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Wilson Audio The Centre
Wilson Audio The Centre

Wilson Audio

Watch Centre III

The Watch Centre 3's front baffle is angled upward, directing the sound more correctly at the listener's ears, especially important when the Watch Centre is mounted low, beneath a screen. The Centre 3...

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The Watch Centre 3's front baffle is angled upward, directing the sound more correctly at the listener's ears, especially important when the Watch Centre is mounted low, beneath a screen. The Centre 3 utilizes X-Material in both tweeter and woofer enclosures. S-Material, Wilson's latest composite first used in the Sasha, now finds its place in the Centre 3's mid-woofer baffle. The new cabinet minimizes enclosure resonances and enhances the Centre's settling characteristics, allowing for better microdynamics and deeper shades of black.

Midrange/Woofer: Two - 7 inch (17.78 cm)
Tweeter: One - 1 inch inverted Titanium dome (2.54 cm)
Sensitivity: 94 dB @ 1 watt @ 1m @ 1 kHz
Nominal Impedance: 4 ohms/minimum 3.6 ohms @ 225 Hz
Minimum Amplifier Power: 50 Watts
Frequency Response: +/-3 dB 45 Hz - 22.5 kHz Room Average Response
Overall Dimensions: Height w/o spikes – 13 13/16 inches (35.14 cm),
Width – 20 inches (50.8 cm),
Depth – 18 7/16 inches (46.9 cm)
Stand Height (w/o spikes): 14 inches (35.56 cm)
Center Weight: 77 lbs (34.93 kg)
Center Stand Weight: 48 lbs (21.77 kg)
Center Shipping Weight (approx.): 124 lbs (56.25 kg)
Stand Shipping Weight (approx.): 55 lbs (24.95 kg)

The WATCH Center Series 3 sources its tweeter from the Sasha W/P and Sophia Series 3. This proven design is slightly more efficient than the tweeter it replaces. It is also more expressive of both large and small scale dynamics. Most importantly, it is better suited and matched to the Wilson midrange driver.

The acclaimed Wilson midrange was developed originally for the Alexandria Series 2 by Dave Wilson and his team of engineers. The Wilson mid was born of countless hours of listening to live, unamplified music in the great concert halls of the world, most notably the Musikverein in Vienna. Design goals were natural timbre, dynamic alacrity, and high-resolution. Dave was particularly concerned with resolving the very early reflections he heard when listening to live music, but which where missing in all previous loudspeaker designs in his experience. In order to resolve this subtle transient information, Dave knew the new driver must exhibit very fast and controlled settling time.the behavior of the driver's cone just after an initial transient.

To capitalize on the performance advantages of the Wilson midrange driver, a complete redesign of the crossover was in order for WATCH Center 3. Along with the latest in Wilson's unique anti-jitter technology, which accounts for interactions between high- and low-pass filters, special attention was given to the crossover's signal path and component layout, with measurable reductions in component interaction. The new crossover allows the Wilson mid to "speak" articulately from a near-silent background.

Wilson Audio

If money is no object and you’re looking for some of the most desirable, expensive and high end speakers in the world then Wilson Audio is the brand for you. Founded by David Wilson and Sheryl Lee Wilson in 1972, Wilson Audio produces speakers that will take your listening to the top level. The legendary build quality combined with their unbelievable sound quality has firmly established Wilson Audio as the most successful manufacturer of high end speakers in the world.

A set of Wilson speakers will bring out the very best in high end audio equipment helping to deliver a musical experience that’s as good as you can get. And with their range of speakers running into 6 figures for the critically acclaimed Alexandria XLF, a set of Wilson speakers represents a considerable investment. Beautifully designed and engineered, Wilson Audio speakers really have to be seen to be understood.

From their entry level speakers right up to the monolithic proportioned Alexia and Alexandria XLF speakers, once you’ve listened to a set of Wilson Audio speakers you’ll be hooked. To find out more about Wilson Audio get in touch with us on 01865 790 879.