Danish loudspeaker gods Dynaudio are a favourite here at Living Sound. From traditional designs through to active and wireless offerings they’ve been at the forefront of technology since their inception in 1977 (the same year we opened our doors!)
Right now we have a couple of great Dynaudio deals featuring the Focus 600 XD active floorstanders and XEO:2 wireless bookshelf speakers:
Dynaudio Focus 600 XD
RRP $12,995 – SPECIAL PRICE $7,900 – ex display with full warranty
The Focus 600 XD is the flagship Focus XD model and sets the definitive performance standard for high-end digital active loudspeakers.
Winner of the Sound & Image Award for Active Loudspeaker of the Year, they are the perfect combination of a full-size floor-standing loudspeaker and high-performance digital amplification.
Both of the newly developed Focus XD ultra-long-throw Esotec+ woofers feature extremely large and powerful magnets, and each is driven by its own individual 150W power amplifier to ensure that an impressive low frequency output (to 20 Hz) is always delivered at the highest level of precision and accuracy.
The proprietary MSP driver cone material, together with the renowned soft dome tweeter with precision coating, ensures the tonal perfection and balanced sound that is characteristic of Dynaudio.
The Esotec+ midrange driver and tweeter in the Focus 600 XD are also each individually driven by a high-performance 150W power amplifier, and the four drivers are perfectly harmonized through the highly sophisticated, state-of-the-art DSP.
With a combined power output of 600W per speaker, the 600 XD offers a performance reserve allowing it to realistically reproduce the most demanding large orchestral performances, to faithfully recreate the feeling of a live recording, or to deliver the full impact, energy and depth of modern electronic music.
RRP $1,999 – SPECIAL PRICE $1,199 / pair – brand new
Dynaudio’s XEO wireless speakers combine audiophile speaker driver and cabinet technology with wireless digital transmission (no more speaker cables), digital processing and digital amplification for the purest possible audio reproduction.
These XEO 2′s are simply amazing. Winner of the What Hi-Fi ‘Best Active Speaker’ award, they are incredibly flexible and sound just stunning.
Wired, wireless, whatever you want
The Xeo 2s can play anything you stream to them wirelessly via Bluetooth – from any compatible device. They also have on-board physical inputs: digital optical (which can handle 24-bit/192kHz hi-res files), analogue RCA stereo, and analogue 3.5mm minijack.
Control them from the supplied remote control, or using the touch-sensitive buttons on top of the cabinet.
Hook them up them to a Dynaudio Connect box via the USB and digital coaxial connections and add wireless hi-res streaming up to 24-bit/96kHz, iOS control, multiroom and DLNA support.
These speakers aren’t just well connected, they’re smart too. Mount them on stands; keep them on a shelf; put them in a corner; seat them on the optional wall-brackets for a seamless look. Just tell the Xeo 2′s where they are via a rear switch, and they’ll optimise their sound for that position (and for the volume they’re playing at).
The Xeo 2’s 28mm tweeter and 14cm mid/bass driver sit in a solid aluminium baffle and ultra-stable composite housing. It’s all designed to minimise unwanted interference – giving the twin 65W amplifiers everything they need to do their work.