January 17, 2017
Danish Loudspeaker Revolutionaries Raidho To Make Bristol Show Debut
Ever wondered why renowned Danish loudspeaker brand Raidho is so well, renowned? Now’s your chance to find out, as the company’s stunningly ambitious speakers will make their Bristol Show debut thanks to a new agreement with UK distributor Decent Audio. Come along and find out what’s behind Raidho’s reputation as both a revolutionary and a hi-fi legend.
Raidho is hardly a new name on the block, having long been recognised for its innovation with a capital ‘I’. The company is famously unafraid to think very differently and to walk a more challenging design path, pushing the envelope above and beyond the usual tried-and-tested approaches.
The Raidho journey began with a brilliant invention, the Raidho ribbon tweeter - a unique sealed ribbon tweeter that employs an array of neodymium magnets to create an extremely powerful force field in which an ultra thin membrane is suspended. Its performance was spectacular but initially posed a challenge: it was too far ahead of the game, and so responsive and dynamic that integration with conventional dynamic midrange and mass drivers proved tricky.
Raidho addressed the problem in typical Raidho fashion, by envisaging their own midrange and bass drivers that would be anything but conventional. The raft of innovations that have since gone into the Raidho range are nothing short of daring – from their stunningly conceived Ceramix drivers to their recent diamond-coated cones, both of which have necessitated a reinvention of production processes with technological support from the state-of-the-art Tribology Centre of the Danish Technological Institute.
All of the drivers and components in a Raidho loudspeaker are designed and manufactured by Raidho Acoustics themselves and every speaker is built buy hand. Not a single modified off-the-shelf drive unit is used, only genuine clean-sheet audio engineering solutions.
The results are quite simply breathtaking and the Raidho room has often been one of the most anticipated at several of the world’s leading audio shows.
And if the sweet sound of Raidho is beyond your present budget, don’t despair, since sister brand Scansonic’s fabulously affordable Raidho-inspired ‘HD’ range is another of Decent Audio’s covetable yet highly accessible brands that will also be on show this February. Come, join us, pull up a chair…