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Direkt Speakers From Heco: Sensitive Souls  - The Audiophile Man
Looking for a pair of high efficiency, sensitive speakers with a unique sense of styling? Paul Rigby reviews the Heco Direkt speakers I can’t seem to get the notion out of my head – these speakers, with the stripe running down the centre? Looks like a Lambretta scooter to me. If ever there was a pair of speakers for a Mod, this was them. Want to listen to the Small Faces? Try to be Direkt. All these speakers need are 57 pairs of wing mirrors sticking out of the sides. Tearing myself away from my over-active imagination, the Direkts are large two-way speakers with a unique, broad MDF-based frontage that gives the aesthetic a retro feel. On that front is a 28mm silk domed tweeter with a solid aluminium front panel and wave control horn, powered by a double magnet system. The 279mm mid-bass unit arrives with a Kraft paper diaphragm and lightweight dust-protection cone in a die-cast aluminium cage. Underneath is a pair of downward-firing bass-reflex ports. A pair of speaker terminals can be found at the back. Arriving with a sensitivity of 95db, they are ideal for low powered valve amps from around 10W or so. The speakers weigh in …