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EVENT ELECTRONICS 20/20BAS ACTIVE STUDIO MONITOR (PAIR)

Stock code: EVENT2020BAS

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Description

The Return of the 20/20
First released in 1995, the original 20/20 nearfield studio monitor revolutionised the recording industry and secured itself a place in the hearts of audio engineers the world over for its truthful reproduction and outstanding sonic character.

Now Event is proud to announce a new generation of clarity, transparency and definition with the release of the 20/20BAS. This two-way front ported speaker incorporates a number of fundamental improvements over the original model while remaining true to its tonal character and performance strengths.

Event's engineering team used ideas and technologies from its flagship Opal speaker in order to achieve performance in keeping with the company design philosophy of high output, low distortion and excellent dynamics.

A modern classic
First released in 1995, the original 20/20 nearfield studio monitor was universally acclaimed and launched the Event brand worldwide. Using manufacturing processes and materials unheard of at the time, the 20/20 combined a magnetically shielded 25mm natural silk dome with an 8" mineral-impregnated polypropylene cone. A laminated and internally dampened MDF cabinet with a front-mounted large diameter bass port assisted in providing the 20/20's impressive low end response.

A year later Event released a powered version, the 20/20bas, to critical acclaim from engineers, musicians and the media alike. The very first pair of 20/20bas speakers were used by Francis Buckley to mix Quincy Jones' Q's Jook Joint album for which he won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album.

The New 20/20BAS
Now fifteen years later Event is pioneering a new generation of clarity, transparency and definition with the release of the 20/20BAS. This speaker incorporates a number of fundamental improvements over the original model while remaining true to its character and performance strengths.

The original transducer design and cabinet volume have been maintained, however the high and low frequency amplifiers, cabinet bracing and overall construction have been revolutionised to improve audio characteristics, increase dynamics and extend reliability.

Opal Technology

Event's engineering team used ideas and technologies from its flagship Opal speaker in order to achieve performance in keeping with the company design philosophy of high output, low distortion and excellent dynamics.

Fully discrete Class AB amplifiers for the tweeter and woofer provide up to 250 watts of burst power with less than .01% Total Harmonic Distortion (THD). This more than doubles the power provided by the original 20/20bas amplifier design with less than half the distortion. Sustained high output performance is ensured through a new oversized toroidal power supply that can ensure sustained extreme low frequency reproduction.

"We were very respectful to the original 20/20 speaker" explains Event's Director of Engineering, Marcelo Vercelli. "Everyone in Event's design department has great respect for the speaker, but we saw a few areas where we could use techologies developed for Opal to get even better dynamics with lower distortion. The new low frequency amp can deliver up to 250w of peak power into the woofer. This gives you the BOOM... the definition in the bottom end that you're looking for."

System

Frequency Response35Hz - 20kHz ±2dBCrossover Frequency2300Hz3rd Harmonic Distortion @ 90dB SPL, 1m,
500-7kHz0.08%3rd Harmonic Distortion @ 90dB SPL, 1m,
200 - 20kHz0.2%3rd Harmonic Distortion @ 90dB SPL, 1m,
<200Hz1.5%Acoustic Output - SPL @ 1m, Long term
(80Hz - 20kHz)105dBAcoustic Output - SPL @ 1m, Peak
(80Hz - 20kHz)108dBSignal InputXLR, RCA (balanced/unbalanced)

Amplifier - Low/high frequency

Frequency Response20Hz - 20kHz(±0.2dB)Operating Band Pass20Hz - 2400Hz (LF)/2400Hz - 20kHz (HF)Total Harmoic Distortion0.01% 120 Watts into 4 Ohm LoadLong Term Power @ 4 Ohms80 WattsBurst Power @ 4 Ohms120 WattsOutput TopologyClass ABLF TrimConstantly variable ±3dBHF TrimConstantly variable ±3dBSubsonic Filter-3dB @ 30HzDriver ProtectionCurrent LimitingTemperature ProtectionThermal Cut-Off SwitchIndicatorsEvent badge 'On' modeCoolingConvection - Aluminium Heat SinkPower Requirements220-240V, 50/60Hz, 180VA
Power via detachable 3 circuit IEC type linecord



CLEARANCE INFORMATION

Clearance Stock with/without Warranty

Terms and Conditions

We are clearing this stock at reduced prices.

-Below cost and end of line / deleted models;
-New but may have minor cosmetic damage or marking that does not affect the usability of the item; 
-Second Hand or Ex-Demo product;
-Boxed or ex-Shop Floor and may be missing accessories, original packaging, manuals etc.

While we attempt to identify any issue to the purchaser, this is not always possible. If you have questions regarding the condition of an item, please contact us, prior to ordering for additional information.

Stock Availability - Because a number of clearance items are one-offs (i.e. only one left in stock), the goods may have been sold already; occasionally it may be a stock anomaly and, therefore, not available.

We take all reasonable steps to ensure descriptions and stock quantities are correct. However, mistakes do happen. If an error occurs, we will advise you as soon as practicable and discuss if there is a reasonable alternative product or solution that may be appropriate. 

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Freighting - Goods can be freighted to your local store on your behalf.

Goods may incur a freight charge depending on :

-the type of goods (e.g. large or heavy)
-the time frame in which you require them

Please email us, or make a note on your order, if you have a particular request concerning freighting of your goods.

Condition -All goods will be tested and sent in working condition.

All products listed here are sold with no warranty (express or implied) unless noted. You agree to this as a condition of purchase.

The warranty status will be noted on your invoice.

No representation is made regarding the fitness of the product for your particular purpose, application or installation.

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Please note that there are no refunds or exchanges on sale items or clearance store stock.