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Dali launches new Rubicon range of loudspeakers

Dali Rubicon

Dali has taken the wraps off its new Rubicon range of loudspeakers. Available from the middle of June, the new line-up consists of five models (from left to right), Rubicon 2 (£1600), Rubicon 5 (£2400), Rubicon 6 (£3000), Rubicon 8 (£4000) and Rubicon LCR (£875).

Highlights include the use of wood fibre cones derived from Dali's flagship range, Epicon, which use Dali's SMC (soft magnetic compound) magnet motor system.

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All of the models (apart from the Rubicon 2s) also use Dali's hybrid tweeter module, which partners 2.9cm soft dome and high performance ribbon tweeters. In the Rubicon LCR the module can even be rotated for use as a centre channel.

The Rubicon cabinets are made from solid MDF and come in four different finishes: walnut, rosso, high-gloss white and high-gloss black.

Although not a direct replacement for its Mentor range, Dali admits it will be phasing out this range as Rubicon takes over.

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by Andy Madden

Andy Madden

Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.