If you have a small to medium sized room with acoustics issues and large conventional treatments aren’t an option, you may want to take a look at Gradient’s Helsinki 1.5 Speakers. This very unusual looking open baffle speaker is designed specifically to work in smaller spaces and essentially ignore room mode problems via ingenious driver arrangements, rather than brute force digital signal processing.
Using the directional control, it changes our understanding of speakers and establishes the belief that powerful surround can also expect to speakers of art. Is the directivity control is achieved by using dipole Bass, Cardioid Midrange and tweeter wave-guide. The wave guides for the midrange and tweeter and the side-firing, open baffle woofer allow for flat response within 1dB from 200Hz – 20kHz.
Helsinki 1.5 is a speaker to three lanes constructed with environmentally friendly materials. Weighing 23 kg, this speaker come in different variants, such as birch, walnut cheirithe, cheirithe oak, black and white. Each set is available at a price of $6,500.