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System Components: The Mirage NanoSat
System is a 5.1-channel speaker package, the system includes five identical satellites and a powered subwoofer.
The NanoSat satellites are also sold individually,
giving you the option of adding additional matching satellites for 6.1 or
7.1 channel surround.
Drivers: Each satellite houses a 2-3/4"
titanium deposit polypropylene cone midrange with butyl rubber surround and a
3/4" pure titanium hybrid (PTH) dome tweeter mounted on the Omniguide.
Using the Omniguide, NanoSat satellites radiate sound in a 360° pattern. This
pattern creates a deeper, more spacious soundstage and a bigger sweet spot in
your listening area than a typical direct radiating speaker. When listening to
acoustic instruments live, we hear more sound reflected than directly. The
Omniguide closely approximates this reflected to direct ratio, giving the
NanoSats their large, realistic soundstage.
Enclosure: The satellites have an acoustic
suspension, extruded aluminum enclosure.
Mounting: Each satellite comes with a key-hole slot wall mount bracket
installed. The bracket is mounted with one screw and can position the speaker
right side up or upside down. The brackets mount the speaker
approximately 1/4" away from the wall. If you mount the satellites more
than six feet off the floor, Mirage recommends turning them upside down. If you
place the satellites on a table or shelf, put them as close to the front edge as
Speaker Terminals: The
satellites have high-quality binding post
speaker terminals for a secure and convenient connection. You will need to
remove a plug that's inserted in the center of the binding post if you wish to
use single banana plugs, the terminals are too far apart for dual banana plugs.
Spade connectors, pin connectors, or bare wire up to 10 gauge can also be used.
Video Shielded: The
satellites are magnetically shielded for
safe placement near your TV or computer monitor without causing picture
Additional Speakers: If you
wish to use the NanoSat System for a 6.1 or 7.1 channel surround system, you can
purchase additional satellites (653NANOPB) or an additional center channel speaker (653NANOCTR,
same design in a different cabinet)
to fill out your speaker requirements.
The NanoSub is specifically designed for this system and is available only in
this package. The crossover point and phase are factory set to match the NanoSat
satellites. The down-firing 8 inch sub features a ribbed elliptical surround to
eliminate surround distortions and allow greater efficiency. The port is front
NanoSub has spring clip speaker level inputs and a mono RCA line-level input. If available, Mirage
recommends using the line input with the preamp's crossover set as close to 120
Hz as possible.
Volume: The subwoofer has a
separate volume level, allowing you to adjust the subwoofer volume relative to the
rest of the system.
The power switch has three positions; on, off, and auto. In the auto position
the sub turns on when it senses an audio signal and turns off after
approximately five minutes with no signal.