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Contour 20i | Loudspeakers

$8,700.00

  

August 2020 Update

  • New Esotar 2i tweeter

    Featuring a larger rear chamber and now the Hexis inner dome, which helps to reduce unwanted resonances and flatten the frequency response

  • New spider

    New asymmetric spider for increased system symmetry – and this one is made from aramid fibres for improved acoustic response

  • New crossover

    Extensive tweaks from the 2016 Contour model have led to a simpler, cleaner, and even better-performing unit

  • Voice coil

    Large diameter, long throw aluminium voice-coils

     

Compact? Yes. Compact-sounding? No.

The Contour 20 standmounter takes everything we know about speaker technology – we’re Danes; we know a lot – and puts it in a compact, clean and great-sounding package.

Making a Contour without its signature baffle would be like making a car without wheels. Unthinkable. But there’s always room for improvement – and our designers love to stretch their legs (you should see the number of sketches they produced for just this part). This baffle is aluminium, and set into the cabinet. Its chamfer is included in the driver’s basket – which not only looks great, but also reduces unwanted high-frequency diffraction effects for clearer treble, and provides a solid foundation for the drivers to do their work. A solid foundation means improved high-volume performance at low frequencies, too (although your neighbours might not thank us for that).


And although we might have changed the cabinet’s shape (square is out; curves are in), the new design tips a respectful nod to older Contours. Look at it from the top; you’ll see the old baffle design in its shape. But it isn’t just for show – the new shape marries those aesthetics with cutting-edge acoustic physics. Its multi-layered construction is extremely well-damped, which means the Contour’s sound goes exactly where it’s supposed to: forwards.