Vision-BS   Shelf speaker as in Hobby Hifi 4/2015

Technical data
  • impedance: 6 Ohm
  • sensivity (2,83V/1m): 82 dB
  • size (HxWxD): 250 x 375 x 375 mm
  • frequency range (-8dB): 30 - 27000 Hz
  • crossover frequency(s): 500, 3000 Hz
  • speaker type: closed box

Vision BS is a compact 3 way monitor that employs a 20 mm dome tweeter Visaton G20SC, a mid-/fullrange chassis Visaton B80 and a woofer Visaton TIW 200 XS. This box has been developed by Bernd Timmermanns.

The crossover consists of a 2rd order high-pass filter (12 dB per octave slope) for the tweeter, a bandpass filter (12 dB high- and 6 dB lowpass) for the two mids. The woofer is connected to a 2nd order low-pass filter.

Between 50 Hz and 17 kHz, the frequency response of this loudspeaker is nearly flat on axis. An elevation in the frequency characteristics occurs at 20000 Hz; this should not disturb. The decay spectrum is nearly perfect. At low volume, i.e. 90 dB at 1 m, the nonlinear distortions are lower than 0,5% above 200 Hz.

Our kit consists of

  • Visaton tweeter G20 SC
  • Visaton B 80
  • Visaton woofer TIW 200 XS, 8 Ohm
  • PE sealing tape, 5x2 mm
  • damping material, Sonofil, 1,5 bags
  • Binding Post PK31, gold plated [one pair, red and black]
  • 2m Speaker cable 2x2.5 mm2, transparent
  • Countersunk screws 3.5x25, 4 pcs
  • Allen wood screws, black, 4x25 mm, 12 pieces
  • Plan for DIY kit

the crossover components (right),
to be mounted on a small wooden board.
  • Mundorf MCAP EVO Oil 3.3 uF / 450 V
  • Mundorf, electrolytic capacitor, etched, 33 uF/100 Vdc
  • Mundorf, electrolytic capacitor, etched, 330 uF/63 Vdc
  • Mundorf, electrolytic capacitor, etched, 470 uF/63 Vdc
  • Mundorf, electrolytic capacitor, unetched, 33uF / 70 Vdc
  • Mundorf, electrolytic capacitor, unetched, 68uF / 50 Vdc
  • Mundorf baked varnish air core coil BL71, 0.33 mH/0.48 Ohm
  • Mundorf baked varnish air core coil BL71, 0.56 mH/0.64 Ohm
  • Mundorf baked varnish air core coil BL71, 12 mH/3.9 Ohm
  • Mundorf H core baked varnish coil BH71, 4.7 mH/0.64 0hm
  • Mundorf H core baked varnish coil BH100, 4.7 mH/0.34 0hm
  • 2x Metal-oxide resistor, 10W 3.3 Ohm (orange-orange-gold)
  • Metal-oxide resistor, 10W 4.7 Ohm (yellow-violet-gold)
  • Metal-oxide resistor, 10W 8.2 Ohm (grey-red-gold)
  • 2x Metal-oxide resistor, 5W 8.2 Ohm (grey-red-gold)

Kit without cabinet, price per speaker   EUR 373,00 excl. VAT: € 313.45 / $ 363.60

Kit with high-end crossover

The high-end kit is delivered with an baked varnish I-core coil instead of an H-core coil for the woofer. In the filter for the tweeter the capacitors are Evo silver/gold/oil capacitors. Most inductances are baked varnished coils for minimizing microphonic effects. - The current flow through the coil creates a magnetic field which sets the reel of wire in motion. This motion induces a voltage in the coil which adds itself to the signal. The stiffer the reel of wire is, the less the signal will be altered.

Kit with high-end-crossover without cabinet, price per speaker   EUR 471,00 excl. VAT: € 395.80 / $ 459.13

Impedance correction

If you want to use a valve amplifier with this speaker an impedance correction should be employed. In this case the component quality is less important; therefore, we offer only one kit (upon request higher quality components are available).


Price per impedance correction for one speaker, to be mounted on a small wooden board.     EUR 9,20 excl. VAT: € 7.73 / $ 8.97

universal PCBs

If you prefer to mount the crossover components on a 240 x 165 mm universal PCB instead on wood:
Universal PCB RA240, order no.. I-2767, price per unit:   EUR 7,60 excl. VAT: € 6.39 / $ 7.41
We recommend one board per kit (two boards for a speaker pair)


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