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Martin Logan Montis Speakers Now On Permanent Demo!

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Hi Everyone,

For anyone who has been into HiFi Lounge recently you may have seen that we have had the Martin Logan Montis speakers here for the last couple of weeks but unbelievably I have been to busy to actually hook them up, well today I finally got them into place and have been running them all morning and they certainly don’t disappoint and sound as stunning as they look.

When I went to the Munich High End show earlier in the year one of the demo rooms had the Montis running and at that time I had never heard anything like them before, in the end over the weekend I kept going back to that room and the PMC room for the Fact.12’s, but it was that experience that led me to taking on Martin Logan as a brand.

I decided to take on the the Electromotions and the Montis for demo to show both ends of the Martin Logan spectrum, although you could spend more on the Summit X’s and CLX’s, the Electromotions cost £2499 and the Montis £9800 for their standard finishes, the Electromotions have a passive bass system whilst the Montis use an active system and they certainly do pack a punch, being active you can actually tailor the bass weight to your room, although I love a bit of bass I actually had to turn them down to their -2 setting then they sounded excellent, it is a great feature though, much like the Fact.12’s, giving you the ability to tune them to your room.

So how do they sound other than stunning? it really is their neutrality and transparency that hits you, it is such a clean and open presentation, you really do hear everything, but all this detail doesn’t come at the expense of musicality and they never sound hard, edgy or bright, they really are quite an achievement. I have spent quite a bit of time listening to the Electromotions, which I consider quite a bargain at £2499, and the main thing you notice with the Montis is the bigger soundstage and sense of scale, and with the active bass it is much faster with less overhang with more drive and impact.

Both are fantastic speakers though, especially if you want to hear everything in the recording, it is a totally different listening experience to a standard speaker so please feel free to come in and have a listen, Early next year we will be having a Martin Logan open day, hopefully I can get the CLX’s in for that :-)

Please see below for the full line up of Martin Logan speakers on our website -

[url]http://hifilounge.co.uk/martin-logan[/url]

Also here is a very good review of the Montis Speakers from HiFi Choice earlier in the year, it is actually the copy that we were the focus for the dealer visit, it must have been a sign :-)

[url]http://www.absolutesounds.com/pdf/main/press/HI_Fi_Choice_ML_Montis_Feb20134web.pdf[/url]

Below are a few pictures of the un-boxing -

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Thanks,
Paul.


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