Primare Little 16

1 9 9 3 1993
1 9 9 4 1994

This page was made possible with the help of Primare's and Bow Technologies' founder :
Bo Christensen.



The Little 16 and Big 49 lousdpeakers were designed just before Mr Christensen left Primare, to complement the 200 Series ; they were produced in very small numbers : fifty pairs of each.

Both models share the same basic design :
3,2cm ceramic tweeters with high power-handling and low resonance frequency sourced from Thiel/Accuton, two 2-layer Kevlar mid/bass drivers from Eton, simple crossovers with only select parts, 7-layer MDF front baffle and extensive enclosure bracing.

The Little 16 has two 16,5cm woofers ; the Big 49 upps them to 20cm.
The back-firing woofer has an oversized magnet and is mechanically coupled to the front driver for linear power transfer.
The dedicated stands are made of black-lacquered MDF and can be filled with sand or shot. Or not.


Mr Christensen still uses his Little 16 pair today and "they will beat almost anything I put them up against".

Primare Little 16, image 1
Primare Little 16 specifications
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Frequency response : 40Hz...30Khz (± 3dB)
Sensitivity : 87dB /1w / 1m
Impedance : 3,5...5 Ohm
Electrical phase : 0°...-15°
Power handling : 150W RMS
Crossover : 1,6Khz (12dB/octave)
High driver : 3,2cm Ceramic
Mid/bass driver : 16,5cm Kevlar
Bass driver : 16,5cm tuned
Dimensions : 100 x 24 x 45cm (with stand)
Weight : 25kg (Little 16)
10kg (stand)
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