Wilson Exclusive Line EL-4
Wilson Exclusive Line EL-4 are the smaller counterpart to the EL-8 standing sets, which are well known and accepted on the market. Like their bigger brother, EL-4’s are equally elegant and modern. Slender housing, luxurious black piano lacquer and careful workmanship are the features that the Wilson brand has accustomed us to.
These monitors could be considered as decoration in both an elegant living room or key an element in the audio track of any audiophile listening room. Demanding equipment enthusiasts will appreciate several important details: on the rear panel there are solid speaker ports, providing a solid connection for wires. With the use of the foam-filled Bass-reflex port plugs, there is the possibility of subtle lower band range correction. In this price range it is not easy to find a speaker with such exclusive parameters.
The rigid housing of the EL-4 sets characterises low resonance. The quality of workmanship, the external finish is of the highest quality. The manufacturer has also made a lot of effort to ensure that the quality of the end varnish coat has been made to the highest standards. The construction of these 2-way kits uses high-class components. A tweeter, 1-inch textile dome, works with a 5-inch mid-woofer. The housing is a classic Bass Reflex system – with a tunnel that is concealed at the back of each housing. The Wilson Exclusive Line EL-4 sets are perfect for smaller rooms. They can also be recommended as satellite sets for home cinema systems. Thanks to the careful design, we can be sure that EL-4’s will better their contemporaries when tested in equal acoustic conditions.
The sound of the Exclusive Line series has been very carefully designed. Rigid cones of low-midrange drivers combined with the highest tweeter frequency converters ensure perfect clarity of sound. Cooperation between the drivers and their coherence is exceptional. This is testified by the full sound, which consists of a realistic, deep and powerful bass, accompanied by extremely fast and detailed mid tones and finally complemented by precisely tuned high frequencies. Similarly to the Wilson EL-8, the EL-4 sets are characterised by their true musicality – one of the most important factors distinguishing good speakers.
High-quality tweeters are equipped with soft, textile domes. These domes increase the apparent sense of space and quantity of ‘air’ experienced, providing the type of sound stage that is sought after by audiophiles. These are the features that usually distinguish top-quality sets.
The solutions used in the latest Wilson brand sets have made the sound they reproduce extremely realistic and authentic. An extensive and adequately deep sound stage does not seem to be limited by the walls of the room. Inside, it creates precisely placed apparent sources of sound with precise stereophony and the lack of distortion complements the pleasure of each listening session.
Appilance in the audio set
The phase plug used in both drivers, in principle, eliminates the need for a dust cover. This solution allowed for the reduction in mass of the membrane and consequently extend the frequency response. As a result, it allows for a greater airflow through the coil drive structure, which in turn improves cooling and thus increases the efficiency of the entire transducer system.
The construction of EL-4 sets will will be appreciated by people who like to meander between musical genres and are looking for something that is as flexible are their diverse preferences.
Cooperating with a high class amplifier and virtually any source, these loudspeakers ensure sound quality at the level of higher-class speakers.
On the other hand as an excellent value for money they will convince audiophiles who are constantly looking for perfectly playing loudspeakers at a price that does not ruin the home budget.
Z recenzji czołowego portalu audio:
“Przejrzysta średnica odsłania najdrobniejsze niuanse w wokalach, a naturalnie brzmiące instrumenty materializują się na scenie pokoju odsłuchowego wraz z muzykami. Warto także zwrócić uwagę na czysty i dokładnie zdefiniowany bas – przy tak niewielkiej obudowie będzie on zapewne zaskoczeniem dla miośników znacznie większych zestawów głośnikowych.”