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ARGENTUM 490

Dream as you listen to soft music or bring the party to boiling point with red-hot rhythms.

ARGENTUM 490

Dream as you listen to soft music or bring the party to boiling point with red-hot rhythms: no matter whether at low or high volumes, you can rely on ARGENTUM 490 to provide the right sound.  
Equipped with a powerful double bass arrangement, acoustically neutral mid-range and the new fabric dome tweeter crafted from fine artificial silk, this unit makes for pure listening pleasure – even in very large rooms of up to 50 m2.

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Type 3-way
Design principle bass reflex
Nominal/music power (W) 140/200 W
Frequency response (Hz) 28...35.000 Hz
Efficiency (dB/1W/1m) 90 dB
Tweeter 25 mm Ø Seiden-dome
Midrange 135 mm Ø
Woofer 2 x 180 mm Ø
Size (w x h x d) in cm 1060 x 185 x 345 mm

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490 - Schwarz
490 - Schwarz
490 - Weiß
490 - Weiß

ARGENTUM 490
in the test

hifi-voice.com

hifi-voice.com, 01/2014

ARGENTUM 490

"+ good price/performance ratio
+ nice build
+ dynamic "quadral" sound
+ ideal for rock and classical music
- the even better Ascent range doesn't cost much more"

HiFi Test

HiFi Test, 06/2013

ARGENTUM 490

"Conclusion:

The new 3-way ARGENTUM 490 upright speaker from Quadral will delight you all the way down the line. Its clean, undistorted sound is paired with an impressive, dynamic deep bass performance that will simply astound you. For the price of a pair, which is well under € 1,000, you get ARGENTUM 490 speakers that have been really well prepared and both are real musical all-rounders."

Assessment:

Simple and precise:

+ 3-way principle
+ Huge reflex port
+ Price/Performance

Sound (70%): 1,2
Laboratory (15%): 1,1
Practice (15%): 1,2

Top class
Rating 1.2
Value for money: Excellent