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Legacy Audio showcases compact powered Calibre monitor at CEDIA Expo

Legacy Audio showcases compact powered Calibre monitor at CEDIA Expo
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One of the highlights of the Legacy Audio booth at CEDIA Expo in Denver is the Calibre monitor, available as a standard passive design or a powered version – called the Calibre XD – with 500W of amplification in each cabinet.

It's designed to "meet and exceed the stringent high performance standards of recording studio professionals", according to its maker, and "bring a new level of resolution to audiophiles in a sleek, compact design".

It uses a 4in AMT ribbon tweeter, 7.5in midrange driver custom made in Spain and 8in bass driver. Legacy says the Calibre is suitable for use in stereo hi-fi and multi-channel home cinema systems.

It's available now to order in a variety of finishes: the standard, passive model costs $5500, while the Calibre XD active is $6780.

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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.