.5% above 300 Hz and doesn't exceed 1.5% at 95 dB at 1 m .

Our kit consists of

  • Wavecor silk dome tweeter TW030WA12, 8 Ohm
  • 2x WF120CU07, Wavecor Mid/Woofer, 8 Ohm, paper cone with alu phase plug
  • Damping Sonofil 100 x 35 cm for 20 litres
  • Female banana jacks, red and black
  • 2m Speaker cable 2x1.5 mm2, transparent
  • 0,5x Pan screws 4x20 black, 8 pieces
  • Allen wood screws, black, 4x25 mm, 8 pieces
  • Plan for DIY kit

the crossover components (right),
to be mounted on a small wooden board.

  • Audaphon MKP CAP Superior 1.5 μF / 400 Vdc
  • Audaphon MKP CAP Superior 2.2 μF / 400 Vdc
  • Audaphon MKP CAP Superior 12 μF / 400 Vdc
  • Audaphon MKT CAP 33 μF / 160 Vdc
  • 1.3 mm air core coil, 1.0 mH/0.32 Ohm
  • 0.7 mm air core coil, 0.12 mH/0.29 Ohm
  • 0.7 mm air core coil, 0.68 mH/0.70 Ohm
  • 0.7 mm air core coil, 2.2 mH/1.3 Ohm
  • Metal-oxide resistor, 10W 6.8 Ohm (blue-grey-gold)
  • Metal-oxide resistor, 10W 12 Ohm (brown-red-black)

Kit without cabinet, price per speaker   EUR 540,00 excl. VAT: € 453.78 / $ 490.08

Kit with high-end crossover

Our high-end version employs ClarityCap capacitors; in series to the dome tweeter even of Type ESA.

The coils are Mundorf copper foil coils or baked varnished coils for diminishing the microphonics effect. Current flowing through the coil creates a magnetic field which on itself sets the reel of wire in motion. That motion induces a voltage in the coil which adds itself to the original signal.

Kit with high-end-crossover without cabinet, price per speaker   EUR 594,00 excl. VAT: € 499.16 / $ 539.09

universal PCBs

If you prefer to mount the crossover components on a universal PCB instead on wood
PCB 150x115 mm, tin plated, price per unit:   EUR 4,70 excl. VAT: € 3.95 / $ 4.27
We recommend two boards per kit (4 boards per speaker pair)

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