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Hi

Can anyone speak of their real world experience of the Procella DA05/06?

I have seen lots of mentions but few of how they sound or if there is any hiss/hum at low level, the specifications are very impressive and to be honest they would be a perfect for my system.

Any views would be appreciated.
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Hi Procella people!

I have a LCR P6 and Arendal Sub 2 in my living room and are looking for new surrounds..

Got the email from Procella yesterday about P1 surround and it looks promising as my couch is close to the wall.

And any possible future HT would be about 4m x 4m... so either P1 as surround and overhead or P5 surround and P1 overhead.

As I am not able to visit the CEDIA maybe someone can share details and price?

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Hi Carl, you are spot on, the P1 is for small rooms, as Atmos and/or as surround speaker. In a 4 x 4m room, the combo with P5 for surrounds, P1 for Atmos is ideal. Three P6 for LCR and a few (2, 4?) P15A for subs, you are looking at a studio quality system! Pricing and availability will soon be announced, keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/procellaaudio/

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Hi Carl, you are spot on, the P1 is for small rooms, as Atmos and/or as surround speaker. In a 4 x 4m room, the combo with P5 for surrounds, P1 for Atmos is ideal. Three P6 for LCR and a few (2, 4?) P15A for subs, you are looking at a studio quality system! Pricing and availability will soon be announced, keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/procellaaudio/

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How will the P1 compare to the P5 regarding continuous and maximum output? And what is the frequency range compared to the P5?

An in-wall P1 would be even better for Atmos ceiling and for surround. (I am currently using six P5 in-wall for my Atmos speakers). Any thoughts on making an in-wall version? For new theater construction I would assume this is the way most people would go.

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The newly released P8IW is very interesting due to the angled baffle.

Are there any plans on releasing the same just for the P5 or P6? Surrounds and Atmos in my room are close enough that P5 and P6 could be spec'ed and getting the P8IW would be overkill (both budget wise and SPL-wise).

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What is the ideal power amplifier for P8s? I have P8s as my LCR and looking into ATI's Class D amps. Your website states

POWER HANDLING - Continuous 250 Watt, Peak 1000 Watt


AT523NC 3-channel Amplifier (200W RMS per channel)
AT543NC 3-channel Amplifier (500W RMS per channel)

Is 200 wpc sub-optimal for these speakers and is it worth spending extra for the AT543?

I know some of it is subjective and you rarely use all the power that amp can put out. I am thinking of it as a long term investment so that I don't have to upgrade for the foreseeable future. Considering all those things, what would be the most suitable option?

Also, anyone here using D-Sonic amp?

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What is the ideal power amplifier for P8s? I have P8s as my LCR and looking into ATI's Class D amps. Your website states

POWER HANDLING - Continuous 250 Watt, Peak 1000 Watt


AT523NC 3-channel Amplifier (200W RMS per channel)
AT543NC 3-channel Amplifier (500W RMS per channel)

Is 200 wpc sub-optimal for these speakers and is it worth spending extra for the AT543?

I know some of it is subjective and you rarely use all the power that amp can put out. I am thinking of it as a long term investment so that I don't have to upgrade for the foreseeable future. Considering all those things, what would be the most suitable option?

Also, anyone here using D-Sonic amp?
I have the P8 and drive them with a Parasound A31 (250 watts per channel) but that is overkill. I also have the ATI n-core multi channel amps and I have driven my LCR P8 with the n-core and they sound outstanding. I am considering selling my Parasound since I have extra n-core channels that I am not using. The n-core are a bit more revealing than the Parasound but also not too bright. No way I would ever need more than 200 watts for the P8 in my 14'x24'x9.5' room. I doubt I am ever using more than 100 watts per channel for the P8 at ear splitting levels.
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The newly released P8IW is very interesting due to the angled baffle.

Are there any plans on releasing the same just for the P5 or P6? Surrounds and Atmos in my room are close enough that P5 and P6 could be spec'ed and getting the P8IW would be overkill (both budget wise and SPL-wise).
I agree that it would be nice if procella had an angled P5iw...I have six P5iw for Atmos ceiling speakers and they sound excellent even though I can't point them at the listening position. I have multiple rows in my theater so even if they were angled they would not be in an ideal position for all rows and all seats. You can't go wrong with the Procellas, I love mine. Nice smooth sound, but dynamic.

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What is the ideal power amplifier for P8s? I have P8s as my LCR and looking into ATI's Class D amps. Your website states

POWER HANDLING - Continuous 250 Watt, Peak 1000 Watt


AT523NC 3-channel Amplifier (200W RMS per channel)
AT543NC 3-channel Amplifier (500W RMS per channel)

Is 200 wpc sub-optimal for these speakers and is it worth spending extra for the AT543?

I know some of it is subjective and you rarely use all the power that amp can put out. I am thinking of it as a long term investment so that I don't have to upgrade for the foreseeable future. Considering all those things, what would be the most suitable option?

Also, anyone here using D-Sonic amp?
Come on Doc... I just realized that we were discussing this back in May... Buy the ATI 200 wpc !!

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Come on Doc... I just realized that we were discussing this back in May... Buy the ATI 200 wpc !!
I actually bought one. The eight channel version.
I am using it for the surrounds and Atmos. I have a QSC for LCR which I am thinking of replacing.

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I actually bought one. The eight channel version.
I am using it for the surrounds and Atmos. I have a QSC for LCR which I am thinking of replacing.

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Nice! I have the 8 channel and a six channel (for future higher count surrounds )

Just hook your 8 channel to the LCR and see what you think.


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Hi,
I have an 2000cubic feet home cinema and was thinking of the P15 subwoofers. I was wondering if anyone could help me if I should go with on P15 or even two (left and right) for the room size. Alternatively I saw also the single subwoofers P15 a. Has anyone got experience with them?
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Fitted a P15a into a system last Thursday, first one I've done. It is very impressive, added plenty of extra depth and output to the system. It was put in to improve the bass from a Linn Klimax 345 (bass extension speaker). The room is between 3,500 and 4,000 ft³. I'm hoping to change out the Linn speaker for another P15a.

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I have an 2000cubic feet home cinema and was thinking of the P15 subwoofers. I was wondering if anyone could help me if I should go with on P15 or even two (left and right) for the room size. Alternatively I saw also the single subwoofers P15 a. Has anyone got experience with them?
While I love my Procella speakers, there are no reviews of the P15 or really any of the subwoofers. At a minimum I would suggest at least two P18 subs. I believe you will also get better performance from JTR or Seaton Submersive at a much lower cost. The JTR, Seaton Submersive, PSA and other brands such as SVS all have larger cabinets and higher amp power ratings. The laws of physics dictate that the Procella will not compete with the top subwoofers. The only downside is that the JTR Captivator S2 is heavier and deeper (dimension).

I would love to try the P15 and P18 in my room compared to my JTR subs.

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I have an 2000cubic feet home cinema and was thinking of the P15 subwoofers. I was wondering if anyone could help me if I should go with on P15 or even two (left and right) for the room size. Alternatively I saw also the single subwoofers P15 a. Has anyone got experience with them?
The great thing about the Procella subs is their smaller depth and in your room size they will probably sound amazing. I am not aware of any other subs that have the shallow depth of the Procella.

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The great thing about the Procella subs is their smaller depth and in your room size they will probably sound amazing. I am not aware of any other subs that have the shallow depth of the Procella.
The depth of the woofer was for me the reason I got interested in Procella as I want to build myself a baffle Wall in which I want to integrate also the subwoofer. I received the attached table to determine which subwoofers are correct for which room size. But here is the trouble! It seems like the active versions of the woofers are a bit low on their power as they are equipped with 2x350W whilst the fitting amplifier (DSP A06) delivers 1200W. It seems the active version is just of your choice if you are going to put them in a baffle wall to increase output otherwise you should go with the passive one and either The Procella or a similar amplifier (which I am most likely are going to do)
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The depth of the woofer was for me the reason I got interested in Procella as I want to build myself a baffle Wall in which I want to integrate also the subwoofer. I received the attached table to determine which subwoofers are correct for which room size. But here is the trouble! It seems like the active versions of the woofers are a bit low on their power as they are equipped with 2x350W whilst the fitting amplifier (DSP A06) delivers 1200W. It seems the active version is just of your choice if you are going to put them in a baffle wall to increase output otherwise you should go with the passive one and either The Procella or a similar amplifier (which I am most likely are going to do)

The baffle wall along with the acoustically transparent screen were the two best things I have done for my theater. (Besides moving to 18” woofers... 7 in my theater ).

I would definitely go with the passive version. My JTR S2 subs which have twin 18” woofers have amps that produce up to 4,000 watts of power. The Procella will sound a bit anemic compared to this. Remember that the Procella subs may be able to produce 125dB at 50Hz but at what distortion level and what about 16-20Hz?

I also only buy subs that are independently tested on data-bass.com.


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The depth of the woofer was for me the reason I got interested in Procella as I want to build myself a baffle Wall in which I want to integrate also the subwoofer. I received the attached table to determine which subwoofers are correct for which room size. But here is the trouble! It seems like the active versions of the woofers are a bit low on their power as they are equipped with 2x350W whilst the fitting amplifier (DSP A06) delivers 1200W. It seems the active version is just of your choice if you are going to put them in a baffle wall to increase output otherwise you should go with the passive one and either The Procella or a similar amplifier (which I am most likely are going to do)
If you want a shallow and passive system and are open to ported Check this POWER SOUND AUDIO PRO SUBWOOFER SYSTEM

https://store.acousticfrontiers.com/...woofer-cabinet

Another sealed, passive and shallow option is DS18-12 Seaton sub

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/113-s...l#post57145612
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If you want a shallow and passive system and are open to ported Check this POWER SOUND AUDIO PRO SUBWOOFER SYSTEM

https://store.acousticfrontiers.com/...woofer-cabinet

Another sealed, passive and shallow option is DS18-12 Seaton sub

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/113-s...l#post57145612
Thanks for the links! Living in Germany, unfortunately both companies seem not to be available in Europe!
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Fitted a P15a into a system last Thursday, first one I've done. It is very impressive, added plenty of extra depth and output to the system. It was put in to improve the bass from a Linn Klimax 345 (bass extension speaker). The room is between 3,500 and 4,000 ft³. I'm hoping to change out the Linn speaker for another P15a.

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Adding a 2nd P15a to this system on Thursday to replace the Linn 345. Should impethe performance a bit yet again.

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Did order the P15FP today as an ex demo coming directly from Sweden. I added the Labgruppen FP7000 amp as it has much more power then the original Procella amps. As Labgruppen is the manufacturer of the Procella amps (Compare pictures and tech sheets for the Labgruppen IDP2400 and Procella DSP DA06 --> identical) I shouldn't go to wrong with this.
I will use my Datasat LS10 to program the PEQ making up for the missing DSP section in the FP7000.
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Okay...I'm posting on the Procella thread, so I assume the answer will be an emphatic Procella recommendation, but looking for advise anyhow.

I'm building out a home theater 21'6" (w) x 28'7" (l) x 10'6" (h). At my budget, I'm deciding between two options: (1) Goldenear SPS for LCR, side, and back and HTR 7000 for ceiling or (2) Procella P8IW LCR and P5IWs for side, back, and ceiling. My buddy is huge on the Goldenears. The installer is huge on the procella. I'm not extremely knowledgeable to know which direction to go.

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Okay...I'm posting on the Procella thread, so I assume the answer will be an emphatic Procella recommendation, but looking for advise anyhow.

I'm building out a home theater 21'6" (w) x 28'7" (l) x 10'6" (h). At my budget, I'm deciding between two options: (1) Goldenear SPS for LCR, side, and back and HTR 7000 for ceiling or (2) Procella P8IW LCR and P5IWs for side, back, and ceiling. My buddy is huge on the Goldenears. The installer is huge on the procella. I'm not extremely knowledgeable to know which direction to go.

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GE has a Folded Ribbon tweeter whereas Procella has a compression driver. You have a large room and my understanding is that compression driver are capable of producing higher SPL without distortion. So for a small room, you can go with either but for a large dedicated HT, Procella is going to be better. You should compare Procella with Triad, JBL etc

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JS,

Congrats on having a nice space with a bare canvas.

It will depend if the a portion of the room or the entire room will be used for HT.

The entire space is around 6400 cu ft BUT you might just use 1/2 of it for HT seating and viewing.

Procella is a good product. I have listened to them at several trade shows and walk away impressed but I think they can be shrill on the high end. Now room treatments (don't forget this aspect), calibration and eq tweaks can help. Again this is just me probably.

It really depends on your taste, speaker placement flexibility and budget. It appears your speaker budget is around $12,000 - $16,000 based on just a 7.x.4.

Back to your question if you are using the entire space the GE will punch above its weight class but will be out performed by the likes of JBL, Triad, Wisdom, James etc. but at a much higher cost.

Another new item I listened to at CEDIA was RBH. They have a new inwall at $2500 each msrp but it will require at least an 8" wall depth.

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Procella - I have listened to them at several trade shows and walk away impressed but I think they can be shrill on the high end. Now room treatments (don't forget this aspect), calibration and eq tweaks can help. Again this is just me probably.
I'm very sensitive to this as well and haven't found the same with any of the Procella systems I've experienced, including two of the best residential setups.

Peter Jackson had an unlimited budget and no brand loyalty....but sound quality had to be paramount. He chose the P815s (because of the size of HIS room vs. standard P8s) for this reason. Heck of an endorsement.

There's also a reason why CEDIA chose a full Procella system for their no-hold-barred reference theater system at CEDIA HQ. Again, P815s for LCR, P6 sides and P8iw for Atmos. Also P18s for the subs.

I also agree with @nonstopdoc1 that the size of your room is much more befitting a Procella, JBL, Triad on the upper range to fill the room at reference but without distortion. Simple physics automatically pushes you in this direction, not to mention having a speaker with a waveguide to get the higher frequencies over the longer seating distances found in a larger home theater vs. ribbons, domes, etc.

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I'm very sensitive to this and haven't found the same with any of the Procella systems I've experienced, including two of the best residential setups.



Peter Jackson had an unlimited budget and no brand loyalty....but sound quality had to be paramount. He chose the P815s (because of the size of HIS room vs. standard P8s) for this reason. Heck of an endorsement.



There's also a reason why CEDIA chose a full Procella system for their no-hold-barred reference theater system at CEDIA HQ. Again, P815s for LCR, P6 sides and P8iw for Atmos. Also P18s for the subs.



I also agree with @nonstop doc that the size of your room is much more befitting a Procella, JBL, Triad on the upper range to fill the room at reference but without distortion. Simple physics automatically pushes you in this direction, not to mention having a speaker with a waveguide to get the higher frequencies over the longer seating distances found in a larger home theater vs. ribbons, domes, etc.


I’ll echo some comments here. I have both Procella and Triad. Procella and JBL speakers, with their compression drivers, would be well suited for a room this size. I am extremely extremely sensitive to shrill sounds and speakers can be EQd to adjust to your liking. The importance is the ability to play clean, accurate sound without distortion- and with dispersion characteristics that work. Procella or JBL would fit the bill IMO.


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Again I don't want to be misunderstood.

If the entire room (6500 cu ft) is to be dedicated to HT then yes the GE SPS might not be a robust enough product to deliver high SPL dynamics.

Now if only a portion of the room is to accomadte HT seating then it is a bit different case. Albiet reflection points and speaker placement do have to be taken under consideration whereas a more dynamic speaker will perhaps have more flexility.

I have been aware of Procella ever since Dennis Erskine and Chuck Back brought them to CEDIA a few years ago. A very good performer indeed however my comments were based on my ear only.

In fact I have heard CEDIA demos that were a bit dissappointing (this years JBL Synthesis room is one). Again it depends on the care and attention to the build out, room treatments, overall design and calibration.

On the flip side the Wisdom demo at CEDIA was an absolute blast. However I think the speaker package alone was like $300,000 at msrp. So it should have been.

Procella is certainly a good choice in the hands of a capable HT designer and system integrator.
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Okay...I'm posting on the Procella thread, so I assume the answer will be an emphatic Procella recommendation, but looking for advise anyhow.

I'm building out a home theater 21'6" (w) x 28'7" (l) x 10'6" (h). At my budget, I'm deciding between two options: (1) Goldenear SPS for LCR, side, and back and HTR 7000 for ceiling or (2) Procella P8IW LCR and P5IWs for side, back, and ceiling. My buddy is huge on the Goldenears. The installer is huge on the procella. I'm not extremely knowledgeable to know which direction to go.

Thoughts?
Hi Jon. Before building my theater I did a lot of speaker demos in multiple listening rooms throughout my state. One of the dealers suggested Monitor Audio Silvers or Golds, which are somewhat similar to the Golden Ears, a brand I never got to listen to but was on my list. In the next room was the Procella setup. I listened to both. My intent in building my theater was for 95% movies and 5% audio. Listening to movies, the Procellas BLEW AWAY the monitor audios...big time! The compression drivers on the Procella played a lot into that. It was night and day though.

Through all of the other demos, the only other speaker setup that was in the same class to my ears was the JBL Synthesis setup I heard. If you want more details on the demos I had, you can read my theater build thread which is linked in my signature.

Bottom line, the Procellas were by far the best combination of sound, form factor and pricing I found. Using all three of those categories, nothing else came close. I never experienced the "shrill" tonality mentioned. I did experience a "shrill" tone from other speakers though, but not the Procellas.

Nyal Mellor, Acoustic Frontiers did our acoustic design and calibration. We absolutely LOVE our theater and the sound. I've done enough demos now that when people come over to hear for the first time, I watch their expression instead of the movie.

My best advice is to demo as many speakers and setups as you can before investing. Determine what YOU like best and get that. I know not all speakers are available for demos, but do the best you can. Get the setup that sounds best to you, not to me, or someone else. You will be the one who has to live with your decision.

For me, Procella was by far the best choice.
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Thank you @nonstopdoc1 , @mmiles , @TMcG , @gwthacker , and Waareses for the feedback. It helps tremendously to read your feedback and hear about your experience.

It sounds like the overwhelming feedback is (1) the Goldenears may not fill the room and (2) the Procellas are more oriented towards a true cinema experience. Thanks for the RBH recommendation @mmiles . I took a look at them...I'll mention them to the installer, but it is probably too late to go a different direction.

I'm not as concerned about the Goldenears filling the room...my buddy has GE in a significantly bigger room (they are the in-room versions...but are also ribbon tweeters) and they fill the room just fine. Also, @mmiles is right that some of the cu ft is going to be consumed by platforms (one 12" high by 70" deep platform and one 24" by 90" platform) and seating.

In any case, it is good to hear your feedback on the quality of Procella. I expected to hear positive feedback given the forum, but it is good to hear some reinforcement. At the very least, I'm feeling much better about the Procellas not being a flop.

It is tough for someone like me that isn't very educated in this space because the P8IW and P5IW aren't reviewed anywhere and the GE SPS are reviewed widely and receive great reviews. The Sound and Vision review makes it sound like you would have to spend significantly more to get similar performance from another speaker. It would be nice to hear from someone that has experience with both speakers...but that is probably too much to ask. It is hard enough to find people that have experience with one or the other. Admittedly, in-walls aren't the focus of the industry.

The way I see it, the GEs are kind of a known good quantity...the Procellas are a unkown to me (no reviews, etc.) but the brand generally has a higher-end reputation. To me it feels like a risk/reward decision. Still not sure...but time to make a decision in any case...
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For a room size 22'9"x15'9"x9', what setup would be best for a 9.4.6 configuration. Just needing suggestions for bed and atmos channels
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