CONSIGNMENT PIECE: This item has been previously enjoyed and comes to us from the original owner on consignment. With claws. No original packaging – pick up only in Kelowna, or in Vernon by arrangement. Not available for shipping. Consignment item photos to come.
Soaring to high-vibrational heights, the Totem Hawk exemplifies total involvement with the senses. Truly full range, extremely compact and aesthetically balanced, the Hawk has incredible attributes and strengths that will bring you to the realm of sonic nirvana. The Hawk’s detailed voicing, harmonic nuances and timbre precision will simply move your soul to the core. With honesty and loyalty, the Hawk’s unique drivers deliver magic and power. Its exquisite cabinetry is designed to seamlessly project sonic vitality; its self-effacing holography and pure dimensional imaging produce a spatial experience that will lift and envelope you. The Totem Hawk is a soul mover of the highest caliber.
Every single driver is completely unique to Totem and proprietary in design, engineered by Totem and then manufactured to the strictest standards to meet their parameters by the finest raw driver suppliers in the world. In some cases where the technology is beyond the capabilities of suppliers or is wished to kept secret, Totem will build their own drivers. Every driver exhibits phase linearity, speed, emotion, off axis natural presentation, and spatial articulation.
Handmade Crossovers with point-to-point connections
Totem crossovers don’t require many parts because of the synergy between Totem’s customized drivers, but the components are the world’s best. These crossovers aren’t built on PCB’s because the laminated conductive tracks are weak and inconsistent. Instead they are secured to a thin piece of fiberboard or insulated polymers and components are mechanically crimped together because it simply sounds better. When Totem must solder, they choose WBT Silver Solder, the purest in the industry.
Artisinal Cabinet Construction with master craftsman woodwork
Meticulously hand crafted for peak performance that lasts decades. Lock-Miter assembly is an intricate woodworking procedure where edges physically interlock together. The resulting cabinet is up to 5 times stronger than conventional V Groove cabinets. Internal and external veneering resists warping, structurally fortifies, and ensures consistent peak performance. Industry unique Borosilicate damping manages dissipation, keeps the cabinet musically alive, and never deteriorates. Popular materials like poly fillers eventually decay, dramatically affecting the performance. Variable Density Fiberboard is denser at the extremities than the interior to reduce repetitive nodes and resonances.
Premium WBT connectors are the preferred choice by all audiophiles. WBT connectors lets the signal through without interfering or affecting it. Superior connectors like WBT connectors will prevent any signal loss and get the most out of the entire system.
Sound Isolation “the claw”
Machined from solid aluminum, the unique geometric shape breaks up surface standing waves and controls surface resonance as it acoustically decouples the speaker. Can be used with or without ball bearing, depending on surface. It provides improved bass response and imaging.
|Frequency Response:||<32 Hz – 21 kHz ± 3 dB (with proper room positioning)|
|Recommended Power:||30 – 120 W|
|Woofer:||5.5″ / 14 cm patented magnet system, dynamic linear suspension, non resonant cone, dustcap|
|Tweeter:||1″ / 2.54 cm alloy dome, low resonance chambered unit, flexible suspension|
|Dimensions (w x h x d):||6.8″ x 34.3″ x 9.6″ / 17.27 x 87.37 x 24.38cm|
|Placement from rear wall:||1′ – 6′ / 30.48 – 182.88 cm|
|Placement distance apart:||3′ – 8′ / 91.44 – 243.84 cm|
|Break-in Time:||60 – 80 hours|
|Crossover Frequency:||2.5 kHz, 1st order compensated|
|Speaker Terminals:||Bi-wireable, Gold WBT connectors|
|Weight||33.1lb / 15.06kg|