Titanium Hestia Speakers


Available in Piano Black
and Custom Finishes.

Product Overview

Part of Alta Audio’s Reference Series, the Titanium Hestia features formers (bobbins) constructed of titanium for smooth, extended dynamics, enhanced power handling and superior frequency response.

Titanium offers several benefits—its added stiffness allows for a larger voice, which in turn affords improved response across the sonic spectrum. Though more expensive than more common materials, the dramatic increase in performance and lifespan make it an essential ingredient in reference-grade loudspeakers.

For Pricing and Custom Finishes.

An Audiophile Perspective

The Hestia’s drivers are in D’Appolito configuration, in which midrange drivers are placed above and below the tweeter—creating a unified wideband pulse response that most closely mimics the original sound pulse, i.e. as close a replica to the original sound as humanly possible. In the Hestia, we place two 7-inch midrange drivers below and one 6-inch midrange above the ribbon tweeter, in the crossover passband. The output of the two lower midranges matches the output of the single 6-inch midrange above the tweeter, thus creating a unified pulse. In the woofer crossover passband the two 7-inch lower midrange drivers produce the extended lower midrange and bass response needed to seamlessly seamlessly blend with the XTL* Bass (patent pending) woofer.

Watch Steve Guttenberg’s Titanium Hestia Video Review 
2018 Audiophilia

The pinpoint accuracy of the monopole ribbon tweeter prevents the individual images from becoming diffuse or bloated, with the end result being a wide, palpable soundstage that is clear and realistic.

*Extended Transmission Line—Alta Audio’s proprietary technology that applies sonic geometry to tune speaker cabinets as if they are musical instruments, delivering an accurate, fast, and powerful low frequency response.

Trade-in opportunities may exist for your current Alta Speakers – please Inquire  (subject to condition and other factors).

REVIEWS

Titanium Hestia Specifications

Height: 53.75 inches
Width: 15 inches at the bottom narrowing to 81.5 inches on top
Depth: 18 inches at bottom
Weight: 135 lbs

Design Features

Driver complement: 
– 1 Titanium former 10 inch Woofer in Alta XTL Bass tuning
– 2 Titanium former 7 inch lower midranges
– 1 Hex cone titanium former 6 inch upper midrange
– 1 Amorphous core high output ribbon tweeter                                                            
Sensitivity: 90 dB / 2.83 Volts @ 1 Meter                                                            
Frequency response: 28Hz to 47kHz Impedance: 4 Ohms
Requirements: Minimum 50 to 400 Watts (Bi-wired, or Bi-amped)
Configuration: Open backed Dipolito

I heard one of the best systems of my life last night.
— Steve Guttenberg, The Audiophiliac

Alta Audio Titanium Hestia installation

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Shown in Piano Black finish

Close-up views of Titanium Hestia speaker complement:

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Ribbon Tweeter

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Upper Midrange

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Lower Midrange

Woofer

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