G1 Mark II
G1 MKII represents a study in contrast. Familiar, yet different—visibly unchanged, better in every way than the original G1, REL's best-selling reference sub.
Retained is the classic curvilinear cabinet, with its shape carefully engineered to cancel standing waves as they travel rearward through the cabinet. The laminated hardwood bracing reminiscent of musical instruments still finds a home—though re-configured for even greater rigidity. The amplifier is the powerful, yet highly controlled and ultra-reliable 600w Class A/B with new limiters that allow almost 40% more power being delivered without compression.
The driver—the heart and soul of any REL– has been dramatically upgraded with greater fore-and-aft stroke, a more supple suspension and the ability to handle greater dynamics. This new version is now capable of 112 dB output. expands the performance horizons of the original in every way, whilst retaining its core strengths of dignified beauty coupled to even more savage output.
Whilst the outer form garners all the praise, with its 1-1/8” thick curvilinear surfaces artfully finished in 12 coats of hand polished piano black lacquer, it is the inner construction that produces the clarity, quietness and dynamics for which G1 MKII will become known. The marine grade laminated hardwoods we employ are not unlike the spars on a ship. Each cabinet require two days of production time to build a single unfinished cabinet. Then the raw cabinet takes three weeks to handcraft. The resulting structure is far more than a beautiful shape; it is the structural basis for the deep bass the G1 MKII produces.
Type: Closed box, front firing driver
Active Driver Size & Material: 12 in., 300mm long throw, carbon fibre cone with inverted carbon fibre centre cap
Low Frequency Extention:-6dB at 15 Hz
Input Connectors:High level, Neutrik Speakon, Low Level stereo RCA, LFE RCA
Output Connectors:High Level, Low Level RCA, Balanced XLR, Daisy Chain Outputs
Power Output:600 watts (RMS) Ultra High-Current PowerSupply
Amplifier Type:Class AB
Mains Input Voltage: 220-240 volts, 110-120 volts for certain markets
Fuses: 5 Amp semi delay 230 volts operation 10 Amp semi delay 115 volts operation
W x H x D: 22.5 x 18.2 x 26.8 in. (571.5 x 462 x 680.3 mm)
Net Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Finish: Piano Black Lacquer, 12 coats