What’s Dynaudio Directivity Control?
Much like motor-racing technology ends up in your family car, we’ve taken the expertise we’ve gained from decades of building professional monitors for major recording studios and applied it to home audio.
It’s all about compensating for floors and ceilings – which reflect the sound coming from your loudspeakers and introduce distortions and time delays. It’s those effects that colour the sound you hear – and while a splash of colour is lovely on the wall, you don’t want it in your music.
We utilised Dynaudio Directivity Control (DDC) in the Confidence Platinum C4 and C2 to minimise those unwanted distortions. The vertical symmetrical driver array and sophisticated crossover are designed to reduce the energy dispersed to floors and ceilings by up to 75%. That means more of it comes directly to you in your seat, and makes the speakers far less dependent on the room they’re in.
It isn’t just a driver arrangement, though: every part of the signal chain is optimised for the technology. Each tweeter complements each woofer in frequency response and phase relationship. Each crossover component is precisely selected for the job. And on the floorstanding speakers in the Confidence Platinum range, we make sure each set of drivers and crossover parts is precisely matched to the other – so they work in tandem.
The Confidence Platinum models are available in the finishes established with the Evidence Platinum:
Mocca - Bird’s-eye maple real wood veneer stained in dark brown, finished with clear piano lacquer
Bordeaux – Bird’s-eye maple real wood veneer stained in dark red, finished with clear piano lacquer
Rosewood – Rosewood veneer stained in a glowing dark red, finished with clear piano lacquer
Piano Black – Deep black piano lacquer