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Martin Logan Neolith

Martin Logan Neolith — For those who appreciate accuracy and realism in their audio, the electrostatic transducer is the grail. For those who understand this truth in sound, MartinLogan introduces their new flagship loudspeaker: Neolith.

 

Neolith is not for the faint of heart. As the embodiment of our philosophy of the truth in sound, its performance is unconstrained. It goes against the grain. In a world of small, Neolith says size is no impediment.

 

Neolith features one of MartinLogan's largest electrostatic radiating surfaces, fully 35% larger than the Statement E2. Its proprietary curvilinear electrostatic transducer delivers an ideal wave launch; a detailed, ultrarealistic soundstage, reproducing nearly the entire mid-range and high frequency audio spectrum. It is utterly uninhibited by room limitations.

 

Smoothly blended low-frequencies are provided by a 15-inch rear-firing ported woofer and 12-inch front-firing sealed mid-bass woofer. Combined, they deliver powerful, extremely accurate bass.

 

And this is just the beginning. The details demand your attention. The exclusive advanced-topology Vojtko Crossover uses hand-selected components for optimum power handling. The passive Neolith design gives you more control, allowing single-wire or bi-amp connections with silver filigree WBT Binding Posts, plus a unique system of audio adjustment jumpers. The audaciously sculpted Neolith frame is made of non-resonant Phenolic Resin Polymer, smoothly finished in a premium automotive gloss. Its hand-crafted woofer cabinet is wrapped in elegant soft leather.

 

Prepare yourself for an astonishing new audio experience; a bigger, bolder, no-holds-bared experience of breathtakingly articulate performance. The bespoke Neolith is the culmination of over 30 years of MartinLogan passion, engineering innovation and dedication to the ultimate truth in sound.

Product Description:

 

Frequency Response: 23–22,000 Hz ±3dB

Horizontal Dispersion: 30°

Vertical Dispersion: 48" (122 cm) line source

High Frequency Transducer: XStat™ CLS™ electrostatic transducer

» Panel Dimensions: 48" × 22" (122 × 56cm)

» Radiating Area: 1056 in2 (6,832 cm2)

Low Frequency Transducer:

Rear: 15” (38.1cm) cast basket, high excursion, rigid aluminum cone with extended throw drive assembly. Extensively vented triple shorting ring motor and 4-layer coil to eliminate compression and distortion.

Front: 12” (30.5cm) round cast aluminum alloy frame, high excursion, rigid carbon fiber sandwich cone with long throw design, 3-inch (7.5cm) diameter copper-clad aluminum flat wire voice coil, and vented pole piece and under-spider opening to reduce power compression.

Sensitivity: 90 dB/2.83 volts/meter

Impedance: Nominal: 4 ohms, 0.43 ohms @ 20 kHz. . Compatible with 4, 6, or 8 Ohm rated amplifiers.

Recommended Amplifier Power: 20‒1300 watts per channel

Crossover Frequency: 60, 250–400 Hz

Components: High-Pass Crossover: 1% resistors mounted to heat sinks, polypropylene capacitors, air core inductors, dual toroidal audio transformers to drive electrostatic element Low-Pass Crossover: 1% resistors mounted to heat sinks, toroidal inductors, supports user options to modify sound output via jumpers

Audio Controls:

Bass Control: 0dB, -4dB, -8dB

Distance Control: 3 meters (or less), 4 meters, 5 meters (or greater)

Lighting: LED intensity control: On, Dim, Off

Cabinet: Phenolic Resin Polymer: Dense substrate with superb mechanical strength to minimize cabinet vibrations caused by woofer cone motion counter forces to provide an ideal baffle for the electrostatic panel and woofers.

Inputs: WBT-0705Ag nextgen™ 5-way bi-wire binding posts feature a filigree signal conductor made from fine silver for high conductivity. Fully insulated for CE and IEC conformity providing shock hazard protection. Free from eddy current effects. Max constant current 30 A, admissible peak current 200 A. Outer metal cap with palladium plated finish.

Power Draw

Standby: 1W each Max: 15W each

Weight: 385 lbs.

Dimensions: 74.8" × 30.3" × 34.2"

 

MSRP: $79,995

 

 

 

 

If you are interested in this product or have questions, please call 1-714-630-4100.