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MartinLogan Motion 35XT

$1,900.00 $1,140.00

New Old Stock Clearance, while stock lasts.
Larger bookshelf speaker with a Folded Motion® XT tweeter and luscious high-gloss finishes. Voice-matched with MartinLogan ESL speakers.
Motion 35XT is their largest bookshelf with extreme performance capabilities, featuring luxurious high-gloss wood finishes and matching aesthetics to the rest of the Motion Series lineup.

Availability: In stock

“The gloss-finished wooden cabinets and metal speaker grilles alone give the outward impression of a more expensive design. And of course, fantastic sonics for their price point reinforce that assessment. Used as a stereo pair, the ML 35XT speakers offer a lot of sound for the dollar.” — Rob Johnson, TONE Audio

“What I look for in a speaker is one that not only makes the full range of music I listen to sound as good as it can, but that also looks good in my home, occupies as little space as the laws of physics allow, and represents supreme value for the money. All of that is offered by the MartinLogan Motion 35XT, in addition to a natural-sounding integration of tight, truthful bass and graceful highs… I believe I’ve found what I’ve been looking for.” — Jeff Stockton, SoundStage! Network

“With the 35XT, MartinLogan has managed to upscale its Motion Series bookshelf speaker offerings. The new speakers play impressively loud and sound clean, with excellent detail, clear mids, and good dynamics. Imaging is about as good as I’ve experienced from bookshelf speakers, and I’ve heard some good ones in my time… its performance made me want to keep listening to music late into the night, which is what good hi-fi is all about — and it’s very much HRAC Approved.” — Al Griffin, Hi Res Audio Central

Engineering Genius:

What makes the Motion Series sound so amazing? MartinLogan’s dedicated in-house engineering team started by utilizing and refining the most advanced, compact technologies and combining them with innovative engineering. The result is an emotionally engaging sound that rivals (and most times trounces) traditional loudspeakers of similar size and price.

Folded Motion® XT Tweeters

The signature Folded Motion tweeters utilize extremely low mass diaphragms that “squeeze” air, and require significantly less excursion than the typical 1-inch dome tweeter, which drastically minimizes distortion while providing a lightning fast response time. The increased surface area also provides a wide, yet controlled sound dispersion to create a realistic and carefully etched sound stage.

The low distortion Folded Motion XT tweeter boasts a radiating surface 40% larger than those found in the award-winning Motion® Series products. This substantial leap in size increases the bandwidth and efficiency of the high-performance tweeter for effortless performance.

Specification

Frequency Response

50–25,000 Hz ±3dB

Recommended Amplifier Power

20—250 watts per channel

Horizontal Dispersion

80°

Vertical Dispersion

30°

Sensitivity

92 dB/2.83 volts/meter

Impedance

4 Ohms Compatible with 4, 6, or 8 Ohm rated amplifiers.

Crossover Frequency

2,200 Hz

High Frequency Transducer

1.25″ × 2.4″ (3.2cm × 6.1cm) Folded Motion XT Transducer with 4.5″ x 2.75″ (11.4cm × 7cm) diaphragm

Low Frequency Transducer

6.5” (16.5cm) aluminum cone with cast polymer basket. Non-resonant asymmetrical chamber format. Rigid structured dust cap to reduce cone break-up modes.

Components

Custom air core coil and low DCR steel laminate inductors. Polypropylene film capacitors in series and low DF electrolytic capacitors in parallel. Tweeter thermal/current protection.

Inputs

Custom 5-way tool-less binding posts

Weight

18.5 lbs. (8.4 kg)

Dimensions

13.5″ x 7.6″ x 11.8 “
(34.3cm x 19.2cm x 30cm)

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