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3-Way Speaker Design: The Infinity Reference series R263
floor-standing loudspeaker utilizes a three-way speaker design with a 1" CMMD
tweeter that features an advanced image control waveguide, a 5.25" CMMD
low-diffraction midrange driver, and two 6.5" CMMD high-output woofers for
natural, balanced, and intelligible sound.
Advanced Image Control Waveguide: The R263's tweeter
utilizes an advanced image control waveguide to deliver, more even high
frequency response, no matter what part of the room you're in. The unique
geometry of this waveguide delivers remarkable high frequency detail, imaging,
and natural balance at nearly any listening position in a broad range of
CMMD Technology: Infinity utilizes Ceramic Metal Matrix
Diaphragm (CMMD) technology in the tweeter, midrange, and woofers that is much stiffer with
more damping than standard metal speaker diaphragms.
- For the tweeter, CMMD technology offers superior stiffness and damping
compared to traditional metal domes, that provides a significant boost to
the high frequency range.
- For the midrange and woofers, CMMD offers exceptional pistonic operation over the
entire usable range of the driver, completely eliminating unwanted
coloration and distortion of the sound.
Low-Diffraction Midrange: The tower speaker's low-diffraction midrange
driver reduces sound diffraction and provides better vocals with greater dialog
Bass Reflex Cabinet: The Infinity Reference series tower
loudspeaker utilizes a bass reflex enclosure with a rear-firing port for
greater efficiency and bigger bass response. The Infinity R263 employs a
extremely low resonance enclosure, so you hear the music exactly as it was
intended. The R263 features a black wood grain vinyl cabinet that matches almost
any decor. The speaker comes with a removable black cloth grille with a rigid
Dual Binding Posts: The Infinity Reference series
floor-standing speaker features dual 5-way, gold-plated binding posts that can
accept bare wire (up to 8AWG), spade-lugs, pin-connectors, and banana plugs
(single or dual). The two sets of binding posts are shorted together by
gold-plated jumpers. With the jumpers removed the R263 can be bi-wired or
Rubber & Spiked Feet: The Infinity R263 floor-standing speaker
features integrated rubber feet and comes with additional spiked feet. The
rubber feet should be used on hardwood and tiles floors, while the spikes should
be used on carpeted flooring. The spiked feet thread into the bottom of the
integrated rubber feet of the speaker. The spiked feet add approximately 0.4375"
to the height of the speaker.
Placement: For best results, place the speakers 6' to 8'
apart and angle each speaker toward the listening position. Position each
speaker so that the tweeter is approximately at ear level. Generally, bass
output will increase as the speakers are moved closer to a wall or corner.