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Why we love this product
In terms of image quality, Blu-ray is still one step ahead. If you don't want to compromise on sound quality, the new Ultima Surround Impaq complete set is the perfect solution.
Key advantages at a glance
- Ready-to-play 5.1 Blu-ray complete system with our bestselling Ultima 40 speakers
- Slim-line Blu-ray AV receiver with HD audio, 3D, streaming via Bluetooth and DLNA
- High-quality home cinema, music and gaming sound with impressively immersive sound and precise location of all sound events
- New: tweeter with phase plug, optimised sound dispersion, fine tuning of all components, more balanced sound, improved workmanship and design
- Powerful subwoofer, can be used either front- or down-firing, optional wireless control
- 3-way system with two high-power woofers for high, distortion-free levels
- 750-Watt power output delivers a rousing audio performance for movies, music & games
- Ultima 20 as rear speakers, centre with double mid-range driver for very good speech intelligibility
All technologies at a glance
The top seller from Berlin
For years, the ULTIMA series has been a byword for excellent price to performance ratio. You won't get this much sound for this little money anywhere else. Featuring superior audio technologies, the ULTIMA series delivers perfectly balanced playback to increase your enjoyment of all genres of music, as well as gaming and of course films. We hear just that all the time from enthusiastic industry journalists and customers. The new ULTIMAs can be easily recognized by the label over the tweeter.
At Teufel, all our bundles are designed for finely-tuned high-fidelity playback. As a result, you can experience immersive soundscapes for movies, enjoy rousing concert atmosphere on Blu-ray, and hear exactly where those footsteps are coming from in video games.
Developed in Berlin
Product development for the ULTIMA series, like all our other speaker series, is completed start to finish here in our Berlin labs and anechoic chambers. After years of cross-team refinement and optimization including a healthy dose of customer feedback, the ULTIMA 40 is a true marvel of engineering.
Tweeter with phase plug and waveguide
Two features that are nearly unheard of at this price point are the tweeter's built in phase plug and waveguide, providing for extreme precision in the high-frequency range.
Mitigates phase interference near the tweeter by directing waves outward toward the listener, enhancing response at high-frequency bandpasses.
Exactingly guides each individual sound, keeping all instruments and voices crisp, clear, and distinct.
Impaq 8000 Blu-ray Receiver
The Impaq Blu-ray A/V receiver is a Blu-ray/DVD/CD player, AV receiver, network player, radio and much more. You won’t require any other device to enjoy 5.1 surround with the best possible sound and greatest number of playback options. A single slimline receiver measuring just 8 cm tall is all you need.
The Impaq 8000 delivers balanced sound and stable levels across the entire frequency spectrum. A highly efficient class D amplifier from Texas Instruments gives the little system plenty of power.
The system's ability to process and decode video content is also state-of-the-art. Not only does the Impaq 8000 support this standard, an integrated upscaling function can convert HD content into 4K.
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, television, SAT or cable receiver, Apple TV, smartphones and tablets can be easily integrated itno the system via one of the Impaq's HDMI, digital or anlog inputs.
7.1 option: An RCA pre-out connection on the back makes it possible to expand 5.1 into 7.1 setups. Note that active speakers must be connected to the pre-out. With a Rear Station 4, even passive speakers can be integrated and wirelessly controlled.
Rear speaker optional wireless
With the optionally available REARSTATION the rear speakers can be controlled without continuous cabling to the AV receiver.
The REARSTATION transmitter module sends sound signals for the left and right surround channels wirelessly from the AV receiver to the two REARSTATION receiver modules, which can be placed near the rear speakers. There is no need for cabling through the entire room.
The two REARSTATION receiver modules transmit the sound signals from the transmitter divided into the left or right surround channel to the designated rear speakers. There is no need for cabling through the entire room.
T 10 Subwoofer
For the first time Teufel offers a subwoofer that can be configured in either front- or down-firing modes. Don't let the 150-Watts fool you. The new Class-D amplifier's high efficiency and extremely low noise mean it can go toe-to-toe with any 300-Watt amplifier.
- High-end-class active subwoofer, configurable in front- and down-firing modes
- 250 mm diameter subwoofer
- Power: 150-Watt, highly efficient Class-D power amplifier with low power consumption
- Automatic on and off
- Wide variety of settings and circuit breaker
- Can be positioned horizontally or vertically with universal feet
- Integrated wireless module - compatible with CINEBAR Pro, DUETT, TRIOS and IMPAQ receivers. Denon/Marantz or Yamaha/Pioneer receivers require the Subwoofer Wireless Transmitter.
All around unbeatable
Whether serving as a standalone bookshelf speaker or rear speaker in a surround set, the ULTIMA 20 does not compromise. It fits on a bookshelf, can be placed on a stand, or mounted on a wall. Both visually and sonically, it's the perfect match for its big sister.
Pristinely finished. Made from sturdy MDF with internal struts, Teufel speakers feature long-lasting timeless design.
Design and materials
We took no shortcuts when it came to optimizing our ULTIMA speakers. Here are the highlights of our new range:
The cornerstone of its excellent sound lies in the design of our 3-way system, which resulted from years of development. The drivers work together in harmony across all frequency ranges, resulting in extremely smooth and clear sound production.
A Teufel cable with a 1.0 mm² cross sectional area is recommend for multimedia systems and less expensive home cinema systems where only short distances need to be covered.
The wires within this cable are made from copper-clad aluminium. CCA cables have the same electric conductivity as full copper wires but weigh less, making them easier to work with.
More wire strands per cable
The loudspeaker cable contains an especially high number of strands for extra flexibility and conductivity.
The extremely robust yet flexible outer jacket protects the high-quality cable inside. The positive pole is indicated.
The loudspeaker cables can be connected directly to the amplifier/loudspeaker or by means of a banana plug.
One loudspeaker cable plus cable ties with Velcro is delivered in separate packaging.
- 1 × HDMI-2.0 round cable 1.5m – Black
- 1 × Centre speaker UL 40 C Mk3 18 – Black
2 × Floor speaker UL 40 Mk3 18 (pc.)
- 1 × Grill with logo for UL 40 Mk3 18 + UL 40 A Mk2 – Black
- 1 × red rubber feet (4x) for UL 20/40 Mk3 18
1 × Pair Shelf speaker UL 20 Mk3 18
- 2 × UL 20 Mk3 18 bookshelf speaker (pc.) – Black
- 2 × red rubber feet (4x) for UL 20/40 Mk3 18
- 2 × grill for UL 20 Mk3 18 – Black
- 1 × T 10 Subwoofer – Black
1 × Impaq 8000 Blu-ray Receiver
- 1 × IP 8000 RC Remote Control – Black
- 1 × FM antenna for IP 8000 BR
- 1 × Power cable – Black
- 1 × 30m Speaker Cable 1.0mm² - C1030S – Black
HDMI-2.0 round cable 1.5m
Highspeed HDMI cable supports all 2.0 specifications such as 4K 50/60p and 4K 3D
Description Item Cable length 1,5 m
Centre speaker UL 40 C Mk3 18
High-end Hi-Fi centre speaker
Description Item Width 42 cm Height 16,9 cm Depth 15,9 cm Weight 5,7 kg
Description Item Terminal clamps Gold-plated screw terminals
Description Item Suitable for banana plug Yes Maximum cable diameter 4 mm Removable front cover Yes Enclosure material MDF Enclosure surface Laminated Keyhole plate mounted Yes Wall mounting brackets Yes Tweeter (number per enclosure) 1 Tweeter (diameter) 25 mm Tweeter (material) Fabric Bass/Midrange driver (number per enclosure) 2 Bass/Midrange driver (diameter) 130 mm Bass/Midrange driver (material) Kevlar/ fibreglass Continuous power handling (IEC - Long Term) 100 W Sensitivity (2.83 V / 1 m) 88 dB Frequency range from/to 90 - 20000 Hz Peak power capacity (IEC - Short Term) 150 W Maximum sound pressure level 107 dB/1m Impedance 4 - 8 Ohm Acoustic principle 2-way-system Enclosure type Closed
Floor speaker UL 40 Mk3 18 (pc.)
High-end Hi-Fi standing speakers
Description Item Width 21,5 cm Height 106,5 cm Depth 32 cm Weight 20 kg
Description Item Terminal clamps Screw terminal, gold-plated
Description Item Suitable for AV receiver Yes Suitable for banana plug Yes Bi-Amping/Bi-Wiring Yes Maximum cable diameter 4 mm Equalisation openings (pos.) Backside Equalisation openings 2 Removable front cover Yes Enclosure material MDF Enclosure surface Laminated Net internal volume 54 L Spikes prepared Yes Integrated stand Yes Tweeter (number per enclosure) 1 Tweeter (diameter) 25 mm Tweeter (material) Fabric Midrange driver (number per enclosure) 1 Midrange driver (diameter) 165 mm Midrange driver (material) Kevlar Woofer (number per enclosure) 2 Woofer (diameter) 165 mm Woofer (material) Fibreglas Continuous power handling (IEC - Long Term) 120 W Sensitivity (2.83 V / 1 m) 87 dB Frequency range from/to 45 - 20000 Hz Peak power capacity (IEC - Short Term) 200 W Maximum sound pressure level 108 dB/1m Impedance 4 - 8 Ohm Acoustic principle 3-way-system Enclosure type Bass reflex
UL 20 Mk3 18 bookshelf speaker (pc.)
High-end Hi-Fi bookshelf speakers
Description Item Width 21,5 cm Height 33,5 cm Depth 23,5 cm Weight 5,7 kg
Description Item Terminal clamps Gold-plated screw terminals Minimum amplifier output power recommended 20 W
Description Item Suitable for banana plug Yes Maximum cable diameter 4 mm Equalisation openings (pos.) Backside Equalisation openings 1 Removable front cover Yes Enclosure material MDF Enclosure surface Laminated Net internal volume 10 L Wall mounting brackets Yes Tweeter (number per enclosure) 1 Tweeter (diameter) 25 mm Tweeter (material) Fabric Bass/Midrange driver (number per enclosure) 1 Bass/Midrange driver (diameter) 165 mm Bass/Midrange driver (material) Fibreglas Continuous power handling (IEC - Long Term) 50 W Sensitivity (2.83 V / 1 m) 87 dB Frequency range from/to 70 - 20000 Hz Peak power capacity (IEC - Short Term) 80 W Maximum sound pressure level 104 dB/1m Impedance 4 Ohm Acoustic principle 2-way-system Enclosure type Bass reflex Crossover frequency internal switch 2600 Hz
T 10 Subwoofer
High-end-class active subwoofer that can be configured in either front- or down-firing modes
Description Item Width 35,1 cm Height 48,3 cm Depth 38 cm Weight 15,6 kg
Description Item Cinch input 1
Description Item Power supply voltage 230 V Automatic on/off Yes Maximum power consumption 150 W Mains lead fixed Yes Safety class 2 Fuse Yes Storage for settings when disconnected Yes Standby-Function Yes Standby-Power consumption 1 W Bass boost/EQ Yes Input gain adjustment Yes Level control Yes Phase control Yes Wireless Subwoofer Yes Power output capacity impulse (peak) Bass 150 W Amplifier configuration 1.0 Amplifier technology Class D Amplifier channels 1
Description Item Lowest frequency (-3 dB) 33 Hz Suitable for AV receiver Yes Equalisation openings 1 Downfire Yes Frontfire Yes Enclosure material MDF Enclosure surface Laminated, matte Integrated stand Yes Woofer (number per enclosure) 1 Woofer (diameter) 250 mm Woofer (material) Aluminium Frequency range from/to 33 - 190 Hz Maximum sound pressure level 115 dB/1m Acoustic principle 1-way-system Enclosure type Bass reflex
Impaq 8000 Blu-ray Receiver
Slim-line Blu-ray AV receiver with HD audio, 3D, streaming via Bluetooth and DLNA
Description Item Width 40 cm Height 8 cm Depth 36 cm Weight 4,8 kg
Description Item Cinch output stereo 1 Bass driver output 1 Cinch input stereo 1 Digital inputs coaxial 1 Digital inputs optical 1 Bluetooth Yes Bluetooth aptX Yes LAN Yes USB 2.0 Yes HDMI 3D ARC CEC Yes Video outputs - HDMI 1 Video inputs- HDMI 3 High level speaker outputs 5 NFC Yes HDMI Version 1.4b HDMI Version 1.4b
Description Item AAC Yes FLAC Yes MP3 Yes OGG Yes WAV Yes WMA Yes Dolby Digital Yes Dolby Pro Logic II Yes Dolby TrueHD Yes DTS Digital Surround Yes DTS-HD Master Audio Yes JPEG Yes Apple Lossless Yes ASF Yes HDCD Yes M4A Yes MP2 Yes Dolby Digital Plus Yes Dolby Headphone Yes Dolby Pro Logic Yes AVC/H.264 Yes BMP Yes DivX Yes DivX HD Yes FLV Yes GIF Yes MKV Yes MPEG1 Yes MPEG2 Yes MPEG4 Yes RealMedia Yes WMV Yes Xvid Yes BDAV Yes BDMV Yes Blu-ray Yes CD-Audio Yes DVD-Audio Yes DVD-Video Yes SVCD Yes VCD Yes BD-R Yes BD-RE Yes Blu-ray Yes CD Yes CD-R Yes CD-RW Yes DVD Yes DVD+R Yes DVD+RW Yes DVD-R Yes DVD-RAM Yes DVD-RW Yes
Description Item Integrated DSP Yes Display Yes Power supply voltage 230 V Automatic on/off Yes Maximum power consumption 700 W Mains cable - IEC connector (non-heating device) Yes Safety class 2 Storage for settings when disconnected Yes Standby-Function Yes Standby-Power consumption 0,4 W Power output capacity impulse (peak) Satellite 100 W Amplifier configuration 5.0 Amplifier technology Class D Amplifier channels 5 10/100-Mbit/s Ethernet Yes Audio-Digital-Analog-Converter Texas Instruments Integrated DD/dts/PLII-Decoder Yes Integrated True HD/dts HD/DD/dts/PLII-Decoder Yes OSD Yes Power output capacity sinus (RMS) Satellite 75 W 10-Mbit/s Ethernet Yes 4K UHD Upscale Yes
Description Item FM Yes RDS Yes Channel memory slot - FM 30
Description Item Remote control Infrared Power source AAA
30m Speaker Cable 1.0mm² - C1030S
Description Item Cross-section 1 mm² Cable length 30 m
All necessary accessories are included in the delivery.
"...this is a pair of sublime tower speakers, up there with [many] popular consumer audio brands."Outer Audio 05/2019"If you’re looking for something different, then the Teufel Ultima 40 is certainly one to check out. I put these on par with the Klipsch R-24F. However, I would say the R-24F has a more controlled bass response than the Ultima 40. If you’re looking for a stereo pair, then you should definitely consider the Ultima 40 Active over the passive model. You’ll get better value for money by not having to spend extra on an amplifier and cabling as well as a more efficient speaker with factory fitted and tested amplification. If you’re looking for a full surround sound system, you have the option of the 5.1 Ultima Series which is an absolute gem of a system and also very affordable for the size and quality you get."Read more at: https://www.outeraudio.com/teufel-ultima-40-review/More... Collapse details...
Downloads & support
- Operating instructions: Impaq 8000 Blu-ray Receiver
- Declaration of conformity: Impaq 8000 Blu-ray Receiver
- Operating instructions: Centre speaker UL 40 C Mk3 18
- Declaration of conformity: Centre speaker UL 40 C Mk3 18
- Operating instructions: Pair Shelf speaker UL 20 Mk3 18
- Declaration of conformity: Pair Shelf speaker UL 20 Mk3 18
- Operating instructions: Floor speaker UL 40 Mk3 18 (pc.)
- Declaration of conformity: Floor speaker UL 40 Mk3 18 (pc.)
- Operating instructions: T 10 Subwoofer
- Declaration of conformity: T 10 Subwoofer
- Declaration of conformity: HDMI-2.0 round cable 1.5m
- Declaration of conformity: 30m Speaker Cable 1.0mm² - C1030S