Rosso Fiorentino Volterra

Volterra is one of RF's cornerstones on the way to reproducing reality.

Sharing much of the technology of its smaller sibling the Fiesole, the elegant, 2.5-way compact floorstanding Volterra has an even more authoritative and refined acoustic presence, thanks also to an original acoustic loading design which can be described as a hybrid vented mid-woofer + closed box woofer.

The 6-1/2" and 8" Nomex woofers are held in place by means of a vibration-damping system. This feature allows an efficient control of structure-borne vibration, resulting in commanding, sharp and controlled low frequencies.

The 28mm hand treated silk dome tweeter has a highly controlled and damped behaviour within its bandwith, providing a sweet, natural and accurate sonic signature. This component is easily combined with the woofers through the use of a complex and efficient crossover circuit made of meticulously selected components and placed in an isolated and well-damped box at the centre of the system structure.

The beautifully finished brushed aluminium front panels add mass and great rigidity to the structure and are also designed to house an ultrasonic generator which is dedicated to the reproduction of the ultrasonic frequencies beginning to function at around 22kHz and goes up to 100kHz. This driver further enhances the "atmosphere" and naturalness of the reproduced sound. Today, the availability of a highly extended frequency response as found in the Volterra is even more interesting, with the advent of new high-resolution digital formats alongside vinyl.





  • Type:  2.5-way rear-ported / close box floorstanding system

  • Sensitivity:  87 dBSpl (2.83V/1m)

  • Nominal impedance:  6Ω (min 3Ω)

  • Freq. response(-3dB):  38 Hz - 100 kHz

  • Drivers:  1 x Ø 200mm (8 in) woofer Nomex diaphragm; 1 x Ø165mm (6.5 in) woofer Nomex diaphragm;  1 x Ø28mm (1.1 in) hand treated cloth soft dome tweeter;  1 x ribbon diaphragm ultrasonic generator

  • Internal wiring:  High purity dense Silver coated high purity OFC (VdH)

  • Terminals:  custom-made Rosso Fiorentino BP-01R: pure copper, rhodium plated (100% Nickel free)

  • Cabinet:  Solid high density fiberboard + internal damping elements. 10mm thick aluminium front panels. Asymmetric braced cabinet.

  • Dimensions (HxWxD):  105 x 28 x 31 cm (41.3 x 11 x 12.2 in)

  • Weight:  37 Kg (81.6 lb) each