Van L Speakerworks  5407 North Western Ave.   Chicago, Il   773-769-0773 

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The Duet

We are proud to introduce our  newest speaker,  the Duet. We have taken all we have  learned designing our larger speakers, and created a very special smaller one.

As with all of our speakers, all parts are of highest quality. Of particular interest is the Duet's crossover.  Like the Silhouette, it is a series, 1st order design that uses no capacitors at all! There are only three components, which include the best Alpha-Core inductors and Mundorf resistors, parts typically found in speakers selling for $15,000 and up. During assembly of the crossover, all contact points are first crimped, then soldered with WBT lead-free silver. All wiring is point-to-point (no circuit boards). All crossover elements are rubber mounted to isolate them from the cabinet for improved dynamics and clarity.

This attention to detail shows throughout the Duet from the cabinetry to the specially designed drivers to the terminals.

Like our other speakers, the Duet employs ambient recovery technology, explained in more detail in a paper we have available here. We use dual voice coil drivers and an additional connection between the speakers to pass the differential information between the two speakers (note the two additional terminals above the input terminals in the photo above).


Duet Features:

- Ambient recovery circuitry

- Liquid-cooled dual chamber tweeter

- 5.25 inch dual voice-coil mid/bass driver with cast frame and  titanium/polypropelene cone

- Internally wired with virtually 100% OFC Kimber Kable using a dual Teflon dielectric insulation

- Non Parallel cabinet sides

- Piano black, cherry or maple finishes available

- Frequency response 40-30kHz +/- 3db

- 4 ohm impedance, with a very stable impedance curve dipping no lower than 3.4 ohms.

- 14" h x 8"w x 12" deep 

- Weight 30 lb


Duet Prices

$2595 in Piano Black, Cherry or Maple finish

$2695 with Mundorf Copper Input Terminal upgrade



The Duet can be purchased at our Chicago location or ordered factory direct to your home.

We offer a 21 day audition period. Try them for three weeks, if you decide not to keep them for any reason, you need only pay return shipping.    (No one has ever done this!)

We stand behind our speakers with a five year manufacturing warranty.