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Credo Audio Switzerland EV Reference ONE speaker

EV Reference ONE

This is our latest and top of the „EV-series“ model, the Reference ONE. Michael Kraske developed this model around the idea of a wide-band, closed cabinet speaker. Knowing about the tonal balance and richness that a full-range speaker can reproduce, not willing to accept the lack of bass and presence of high percentage of distortion.

So the paper-cone, symmetrical drive mid-woofer is accompanied by a 1“ tweeter and 12“ long-throw subwoofer. The mid-woofers slices-cone prevents effectively cone breakups, so it is playing from 50 Hz and blending over gently to the tweeter creating a speaker with full-range characteristic – but with punchy bass down to 25 Hz and extended treble smooth as silk. As always with Credo Audio speakers, we achieved linear impedance and a high efficiency (of 87.6 dB), making it an easy load for amplifiers.

Credo EV Reference ONE Specifications

  • Three-way floor standing loudspeaker
  • Top cabinet: closed design, mid woofer & tweeter separated
  • Sub cabinet: closed design
  • Double-vibration decoupled
  • Tweeter: 1 x 1“ Coated textile, neodymium magnet, symmetrical drive motor
  • Midwoofer: 1 x 6.5“ Sliced paper cone (coated), large ferrite magnet, symmetrical drive motor
  • Subwoofer: 1 x 12“ Alu cone, double ferrite magnet
  • Crossover: Passive proprietary 3-way filters, coils: Mundorf CFC air-core coils, capacitors: Mundorf MCap Supreme EVO
  • Hand-crafted by Credo Audio Switzerland
  • Tuning: closed cabinets
  • Frequency response: 40 Hz – 20 kHz, +/- 1.5dB
  • Bass roll-off: 30 Hz @ -3dB / 25 Hz -6dB / 20 Hz -10dB Sensitivity: 87.6 dB @ 2.83V @ 1kHz @ 1m
  • Linear impedance: nominal 6 ohms, minimal 4.8 ohms at 5 – 20 kHz, max 9.8 ohms @ 1.2 kHz
  • Recommended amplifier power (3m listening distance): 80 – 200 W RMS
  • Including the “isolation-base” (learn more…)
  • Weight: 55 kg p.p. without packing
  • Size(HxDxW): 126 cm x 45 cm x 22 cm