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Designed with a single goal – to deliver not just performance, but THE performance – the XT-5 speakers pair the legendary Raidho Ribbon Tweeter with no fewer than six of their latest (and significantly more powerful) Titanium drive units, creating speaker systems capable of extraordinary resolution, bandwidth, headroom and power handling.
As impressive as the capabilities of Raidho's deep ceramic cone technology are, experience with the CVD process that was used to create their incredible (and incredibly costly) Diamond drivers means that they know what’s possible. The goal became to approach or even match the performance of the D-Series drivers – at a far more affordable price: the result is the new Titanium/Ceramic sandwich membrane.
Raidho started by taking their existing three-layer aluminium/ceramic sandwich and on each side depositing two layers of a carefully calculated combination of Titanium and Titanium Nitride particles, using a high-temperature sputter process, to create a composite, seven-layer membrane. The twin titanium coatings act as incredibly dense constraining layers that further increase the stiffness of the diaphragm while reducing internal resonance and overall Q. These incredibly sophisticated new cones grace the XT-5, a speaker that’s even better than the outstanding X-5. In terms of price and performance, engineering and execution, it’s the most complete speaker Raidho have ever made.
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