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2.5 way Speakers ? A film about Neat Iota Alpha’s

Census Statistics?…. 2.5 Children?… No, this is to do with drivers in speakers and how they work together. And so to this short film…. what is a 2.5 way speaker with reference to Neat Iota Alpha speakers, the subject of this review. I’m really excited to try the excellent Hegel H120 Integrated Amp too, which will be shown off in a further film, and being a relatively new amp to market.

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Neat Iota Alpha film :

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  • Neat Acoustics
  • 29B Harmire Enterprise Park, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 8XT, UK
  • Web :
  • Contact via online contact form here
  • Tel: +44(0)1833 631021


£1385 a pair


  • Enclosure Type : 2.5-way, rear bass reflex ported
  • Drive Units : 50mm Emit magnetic/planar tweeter, 1× 100mm polypropylene cone mid-woofer, 1× 134mm paper cone bass unit
  • Sensitivity (2.83v/1m) : 86 dB/1 watt
  • Frequency Range: 33Hz – 22kHz
  • Impedance : 4ohms
  • Recommended Amplifier Power : 25 to 100w
  • Standard finishes: Natural Oak; American Walnut; Black Oak; Satin White
  • Speaker terminals : 4mm gold plated single set (no bi-wiring)
  • Dimensions : 450x200x160mm (HxWxD), 49cm tall on spikes
  • Footprint : 200x160mm (WxD)
  • Weight : 6kg each
  • Warranty : 5 years

Test Systems

Used in this Neat Iota Alpha film : Marantz PM7000N into Isotek Aquarius Power Conditioner (high current output), Talk 3 speaker cables.

Cyrus DAC XP Signature pre with partnering Cyrus PSX-R power supply, Cyrus MONO X200 signature power amps. Interconnects : AudioQuest Yukon XLR (pre and power), Hegel Mohican CD Player using Atlas Equator Integra, Innuos Zenith Mk 2, DAC : Chord Qutest / RME ADI-2 DAC FS / Cyrus DAC XP signature. Again ALL into Isotek Aquarius.

Hegel Mohican CD Player and Hegel H120 Integrated Amp

**Comparison speakers – PMC twenty5 23 and Definitive Technology Demand D11’s.

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Written by Simon Price

I'm music lover who shares experiences of faithfully reproduced audio in an ENGAGING way with HIGH VIDEO PRODUCTION VALUES. I enjoy and make reviews as I love audio gadgets, being a voice on audio and producing creative videos that ultimately benefit the industry and new participation. I keep technicalities easy, as I believe great audio serves music and music is inclusive and to be enjoyed by all!

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