MartinLogan Montis loudspeaker Specifications

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Description: Two-way, floorstanding, electrostatic loudspeaker with a powered dynamic woofer. Drive-units: 44" (1118mm) H by 11.3" (287mm) W XStat CLS electrostatic high-frequency transducer (radiating area, 497in.2 [3209cm2]); 10" (254mm) high-excursion, aluminum-cone woofer. Crossover frequency: 340Hz. Frequency response: 29Hz–23kHz, ±3dB. Horizontal dispersion: 30°. Vertical dispersion: 44" (1120mm) line source. Sensitivity: 91dB/2.83V/m. Impedance: 4 ohms, 0.52 ohm at 20kHz. Compatible with 4, 6, or 8 ohm rated amplifiers. Woofer amplifier: 200Wpc (4 ohms). Recommended amplification: 20–500Wpc. Audio controls: ±10dB under 100Hz. Lighting: LED intensity control (On/Dim/Off). Power draw: Idle: <1Wpc (idle), 200Wpc (maximum).
Dimensions: 59.3" (1505mm) H by 12.7" (322mm) W by 18" (457mm) D. Weight: 58 lbs. (26.3 kg).
Finishes: black ash, dark cherry, black cherrywood.
Serial numbers of units reviewed: MTWH 000, MTWH 001.
Price: $9995/pair. Approximate number of dealers: 74.
Manufacturer: MartinLogan, 2101 Delaware Street, Lawrence, KS 66046. Tel: (785) 749-0133. Web: www.martinlogan.com.

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MartinLogan
2101 Delaware Street
Lawrence, KS 66046
(785) 749-0133
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Et Quelle's picture
The Antispeaker?

Those blue lights seem cool for a while then like they're looking at you. 4 ohms should be better; less resistance. The tube sound is so realistic and evidently so are the Montis, even if you have to dust em.

dmusoke's picture
No Spires comparison ???

Nice review ... but i'm puzzled to hear of no comparison to the Spires, the speaker it replaced. They both use the same exact panel and woofer, with the Montis performing the filtering in its DSP versus the analog filtering used in the Spires that was from the venerable CLX series. $1500 more is the price one has to pay to have the DSP compared to the Montis. The two speakers are practically sonically identical (+99%) to most listeners but the Spires can be had for $5000 or so now since they've been discontinued.

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