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Floorstanding Loudspeaker with Built-in Powered Subwoofer

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Real Wood. Real High Performance.

We design and manufacture the highest quality speaker cabinets possible, always with our mission in mind to provide audiophile quality sound at a reasonable price.

These RTi Series Powered Floorstanding Loudspeakers feature more real wood than ever before; backs, front & rear baffles as well as the top & sides are covered in luxurious real wood veneer, for high impact looks and value. All at a price the competition charges for... vinyl. Given the choice between vinyl and real wood, who wouldn't choose wood?

The RTi100 features:

  • Real wood cabinets.
  • Your choice of two real wood finishes: Cherry or Black Oak veneers.
  • Reformulated poly-composite Dynamic Balance drivers with butyl rubber surrounds for durability and smooth wide range response.
  • 1" silk/polymer composite dome tweeters for clear, detailed highs.
  • Built-in Powered Subwoofer unit for true full range performance no matter what you listen to.
  • Mylar bypass capacitor in the crossover extend high frquency response and improve detail and transparency.
  • Slim tower design conserves floor space, occupies less than 1 square foot!
  • Anti-diffraction grille and narrow baffle with raised driver bezel to minimize grille diffraction for spacious, 3-dimensional imaging.
  • Floor-coupled Power Port bass venting for clean, low distortion bass you can really feel.
  • Acoustic Resonance Control (ARC Port) technology for more natural midrange reproduction.
  • Magnetic shielding for safe placement near video sources.
  • Adjustable leveling feet and carpet spikes included to provide stability on any type of flooring.
  • Gold-plated 5-way binding post inputs (with wide holes for large-gauge bare wire connections) for the most secure connections and the most versatile wiring applications.

RTi Series Floorstanding Loudspeakers like the full range RTi100 Powered Tower are ideal for use as main/front speakers in high performance A/V and music-only systems. Their excellent imaging and midrange clarity convey clear, accurate reproduction of all styles of music, while their bass response and extended dynamic range deliver high impact movie effects with ease.

Treat yourself to real wood speakers.

Driver Complement

Diameter1" (2.54cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® silk/polymer composite dome, shielded 
Mid / Woofer
Diameter6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® driver, shielded 
Diameter6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® bass driver, shielded 


Total Frequency Response25Hz-27kHz 
Upper -3dB Limit26 kHz
Lower -3dB Limit36 Hz
Nominal Impedance8 ohms
Efficiency90 dB
Mid-High Array Crossover2.16kHz between mid-bass drivers and tweeter; 2nd order HP/LP complement. 
Subwoofer CrossoverFixed 44Hz 2nd order Q=1.58 HP; Fixed 90Hz 2nd order LP response shaping 
Recommended Amplifier Power20-250 watts per channel
InputsDual 5-way binding posts (1 set for subwoofer input, 1 for mid/high array. One line-level (RCA) subwoofer input 
OutputsLine-level subwoofer output RCA 

Amplifier Specs

220V AvailabilityYes 
Continuous Average Output
Amplifier TypeBuilt-in Power 
Dynamic Power80 watts


Cabinet Dimensions
Height43 1/4" (109.86cm) 
Width8 1/4" (20.96cm) 
Depth11 3/8" (28.89cm) 
Enclosure Type
Mid-High Array Enclosure TypeSealed 
Subwoofer Enclosure TypeFloor-coupled Power Port vent 
Width9" (22.86cm) 
Depth12 1/4" (31.12cm) 
Product Weight (each)54.00 pounds


Unit of Measureeach 
Total Shipping Weight61.00 pounds
Included AccessoriesCarpet spikes and rubber feet 


Speaker WarrantyLimited, 5 years parts and labor 
Subwoofer Amplifier WarrantyLimited, 3 years parts and labor 

Specifications, dimensions and features subject to change without notice. For more information call us at 1-800-377-7655 (USA and Canada). Outside of North America call +1 (410) 358-3600.

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