Unity Audio The Super Rock 2-Way Active Monitor
2-Way Active Monitor
The Super Rock starts out as a Rock MKII and turns every detail up to eleven! Although at its heart it’s a 2-way it certainly Rocks like a miniature Boulder.
Quite possibly the ultimate expression of a 2-way design, The Super Rock starts out as a Rock MKII and turns every detail up to eleven! Unity have anaylised every single component and parameter of The Rock in microscopic detail and challenged their designers to improve it whilst keeping the same 2-way design and convenient form factor. What they achieved is quite simply a landmark product that goes deeper, hits harder and retrieves even greater levels of resolution. Although at its heart it’s a 2-way it certainly Rocks like a miniature Boulder.
Starting with the drivers, Unity have increased the diameter of the bass driver up to 220mm, the same size as bigger brother, The Boulder. However their engineers didn’t just settle for using the exact same driver, they demanded a new specification specifically matched to The Super Rock’s smaller sealed cabinet. The 200mm SEAS custom aluminium woofer delivers amazing micro and macro-dynamics. The cone and the low loss rubber surround have been specifically designed to eliminate cone edge resonance and distortion typically associated with soft cones.
The same long, high temperature voice coil as The Boulder provides super low distortion and very high power handling capacity. The bass driver hands over seamlessly to an all-new Air Motion Transformer Tweeter from respected German manufacturer Mundorf. This has incredibly low distortion figures, excellent transient response and carefully considered dispersion characteristics that deliver seamless inter-driver coherence.
Unity raised the bar for the Super Rock, even greater resolution and detail while providing more SPL and bass extension.
Cabinet colourations are kept to a minimum with a redesigned Corian front baffle. Depth is up from 12mm to a huge 30mm with large radius edges to reduce reflections and improve imaging. Like The Rock MKII, The Super Rock features the same attention to detail and is made from 18mm, 9-ply Baltic Birch plywood rather than inferior MDF, typically used by their competitors. Their front to rear bracing system is also incorporated to stop cabinet flexing.
Super Rocks are ideal in a 2.1 or 5.1 system configuration when partnered with an Avalanche Sub-woofer or used as rears in a Boulder 5.1 surround system due to their highly consistent sonic signature.