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Tangent Audio adds passive speakers to its Spectrum range

The Tangent X4 and X5 are compact standmount speakers housed in a "contemporary cabinet design" in black or white satin finishes, with walnut base plinths.

Both models use a wide dispersion 25mm soft fabric dome tweeter and long-throw paper coned bass drivers (11cm for the X4, 13cm on the X5).

Maximum power handling is 100W, while sensitivity is 88dB/w/m on the X4 and 90dB on the X5. The smaller model measures 27.5x14.6x19.8 cm (HWD), while the larger one is 34.5x16.6x20.5cm.

Prices are £170 for the X4 model and £250 for the X5. Matching Alva speaker stands with walnut frames and white or black glass base plinths are also available.

Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.