Whisper to a screed

Maybe I don't know everything after all. In all candor, Legacy loudspeakers had never struck me as the sorts of things I might like. But here at FSI, driven by an attractive Ayon Triton integrated amplifier ($8500), itself fed by an Ayon CD-5 CD player ($9450), I very much enjoyed the big Legacy Whisper XD speakers ($20,000/pair). I wasn't surprised by the punchy, wide-range presentation, but there was a lot more realistic texture and timbral color than I ever expected. And the very nice young couple who ran the suite were patient with my seemingly limitless supply of inane questions. A fine experience.

Nick's picture

A really nice sounding room and the people displaying the equipment were very nice, I concur.

Maurice Fournier's picture

Easily the finest sounding room SSI 2010Ayon is give most beautiful sound to the speaker. I needto speak with spouse tonight.MF

Ed Hirsch's picture

For sure the Best Sounding room at SSI! The Ayon gear is incredible, the sound is so neutral and real, it just overcomes you and involves you. I heard the Ayon Orthos mono block amps at CES 2010 with the Lumenwhite Artisan speakers and I still remember the exquisite sound, it just stays in my head. When I get all my cash together I am getting the Ayon Orthos and the Lumenwhite Artisans.Ed

Stu gatz's picture

I have a pair of these in my office and they sound great

Cleo's picture

I think several writers at the magazine are exposing how out of touch they are. And how constricted to the few brands they constantly rave about. They give short shrift to a superior product, Whisper and Helix. Since Legacy isn't one of their advertising regulars? I've had both a pair of Focus and Whisper, most superior to other products, and Legacy doesn't appear to be wanting to finance a country with prices. Superior products are from Legacy Audio indeed.