TECHNICAL INFORMATION

 

 


Small Minimonitors from Role 
(scroll down for Technical Specifications and small towers below)

Skiff Sampan FTL Kayak Discovery


Note: The picture shows the relative size of the loudspeakers. The Discovery shown is a custom finish.

 

 

  Special Features

Skiff

 

 Sampan FTL

 Kayak

 

 Discovery

 

dimensions with grill attached
height X width X depth
 6 X 4 X 5 in
15 X 10 X 13 cm
8 X 4 X 9.5 in
20 X 10 X 24 cm
8 X 5.5 X 6.5 in
20 X 14 X 17 cm
12 X 5.5 X 6.5 in
30 X 14 X 17 cm
design one-way one-way two-way  two-way
bass alignment acoustic suspension folded transmission line acoustic suspension acoustic suspension
point source yes yes quasi-point source quasi-point source
crossover design minimum phase minimum phase minimum phase/ first-order  minimum phase/ first-order
time coherent yes yes yes yes
magnetically shielded yes yes yes yes
tweeter one 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame paper cone driver one 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame TPX cone driver 1 inch (25 mm) ferro cooled fabric dome 1 inch (25 mm) ferro cooled fabric dome
woofer one 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame paper cone driver one 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame TPX cone driver

 


one 5 inch or 13 cm long throw, woven carbon fiber woofer

 


two 5 inch or 13 cm long throw, woven carbon fiber woofer
internal wire oxygen free copper oxygen free copper oxygen free copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic oxygen free copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic
tweeter crossover elements zobel  zobel full value film foil capacitor and metal oxide resistor full value film foil capacitor and metal oxide resistor
woofer crossover elements zobel  zobel laminated 14 AWG perfect lay copper inductor  laminated 14 AWG perfect lay copper inductor
hard wired and hand soldered yes yes yes  yes
five-way gold platedSuperior binding posts  yes  yes  yes  yes
 10-year limited warranty  yes  yes  yes  yes

 


 Specifications

 


 skiff

 


 sampan FTL

 


 kayak

 


 discovery

frequency response

 


 115Hz - 20kHz 
(+/- 3.5 dB)

 


 40Hz - 20kHz 
(+/- 4 dB)

 


65Hz - 20kHz 
(+/- 3.5 dB)

 


 65Hz - 20kHz
(+/- 3.5 dB)

-6 dB ref. to 1kHz (Hz) 

 


  110

 


 35

 


 55

 


 55

sensitivity (dB, 1 watt/m):

 


  87

 


  87

 


 84

 


 88

 rated impedance: ohms

 


  8

 


  8

 


 8

 


 8

min. impedance: ohms 

 


 6.5

 


 7

 


 9

 


 4.1

 weight each: pounds

 


3

 


4

 


 7

 


 13

 shipping weight: pounds


7 (pair)

9 (pair)

 14 (pair)

 21 (pair)

NOTE: All loudspeakers in the Skiff series have single wire terminals. The Discovery also has single wire terminals. The standard version of the Kayak has single wire terminals but the Kayak is also available with bi-wire and bi-amp terminals for a $50 additional charge.


 

Small Tower Loudspeakers from Role

 

 Sampan

 Sampan DTL

 

 Windjammer  Enterprise


Note: The picture shows the relative size of the speakers.

  Special Features  Sampan

Sampan DTL

 

 Windjammer

 

 Enterprise

 

dimensions with grill attached
height X width X depth
36 X 4 X 4 in
91 X 10 X 10 cm
41 X 4 X 6.25 in
104 X 10 X 16 cm
39 X 5 X 6.5 in
99 X 13 X 17 cm
43 X 5.5 X 10.5 in
109 X 14 X 27 cm.
design one-way  one-way  two-way  two-way
bass alignment transmission line dual transmission line transmission line dual transmission line
point source yes quasi-point source quasi-point source quasi-point source
crossover design minimum phase  minimum phase minimum phase/ first-order minimum phase/ first-order
time coherent yes yes yes yes
magnetically shielded yes yes yes yes
tweeter one 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame titanium cone driver two 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame, paper and TPX cone drivers 1 inch (25 mm) ferro cooled fabric dome 1 inch (25 mm) ferro cooled fabric dome
woofer one 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame titanium cone driver two 3.5 inch (9 cm) full range cast frame, paper and TPX cone drivers

 


one 5 inch (13 cm) long throw, woven carbon fiber woofer

 


two 5 inch (13 cm) long throw, woven carbon fiber woofer
internal wire oxygen free copper
oxygen free copper
oxygen free copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic oxygen free copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic
tweeter crossover elements  zobel two zobels  full value film foil capacitor and metal oxide resistor  full value film foil capacitor
 woofer crossover elements  zobel  two zobels  14 AWG perfect lay copper inductor 14 AWG perfect lay copper inductor
hard wired and hand soldered yes  yes  yes  yes
five-way gold platedSuperior binding posts  yes   yes   yes   yes
 10-year limited warranty  yes  yes  yes  yes

 


 Specifications

 


 Sampan

 


 Sampan DTL

 


 windjammer

 


 enterprise

dimensions with grill:
(H X W X D) inches

 


 36 X 4 X 4

 


 41 X 4 X 6.25

 


 39 X 5 X 6.5

 


43 X 5.5 X 10.5

frequency response +/- 3 dB

 


35Hz - 20kHz (+/- 5 dB)
 35Hz - 20kHz  35Hz - 20kHz  35Hz - 20kHz

-6 dB ref. to 1kHz (Hz) 

 


30

 


30

 


 30

 


 30

sensitivity: (dB, 1 watt/m)

 


 88

 


 92

 


 87

 


 91

 rated impedance: ohms

 


 8

 


 8

 


 8

 


 8

min. impedance: ohms 

 


 6.5

 


 4.0

 


 9

 


 4.5

 weight each: pounds

 


15

 


 19

 


 22

 


 41

 shipping weight: pounds

 


 28 (pair)

 


 38 (pair)

 


 49 (pair)

 


 41 (each)

NOTE: (1) The Sampan and Sampan DTL have single wire terminals. The Windjammer and the Enterprise have bi-wire terminals and bi-amp crossovers.
(2) We reserve the right to make changes and improvements without notice.