REL S/510 Subwoofer


Colour: Piano Black
Price:
$3,225

Description

*The REL S/510 is only available for local pickup or local delivery from our Lincolnshire Showroom due to an agreement with REL, we cannot courier this item across the UK. Do get in touch with any queries and we'll be more than happy to help you as best we can.

 

The S/510 takes REL’s compact-medium chassis concept to reference-like levels of performance and does so with style, power and incredible speed. It delivers incredible levels of all round performance. S/510 allows those with less space, or when pairing with high end speakers that are slightly less robust, to have a perfect dance partner when the S/812 is simply too much of a great thing. 

 

Extreme Performance

COMPACT PACKAGE

For S/510, 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 emerge cleanly. This latest S range is a triumphant development that has exceeded every expectation of our design team.

REL's requirements were for far stronger deep bass output between 20-35 Hz, vastly improved theatre dynamics, and an even more open and spacious soundfield which benefits both music and film. They turned to their NextGen 3 amplifier, tuned to 500 watts with substantial reserves of power, added a light film of carbon fibre to the rear of the driver to handle the extra power, and developed two new sets of custom filters to extract the utmost in brute force and spaciousness. Finally, they imbued S/510 with the ability to be stacked in 4- or 6-unit line arrays, just like their reference models.

 

Invisible Upgraded

S/510’S BASS ENGINE

S/510 required upgrades to its ContinuousCast™ Alloy Cone to allow it to survive its massive power upgrades. To permit its thin, aluminum cone to survive 500 watts and incredibly long stroke, REL 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.

 

Nothing Passive About This

SUPERPROGRESSIVE™ PASSIVE RADIATOR

REL's uniquely tuned passive radiators use special suspensions, now with an additional 8mm of linear travel, to produce performance unlike conventional subwoofers. Their 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 volumes and a high output 14” design at its limit.

 

500 Watt Monoblock Within

NEXTGEN 3 AMPLIFIER

At 500 watts the NextGen 3 amplifier is borrowed from REL's former flagship model and produces huge reservoirs of power and current. The 20%+ increase in power (previous version was 400 watts) is needed to deliver the high output levels needed for modern theatre, as well as to produce the extremely deep bass in a high end 2-channel system. This increase in power is necessitated by REL's 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 applied customized PureTheatre™ filters to allow S/510 to keep up with modern theatre effects without breaking a sweat.

 

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.

 

Specifications

TYPE

Front-firing active woofer, down-firing passive radiator

ACTIVE DRIVER SIZE & MATERIAL

10 in., 250mm long-throw, die cast aluminium chassis

PASSIVE RADIATOR SIZE & MATERIAL

12 in., 300mm

LOW FREQUENCY EXTENSION

-6 dB at 20hz

INPUT CONNECTORS

High Level Neutrik Speakon, Low Level stereo RCA, LFE RCA, LFE XLR

OUTPUT CONNECTORS

Hi Level Neutrik Speakon, LFE RCA, LFE XLR

POWER OUTPUT

500 watts (RMS)

AMPLIFIER TYPE

NextGen 3 Class D

WIRELESS CAPABILITY

Yes- REL AirShip system [required]. Sold separately.

DUAL PARAMETRIC FILTER

N/A

 

Protection System

FULLY ELECTRONIC SET SAFE

Yes

D.C. FAULT

Yes

OUTPUT SHORT

Yes

MAINS INPUT VOLTAGE

220-240 volts, 110-120 volts for certain markets

FUSES

5 Amp semi delay 220 volts operation 9 Amp semi delay 120 volts operation

 

Dimensions

W X H X D

15.7 x 16 x 18.25 in., (400 x 410 x 464 mm) Add 1.75in (44.5mm) in depth when using Hi Level connector

NET WEIGHT

70 lbs. (31.7 kg)

FINISH

Piano Black Lacquer, White Lacquer, 12 coats

Supplied Accessories

MAINS LEAD

Yes

NEUTRIK SPEAKON

Yes

INTERCONNECT

 

USERS MANUAL

Yes

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