Elde   Floorstanding as in K+T 6/2017

Technical data
  • impedance: 8 Ohm
  • sensivity (2,83V/1m): 83 dB
  • size (HxWxD): 980 x 200 x 250 mm
  • frequency range (-8dB): 28 - 25000 Hz
  • crossover frequency(s): 1500 Hz
  • speaker type: bass reflex

Elde is a two way floorstanding speaker.

Elde is a bass-reflex cabinet loudspeaker with drivers of Morel and Wavecor.

The kit is delivered with the following drivers:
- a Wavecor TW030WA12 tweeter
- a Morel CAW 638 midrange / bass driver

The loudspeaker has been developed by Dennis Frank and Daniel Gattig.

The crossover consists of:
- a first order high-pass filter (6 dB per octave slope) for the tweeter.
- a first order low-pass filter (6 dB per octave slope) for the woofer.

Between 100 Hz and 20000 Hz, the frequency response of this loudspeaker is nearly flat on axis.

The decay spectrum is nearly perfect.

At low volume, i.e. 85 dB at 1 m, the nonlinear distortions are below 0.3% above 400 Hz and doesn't exceed 0.5% at 95 dB at 1 m between 300 and 15000 Hz.

Our kit consists of

  • Wavecor silk dome tweeter TW030WA12, 8 Ohm
  • Morel CAW 638
  • Bass reflex tube HP70, 68x160 mm, black
  • Damping fleece MT Bondum 800 (30 x 50 x 2 cm)
  • 1,5x Damping Sonofil 100 x 35 cm for 20 litres
  • Binding Post PK28 I, gold plated (one pair, red and black)
  • 2m Speaker cable 2x1.5 mm2 black/red
  • 1,5x Pan screws 4x20 black, 8 pieces
  • Plan for DIY kit

the crossover components (right),
to be mounted on a small wooden board.

  • 2x Audaphon MKP CAP Superior 1.0 uF / 400 Vdc
  • Audaphon MKP CAP Superior 5.6 uF / 400 Vdc
  • Mundorf air core coil L140, 2.7 mH/0.51 Ohm
  • 0.7 mm air core coil, 1.0 mH/1.02 Ohm
  • 3x Metal-oxide resistor, 10W 6.8 Ohm (blue-grey-gold)

Kit without cabinet, price per speaker   EUR 272,00 excl. VAT: € 228.57 / $ 262.86

Kit with high-end crossover

The high-end kit is delivered with baked varnish air core coils or copper foil coils on important parts of the crossover for minimizing microphonic effects. - The current flow through the coil creates a magnetic field which sets the reel of wire in motion. This motion induces a voltage in the coil which adds itself to the signal. The stiffer the reel of wire is, the less the signal will be altered. The capacitors for the tweeter are of type polypropylen (MKP) Clarity-Cap ESA and CSA 630V.

Kit with high-end-crossover without cabinet, price per speaker   EUR 313,00 excl. VAT: € 263.03 / $ 302.48

Impedance correction

If you want to use a valve amplifier with this speaker an impedance correction should be employed. In this case the component quality is less important; therefore, we offer only one kit (upon request higher quality components are available).


Price per impedance correction for one speaker, to be mounted on a small wooden board.     EUR 15,10 excl. VAT: € 12.69 / $ 14.59

universal PCB

If you prefer to mount the crossover components on a universal PCB instead on wood
PCB 150x115 mm, tin plated, price per unit:   EUR 4,70 excl. VAT: € 3.95 / $ 4.54
We recommend one board per kit (2 boards per speaker pair)


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