Pico Lino 2 - or CC75, a mini TML speaker as in Hobby HiFi 5/2007 and 2/2009

Technical data:
- size (HxWxD): 33.5x18.2x24 cm
- impedance: 8 Ohm
- crossover frequency: - Hz
- sensitivity: 83 dB (2.83V/1m)
- frequency range (-3dB): 90-19000Hz
- frequency range (-8dB): 50-28000Hz

A small transmission line speaker with Vifa full range driver, for those who prefer correct timing.

This project was initiated around the 9 BGS 119/8 full range driver by the Danish manufacturer Vifa; it's a unit that delivers excellent tops and even bass.

Later 9 BGS 119/8 was replaced by the unshielded 9 BG 119/8.

Excerpt of the review in Hobby HiFi 5/2007


"Using our review system in our listening room we noticed a sound that seemed to come from a full size speaker. Bass was bone dry, clearly structured and remarkably deep. In comparison with the original Pico Lino a little less caution is required at higher volumes: even though these small, handsome speakers cannot reproduce sound at the original level, they still surprise the listener with respectable dynamics in relation to their size. Vocals are absolutely realistic, and individual timbres are even better projected than with the predecessor. The tops are so clear and detailed that we believe the Mark II beats the Mark I hands down. Although some people might have preferred an additional super tweeter, this is certainly not necessary anymore. The higher resolution of the tops also results in a considerably wider and deeper sound stage. While the Mark I was rather reserved but still precise in this regard, the successor excels in presenting a generous sound stage, instruments within reach, precisely placed vocals and clearly structured three dimensionality. There is no intermingling of vocals and instruments, no wandering in dependence on frequency: the three dimensional sound stage is absolutely stable. This is certainly thanks to the full range driver displaying a perfect spatial illusion due to the superior timing, something that's difficult to achieve with multiple driver configuration."

Excerpt of the review in Hobby HiFi 2/2009

... Better and less cheap with 9 BG 119/8 ...

Our kit contains

- the Vifa 9 BG 119/8 full range driver
- 2 terminals made of gold plated brass
- 4 Pan screws 4x20 black
- 1 metre loudspeaker cable 2x1.5 mm2
- 1/2 bag mat polyester damping material
- 1/2 mat needle felt NF 10

The crossover components to be mounted on a wooden board
- 0.33 mH air core coil, 1 mm wire
- 15uF ELCO, non etched / 50Volt
- 3.3 Ohm MOX4 resistor (orange orange gold)
- the building instruction

Price for kit per speaker without wood:   - not available

Pico Lino Medium End (Hobby HiFi recommendation 2)

The Medium End kit contains:
- instead of needle felt the self adhesive Damping 10 and
- a 15 uF MKP capacitor with 400 V instead of the ELCO non etched.
Self adhesive sealing tape is also included.

Price for "High End" kit per speaker without wood:   - not available

Pico Lino High End (Hobby HiFi High End recommendation)

The High End version contains:
- instead of needle felt the self adhesive Damping 10 and
- a 0.33 mH cfc copper foil coil instead of the air core coil
- a 15 uF Clarity CAP ESA instead of the ELCO non etched.
Self adhesive sealing tape is also included.

Price for "High End" kit per speaker without wood:   - not available

Please note:
If you prefer to mount the three crossover components on a PCB instead on a wooden board we recommend a raster PCB, 140 x 102 mm in size; one is needed per speaker.

Price for PB RA 140 (I-2765): EUR 3,70 excl. VAT: € 3.11 / $ 3.51

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