Considering the New Tekton Design Encores? AND Owners Group - Experiences/Questions


I am the very happy owner of the first pair of New Tekton Design Encores and I thought I would create this thread to answer any questions anyone might have regarding the Encore speakers, room considerations, and associated equipment. If you’ve order your pair already, please chime in. I really want to hear what other people’s experience are with these unbelievable speakers.

I drive my Encores with both an Art Audio Diavolo SET 300b Tube Amplifier with 8wpc and I switch in my 700w Nord One-Up SE Monoblocks for non-critical listening and some big pieces of music that benefit from the extra power.



  • Made under U.S. Patent 9247339 with multiple new patents pending
  • Proprietary loudspeaker design
  • Ultra-linear frequency response with ±.5dB deviation from 70Hz-20kHz
  • One single crossover element placed within the tweeter path
  • Ultra-linear, entirely time-invariant minimum-phase mid-range section
  • Proprietary patent pending 15 dome radiating hybrid MTM high frequency array
  • Two 6.5" mid-bass patented ’overtone & harmonic’ transducers
  • Dual 11" low-frequency transducers
  • ​96dB 2.83V@1m sensitivity
  • 4 Ohm design for optimum performance
  • 20Hz-30kHz frequency response​
  • Dimensions Width 13.25" x Depth 15.25" x Height 62"
  • 800 Watt power handling
  • Weight 175 lbs​
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The front vents were removed a few months back and Encores with front vents come with plugs. 

The Encore has two resistor pots. One for midrange array and one for the tweeter. It makes it a bit more versatile. I'm not aware of anyone actually using the resistor pots.

  
Nice to know the resistor pots are there if I need them. I will call Tekton for details if I feel the need to use them. Burning in going ok. Initially edgy treble and recessed bass, now boomy, one note bass and recessed highs, mids are clearing gradually. No “live” feel yet. Although, that seems to be a trait of the Moab’s more then the encores from what I have read. No Thiel “edge” so far, the reason i purchased a different brand from my 2.3’s.  
@protoss71 How is your warming up going? Judging by the time, major changes should have already occurred.