TECHNICAL INFORMATION

 

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

Skiff Sampan FTL Kayak

Discovery

Role Audio minimonitor loudspeakers

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Special Features

Skiff

 Sampan  FTL

 Kayak

 Discovery

dimensions 
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 suspn folded TL acoustic suspn acoustic suspn
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  3.5 inch (9 cm)  cast frame paper  one 3.5 inch (9 cm) cast frame TPX  1 inch (25 mm) ferro cooled fabric dome 1 inch (25 mm) ferro cooled fabric dome
woofer one 3.5 inch (9 cm)  cast frame paper cone one 3.5 inch (9 cm)  cast frame TPX cone

one 5 inch or 13 cm  woven carbon fiber

two 5 inch or 13 cm  woven carbon fiber 

internal wire OFC
copper
OFC copper OFC copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic OFC copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic
tweeter crossover elements zobel  zobel film foil capacitor, metal oxide resistor film foil capacitor, 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
5-way gold plated Superior  terminals  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. 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

 

Role Audio tower transmission line loudspeakers

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

  Special Features  Sampan

Sampan DTL

 Windjammer

 Enterprise

dimensions
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 TL dual TL TL dual TL
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  NA  NA 1 inch (25 mm) fabric dome 1 inch (25 mm) fabric dome
woofer one 3.5 inch (9 cm) magnesium
&aluminum cone 
two 3.5 inch (9 cm) magnesium
& aluminum cone and TPX cone

one 5 inch (13 cm)  woven carbon fiber

two 5 inch (13 cm) woven carbon fiber

internal wire OFC
copper
OFC copper OFC copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic OFC copper and DH Labs Silver Sonic
tweeter crossover elements  zobel two zobels  film foil capacitor, metal oxide resistor  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 plated Superior 
terminals
 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.