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Martin Logan Summit X
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For me, Martin Logan’s biggest XStat panel is a tour-de-force of loudspeaker engineering – one that works every bit as well as they claim, measurement and listening show. You simply cannot get better clarity than this, you can’t get a more even sound free from phasiness and you’ll never hear violin sounding as it is meant to, except from this big XStat panel. It’s line source nature paints up a massive sound stage, one on which images are pin sharp. Again, I’ve never heard better – and I cannot imagine being able to.
    The challenge with the Summit X was to get the panel to integrate seamlessly with the powered bass cabinet and this Martin Logan have managed to do through ingenious electronic tinkering. In practice it makes the Summit X an understated ‘audiophile’ design, sound-quality wise, when correctly matched into the room. It has a correctness about it that I loved, because I want a loudspeaker not only to work perfectly, but acoustically disappear too – and this the Summit X almost did.
    Only its down-light, projecting a bright glow onto the floor below, made clear that there’s an unusual but amazing loudspeaker above, one I would suggest you hear if you can.
Loudspeakers don't get much better than this.

MARTIN LOGAN SUMMIT X        £14,998 (UK)

OUTSTANDING - amongst the best

Fabulous hybrid electrostatic loudspeaker that fits into even medium-sized rooms, can be tuned to suit and gives a sound that is unmatched for quality. Stunning!

- awesome clarity
- massive sound stage
- powerful bass

- large
- need mains power
- demands top quality
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