This is one of the greatest mid-range speakers you can buy for under $6,000. Superbly engineered, outstanding built quality and an amazing sound all packaged into a slim profile speaker without sounding small. To truly enjoy these speakers, you need to go “simple”. Keep the room as empty as possible (but well damped), drive them with quality gears and you will bask in the glory of these speakers. Imaging is so holographic (especially with vocals) that you just feel the transformation of your room into an intimate jazz club with the singer taking center stage and you sitting in the VIP seat. The mids and the highs are the key components in the Tempo VI. The mids were more transparent, more revealing and the highs were more detailed and smoother. The side firing woofers rounded up the soundstage by filling it with the bass that meshed perfectly with the central mids and highs. Each speaker has two 7″ side firing woofers, one 5.9″ mid-woofer and a 1″ dome tweeter. Each speaker are 39″ tall, 8″ wide and 12″ deep. Driving them does need some “power” where a 100W amp can make a big difference over a 30W amp (they are rated for 20W to 150W). Nominal impedance is 4 ohm with a sensitivity of 89dB.
Cosmetically, the speakers look very nice. Some scuff marks and tiny knicks that are barely noticeable. We don’t have the original packaging but will securely pack them for safe shipping.