The Light Project arose in summer 2015. From the start, the concept was supposed to be ambitious, high-end and utterly targeted audiophiles. Nevertheless, we intended to keep it under reasonable price. As in September 2016 it was clear that our aim could not be reached on the base of market stock components, we made up our minds to establish the Antimatter brand. From that moment on we threw ourselves into the task in twice as hard, creating our own projects from the scratch, building speaker prototypes and researching the influence of cables on the system we had created. Indeed, it felt as if we had entered a dream world. The awareness of bringing into life something from the void of non-existence made us addicted to the magical power of materializing the sound. Having had the influence on every component of the system, starting from a voice coil and ending up on the shape and capacity of a cabinet, we were able to engineer whatever had begotten in our heads. Thus, within three and a half years every single part of the system was designed and manufactured by us or with the cooperation of some Polish manufacturers that have stood the challenge of meeting our high expectations.
The Light Loudspeakers have not been made with the aim to glamour at exhibitions or in huge living rooms. They will not bring any problems as for excessive or pushy and unitary bass. They will do well in several-square-meter rooms (up to 30 square metres) with not necessary very expensive accompanying electronics. In small rooms, they will create the atmosphere of intimacy, musicality and forwardness of music message. They seduce with spatiality and sublime detailing of natural musical show. Together with solid state and hybrid power amplifiers they make a true explosive mixture of velocity, resolution and ductility of all music being played. An insight into music is instant and complete, never exaggerated, always dependent on sound engineer’s treatment. But they are never merciless to weak music realizations. They are always spatial and three-dimensional, they stun with dynamics and directness. They are unceasingly eager to convey the output of the electronics they are being connected to. Thus they bring a lot of fun to those who are careful in complementing all the elements of their system.
At present, the crossover is equipped with excellent Jantzen Superior Z-cap capacitors and high-end quality binding posts of Hungarian KaCsa Audio Company BP-6323G.
At the heart of the Light System is its mid-bass speaker. Its voice coil weight is extremely low. This ultralight voice coil is obtained by applying pure aluminum as a winding wire. In its sheer form, aluminum is seldom used by speaker manufacturers for is extremely difficult method of soldering.
The coil is run with the help of two neodymium magnets mounted round a pole designed to centre the two speakers coaxially. The tweeter with a one-inch silk dome is featured by a specifically shaped waveguide that integrates the sound waves of the both speakers.
The rubber surround of the mid-bass speaker is designed to lessen the diffraction of short waves, which are extremely susceptible to any abrupt irregularities in their propagation. However, the shape of the surround is just half the battle. Its material is characterized by a high ratio of reversible deformation under the influence of mechanical and temperature factors. Moreover, its effect on the compliance of diaphragm suspension is almost negligible. Creating rubber based on granules of EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) with additives increasing its durability is a great challenge.
At the core of the speaker motor is a naturally sounded 6.5 inch cone made of carbon fibre with glass fibre additives in an adequate proportion. The cone is flat enough to put forward tweeter waves without any broadband dissipations, and still its funnel-like shape is stiff enough to transmit bass.
The cabinet is a sandwich constriction of chipboard and MDF board as to eliminate its resonances. The crossover is mounted in a rear 3.5 litre sealed compartment. The outer part of the cabinet is covered with a special material to reduce baffle diffractions. A high-gloss veneer is made to impress.