Tribe Tower

Beauty and Power

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Conventional wisdom tells us beauty and power are doomed to mutual exclusivity. But Totem Acoustic does not make conventional speakers, nor follow pre-existing beliefs. The Tribe Tower disproves these old adages, presenting a slim, seductive form that belies its formidable, compelling ability.

The Tribe Tower represents the culmination of wisdom acquired through the research and development of the award-winning Tribe and Element series. Packing revolutionary Torrent technology into a striking cabinet, it has the performance, versatility, and style that appeals to the audiophile and designer in all of us.

They musically energize a room and bring every sound to vivid, three-dimensional life, from the subtlest whisper to complex symphonies. Satin Black and White finishes are equipped with twin pairs of gold plated terminals while premium Dusk and Ice multi coat polyester paint finishes have Bi-Wireable WBT connectors and annealed aluminum terminal plates.

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Design Highlights

  • Ultra-slim design and aesthetic compactness
  • Specially modified proprietary drivers
  • Flexible installation close to back walls
  • Absolute surreal holographic imaging
  • Available in exotic veneer or Design multicoated polyester finishes

Technical Features

  • Great bass extension and phase correctness
  • Full mono-shell hand-assembled chassis
  • Interlocking mitered joints
  • Ultra expensive borosilicate damping
  • Ultra sophisticated crossover with integrated bi-wiring
  • Exclusive, hard-wired crossover

Specifications

Frequency Response: 30 Hz – 30 kHz
Recommended Power: 50 W – 200 W
Woofer: 2 x 4″ Torrent drivers
Tweeter: 1.3″ / 3.3 cm Laser Etched Textile Soft Dome with 1/2″ thick metal faceplate
Impedance: 4 ohms
Sensitivity: 89dB
Dimensions (w x h x d): 7.01 x 36.81 x 7.87″ /  17.8cm x 93.5 x 20
Placement from rear wall: 4″ / 10.16cms
Placement distance apart: 2′-15’ / 60.1- 457.2
Break-in Time: 100-200 hours
Crossover Frequency: First order crossover on tweeter only
Speaker Terminals: Bi-wireable,  WBT connectors with Annealed aluminum plate on Dusk, Fire and Ice / gold plated bi-wire on satin finishes
Weight 31.02lb / 14.1kg

Torrent Drivers

Totem’s Exclusive Design

Torrent hand-assembled drivers feature machined precision craftsmanship and revolutionary magnetic technology.  The proprietary magnetic design keeps the voice coil continuously immersed within the magnetic field for absolute and instant control of its every reaction.  These woofers possess such wide and flat response that they remarkably require absolutely no active or passive crossover components.  This radical technology offers an unadulterated flow of information and energy for substantial advantages in clarity, phase correctness, and striking accuracy both on and off axis.

Handmade Crossovers

With Point-to-Point Connections

Totem crossovers don’t require many parts because of the synergy between our customized drivers, but the components are the world’s best. Our crossovers aren’t built on PCB’s because the laminated conductive tracks are weak and inconsistent.  Instead they are secured to a thin piece of fiberboard or insulated polymers and components are mechanically crimped together because it simply sounds better. When we must solder, we choose WBT Silver Solder, the purest in the industry.

Artisanal Cabinet Construction

Master Craftsman Woodwork

Meticulously hand crafted for peak performance that lasts decades. Industry unique Borosilicate damping manages dissipation, keeps the cabinet musically alive, and never deteriorates.  Popular materials like poly fillers eventually decay, dramatically affecting the performance.  Variable Density Fiberboard is denser at the extremities than the interior to reduce repetitive nodes and resonances.

Connectors

Gold Plated Bi-Wire / Bi-Amp

Two sets of high conductivity gold plated connectors efficiently capture the incoming signal for superior speaker performance and allow traditional, bi-wire, or even bi-amplification options. They accommodate a variety of connection options such as bare wire, banana plugs, and spades.

Sound Isolation

Semi-Spherical Decouplers

Machined from solid aluminum, the Semi Spherical Decouplers are threaded to smoothly fit into the inserts at the bottom of the cabinet and the provided nuts allow for perfect leveling to any surface. The rounded surface prevents scratching like traditional spikes.  They are pre-installed on the Tribe Tower.