introducing the

Z 1

by Quad





“After taking a new approach to ribbon tweeter design using a unique sandwich formation, an exceptionally robust, high power speaker has been engineered, yet with the delicate sound conventional ribbon speakers are known for.

Z Series is housed beautifully curved piano lacquered cabinets, available in black, white and rosewood.”


  • Enclosure: type bass reflex
  • Transducer complement: 2-way
  • Bass driver: 150mm woven kevlar cone
  • Treble driver: 90x12mm true ribbon
  • AV shield: No
  • Sensitivity (1W @ 1m): 86db
  • Recommended amplifier power: 40-150w
  • Peak SPL: 102dB
  • Nominal impedance:
  • Minimum impedance: 4.6Ω
  • Frequency response (+/-3dB): 56Hz – 20kHz
  • Bass extension (-6dB): 48Hz
  • Crossover frequency: 3.4KHz
  • Cabinet Volume (in litres): 10L
  • Dimensions: 383 x 219 x 283
  • Weight: 6.5kg
  • Finish: Piano Black / Piano White / Piano Rosewood