This the flagship center channel speaker under the Performa3 series (which sits just below the flagship Ultima series). It is considerably bigger than the C205 we sold earlier and projects a much larger audio presence. The design is a true three way with a 1″ aluminum tweeter, a 4″ aluminum midrange and dual 8″ aluminum woofers. Frequency response was an impressive 34Hz to 26KHz where the full impact of a movie soundtrack was clearly conveyed in our home theater setup. Bass was particularly impressive with a tight and punchy sound which when paired to the F208 (we have that for sale in a separate listing) was seamlessly carried across from left to right and vice versa. When using all three Revel speakers up front, it created a huge and deep soundstage. The C208 can be paired with any left and right speakers too. Even on its own, the C208 held its own and kept pace with our 55″ screen and keeping the soundtrack focused with its on-screen action. Revel recommends a minimum power of 50W to drive it and goes as high as 350W. Again, this was another case of more power produced a much better sound as we settled down on 250W after initially feeding it with 150W. Sensitivity of the speaker is 89dB with a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. Dimensionally, the speaker is 29″ wide, 14″ deep and 12″ tall. With the matching stand, included in the price (which was a $300 option) it adds another 12″ to the overall height.
We don’t have the original box but will securely pack this for safe shipping. Very minor scuff marks and some polishing swirl marks from use but nothing major. They will be shipped in two boxes.