Genelec revisits classic with Signature Series 6040R
Posted on: Thursday 14th of October 2021
Genelec has unveiled the first model in its new Signature Series with the introduction of the two-way 6040R Smart Active Loudspeaker. Created in conjunction with Harri Koskinen, the 999 mm (39.33″), floor-standing, 6040R continues an association between himself and the Finnish industrial designer that goes back 20 years to the 6040A, and his work on that model’s Minimum Diffraction Enclosure – a staple of Genelec’s designs since then.
The re-engineered 6040R now features the same 6.5mm LF driver and bi-amplified Class D power amplifier technology as Genelec’s professional loudspeaker models, alongside a 19mm (¾”) tweeter each driven independently by dedicated 150 Watt power amplifier stages. Other refinements include both analogue and digital inputs (supporting AES/EBU and SPDIF formats), a digital output, universal mains voltage and onboard DSP to allow each 6040R loudspeaker to be intelligently tuned for any acoustic environment via GLM room calibration software. It delivers a frequency response of 43Hz to 20kHz with a maximum short term SPL of 110 dB.