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Yamaha Soavo NS-B901 Gloss Black Bookshelf Speakers (Pair)

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The bold striking design of Yamaha's NS-B901 Soavo range bookshelf speakers matches their audio performance, which embodies incredible realism, offering both depth and detail which make them ideal for high resolution audio playback.

  • Tick Soavo Concept: Delivering Natural Sound
  • Tick New A-PMD Woofer reproduces high resolution sources with richly detailed sound and abundant power
  • Tick Aluminum dome tweeter with DC-Diaphragm™ with neodymium magnet
  • Tick Innovative cabinet design (non-parallel surfaces)
  • Tick Three-way mitered-joint construction
  • Tick Highest quality parts including Solen capacitors in the networks
  • Tick Graceful appearance designed by Toshiyuki Kita
Delivering Natural Sound

Delivering Natural Sound

Soavo speakers are created by Yamaha based on our long history and rich experience, including over 125 years of making musical instruments and more than half a century of making speakers. In order to reproduce new high resolution sound sources with the highest quality, the NS-901 series feature new speaker units and undergo extensive sound quality tuning to further refine their expressive capabilities. You can be sure these speakers will deliver all the aural excitement that music and movies have to offer.

A-PMD Woofer

A-PMD Woofer

The 13 cm (5") woofers adopts the new A-PMD with a paper cone upgraded for the reproduction of high resolution sound. The use of a large ferrite non-shielded magnet ensures high drive power that provides prodigious bass volume. By utilizing high quality parts such as a high rigidity aluminum diecast frame that dampens resonance, it reproduces bass with a deep sense of scale, achieving both power and speed, leaking out of the speaker cone. This means the full power of the waves is forced out through the air port, resulting in clear, powerful bass.

Totally Faithful

Totally Faithful

The 3 cm (1") dome tweeter is made of aluminum for both hardness and responsiveness, uses a neodymium magnet. It delivers sound that links the medium and high ranges with natural smoothness and transparency. Firmly integrating the diaphragm and voice coil and using a thick surround material increases the sound density and resolution in the high range. With a heavy aluminum diecast tweeter plate that minimizes unwanted resonances and an extremely fine mesh grill that provides ideal sound dissemination, it faithfully reproduces dense sound atmospheres and nuances from high resolution sound source.

Aluminum Tweeter Plate

Aluminum Tweeter Plate

A diecast aluminum tweeter plate isolates the tweeter from cabinet vibration and provides a solid attachment for the tweeter unit. This prevents incidental movement, helping to ensure that the high range sound is clear and transparent, with no coloration.

High Quality Parts

High Quality Parts

The crossover networks employ the highest quality parts, including Solen metalized polypropylene capacitors and large iron-core coils with carefully selected wire. All parts are connected by directly soldering each one individually, instead of using printed circuit boards, further contributing to the rich and vivid sound. Finally, meticulous sound tuning ensures optimum transitions between drivers for smooth and natural sound across the entire frequency range.

Designed By Toshiyuki Kita

Designed By Toshiyuki Kita

The original and beautiful form with no flat surfaces was designed by Toshiyuki Kita, an internationally famous product designer. In addition to its high sound quality due to minimal standing waves, the elegant presence of the speaker displays expressions which vary according to the viewing angle. The real wood veneer with luxurious piano finish presents an elegant appearance for any home theater.

Piano Finish

Piano Finish

The glossy, lustrous finish is applied using the same techniques developed by Yamaha over many decades of manufacturing beautiful grand pianos. It provides a perfect visual complement to the smooth, rich sound you enjoy from the speakers.

Powerful, Accurate Reproduction

Powerful, Accurate Reproduction

The design of the cabinet is of course extremely important if the aim is to create a speaker with superior reproduction capabilities. The goal was to reduce standing waves to ensure highest accuracy, as well as to provide a full, three-dimensional sound with an awesome feeling of depth. The solution was to design a cabinet with non-parallel surfaces, having the woofer and midrange sections divided by a slanted partition, and strengthening the entire enclosure with vertical ladder bracing.

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Type 2-Way Bass-Reflex Bookshelf Speaker System
Woofers 13 cm (5”) Advanced PMD cone
Tweeter 3 cm (1”) aluminium dome
Frequency Response 52 Hz-50 kHz
Nominal Input Power 30 W
Maximum Input Power 120 W
Sensitivity 87 dB / 2.83 V/1 m
Crossover Frequencies 4 kHz
Impedance 6 ohms
Dimensions (W x H x D) 220 x 349 x 237 mm
8-5/8” x 13-3/4” x 9-3/8”
Weight (Each) 5.9 kg
13 lbs.

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

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