‘The natural evolution of today’s Sonus faber is embodied in this new creation,’ said Philip Sawyer, of Synergy AV. ‘Minima Amator II is the re-statement of a fundamental product first introduced in 1992 when the company was establishing the key principles that would guide future production: accurate design and high-quality natural materials, combined to obtain a sound reproduction as natural as possible.’
The Sonus faber Minima Amator II is a two-way bass-reflex system that pairs a 28mm silk dome tweeter with a damped apex dome (DAD) via Sonus faber’s ‘Paracross Topology’ crossover network with a 153mm bass/midrange driver developed in Vicenza. It has a cellulose pulp/natural fibre cone and a diecast aluminium chassis. The front baffle and rear panel are both covered in leather. The bass reflex port is located on the rear panel, close to the brass speaker binding posts. Although it was designed to be used on a bookshelf, Sonus faber says the Minima Amator II will also deliver maximal performance when mounted on a Carrara stand ($2,995) or the more affordable Unicum stand ($549).
‘The Minima Amator II is a creation clearly dedicated to music reproduction with a lifestyle aesthetic that effortlessly lends itself to any environment,’ Sawyer told Australian Hi-Fi Magazine. ‘The compact, solid walnut wood of the cabinet adds to the speaker’s sound quality, resulting in a harmonious, smooth and consistent listening experience. The cabinet is embellished by a thin brass insert at the base, reminiscent of the elegant Electa Amator III design.’
Available now, the Sonus faber Minima Amator II speakers sell for $7,495 per pair (RRP).
For more information, contact Synergy Audio Visual