Sony announces a new mobile ES Series, a new standard for car audio. They have introduced the new Mobile ES line-up which according to the maker represents Sony’s top of the line products in the world of car audio. The Mobile ES line-up features car speakers and subwoofers including XS-162ES, XS-160ES, XS-690ES and XS-W104ES.

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There are a total of 4 speakers, and all the features that they offer are mentioned below-

  • MRC Aramid Fiber Matrix Woofer: Mica Reinforced Cellular (MRC) is Sony’s original speaker diaphragm material. It gets high rigidity and good internal loss (low resonant distortion), with a lightweight design. This third-generation compound has been further optimized with mechanical driver improvements to deliver an even wider frequency response and smoother, more natural sound characteristics. Embedding MRC in a unique matrix with aramid fibres suppresses diaphragm resonance and minimizes distortion — not only in the lows but also in the mid and higher frequencies. The result is sound that is powerful at all frequencies and uncommonly clean — even at high volume.
  • Separated Notch Edge Surround: The woofer surround features another proprietary Sony technology, with distinctive curved notches improving the vertical amplitude symmetry for dramatically reduced distortion and enhanced clarity.
  • Soft Dome Tweeter: Compatible with High-Resolution Audio, a soft dome tweeter diaphragm is directly attached to the voice coil, designed to cover the music’s ultra-high ends, with a frequency range extending up to 40kHz.
  • Five-beam Frame Structure & Dynamic Air Diffuser: The Five-beam Frame design disperses resonance while the integrated Dynamic Air Diffuser ensures efficient air circulation for smooth cone travel and cooling of the voice coil.
  • Progressive Height Rate Spider: The acoustically optimized spider allows for higher power handling and airflow, with a profile designed for more rapid and precise cushioning of the speaker cone.
  • Phase Plug (XS-162ES Only): The resonance damping phase plug on the XS-162ES woofer helps realize ideal frequency response, right up to the crossover point with the matched tweeters. A rigid aluminium bobbin and Dynamic Air Diffuser further support the speaker’s wide frequency response, for controlled and dynamic bass delivery.
  • Bi-amp Terminals and Gain Selector in Crossover Networks (XS-162ES Only): The audiophile-grade crossover features an optimal, metalized polypropylene film capacitor with lower dissipation for a smoother high-end. It features a bi-amp capable design to mitigate current distortion to the tweeter when running the woofer with high input levels. A dedicated gain selector balances the woofer and tweeter signal levels and enables tweeter level adjustment even when driving the components from a single amplifier.

For the pricing and availability, the new line-up will be available at select car dealers across India from 1st June 2021 onwards. A table has been mentioned below, that mentions the pricing in details. 

Model Pricing Availability
XS-690ES Rs. 24,990/- 1st June 2021 onwards
XS-162ES Rs. 20,990/- 1st June 2021 onwards
XS-W104ES Rs. 16,990/- 1st June 2021 onwards
XS-160ES Rs. 16,990/- 1st June 2021 onwards

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By Madhav Banka

Madhav is a Tech Enthusiast, who is fairly new to writing tech. He writes for The Unbiased Blog and Realmetimes as well. Also, he is willing to make his name in the auto industry as well and has started it out as well.

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