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Acoustic Preference Gracioso 2.0 North Kingstown RI

Even the most aesthetically challenged audiophile has to admit there's something about those sexy slices of contrasting solid walnut and the elegant teardrop design that transcends their mere ability to eliminate undesirable internal resonances.

Lydecker And Co. Llc
(401) 884-1170
138 Love Lane Lydecker And Co. Llc
Warwick, RI
 
Innovative Home Systems. Inc.
(401) 841-9433
307 Oliphant Lane Unit #26
Middletown, RI
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Lighting Control, Multi-Room Audio
Brands
Leviton, Vantage, Lutron, Savant, NAD, Niles, B&W, Russound, Onkyo, Denon, Parasound, NHT, Triad, James Loudspeaker, Proficient, Bay Audio, Canton, JBL, Zenith, In-Focus, Panasonic, Pioneer, NEC, Samsung, Sharp, Bell''O, Salamander
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Shawn Bennett, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Robert Saglio Design
(401) 364-0474
PO Box 99
Carolina, RI
 
Sound Images
(508) 636-3400
803 Main Road
Westport, MA
 
Sound FX
(401) 826-2626
339 Quaker Lane
West Warwick, RI
Services
Home theater and electronics
Brands
Speakercraft, Sonos, Control4,

Magnolia Home Theater
(401) 826-7007
24 UNIVERSAL BLVD
Warwick, RI
 
Flint Audio Video
77 East Main Road
Middletown, RI
 
Home Genius
(508) 324-1810
376 Milford Road Home Genius
Swansea, MA
 
Eartec Co
145 Dean Knauss Drive
Narragansett, RI
 
Robert Saglio Audio/Video Design, Inc.
(401) 364-0474
Carolina Back Road
Carolina, RI
 

Acoustic Preference Gracioso 2.0

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September 15, 2009 By Dennis Burger

The Sum of Its Parts

As your eye climbs the distinctively un-bookmatched horizontal segments that make up Acoustic Preference’s Gracioso 2.0 loudspeaker and wanders around its inviting curves, it’s hard to believe that such striking elements are a perfect example of form following function.

Indeed, this is a speaker, and not a work of art for art’s sake.

Even the most aesthetically challenged audiophile has to admit there’s something about those sexy slices of contrasting solid walnut and the elegant teardrop design that transcends their mere ability to eliminate undesirable internal resonances.

Designer Marjan Tancer and engineer Davorin Žnuderl have packed the handcrafted Gracioso 2.0 with plenty of purely functional features, from its high-performance Morel drivers to its custom braided HGA Solid Silver wire with clear Teflon insulation (which, sadly, you’ll never get to ogle).

The Gracioso's are rated at 91 dB at 1 watt at 1 meter, and have a claimed frequency response of 35 Hz - 20 kHz. The system is crossed over with 12 dB per octave crossovers at 2200 Hz.

Available in European or American walnut, with a beautiful natural waxed finish.

PRICE:
Gracioso 2.0: €10,400 to €11,300 (approx. $14,750 to $16,000)

CONTACT: acoustic-preference.com

 Acoustic Preference Gracioso 2.0

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