Avalon Ascendant

After my final hi-rez seminar on Sunday, and triggered by my very positive experience with the inexpensive Avalon NP2 speakers, I went across the hallway to the room Denver dealer HD Home Cinema & AV Design was using to debut Avalon Acoustics' new $9300/pair Ascendant loudspeaker. This combines the composite-dome tweeter from the NP2 with a pair of Kevlar-composite woofers in the angled, faceted enclosure that has become a de facto trademark of the Colorado company's high-end speakers. With Ayre MX-R monoblocks, Ayre C-5xe universal player, K-5xe preamp, and P-5xe power-line conditioner, and wired with Cardas cable, the Avalon system proved one of the best-sounding of the Show.

MikeyT's picture

Wow, those are some awesome speakers. However, I think I'll pass on them after seeing the $9,000 price tag! Weight loss tips

Kimna's picture

Thanks for posting this.google

Richie's picture

Very nice, sure blast out some tunes with those... bit pricey though...VPS forex

ibelouis's picture

You have tested it and writing form your personal experience or you find some information online?