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MartinLogan Motion 40 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

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MartinLogan Motion 40 ranks #9 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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  • Folded Motion Tweeter "squeezes" air and requires almost 90% less excursion than the typical 1" dome tweeter, drastically minimizing distortion while providing a lightning fast response time
  • The innovative Folded Motion Tweeter is engineered with a large surface area (8-times that of a typical 1" dome tweeter) to create clear, highly dynamic and precise sound
  • Elegant yet understated styling with a flawless high-gloss finish and aesthetic certain to blend with any décor
  • Precision built advanced topology Vojtko crossover and high-performance aluminum cone woofers
  • Audiophile-grade 5-way bi-wire binding posts provide a secure connection and ETC (Energy Transfer Coupler) spikes couple to the floor for a solid bass performance
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Wireless Connections
Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
No
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
No
Connections and Controls
Receiver Inputs The type of connectors or terminals on the speaker determine how you connect the speaker to your receiver. There are two main types: spring clips and binding posts. Spring Clips: Spring clips are desi ... Show more
Custom 5-way bi-wire tool-less binding posts
Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
No
Inputs Some speakers have other inputs in addition to the binding posts or terminals. This may include HDMI, auxiliary jack, and/or optical inputs. An example of how this may be beneficial is the auxiliary c ... Show more
Custom 5-way bi-wire tool-less binding posts
Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
Yes
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
Sound Quality
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
92 dB
Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
40–25,000 Hz
Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
4 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
300 Watts
Woofers
Number of Woofers
2 Woofer(s)
Woofer Size A critical element of a floor standing speaker is its woofer. This is the driver responsible for low frequency sounds and bass. It is the biggest driver in size and is usually shaped like a cone. When ... Show more
6.5 inches
Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
Dual 6-1/2" aluminum cone woofers
Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
Yes
Mids
Number of Midranges
1 Mid(s)
Midrange Size Speakers with midrange drivers (i.e., at least three-way speakers) have a distinct advantage over two-way speakers. Adding a midrange driver to the mix allows tweeters and woofers to focus on the soun ... Show more
5.5 inches
Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
Other
Folded Motion tweeter
Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
Advanced resolution Folded Motion tweeter
Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
Bass Reflex
Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
Piano finish
Dimensions
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Weight

49 lbs
 
General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • Precision Vojtko with a custom air core coil
  • Custom 5-way bi-wire tool-less binding posts
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EAN Numbers: 0877929007157, 0877929007430, 0877929007447
UPC Numbers: 877929007157, 877929007430, 877929007447
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MartinLogan Motion 40 are a popular option on the higher end of the price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch RP-280FA or MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2 .

MartinLogan Motion 40 are $299.10 more expensive than the average speakers ($499.99).

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