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    Default Heco direkt

    Heco have recently launched the Direkt, an unconventional 2 way with a 11" bass/mid driver and a horn loaded tweeter. Sensitivity is higher than average at 95 dB/W and a benign impedance characteristic means that they are suitable for use with lower powered valve amplifiers.

    Heco have had a good recent record in producing Kraft paper cones which give exceptionally good rendition of tone. This configuration is a deliberate homage to a type of speaker that was more common back in the 50's & 60's. Many such speakers offered a relaxed easy quality of reproduction which the narrower tall cabinets and smaller drivers many modern speakers fail to match.

    Download this translated review from German magazine Stereoplay.

    The Heco Direkt can be heard in Sandringham 4 at the HiFi News Show being held at Beaumont Estates in Old Windsor this coming weekend.

    RRP will be 2500

    A picture from the brochure to give some sense of scale.

    Last edited by pure sound; 19-10-2015 at 16:02.

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    These look fantastic . Love the styling Unfortunately way out of my budget and Windsor is quite a way from me in Glasgow Love to hear them one day .

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    HiFi Choice just published a very nice review of the Direkt. 5 Stars in each category & Editor's Choice. Download it here.


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    Thumbs up Rallying against tall, 'skinny' speakers...

    Wow - I love those, and 'sensibly priced', too!

    At least it's one modern speaker manufacturer that realises the sonic importance of decent-sized drivers and a nicely wide baffle area (in terms of creating palpable and realistic 'scale')....

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    A nice review in the new issue of HiFi Critic.

    Download here.

    Last edited by pure sound; 09-04-2016 at 19:03.

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