Artison Masterpiece LCR DualMono®
High-performance speakers for ultra-thin flat-panel TVs
Item #: 733MLCRDM
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Original Price: $1,849.99 pair
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Item #: 733MLCRDM
This item is no longer available.
Original Price: $1,849.99 pair
Looking for an alternative to traditional large, boxy-looking home theater speakers? Artison's Masterpiece LCR DualMono speakers mount right onto the sides of your ultra-thin TV to give you great sound from speakers that look like they're a part of the cabinet. The newest members of Artison's Masterpiece speaker family, the LCR DualMonos measure a mere 2" deep with grilles, making them an ideal match for most flat-panel displays measuring 55" high and as thin as 1/4".
Artison's DualMono® technology makes it possible to get an engrossing front soundstage from just two speaker cabinets instead of the traditional three. It does this by using an upper driver in each speaker to handle center channel sound, effectively anchoring dialogue to the middle of your screen. A lower driver in each speaker handles left and right channel sound, while a further sixteen tiny full-range drivers positioned at the center of the speaker fill in the rest, adding detail and dimension to your movies and TV shows. Plus, the LCR DualMono uses one of Artison's side-firing tweeters to expand the soundstage and envelope you in rich sound.
Attach a pair of Masterpiece LCR DualMono speakers to just about any flat-panel TV using the included universal mounting bar and your TV's standard wall-mounting holes. Artison custom-builds the grilles to line up evenly with the top and bottom of your TV screen, for a fully integrated look. Use our Artison Custom Grille Finder to add the grilles to your order.
LCR DualMono Speaker: The Artison Masterpiece LCR is a 3-channel (Left, Center, and Right) passive LCR loudspeaker speaker system which delivers the left, center, and right audio information of your AV surround sound system from two speakers designed to mount directly to your flat-panel television. The Artison Masterpiece LCRs are designed to complement any flat panel display (55"-up) and eliminate the need for a separate center-channel speaker either above or below the display. This is possible through DualMono Center channel technology which integrates two discrete speakers on either side of a flat-panel display that both reproduce the monaural center-channel signal. The dual speaker approach places the apparent source of the sound in the center of the picture where it belongs and eliminate the need for a third speaker (center-channel) which usually sits above or below the TV. The DualMono Center Channel provides an easy installation of just two speaker enclosures which are more aesthetically appealing and yet still deliver the three discrete front channels for your home theater surround sound. The Artison Masterpiece LCR features a universal mounting bracket system which allows it to attach to the left and right side of your flat-panel TV. A custom LCR grille (sold separately), designed to match your TV, gives the illusion that the speakers are apart of your television.
Note: The Artison Masterpiece LCR is compatible with flat-panel TVs (55"-up) which measure 40.5"-68.5" (wide) x 30"-up (height) x 0.28"-4.4" (depth).
DualMono Center Channel: The Artison Masterpiece LCRs feature a unique, patented DualMono Center Channel which improves the reproduction of the audio. The DualMono Center Channel design focuses the acoustic image so the sound comes from the center of the screen; while the left and right channels provide a wide-accurate sound stage. Two dedicated driver systems located in one-half of the left and right channel enclosures work together to project crisp, clear dialogue from the center of the screen where it belongs. The Artison Masterpiece LCRs left and right channels provide the wide-accurate sound stage you want from a home theater speaker system.
Kevlar Midranges: Each Artison Masterpiece LCR features two 5.5" long-throw Kevlar midrange drivers with an inverted magnet for accurate mid bass and deep low bass response.
Curved Line Arrays: Each Masterpiece LCR DualMono speaker features a Curved Line Array utilizing sixteen 1" ART (Artison Reference Theater) aluminum drivers. The Curved Line Array design controls the vertical dispersion pattern of the speaker and creates a wide horizontal image. The Curved Line Array offers crystal clear audio sound for both your system's center-channel and front-channels.
Stage Tweeters: There is a 1" silk-dome stage tweeter, positioned on the outside edge of each LCR speaker which provides a wider dispersion of the front-channel effects beyond the physical placement of the speakers. The Stage Tweeters widen the left & right channel separation by directing high frequencies (6kHz-up), against the adjacent rear wall that your flat-panel TV is mounted on.
Stage Tweeter Control: There is a Stage Tweeter Switch on the front baffle of each speaker which allows you to turn the Stage Tweeter 'on' or 'off'. In most applications, the Stage Tweeter should be set to "on". Turn the Stage Tweeter "off" when the speakers and your flat-panel TV are flush mounted into recessed cabinetry.
Crossover System: The Artison Masterpiece LCR utilizes a low crossover frequency from the woofers to the Array of 800 Hz.
Aluminum Cabinet: The Artison Masterpiece LCRs features a black anodized aluminum cabinet that resists vibration.
Acoustic Suspension Enclosure: The LCR utilizes an acoustic suspension enclosure design for tight, accurate bass response.
Separate Air Chambers: The enclosure features independent air chambers for each driver system for better accuracy.
Speaker Connections: Each Artison Masterpiece LCR will require two discrete audio signals from an external multi-channel amplifier. Each Artison LCR features two pair of gold-plated spring-post terminals (Front Right or Left, and Center).
Recommended Speaker Wire: The speaker wire gauge required is depending upon wire length run; 16 Gauge is suggested as the minimum size.
Mounting: The Artison Masterpiece LCRs are designed to attach directly to many flat-panel displays (55"-up) via the television's threaded wall-mount inserts. The Artison Masterpiece's universal mounting bracket system lets you attach the LCR speaker to your table-top or wall-mounted flat-panel TV. The universal mounting bracket system includes 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, and 10mm hardware.
Note: The Artison LCRs may also be mounted directly to a wall using its integrated speaker bracket (hardware not supplied for this install).
Foam Blocks: The included self-adhesive foam blocks provide both damping for the mounting system and stabilizes the speaker.
Custom Grilles: LCR Grilles (sold separately) are available to match the height and complement the color (black or grey) of select flat-panel displays from 55" (diagonal) and above. Please check Crutchfield's Artison Custom Grille Finder for your television's custom LCR grilles.
Note: No grilles are included with speaker.
Optional In-Wall Kit: The Artison LCR DM In-Wall kit (733LCRDMIW, sold separately) lets you mount the Artison LCR DualMono speakers in your wall. The in-wall LCR-DM Kit keeps the closed-back design of the LCR DualMono speakers which ensures that the performance of the speaker is maintained, independent of the wall cavity size or wall construction type.
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