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ELAC Vela BS 403 Bookshelf Speakers (Walnut)

Elac Vela BS 403
ELAC Vela BS 403 Bookshelf Speakers (Walnut)Purchase OnlinePrice per pair: $5,299.00 Christchurch 330 St Asaph Street, Christchurch Central Christchurch New Zealand 172.6476606 -43.5364992
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ELAC's Vela BS 403 bookshelf speakers are perfect for every situation. From acting as rears in a home theatre setup, to being stand alone stereo speakers. With its sleek angled design and JET 5 tweeter, you'll be amazed at how good this speaker sounds.


The Vela range was made to replace the very successful Line 400 series which is not an easy task by any means. But by using the acoustic technology from the Line 400 series and putting it into a brand new sophisticated design, the Vela range has done just that. From the new waveguide which minimizes baffle reflections, to the specially shaped baffle itself and the angling of the cabinet, all aspects improve the definition of sound. 



Crystal membrane driver

The eye-catching surface of the crystal membrane is more than just an attractive design feature. The drivers employ the crystal membrane, and their design is based on ELAC’s Aluminum-Sandwich Technology. By resembling the surface of a large crystal, the aluminum-foil stamping stiffens the aluminum dome, diminishing resonances and minimizing coloration, while improving power handling and dynamics.

ELAC Line Series Crystal Membrane Driver

JET 5 tweeter

The ELAC JET tweeter is one of the most legendary tweeters in the industry and has won international praise with its transparent and effortless sound image. Due to many additional design changes, like an improved new neodymium magnet system, even higher efficiency, higher sound pressure levels and frequency response up to 50 kHz was achieved.

ELAC Line BS 243


The core of the JET tweeter is the folded foil membrane. The fold width is only 0.84 mm and the folding and fixing of the membrane is still executed by hand. Due to continuous improvement, the JET 5 tweeter creates an effortless, airy and resonance-free image up to 50,000 Hz.


Down-firing port

For a more flexible speaker placement and to minimize ventilation noise, the bass reflex port is directed to the floor, exiting the bottom of the speaker cabinet in a down-firing configuration.



  • Recommended amplifier power: 40 to 200 wpc
  • Nominal/peak power handling: 70 / 100 wpc
  • Enclosure Type: 2 Way Bass Reflex
  • Frequency Response:41Hz - 50kHz
  • Nominal Impedance: 4 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 86 dB
  • Tweeter: JET 5
  • Woofer: 150 mm AS -XR cone
  • Also available in a Premium Black and White Gloss finish


Find out more here - ELAC Vela Series Factsheet

Or check out this awesome review - ELAC VELA BS 403 Review



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