Tzero MKIII: Subwoofer for Small Rooms
- New aluminum-coned long throw 6.5" driver
- NextGen Class D amplifiers
- High Level Input
- A separate .1/LFE input stage with its own volume control
100% REL, JUST SMALLER
Tzero MKIII enriches even modest systems with power and natural bass by bringing the quality and full REL connectivity suite along with an all-new aluminum cone that provides much greater stiffness to the driver for punch and a powerful, reliable Class D amplifier, all at an attractive price point and size. Ideal for apartments, flats, studies, anywhere space is limited.
Miracle In Miniature
Tzero is, in many ways, the most difficult design REL has ever executed because never before have they delivered so much for so little. Five coats of your choice of black or white high gloss lacquer as in all Serie T, NextGen Class D amplifiers, REL's famous High Level Input, plus a separate .1/LFE input stage with its own volume control to get theatre levels AND music perfect without racing to adjust or looking for a remote control.
The jewel of the MKIII is the new aluminum-coned driver, a rugged 6.5" unit with exceptional output and low bass extension for its size. While it won’t drive medium or large rooms hard, we make plenty of larger models that handle that task, Tzero MKIII remains a miracle in miniature.
COMPACT POWER & FINESSE! Scaled for the Simple Life
At REL every design begins by defining and designing the best bass engine for a given application. With its new aluminum-coned long throw 6.5" driver, the MKIII is powerful and articulate, delivering surprisingly deep bass. Able to fill smaller spaces effortlessly. Have a much larger space? Turn to one of REL's larger models, there are plenty to choose from.
Outsized Performance! BASS BEYOND ITS SIZE!
At REL every clean sheet design begins by defining and designing the best bass engine for a given application. While the long throw 6.5" is their smallest-to-date, but make no mistake it is powerful and articulate, able to fill medium-sized rooms effortlessly. Have a much larger space? Distribute them throughout for an unobtrusive spacious presentation of music and film sound.
Brains & Brawn! RIGHT SIZED POWER & CONTROL!
Though Tzero MKIII is REL’s entry level, that doesn’t mean it can’t punch far above its weight class. 100 high-current watts from a NextGen Class D amp means it holds its head high and is capable of delivering many years of satisfying performance. REL features the same high-quality input filters, crossovers and limiters as their larger models. Tzero MKIII includes a full REL connectivity suite, fast 8ms delay filter set and their famed High Level Input as well as a separate .1/LFE input with its own level control and a standby circuit that reliably comes alive at very low levels.
Bassline Blue Subwoofer Cable (6M)
- The perfect cable for every REL subwoofer
- Designed by REL’s engineering team to improve every aspect of your entire system’s performance
- Sensibly-dimensioned cable and well-constructed
Sound Illuminated - THE ULTIMATE UPGRADE
Bassline Blue is a sensibly-dimensioned cable, well-constructed so that it will improve the overall sound of every aspect of the host system’s performance. As with any REL product - the improvement extends well beyond the obvious bass region. The greatest area of improvement lies in the manner in which the entire soundstage is illuminated. This is a quality quite different from brightness. Illumination acts to bring light into the stage and renders contrast and clarity as well as dynamic shadings much more evident.
What’s In a NAIM? These same benefits are available to most NAIM owners - especially the older, classic models. These units feature an unusual output impedance that is quite complex. REL worked closely with NAIM engineers to model this behavior and arrived at a special circuit built into each NAIM cable that replicates this impedance so that it is safe to run Bassline Blue on early NAIMs. We even sourced a wonderful stackable banana plug that makes it so easy to use the cables, just plug them in to NAIM’s flush-mounted chassis banana sockets and then plug your speaker cables directly into the rear of our stackable banana plug.
Natural Drawn Copper - QUALITY BORN FROM SYSTEM THINKING
Beyond optimizing the geometry of the internal lay of the cable, REL also employs copper that exceeds industry practices and is of a quality and type generally specified for military use and high speed telecommunications. Bassline Blue is constructed of slow-drawn, high purity copper, drawn in a nitrogen bath to minimize impurities on the surface of the wire. Each individual conductor is coated in a Teflon film immediately upon leaving the extrusion die to ensure that impurities cannot impinge on the cable while awaiting further processing. This technique produces a sound that is exceptionally pure and natural which REL terms Natural Drawn wire. Bassline Blue is hand constructed at REL's California facility using cable produced exclusively to REL’s specification by a North American OEM wire and cable house. Construction is quite labor intensive and can require up to one hour per cable. REL uses pure silver solder for all connections which ensures not just high quality sound, but also as the cable ages and oxidation sets in sonic degradation should be nil due to the conductive properties of pure silver.
HIGH LEVEL = HIGH PERFORMANCE
REL employ Swiss-made Neutrik SpeakOn connectors at the input to the REL sub bass system. In over 100,000 RELs in use the world over, this connector has proven itself reliable, neutral and a mechanically ideal connector for REL’s renowned High Level Input circuitry. BLUE also features high quality spade lugs coated in gold to minimize oxidation. Should your amplifier require a bare wire connection, this is easily accommodated by manually re-terminating the individual red, black and yellow leads. The standard high-level hookup procedure is: attach the red wire to the amplifier’s right positive speaker output terminal; attach the yellow wire to the amplifier’s left positive speaker output terminal; attach the black wire to whichever of the amplifier’s ground output terminals is convenient; plug the Speakon connector into the Sub-Bass system’s high-level input.