Sonus faber introduced the premiere of Omnia, the model’s new premium wi-fi speaker and the newest effort from the Italian model to create an all-in-one way of life music system. And for this new venture, the Sonus faber workforce lined all bases, going past a surprising excessive finish design. The Omnia helps all types of streaming, from AirPlay 2 and Chromecast and Tidal Join, to Bluetooth with aptX HD, affords all possible digital and analog connections, together with a phono preamp, and fills any room with convincing sound with superior sign processing.
Sonus faber now advantages from earlier priceless experiences on this area. The earlier try, in 2016, was the “revolutionary” Sf16 venture – a surprising design impressed in “muscle vehicles” of the sixties and the seventies, merged with the Sonus faber recognizable contact of Walnut wooden end, and a futuristic pair of swiveling aluminum speaker wings. Sadly, the standard of the design was hindered by the entire lack of wi-fi choices, being tied to the failed DTS Play-Fi know-how and DLNA for wired networking. Additionally missing any high-resolution audio format help, the $12,000 USD “elegant piece of furnishings with a deep luxurious enchantment” needed to be shortly moved to the “discontinued” part of the corporate’s catalog and is now listed within the honorable mentions of too-early wi-fi speaker designs.
This time, the corporate did not gamble in that regard, and the brand new Omnia wi-fi system options all of at present’s must-have connectivity choices, wired and wi-fi, whereas engineered to meet the duties of each a room-filling omnidirectional speaker and residential theater soundbar, as wanted. Combining Sonus faber’s Italian heritage and design experience, the 4-way, DSP-optimized Omnia system enhances the listening expertise with a collection of progressive applied sciences whereas remaining comparatively inexpensive for a luxurious merchandise.
The system is supplied with two new trademarked applied sciences from Sonus faber, the contact delicate SENSO interface permits customers to immediately management the Omnia and simply connect with any digital or analog supply, together with tv, turntable, or cell system. The tactile illuminated picket high panel permits direct management of all sources together with further distant operation out there by way of the provided handheld controller and any smartphone or pill. The illuminated SENSO traces point out the wi-fi speaker mode, which streaming service is in use and which enter is chosen, additionally permitting the person to regulate the amount.
And the Omnia is ready to help the newest streaming applied sciences, providing seamless playback from cell units with built-in Bluetooth (aptX HD), plus Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Spotify Join and Tidal Join by way of twin band Wi-Fi, being a Roon Prepared system. On the wired entrance, the Omnia options an HDMI ARC enter to reinforce tv sound, and an analog enter that is able to take exterior line sources or a phono (Shifting Magnet) turntable.
One other key know-how is the CRESCENDO superior sign processing system for enhanced sound, leading to a better sense of dimensionality, cleverly using the 2 full vary side-speakers. The three-dimensional sound generated by the Omnia system is the results of a mixed 490-watt closed field design internet hosting 7 drivers. Two 0.75″ silk dome tweeters with neodymium slug construction magnet motor programs, two 3″ paper pulp cone midranges, one 6.5″ lengthy throw, down firing woofer with aluminum cone, plus two 1.75″ full-range drivers with a non-pressed cellulose pulp inverted dome activated with the built-in DSP.
“For me, Omnia was a whole journey exploring Sonus faber’s huge historical past, however made at two-times the pace,” says Sonus faber’s Chief Design Officer, Livio Cucuzza. “With each venture, my job is to inform the model’s story – and with Omnia, the mission was the identical, the method was simply sooner and went extra in depth. In its new, extra accessible class, Omnia will provide a style of Sonus faber’s 40-year historical past to 1000’s of latest clients, bold after all, but additionally gratifying.”
Past the acoustic choices, the elevated high quality Italian design and genuine wooden floor will improve any dwelling design. Omnia programs will likely be out there by Licensed Sonus faber Sellers in Walnut end starting March 2022, with Graphite end out there in Summer time 2022, retailing for $1,999 USD or €1,799 EUR.