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Vegas 08: Magico

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by Josh Ray on January 14 '08

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Magico's V3 speakers ($25k) did duty on the main system with a monster Boulder amp while Magico's new speakers (roughly $60k, shown above) were on static display by the door. When I came into the Magico room, Harry Pearson of TAS was taking in the tunes and talking up Alon Wolf of Magico about a review pair. Alas, I didn't get a chance to hear the setup with my demo disc (Harry educated me on astrology instead) but I did snap some pics of the bigger Magico super ply speakers which, when I first saw them, made me whistle at their amazing looks and construction.

While I was taking my shots, everyone who walked by made some kind of flattering exclamation. Indeed, the new Magico is one of the most original and unique examples of industrial design ever to hit a box-type speaker. The new Magico will be ready for prime time with the completion of new nano-tec dedicated bass woofers.

Check out our gallery for more Magico CES pics. One shot shows the new speaker's 80lb baffle milled from a 300lb block of aluminum. Wild.

Comments

Hello Josh, Can you clarify this statement for me? "The new Magico will be ready for prime time with the completion of new nano-tec dedicated bass woofers." Will they be making separate woofer cabinets or changing the drivers housed in the existing cabinet?? Thanks.
Hey Marcel, Yes, the drivers shown in the cabs will be replaced by Magico's custom nano units. The big speaker was on static display -- the smaller V3s were the only ones running.