The excite s seemed a little warmer and maybe more enjoyable. The new excite series leaves an impression of real high quality new excite series. With few exceptions, it touches all the musical bases and does so with a footprint no bigger than an averagesize compactfood for thought monitor fans. What would your recommendations be regarding the following 3 dynaudio speakers. The excite x18 is a relatively compact bookshelf loudspeaker with a substantial sound and formidable power. The excite models can be driven quite effortlessly by almost any amplifier due to their ampfriendly design and their significantly upgraded ultraeffici. Octave audio tube amps routinely show with top dynaudios to combat exactly that perception and show that these german pentode amps really are made of sterner stuff ed. The excite is danish manufacturer dynaudio s second least expensive speaker line, comprised of five different models. Mar 12, 2015 the dynaudio excite x14a is the active version of their excite 14 speaker. I was planning to get the monitor audio platinums but after not getting on with there sound and being blown away with a dynaudio demo at the bristol show for me it was a simple choice to get the dyns until a very good friend of mine got a pair of cm9s and then it. Dynaudio is well known for their consumer, pro audio and automotive loudspeakers, and they are also one of the foremost oem original. Dynaudio says good bye to audience and hello to the new excite series dynaudio is rolling out a new series called excite which ive been told will eventually replace the audience line. Dynaudios allnew, highend, excite speaker line, while attractive, blends in well with.
Hifi news is a guide to equipment for serious audiophiles. Lets hope theyve saved that for the sound positioned in a degree of free space and toedin towards the listener, our blackash x36s find it impossible to hide their bulk. May 04, 2016 in my opinion dynaudio has changed the usual tuning to a new concept in the excite x18. A highend digital amplifier is integrated into xeo, so speaker cables and external amplifiers become obsolete. Todays 2 ndgen new excite models promise more of the same, in fact highend sound from normal systems for the first time. The proprietary dynaudio drivers consist of a soft dome tweeter and msp magnesium silicate polymer longthrow woofer. Dynaudio excite x38 loudspeakers new for 20 the dynaudio excite x38. Dynaudio dynaudio excite x14 speaker white price per item. Dynaudio excite x34 the excite x34 is one versatile little number that was willing and able to get down and party with the best of them.
Dynaudio excite x44 floorstanding loudspeakers analogue. So if you are in the market good deals should be around from dealers who have audience inventory. Dynaudio hifi speakers the listening post christchurch and. While others in dynaudios range have lived up to their name, these fail to thrill in the same way. True dynaudio sound quality and highends highest value. The dynaudio excite x14a is the active version of their excite 14 speaker. I couldnt narrow down either one if i was to purchase. They have been producing highend loudspeakers for over 35 years, and have built some of the most balanced and accurate speakers around. The intriguing xeo, which dangles the tantalizing prospect of a wireless system based on true highperformance speakers, might be in a class by itself. The dynaudio excite x38loudspeaker is a powerful, highend floor standing loudspeaker.
I am moving to a larger music room and plan to move on to bigger speakers. Dynaudio excite x34 vocals are well balanced with a good measure of chest resonance and upperoctave air, an impression that was conveyed as i listened to colin hay covering his own song over kill, a megahit from his bygone, downunder, men at work days. Feb 24, 2015 the dynaudio excite x16 is the largest bookshelf design from the excite series, which is a step above the dm series in the dynaudio range. Revel and dynaudio thoughts audioholics home theater forums. The first in our editorial appeared the flagships of the new line threeway x38. A popular line of home systems dynaudio by series excite was completely updated from this fall instead of the models x22 center, x12, x32 and x36 the company enters production of improved versions x24 center, x14, x34 and x38. Excite is represented by four updated models, the x34 considered here, a larger floorstander the x38, the compact x14, and the x24 center channel. Dynaudio excite x14 bookshelf speakers small shelf speaker systems x14 refer to the updated excite line, the older representatives of which we have already tested x34, x36, x38. Dynaudio excite x34 main speakers home audio sydney. Home audio back explore home audio categories bookshelf floor standing. The dynaudio excite x16 is the largest bookshelf design from the excite series, which is a step above the dm series in the dynaudio range. Dynaudio dynaudio stand 10 speaker stands price per item.
The dynaudio are a little more expensive and the revel are made of real wood. Highquality furnituregrade cabinets painstakingly assembled and finished by experts in skanderborg plus uprated crossovers, coated softdome tweeters and new longthrow midbass drivers, set excite apart when it comes to getting the most from your music and films. The amphion helium 2 s midrange was very close to the excite x12s, if a touch less silky. Excite loudspeaker range high end passive speakers dynaudio.
The highs were a little less detailed, delicate, and airy, but lowlevel dynamics were. Dynaudio excite x44 floorstanding loudspeaker pair. They debuted as part of the danish companys revamped fivestrong excite speaker range in 20, and we liked them. The excite speaker range from denmark aims to eke out high quality sound from modestlypriced systems. Fast forward a few years back when dynaudios first excite range married typical housesound values with simpler amplifier drive and greater spark. Not just a minor update, dynaudio has improved upon just about every aspect of performance. Search the bluebook database on audiogon, the highend audio community. So far of all the speakers ive listened to in my price range, the dynaudio x38 s are my favorite. The new dynaudio emit series is the latest model range from dynaudio, and was conceived as an entrylevel highend loudspeaker series. Frequency response is rated at 45hz to 23khz by dynaudio. The excite is danish manufacturer dynaudios second least expensive speaker line, comprised of five different models. The x18 excels with great dynamic range, extending deeper in the bass while delivering an expansive soundstage with exceptional accuracy and a most natural tonal balance.
The new dynaudio excite range combines real highend sound quality with an elegant, slimline design. In my opinion dynaudio has changed the usual tuning to a new concept in the excite x18. This may come as a shock to long time dynaudio users, for the new standard has more emphasis on the midrange and less on the amount of bass energy, but the higher notes are still detailed and never harsh. With few exceptions, it touches all the musical bases and does so with a footprint no bigger than. That meant twice the coin for new more potent amplifiers. Dynaudio is one of the most respected brands in highend audio today. The x16 is the larger of the two bookshelf speakers, with a 1 handcoated silk dome tweeter and a single 6. Fast forward a few years back when dynaudio s first excite range married typical housesound values with simpler amplifier drive and greater spark. A deep, powerful and vibrant sound quality, even in larger spaces. Mint, dynaudio confidence c1 platinum rosewood and stand. The excite flagship model x38 utilizes two 18cm diameter woofers featuring characteristic dynaudio driver technologies, including. As the largest loudspeaker in the excite range, the x44 is positioned significantly above the x38, and is ideal for anyone who desires maximum bass performance, either because they have a large room, or because they simply wish to experience the most powerful music reproduction. Excite is one of dynaudios more affordable lines, ranking below the higherend evidence, consequence, confidence platinum, contour, and focus models and above the more accessible dm series.
Panasonic txp65vt65, pioneer lx5090, rotel rmb 1075, pioneer sclx85, dynaudio contour 1. The excite models can be driven quite effortlessly by almost any amplifier due to their ampfriendly design and their significantly upgraded ultraefficient driver technology. Dynaudio is well known for their consumer, pro audio and automotive loudspeakers, and they. Real wood veneer walnut, rosewood and satin black with black front grilles. The new dynaudio excite speaker lineup is a comprehensive update to the original excite family introduced in 2008. I have a cronus magnum and my current speakers are klipsch forte iis. Their reputation stems from a long history of producing the best soft dome tweeters and drive units on earth. Though the excite x14 is supplied with a grille, and an optional foam plug for its port, i performed the measurements without either. In comparison with analogs of the last generation these monitors have noticeably risen in the quality of finish now all the bodys facets are surfaced by natural.
Dynaudio excite x18 bookshelf speaker the listening post. The dynaudio excite x36 is an imposinglooking design with an imposing array of drivers. Each x14a houses two 50w digital amps, one for each driver, so you get 100w per channel. Dynaudio hifi speakers the listening post christchurch. Dynaudio xeo 6 wireless floorstanding loudspeakers xeo 6 minimizes your system to the essentials. The danes balance art and engineering better than anybody.430 310 1451 915 1464 283 1433 1360 1209 794 164 804 436 590 44 302 1326 1260 398 779 1235 730 843 605 7 927 1060 419 682 968 167 303 1378 1171 340 223 416 111 1084 1486 281 379 1322 680 1279 958