Are MartinLogan speakers worth it?

MartinLogan Motion 40i is a great-sounding and fairly affordable entry-level audiophile speaker. Its elegant design, accurate, punchy, and controlled bass, clear and dynamic mids, and sparkling treble make it one of the best floorstanding speakers under $2,500.

Is Klipsch or MartinLogan better?

Generally, the Martin Logan are a bit mellower with less emphasis on high frequencies, though they still sound very good and very clear. Because of the Horn Tweeter, the Klipsch are going to be a bit bright. Generally Horns have a somewhat unique sound that you either like or don’t like.

Are MartinLogan speakers made in China?

Production of Martin Logan Electrostatic loudspeakers was moved to the Paradigm manufacturing facility in Mississauga Ontario, Canada post this acquisition. Conventional loudspeakers by Martin Logan, the Motion line, are manufactured in China.

Are MartinLogan speakers made in USA?

MartinLogan’s North American manufacturing facility is located in Mississaugua, Ontario where our electrostatic speakers are hand-built by a highly-trained team of manufacturing specialists.

What is MartinLogan known for?

MartinLogan delivered the world’s first electrostatic center-channel speaker, Logos, and on-wall surround-channel speakers, Stylos.

How do electrostatic speakers sound?

An electrostatic loudspeaker uses a thin plastic diaphragm residing between two perforated metal sheets (the grids or stator plates). The audio signal is applied to the grids out of phase. While one grid causes the diaphragm to push, the other causes it to pull, thus moving air and creating sound.

Is Klipsch considered high end?

Klipsch are generally considered as the high range budget speaker. To the entry level hobbyist, they might seem quite expensive. But if you compare them to some speakers, then they are actually affordable in comparison.

Where are Klipsch speakers made?

Hope, AR
Assembled in Hope, AR The Klipsch Heritage Series, Professional, THX Ultra2, Palladium, select Reference II as well as many of the professional and cinema speakers are still assembled, outfitted and finished by hand and never with the assistance of robotics in Hope, Arkansas.

Who owns MartinLogan?

Venerable Canadian audio brands Paradigm, Anthem, and MartinLogan have been sold back to a familiar name. Original founder Scott Bagby, along with John Bagby, have announced the purchase of Paradigm Electronics, Anthem Electronics, and MartinLogan Loudspeakers, effective May 10, 2019.

Who makes MartinLogan?

Original owner Scott Bagby, along with John Bagby, have secured 100% ownership interest in 3 audio brands. At the High End Munich 2019 show last week, Paradigm, Anthem and MartinLogan showcased their latest products.

Do electrostatic speakers sound good?

Electrostatic speakers produce levels of distortion one to two orders of magnitude lower than conventional cone drivers in a box. Electrostatic speakers’ clarity is extraordinary. The big downside is high cost, but electrostatic speakers have been popular with audiophiles for many years.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of electrostatic speakers?

Cons: There aren’t many around, they cost a lot, they’re difficult to drive, they need mains power, they’re big, they often don’t sound like they have much bass. Pros: People who use them won’t use anything else due to lack of treble and midrange colouration.