REL Acoustics S/812 Active Subwoofer
Ooberpad proudly announces the availability of the feature-packed REL Acoustics S/812 Active Subwoofer. The dynamic S/812 takes REL’s medium chassis concept to reference-like levels of performance and does so with style, beauty and devastating power. It packs a punch with superb levels of all-around performance for both music and film sound, gives customers a taste of what our reference models offer, and does so at a fraction of the cost. For S/812, every aspect of the previous generation’s inner workings were examined without regard to its critical and customer-driven success. REL turned a fresh eye to power requirements, driver improvements, and specialty filters, upgrading each to extract all the extra performance possible. All this alongside the cabinet refinements necessary for those upgrades to emerging cleanly. This breakthrough S range is a positive and winning development that has exceeded every expectation of REL's design team.
REL's requirements were for far stronger deep bass output between 19-35 Hz, vastly improved theatre dynamics, and an even more open and spacious sound field which is advantageous for both music and film. REL turned to their NextGen5 amplifier, tuned to 800 watts, with high reserves of power beyond this, added a light film of carbon fibre to the rear of the driver to handle the extra power, and crafted two new sets of custom filters to extract the utmost in brute force and spaciousness. Finally, REL has imbued 812 with the ability to be stacked in 4- or 6-unit line arrays, just like their reference models.
1-year manufacturer's warranty
800 watt NextGen5 Class D amplifier
- 12 in., 300mm long-throw, Continuous CastAlloy™ cone structure, cast chassis active driver
- 12 in., 300mm Carbon/Carbon flat cone structure, steel chassis passive radiator size
- -6dB at 19 Hz in-room frequency response
Benefits of REL Acoustics S/812 Active Subwoofer:
Invisibly Upgrades to S/812’s Bass Engine
S/812 required upgrades to its ContinuousCast™ Alloy Cone to allow it to survive the massive power upgrades. To permit its thin, aluminum cone to survive 800 watts and incredibly long stroke, we added an ultra-lightweight backing of pure carbon fibre, strategically placed over portions of the rear surface of the cone. This produces two benefits; it strengthens and stiffens the cone and also eliminates reversion, wherein the backwave inside the cabinet is now prevented from interfering with the main launch of bass into the room. The result is more accurate and far louder deep bass.
Super Progressive Passive Radiator
REL's uniquely tuned passive radiators use special suspensions, now with an additional 30mm of linear travel, to produce performance far beyond conventional subwoofers. Our new SuperProgressive™ passive radiator produces extremely long travel allowing for very loud output while retaining the variable stiffness of its suspension. This allows it to act like a sealed box compact 12” design at low volume and a high output 14” design at its limit.
800 Watts and Counting
At 800 watts the NextGen5 amplifier is borrowed from REL's reference models and rocks huge reservoirs of power and current. The 45% increase in power (previous version was 500 watts) is needed to deliver both the profound output levels needed for modern theatre, as well as to produce the deepest bass in a high end 2-channel system. This increase in power is necessitated by our development on the musical front of an all-new circuit termed PerfectFilter™ that balance both frequency extremes. PerfectFilter performs two seemingly disparate qualities; extending the strong, even response of the extreme low end of bass frequencies while simultaneously opening up air and delicacy in the middle and high frequencies of one’s system. Additionally, REL has applied customized PureTheatre™ filters to allow S/812 to deliver the most awe-inspiring theatre effects ever offered in a classic REL.
Stacked for Ultimate Performance - SERIE S Line Arrays
In the real world, bass occurs with width, depth and height. By stacking up to three units per side (stereo or theatre main L-R speakers) the proper perspective and height of sonic events are illuminated. This elevates reproduction from conventional stereo or theatre to a floor to ceiling panoramic, full scale perspective of each sonic event. Reviewers are lining up to marvel at the transformation of music and film into the full-scale representation that REL Line Arrays uniquely deliver.
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Technical Specifications of REL Acoustics S/812 Active Subwoofer:
|Brand & Model #||REL S/812|
Front-firing active driver, down-firing passive
|Active Driver Size & Material
12 in., 300mm long-throw, Continuous CastAlloy™ cone structure, cast chassis
Passive Radiator Size & Material
|12 in., 300mm Carbon/Carbon flat cone structure, steel chassis|
Low Frequency Extension
-6dB at 19 Hz
|High Level Neutrik Speakon, Low Level stereo RCA, LFE RCA, LFE XLR|
|Hi Level Neutrik Speakon, LFE RCA, LFE XLR|
|800 watts (RMS)|
NextGen5 Class D
|Wireless Capability||Yes- REL AirShip system [required]. Sold separately.|
|Fully Electronic Set Safe||Yes|
|Mains Input voltage||220-240 volts, 110-120 volts for certain markets|
|Fuses||5 Amp 220 volts operation, 9 Amp 120 volts operation|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||
17.5 x 18 x 20 in. (430 x 455 x 514 mm)
|Net Weight||75 lbs. (34 kg)|
Piano Black Lacquer, White Lacquer, 8 coats
|Supplied Accessories||Mains Lead - Yes
Neutrik Speakon - Yes (10 Meters Nominal)
Interconnect - No
Users Manual - Yes