Infinity Cascade Speaker System At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Infinity Cascade Speaker System

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Subwoofer: Model Fifteen
Connections: Line-level stereo input and output
Enclosure Type: Vented
Woofer (size in inches, type): 6, ceramic/aluminum cone (4)
Power Rating (watts): 800
Crossover Bypass: No
Available Finishes: High-Gloss Black, High-Gloss Silver, Cherry hardwood
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 13 x 37 x 8.5
Weight (pounds): 98
Price: $1,499

These listings are based on the manufacturer's stated specs; the HT Labs box below indicates the gear's performance on our test bench.

Speaker: Model Seven
Type: Two-way, floorstanding
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 1, ceramic/aluminum dome
Woofer (size in inches, type): 7.75 x 3.4, ceramic/aluminum panel (1)
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 8
Recommended Amp Power (watts): 10–100
Available Finishes: High-Gloss Black, High-Gloss Silver, Cherry veneer
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches, on stands): 47 x 10.5 x 11.5 Weight (pounds, no stands): 9 Price: $799/each

Speaker: Model Three C
Type: Two-way, center
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 1, ceramic/aluminum dome
Woofer (size in inches, type): 7.75 x 3.4, ceramic/aluminum panel (2)
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 8
Recommended Amp Power (watts):10–150
Available Finishes: High-Gloss Black, High-Gloss Silver, Cherry veneer
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches, on stands): 5.5 x 30.75 x 6
Weight (pounds, no stands): 18
Price: $799

Speaker: Model Five
Type: Two-way, monitor/surround
Tweeter (size in inches, type):1, ceramic/aluminum dome
Woofer (size in inches, type): 7.75 x 3.4, ceramic/aluminum panel (1)
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 8
Recommended Amp Power (watts): 10–100
Available Finishes: High-Gloss Black, High-Gloss Silver, Cherry veneer
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches, on stands): 30.25 x 7.75 x 8.5
Weight (pounds, no stands): 13.5
Price: $699/each

Ratings: Infinity Cascade Speaker System

Build Quality: 95
• Absolute solidity, flawless detailing
• Ceramic/metal woofers and titanium tweeters
• Heavy aluminum stands

Value: 90
• It's impossible to compare this to other products
• New technology doesn't come cheap

Features: 96
• Infinity's totally redesigned woofer makes its debut here
• R.A.B.O.S. equalizes the big sub

Performance: 98
• Gets the most out of high-rez SACD releases
• Combination of wide sweet spot and tight image focus
• Low dynamic-compression bass

Ergonomics: 93
• Plenty to catch the eye, nothing to offend it
• Stand mounting is very easy

Overall Rating: 95
Infinity's Cascade Series uses a newly designed flat diaphragm to muster a large and well-defined soundstage with exceptional transparency, definitive detail, and strong dynamics. For imaging, it is the reference against which we will judge speakers in future reviews. Add equalized monster bass, and you've got a product that amazes.

General Information
Cascade Model Seven Floorstanding Speaker, $799/each
Cascade Model Three C Center-Channel Speaker, $799
Cascade Model Five Monitor/On-Wall Speaker, $699/each
Cascade Model Fifteen Subwoofer, $1,499
Infinity Systems
(516) 674-4463
www.infinitysystems.com
Dealer Locator Code IFY

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Infinity Systems
(516) 674-4463
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