Admittedly, their products sit outside of my budget, so I was over the moon to be able to finally get my hands and most importantly my ears on this set. And oh boy (spoiler alert), they are something. The revamped Motion Series is inspired by the performance of their ultra-high-end electrostatic loudspeaker and will be at home in a music or home cinema set up. All speakers in this line-up feature MartinLogan’s cutting edge Folded Motion tweeter and hand-built crossovers. Their dedicated in-house engineering and design teams utilize the latest, most advanced, innovative technologies in this category. Needless to say, getting to do this review was pretty much a lottery win for me.
Motion 40i Floorstanding Speakers
40–25,000 Hz ± 3 dB
80° x 80°
92 dB @ 2.83 volts/ meter
4 Ohms. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 Ohm rated amplifiers.
500 & 2,600 Hz
High Frequency Driver:
1” x 1.4” (2.6cm x 3.6cm) Folded Motion transducer with 5.25” x 1.75” (13.3cm x 4.4cm) diaphragm.
5.5” (14cm) aluminum cone with cast polymer basket.
Non-resonant asymmetrical chamber format.
Rigid structured dust cap to reduce cone break-up modes.
45 lbs. (20.4 kg)
42.49” x 7.56” x 12.81”
(1079.12 x 192 x 325.25 mm)
$1099.99 USD each.
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Smaller multi-channel audio systems will benefit from the significant dynamic impact and detailed imaging revealed by a Folded Motion® tweeter and dual, rear-vented 5.5-inch aluminum cone woofers, and a proprietary Vojtko crossover network. Motion 30i delivers the classic broad soundstage of the Motion Series from a newly designed enclosure enhanced by the slightest of modifications, including the drive-stabilizing dust cap design and stiffened motor suspension.
The high-performance Motion 15i bookshelf speaker features a Folded Motion® tweeter, a 5.25-inch aluminum cone woofer with a rear-firing bass port, and a proprietary Vojtko crossover network to deliver refined sound with stunning dynamic range and jaw-dropping clarity. Motion 15i delivers the classic broad soundstage of the Motion Series from a newly designed enclosure enhanced by the slightest of modifications, including the drive-stabilizing dust cap design and stiffened motor suspension.
Dynamo 1100X features a 1,300 Watt (peak) amplifier, 12-inch audiophile grade woofer, extensive input options, optional wireless connectivity, control via a Bluetooth app, Anthem Room Correction (ARC®), and user-configurable front- or down-firing design. Dramatic bass detail and attack, superb extension, and room-shaking output ensure a compelling music and home theater experience.
Dedicated wide dispersion surround speaker with dual Folded Motion® tweeters and Folded Motion Cascading Bass-Reflex Port for deep, detailed bass response. Voice-matched with MartinLogan ESL speakers.
Dolby Atmos enabled height effects speakerswith 0.75-inch aluminum dome tweeter and 5.25” polypropylene cone bass/midrange driver with stamped steel basket, all incorporated into a beautiful High Gloss Black cabinet that is voice-matched with MartinLogan Motion speakers.