Diamond Audio is adding new black matte cosmetics to its full 2012 line, which has been restructured into 3 new segments.
The line is now organized (from high end to basic) into the “Studio,” “Tour,” and “Concert” series (instead of D1, D3, D6). All models get the black matte finish.
The Studio line has 3 convertible speakers including a Studio Pro SXP65a with 25mm aluminum dome Ferro fluid cooled neodymium tweeter and the SXP65s silk dome version. The Studio Pro midrange speakers use a hard anodized aluminum alloy cone and they have an external 18dB/octave SQ matched crossover. Power handling is 75 watts RMS. There’s also a Studio SX65v convertible speaker set with a special composite foam core carbon fiber cone that reproduces a distinct, natural sound, said the company. It has a power handing of 60 watts RMS. Pricing will range from $249.99 to $349.99.
The step down Tour series speakers, which can double as OEM replacement speakers will range from $149.99 to $179.99.
Concert series speakers range from $99.99 to $119.99.
Diamond is also launching new subwoofers at CES under the Studio, Tour and Concert lines. Studio models use cast aluminum framed baskets and heavy-metal heat sinks and dual 3-inch, four layer voice coil. Available in 12- and 15-inches they will range in price from $399.99 to $449.99. The Tour versions uses a reinforced cone structure and a dual 2.5-inch four layer voice coil. They will be available in 10-, 12- and 15-inch models from $179.99 to $219.99.
The Concert versions come in single or dual voice coil versions with 2-inch multilayer voice coil from $99.99 to $129.99.
New Tour amps will include a 2-channel model (300 watts by 2) and two 4-channel amps (330 by 4 and 600 by 4) as well as three mono amps (400, 600 and 1,000 watts). In addition to new cosmetics they have a new protection circuit and range in pricing from $219.99 to $599.99.
Diamond’s sister brand Cerwin Vega has also updated the cosmetics on several models including VMAX subwoofers and a Vega convertible speaker.
Source: Diamond Audio