Wilson Watt/Puppy 6
Audio has long been a favorite for some audiophiles. Seen here is their all new
Watt/Puppy 6 ($18,900). With a very high sensitivity of 92 db/w/m, Wilson recommends
amplifiers from only seven watts on up! Measuring in at 40" high, the new 6 is
higher than the 5. Alas, Watt/Puppy 5 and 5.1 owners have no upgrade path here at
this time. The new 6 uses special spikes on the top mid/tweeter section to better
time align them to the woofers per the listener's seating position. The 6's use two
8" woofers, one 7" midrange and a 1" inverted-dome tweeter. Frequency
response is claimed as from 21 Hz - 21 kHz.
The large monoblock amplifiers in the center are the new Wadia 790 PowerDAC (no
pricing yet). This is a "revolutionary digital and analogue technology".
Basically Wadia is claiming this new technology "is a digital-to-analog
converter with variable power to optimally drive even the most demanding
loudspeakers." It seems they are using some type of enhancement to the usual
all digital "Class D" amplification that has been available for years now.