All Icon Audio speakers and components are either made by Icon Audio or assembled from components we have manufactured specially for us.
The MDF is 1″ thick audio grade. There is a special recess for the mid/bass unit which helps with the dispersion of unwanted energy and resonance. The cabinet is braced for maximum neutrality in sound.
The mid/bass unit:
The cone and the cap are made as one unit giving very good rigidity, resulting in very low distortion, even at high power. The cone and voice coil come from Taiwan. The neoprene rubber surround is manufactured in Germany. We prefer to use “rubber” speaker surround, as they last longer than the foam type.
The magnet is NdFeB rare earth 70mm dia, it is very powerful, large enough to drive a 12″ speaker.
Uses a 3″ voice coil.
Unlike the similar Dynaudio unit which uses a copper plated Aluminium coil, we use pure copper wire which has a lower impedance, therefore more powerful bass. The large coil enables the speaker to handle 150w of power (continuous).
The cone is made from silk, again from Taiwan, we feel that silk has better listening characteristics than metal or ribbon type tweeters. Ours is designed to have a lower operating frequency of 800 Hz; this provides very good integration with the midrange. We test and match the tweeters at 24c low humidity conditions for optimum matching and performance. We use special adhesive from the USA which gives very good temperature stability, strength and high frequency response.
There is a second magnet, this has two functions, 1, to increase the magnetic field strength, 2, to reduce the low frequency impedance raising mid-range output, increasing the damping factor and efficiency, the nominal impedance of the tweeter is 6 ohms. This helps with valve amplifiers to give a more linear freq. response.
The crossover is of minimalist design to get the best out of the drive units, whilst keeping a simple load for amplifiers. Jensen Copper foil, paper in oil caps are an upgrade option The chokes are wound by Icon Audio.
The system has very good Richard H Small/Thiele characteristics with very good bass output at low distortion. Tested with the German Klippel Gmbh test system, which is unusual in that the system is tested at high power, rather than the low power systems that other test systems use.
- Designed for valve amps of 9w to 150w
- Efficiency 92db MFV3 Super. 90db MFV2 88db MFV6
- Nominal impedance 6Ω
- Designed in Leicester UK
- Rare earth NdFeB magnets
- Oversized magnets for extra efficiency
- Low Oxygen copper wire voice coils
- Very low F0 tweeters with copper ring
- Smooth impedance curve
- High overall sensitivity
- Easy to drive load
- Hand made crossovers with audiophile caps
- Audiophile inductors
- Long grain loudspeaker quality MDF
- Choice of Cherry or Walnut finish
- Optional stands available complete with spikes
- Shielded magnets for minimum magnetic field
- Supplied with attractive front cover
- MFV6 5H x 18W x 24D (cm)
- MFV2 40H x 21.5W x 32D (cm)
Specification and price subject to change
(Specifications subject to change, errors & omissions excepted. General July 2018)
We are still delivering orders as normal. When your order ships you will still receive tracking details. For UK shipments, Our couriers have procedures in place to ensure deliveries are arriving as quickly & safely as possible. Drivers can now sign for your parcels, however will notify you that they have arrived, in order to ensure you receive your parcel. Signing for the parcel has now been stopped temporally for hygiene reasons. Drivers are also working with customer instructions, so you can ask them to leave the parcel in a safe place (doorstep etc...) if you prefer not to come into direct contact with the driver.
Express Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. Express Delivery offers delivery in 24-72 hours from time of purchase. We use premium couriers for this service, mainly DPD & Royal Mail. DPD will offer you a one hour window for delivery to make sure someone is at home, or you can reschedule the delivery if no one is around.
Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person.
If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!
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