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Hailey delivers the lifelike natural sound of YG Acoustics' Sonja flagship, at a price that is accessible to a wider audience within the ultra-high-end. The technologies of Hailey mirror those of Sonja, using equally stunning industrial design, and the same world-class precision-manufacturing. The result is astonishing sonic performance - unequaled, with the exception of the flagship itself - in a gorgeous marvel of engineering and craftsmanship. Hailey - spectacular sonics, timelessly elegant form, pure harmony... handmade in U.S.A.
Hailey uses a fully CNC-machined construction and proprietary toroidal air-core crossover inductors. The revolutionary drivers, machined in-house for Sonja, make an encore appearance in Hailey, with a brand-new and remarkably lightweight 7.25' (18.5 cm) midrange driver that offers a phenomenal strength-to-weight ratio. These enhancements result in ultra-low distortion, while preserving the industry-leading frequency and phase response that YG Acoustics is famous for.
The bass and midrange units are made in-house using YG Acoustics' proprietary BilletCore technology: the drivers are precisely machined out of massive slabs of aircraft-grade aluminum. This unique process offers overwhelmingly superior dynamics, musical delicacy and low distortion due to industry-leading rigidity and accuracy (tight tolerances).
The BilletDome tweeter's motor incorporates YG Acoustics' ingenious ForgeCore system: in-house CNC-cutting introduces sophisticated 3D geometries into the magnet system. The resulting improvement is greatly reduced distortion and a sense of ease to the sound.
YG Acoustics crossover circuits are all created using proprietary software developed entirely in-house. DualCoherent technology provides the best frequency response and relative phase available. Competing speakers are optimized in either the frequency domain (most common) or time domain. Only YG Acoustics has the ability to optimize both domains simultaneously.
Hailey's crossover uses ToroAir technology: in-house CNC-wound toroidal air-core inductors are unique in eliminating cross-talk (cross-contamination) common in crossover circuits. The result is preservation of high-frequency detail without harshness, brightness or sibilance.
Hailey's exquisite cabinet combines visual refinement with over-engineering. It is constructed of precision-machined aircraft-grade aluminum alloy. This material, using vibration-free pressurized assembly, allows for the most acoustically desirable enclosures achievable. The structure is optimized for each module's specific frequency range. This ensures freedom from vibration, even at very high volume levels.
FocusedElimination anti-resonance technology keeps mechanical losses lower than any competing speaker, by combining the minimized turbulence of a sealed design with the low friction otherwise associated with enclosure-free concepts.
YG Acoustics speakers are not voiced. All measurements are verified using extensive listening tests, but the speakers are not artificially manipulated. YG Acoustics speakers simply convey the recording - nothing more, nothing less.
The end-result: Hailey is a champion of transparency, 3D-soundstaging, dynamics, bandwidth, inner-detail, and the natural sound of a live performance that YG Acoustics is famous for. This is all presented in a refined, elegant speaker with an exquisite fit-and-finish that is the showpiece of the world's finest listening environments.
Hailey is available in two modular configurations, which can be expanded from one to the next at any time, without the need to replace existing modules:
Hailey 2.1 - an ultra-high-end compact speaker.
Hailey 2.2 - an ultra-high-end floorstanding speaker.
Consists of Hailey 2.1 interlocked atop a matching bass module.
Hailey is fully compatible with multi-channel audio and home-theater systems. Hailey speakers can also be combined with speakers from YG Acoustics' other lines for properly phase-coherent multi-channel systems.
±1 dB in the audible band
±5° relative phase throughout entire overlap
Usable output extends from 20 Hz to 40 kHz
BilletCore ultra-high-rigidity woofer and mid-woofer
ForgeCore ultra-low-distortion tweeter
Hailey is fully-passive
Proprietary DualCoherent crossover at 65 Hz and 1.75 kHz
Designed using software developed in-house
ToroAir inductors eliminate cross-talk
87 dB / 2.83 V / 1 m π anechoic
4Ω nominal, 3Ω minimum
Hailey 1.1 - 43x20x44 cm (17x8x17") HxWxD
Hailey 1.2 - 122x33x54 cm (48x13x21") HxWxD
Hailey 2.1 - 27 kg (60 lbs) per channel unpackaged
Hailey 2.2 - 77 kg (170 lbs) per channel unpackaged
All orders are processed within 48 hours from date of order.
We offer Free Ground Shipping on all orders regardless of size.
- If you would like to receive your order quicker you can request Express shipping during Check-Out in the Comments section. Additional charges will apply.
- In-stock items are shipped from our Vancouver warehouse and will reach major Canadian cities in 5-7 business days.
- Items not in stock will either ship from one of our manufacturer partners' warehouses or in rare cases first must be sent to Vancouver and then to you.
- If the expected arrival to you will be more than 7 business days you will be notified by email and at that point you will have the option to proceed or if you cannot wait then order can be cancelled.
We will gladly:
- (a) exchange a product that is not special ordered, or shipped from one of our partner warehouses, for a new product of equal value (product purchased must be unopened)
- (b) exchange a product if it is defective or damaged for the same product
within 15 days after the product has been delivered to you.
Returns for refund are not accepted.
For an exchange, you must notify us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will acknowledge receipt of your email by reply and assist you in returning the product as identified below. Make sure to send and have your return package post marked within the 15 days after the product has been delivered to you.
- Headphones may not be returned or exchanged for any reason, only defective units will be replaced for the same model
- Items that have been opened may not be returned
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may cancel an order if the product is not delivered to the delivery address on your order form within 30 days of the date your order is accepted.
To cancel, you must notify us by email at email@example.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your email and process the cancellation.
Products returning for exchange must be unused and in their sealed, original factory packaging.
Buyer is responsible for return shipping costs.