REL S3 SHO Series S Subwoofer Subwoofers

REL S3 SHO Series S Subwoofer

  • Product Code: S3 SHO
  • £1,599.00
  • £1,399.00

The all new S3 SHO (Super High Output) subwoofer from REL.

Power and Performance

The Beautifully Balanced S/3

S/3 SHO derives from the flagship S/5 SHO and offers a more compact footprint and much of S/5 SHO performance for use with either slightly more modest systems or rooms that cannot handle the power and output of S/5 SHo. Qualitatively, it is the equal of S/5 SHO, sans the grand scale, power and majesty of its larger sibling.

Beautifully balanced, S/3 SHO offers powerful, incisive and beautifully balanced performance.

Smooth Speed & Slam

Continuous Cast Alloy Bass Engine

S/3 SHO’s driver features an all-new alloy cone structure that takes our mid-level product to a performance that exceeds our reference products of only a few years ago. By reducing moving mass, with a balanced approach to design, our engineering team was able to produce far more speed than prior designs. By carefully adjusting key parameters, we were able to increase the self-quieting key to a high-end component’s ability to resolve space and inner detail. Improvements in our designs translate into enhancement in your entire system.

Sound Beyond Its Size

Carbon Passive Radiator

S/3 SHO uses a special carbon/carbon passive that is stiff, lightweight and incredibly well-behaved. Our approach to passive design results in performance more akin to a variable ratio driver size. On an S/3 SHO, think of it as a sliding ratio design wherein the S/3 SHO begins as an ultra-fast 10” sealed box design and, as more power and deeper bass is demanded S/3 SHO gradually morphs into the power and output of a 15” design.

Fast, Extended Lows

NextGen2 400W Digital Amplifier

Beyond our proprietary drivers, the performance of a REL is determined by our unique input filters and amplifiers. REL S/3 SHO uses a simple filter-type that is very fast—about 8 milliseconds in group delay– to cross out unwanted higher frequencies to our driver. This speed and our carefully sorted filters allow for seamless blending of RELs with the main speakers. REL does not include a high pass filter to cross out bass from the main speaker because to do so would generally produce more unwanted effects than the minor benefits such a design confers.

S/3 SHO’s power amplifier is a powerful NextGen2 400W digital amplifier. This design has powered thousands of RELs and has proven exceptionally reliable and very fast with deep, extended lows—it provides a perfect mate to our new  driver.

Freedom

LongBow™ Wireless Connectivity

LongBow permits very fast, uncompressed bass to be sent wirelessly within the same room approximately 45 feet (somewhat dependent upon room clutter). We have selected an un compressed format as it results in natural, quick delivery compared with conventional wi-fi or Bluetooth systems. Because it is a REL, we developed LongBow with both high level (or low level with crossover intact) AND .1 channel delivery so that REL Theatre Reference performance can be maintained even when using our wireless delivery system.

Loudspeakers - Subwoofer
Frequency Response 22Hz at -6 dB
Phase Adjustment Yes, 0 or 180 degrees
Power Output 400 watts (RMS)
Drivers Active- 10", 250mm long-throw, die cast Aluminium chassis. Passive radiator - 12", 300mm
Type Front-firing active woofer, down-firing passive radiator
Amplifier Type Next Gen II Class D
Inputs Hi Level Neutrik Speakon, left and right Lo Level phono, LFE phono, SMA connector for wireless antenna.
Subwoofer Weight 28.00 KG
Dimensions (H x W x D) 424mm x 406mm x 464mm

3 Year Warranty - Terms and Condition Apply

At Audio Destination we use various delivery methods to suit various needs from standard Royal Mail services (1st Class,Recorded or Special Delivery) to a fully insured courier service (one we have used for many years) depending on size,weight and cost of item.

Postage costs will show at checkout.

One thing customers can rely upon is Audio Destination will do whatever we can to get the item you have purchased to you as quickly as possible but again we will inform you if there are likely to be any delays.

Should any problems arise or any special request need to be catered for then please call us on 01884 243584 (and ask for Mike or Caroline) or leave a message in the comments section when ordering and this way we can make your experience of ordering from Audio Destination as enjoyable as possible.

The all new S3 SHO (Super High Output) subwoofer from REL.

Power and Performance

The Beautifully Balanced S/3

S/3 SHO derives from the flagship S/5 SHO and offers a more compact footprint and much of S/5 SHO performance for use with either slightly more modest systems or rooms that cannot handle the power and output of S/5 SHo. Qualitatively, it is the equal of S/5 SHO, sans the grand scale, power and majesty of its larger sibling.

Beautifully balanced, S/3 SHO offers powerful, incisive and beautifully balanced performance.

Smooth Speed & Slam

Continuous Cast Alloy Bass Engine

S/3 SHO’s driver features an all-new alloy cone structure that takes our mid-level product to a performance that exceeds our reference products of only a few years ago. By reducing moving mass, with a balanced approach to design, our engineering team was able to produce far more speed than prior designs. By carefully adjusting key parameters, we were able to increase the self-quieting key to a high-end component’s ability to resolve space and inner detail. Improvements in our designs translate into enhancement in your entire system.

Sound Beyond Its Size

Carbon Passive Radiator

S/3 SHO uses a special carbon/carbon passive that is stiff, lightweight and incredibly well-behaved. Our approach to passive design results in performance more akin to a variable ratio driver size. On an S/3 SHO, think of it as a sliding ratio design wherein the S/3 SHO begins as an ultra-fast 10” sealed box design and, as more power and deeper bass is demanded S/3 SHO gradually morphs into the power and output of a 15” design.

Fast, Extended Lows

NextGen2 400W Digital Amplifier

Beyond our proprietary drivers, the performance of a REL is determined by our unique input filters and amplifiers. REL S/3 SHO uses a simple filter-type that is very fast—about 8 milliseconds in group delay– to cross out unwanted higher frequencies to our driver. This speed and our carefully sorted filters allow for seamless blending of RELs with the main speakers. REL does not include a high pass filter to cross out bass from the main speaker because to do so would generally produce more unwanted effects than the minor benefits such a design confers.

S/3 SHO’s power amplifier is a powerful NextGen2 400W digital amplifier. This design has powered thousands of RELs and has proven exceptionally reliable and very fast with deep, extended lows—it provides a perfect mate to our new  driver.

Freedom

LongBow™ Wireless Connectivity

LongBow permits very fast, uncompressed bass to be sent wirelessly within the same room approximately 45 feet (somewhat dependent upon room clutter). We have selected an un compressed format as it results in natural, quick delivery compared with conventional wi-fi or Bluetooth systems. Because it is a REL, we developed LongBow with both high level (or low level with crossover intact) AND .1 channel delivery so that REL Theatre Reference performance can be maintained even when using our wireless delivery system.

Loudspeakers - Subwoofer
Frequency Response 22Hz at -6 dB
Phase Adjustment Yes, 0 or 180 degrees
Power Output 400 watts (RMS)
Drivers Active- 10", 250mm long-throw, die cast Aluminium chassis. Passive radiator - 12", 300mm
Type Front-firing active woofer, down-firing passive radiator
Amplifier Type Next Gen II Class D
Inputs Hi Level Neutrik Speakon, left and right Lo Level phono, LFE phono, SMA connector for wireless antenna.
Subwoofer Weight 28.00 KG
Dimensions (H x W x D) 424mm x 406mm x 464mm

3 Year Warranty - Terms and Condition Apply

At Audio Destination we use various delivery methods to suit various needs from standard Royal Mail services (1st Class,Recorded or Special Delivery) to a fully insured courier service (one we have used for many years) depending on size,weight and cost of item.

Postage costs will show at checkout.

One thing customers can rely upon is Audio Destination will do whatever we can to get the item you have purchased to you as quickly as possible but again we will inform you if there are likely to be any delays.

Should any problems arise or any special request need to be catered for then please call us on 01884 243584 (and ask for Mike or Caroline) or leave a message in the comments section when ordering and this way we can make your experience of ordering from Audio Destination as enjoyable as possible.

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