NASHVILLE, TN (PTA) — The Florida Audio Expo 2020 is this coming weekend and we’re already excited to see what many of the exhibitors have in store for us. Volti Audio in particular has us just as excited to see as to hear the new for 2020 Rival Special Edition loudspeakers that will be debuting. Two pairs of the new Rival SE’s will be on display at the upcoming Florida Audio Expo, and we can’t wait to share some details of what’s to come. Included are some behind-the-scenes photos to get you salivating.
The NEW Rival SE has curved sides of 1-inch thick Baltic Birch (the same material as the rest of the cabinet). A production detail of note, Greg laminates his own curved panels using a vacuum bag process pictured. Further pictures of the lacquer spraying process show two veneers, Bubinga and Rosewood. Both pairs will be on hand for the florida show.
Of course the big boxes pictured are the speaker cabinet, and the little boxes are the external crossover boxes. The building of those little boxes has inspired Greg Roberts to consider building a Volti Audio bookshelf speaker, but for now that’s just a delightful thought. One can dream can’t they?
Exerpts from the Volti Audio facebook page:
“I think these will be the most beautiful pair of Volti Audio Rival speakers I’ve built to date. I’m using stunning [Bubinga and Rosewood] veneers. These veneer finishes are what I’ll be bringing to the Florida Audio Expo in February, as I introduce the new Volti Audio 2020 Rival Special Edition. All SE’s will be fully optioned, finished in premium veneers, and sold at a special price.
The regular price for a pair of Rival SE’s is $19,900 USD. Greg is offering them at a ‘show special’ price of $17,900 USD and I’ll also deliver and set them up in my new customers home after the show anywhere in Florida or anywhere between FL and TN on my way home from the show.”
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Volti Audio to Unveil the All-New Volti Rival SE at The Florida Audio Expo
Volti Audio will be showing their products at The Florida Audio Expo February 7-9, 2020 in Room 403 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore, Tampa Florida. Joining Greg in the demo room will be Gary Dews of BorderPatrol Audio Electronics and Pete Grzybowski of Triode Wire Labs, and these Three Amigos have one goal in mind – to Have Fun!
While having fun, they also plan for the show attendees to experience living, breathing, music in their demo room. Their products are designed and manufactured to provide effortless power delivery, realistic dynamics, and life-like presence.
Be sure to get that center seat in the demo room and let the music ‘image’ right in front of you, as you experience the wide soundstage and system synergy that the Three Amigos are known for.
This year at the Florida Audio Expo, Volti Audio will be “Throwing You A Curve”!
Introducing the NEW 2020 Rival Special Edition – a fully-optioned version of this highly acclaimed Volti Audio model, with beautiful curved sides and premium veneer.
No other loudspeaker topology matches the dynamic freedom, air-moving capability, and vitality of a big horn, and Volti Audio designs and manufactures some of the best horn speakers available.
This year, Volti celebrates their first ten years with the launch of an all-new design of the widely acclaimed Rival speaker – the Rival SE. The Rival SE is the culmination of a decade of design and engineering experience, resulting in Volti Audio’s most stunning and refined speaker to date. Attendees of Florida Audio Expo 2020 will be the among the first to experience the energy and dynamics of the Rival SE for themselves, as they will be on active display throughout the event in Room 403.
Two pair of the new Rival SE’s will be available for sale at the show, one pair in beautiful Bubinga and the other in elegant Rosewood. Both pairs come with black, woven grill cloth, matching external crossovers, and Triode Wire Labs internal wiring. After the show, Greg will deliver and set up your new speakers in your home – anywhere between Florida and Tennessee (and even a little bit off the beaten path is fine).
Private demos are available before and after show hours, please inquire with Greg. See you there!