ichos No. ONE Mk.II

ICHOS Loudspeaker

$19,990.00 USD 

With the N° ONE Mk.II speakers Ichos strives to create the optimum in passive loudspeakers, handcrafted down to the smallest detail.

As in the case of all of Ichos sound converters, the wideband drivers are the product of a special process. Our opinion is that crossovers work as a 'brake' mechanism, and we don’t want to integrate such 'brakes' into our speakers. Just the opposite - the wideband driver is directly connected to the output of the amplifier and, thanks to the special treatment, is able to guarantee an optimal emittance without any distortion up to approximately 6.5 kHz.   This way, key factors such as timing, dynamic behavior and coherence of music reproduction are preserved. The low range is converted through a backloads horns facing downward. This results in an extraordinarily compact construction and an optimal connection of the bass to the listening environment.   Tweeters are connected through special capacitors and are dipoles. The emission characteristics of the dipole reduce the influence of the room acoustics on the sound. Thanks to this system, we have a 1 1/2 way concept. The elliptical body with integrated horn is made of solid, powder-coated aluminum. Because of the high sensitivity, the N° ONE MK.II is the ideal partner for small, single-ended amplifiers. All components, as well as the inner cabling utilized are top-class and hand-selected.  

Listen to ichos N° ONE Mk.II and open up new vistas for yourself.

  • Handcrafted from top to bottom
  • Black satin standard finish, with changeable fabric grills
  • Optional all RAL colors and piano lacquer available
  • Optional real-wood veneer available
  • New elliptical tweeter in mono-block casing
  • WBT Nextgen binding posts
  • Sound optimized spikes
  • Additional floor plates available on request
    • 1 ea. 15" midrange-woofer, paper cones treated with special varnish
    • 1 ea. 1.5" tweeter in dipole version with waveguide in aluminum block casing
    • Dimensions (HxWxD): 1270 x 410 x 355 mm (50 x 16.1 x 14 inches)
    • Sensitivity: 100 dB/1W/1m
    • Impedance: 8 Ohm
    • Frequency response: 27Hz - 23kHz
    • Listening–distance: approx. 2.5 m
    • Weight: approx. 53 kg ea. (117 lbs)
    - Special Edition (SE) version - $2500 surcharge (selected parts by Duelund)
    - Real wood veneer - $2000 surcharge
    - Dual Color - $2000 surcharge
    - High Gloss - $3000 surcharge

    Peter Panholzer of HiFiStatement.net concluded (December 2017):
    "...with the Ichos N° ONE, the top model of Ichos sound transducers, the young company has hit a home run! The synthesis of fine craftsmanship, high sensitivity and top-class components makes music an extraordinary  experience. Dynamics and timbres impart a vivid live atmosphere that continuously inspires the listener..."
    CLICK HERE to check out the entire review (German)

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