MartinLogan’s Motion Series Speakers

Yes, those are moving-coil woofers. From Martin-Logan, the electrostatic company. ML’s new Motion Series speaker, to be priced at around $3000/pair when it is available in the late summer, is a big brother to the Motion 40 tower. The speaker uses the largest yet Folded Motion XT tweeter to come from MartinLogan, marrying it to a 6.5" midrange unit and a pair of 8" woofers. and although the company is still based in Kansas, its speakers are now made in Canada. Though it was demmed with Peachtree amplification, the speaker suffered from the suboptimal room acoustics.

MartinLogan also launched its new Crescendo wireless speaker system at CES, which uses a 24-bit/48kHz DSP engine, a single 5"x7" polypropylene-cone woofer, and two Folded Motion tweeters. It can accept audio data via Bluetooth and AirPlay.