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Martin Logan Dynamo 1100X Subwoofer

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Dynamo 1100X features a 1,300 Watt (peak) amplifier, 12-inch audiophile grade woofer, extensive input options, optional wireless connectivity, control via a Bluetooth app, Anthem Room Correction (ARC®), and user-configurable front- or down-firing design. Dramatic bass detail and attack, superb exte ...Read more

Dynamo 1100X features a 1,300 Watt (peak) amplifier, 12-inch audiophile grade woofer, extensive input options, optional wireless connectivity, control via a Bluetooth app, Anthem Room Correction (ARC®), and user-configurable front- or down-firing design. Dramatic bass detail and attack, superb extension, and room-shaking output ensure a compelling music and home theater experience.

Manufacturer Site Link: Martin Logan

Brand: Martin LoganMartin Logan £ 1,298.00 each


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  • 12-inch inverted surround poly cone woofer
  • 1,300 Watts (peak) amplifier
  • Sealed non-resonant cabinet
  • Digital control system via smartphone app
  • Anthem Room Correction (ARC®) via smartphone app or PC
  • Robust connection options, including XLR, RCA, and speaker level inputs; 12V Trigger
  • Configurable front or down-firing design
  • SWT-X Wireless Receiver & Transmitter (sold separately) 

When placed in a cabinet or other discreet location, Dynamo 800X, 1100X, and 1600X subwoofers can easily convert from standard down-firing to front-firing orientation, with no tools or special skills required. A grille is provided for use in front-firing applications.

OPTIONAL SWT-X WIRELESS INPUT

Although correct placement plays a key role in optimizing subwoofer performance, sometimes it imposes the inconvenience of running long lengths of cable through walls, along baseboards or under floors and carpets. To solve the problem, Dynamo 600X, 800X, 1100X, and 1600X include a connection port for an optional wireless system. MartinLogan’s new SWT-X Wireless Subwoofer System (sold separately) incorporates the latest in wireless audio transmission technology, including 2.4GHz dynamic frequency selection, forward error correction, and a range up to 50 feet. Easy to install in the subwoofer, the SWT-X receiver requires no external power source or audio connections.

LEFT AND RIGHT 2-CHANNEL INPUTS

Dynamo 400, 600X, 800X, 1100X, and 1600X subwoofers feature left and right input via RCA line level as well as speaker level connections.

LFE HOME THEATER INPUT

Dynamo 400 and 600X’s right inputs double as an LFE input for home theater applications. Dynamo 800X ups the ante by adding a discrete LFE RCA line level input. Dynamo 1100X and 1600X go one step further by adding both XLR and RCA inputs for LFE connection.

12V TRIGGER INPUT

Dynamo 800X, 1100X, and 1600X feature 12V Trigger Inputs, allowing an external device to turn the subwoofer on and off.

SIMULTANEOUS LFE AND 2-CHANNEL CONNECTIONS

Dynamo 800X, 1100X, and 1600X subwoofers features left and right input via robust connection and a control system that allows simultaneous connection of both 2-channel stereo music and multi-channel home theater and allows each source to have individual crossover and level settings, giving listeners a perfect performance in every application. LFE inputs use no low-pass filter, leaving crossover control to the processor. Left and right inputs integrate discrete user-adjustable low-pass filters allowing different level and crossover points when playing back two channel music.

POWERFUL, HIGH-EXCURSION, LOW-TURBULENCE, INVERTED SURROUND WOOFERS

The latest generation of MartinLogan Dynamo subwoofers feature advanced-design woofers with inverted surrounds and powerful magnet, motor, and suspension designs. In front-fire mode the unique inverted surround design maximizes excursion clearance behind the grill cover. When positioned in a down-firing configuration, the inverted surround significantly reduces airflow related turbulence for an articulate and detailed low-frequency experience. These advanced-technology woofers pair a high-power magnet structure (significantly more robust than previous generations) with low-mass diaphragms to provide massive excursions while perfectly preserving the tiniest bass detail. The exceptional damping properties of the cone ensure a smooth, non-resonant response necessary for truly seamless blending with high-performance loudspeakers. Every element of Dynamo subwoofers has been meticulously designed to deliver a staggering low-frequency performance – all without a hint of distortion.

ADVANCED ULTRA-EFFICIENT SWITCH MODE POWER SUPPLIES AND CLASS-D AMPLIFIERS

Dynamo subwoofer class-D amplifiers operate with extremely low levels of distortion and deliver dynamic impact with plenty of overhead. Low- noise, high-power switching power supplies produce clean power efficiently in a small space and effortlessly provide tremendous levels of current. Both feature high-quality MOSFET transistors, transformers, noise-suppression networks, and control circuitry. The switching power supply combined with reliable class-D technology means there’s virtually no energy lost in the subwoofer system.

INVERSE MATHEMATICAL EQUALIZATION (IME) FILTER

The IME filter used in the Dynamo subwoofers is derived from the inverse of the unfiltered driver response. Precision IME filtering yields extremely accurate low-frequency response—superior to that provided by the simple second-order high-Q filters typically found in subwoofers in this price range.

SEALED CABINET WITH EXTENSIVE INTERNAL BRACING

Although ports, when correctly designed, are a convenient and cost-effective way of increasing low-frequency output, when used in small cabinets their reliance on resonant energy can impair bass quality. Dynamo 800X, 1100X, and 1600X are compact, sealed subwoofer systems that minimize transient-blurring group delay while maintaining smooth, consistent response, regardless of music or movie source material. The cabinets are constructed from the finest composite material for acoustic integrity. Inside, critically placed structural cross-bracing provides a stable foundation for the woofer, while the added rigidity keeps cabinet-induced resonances and non-linearities to inaudible levels.

 

Brand URL : https://www.martinlogan.com

Frequency Response

22–200 Hz ±3 dB. Anechoic in LFE mode.

Low Frequency Transducer 

12” (30.5cm) high-excursion, inverted surround, polypropylene cone in a cast aluminum basket with extended throw driver assembly; sealed non- resonant cabinet design.

Amplifier

650 Watts (1,300 peak)

Software

Sub Control App: iOS and Android
Anthem Room Correction: iOS, Android, and PC 

Controls (Backplate)

Level: Min–Max
Setting Control: Local, App 
Power Mode: On, Trigger, Auto

Controls (via Bluetooth)

Level: -40 to 12dB
Low-Pass Filter (Frequency): 35–120Hz 
Low-Pass Filter (Order): Bypass, Third, Fourth 
Phase: 0–180° (1° Increments)
Phase (Polarity): Normal, Inverted
Preset Listening Modes: Music, Night, Movie 
20–30Hz Level: ±10dB
Anthem Room Correction (ARC): On, Off
Tone Sweep (20–120Hz): On, Off, Pause (Frequency) 

Inputs (Audio)

Line Level: Left, Right, and LFE
Speaker Level: Left and Right via banana jacks XLR: LFE

Inputs (Audio, Wireless)

SWT-X Receiver & Transmitter (sold separately)

Inputs (Other)

USB: Micro USB (for ARC/Firmware Update)
Trigger: 3.5mm, 5–24 DC 

Impedance

RCA: 8,300 Ohms
Speaker Level: 2,000 Ohms (red to black)
XLR: 28,000 Ohms (pin 2 to 3)

Room Correction

Anthem Room Correction (ARC)

Power Draw

Typical: 100W, Max: 600W, Idle: 15W, Standby: 0.5W

Feet

Rubber, ETC (Energy Transfer Coupler) Spikes 

Weight

46 lbs. (20.9 kg)

Dimensions (HxWxD), Front-Firing

17.2" x 15" x 16.2"
(43.6 cm x 38cm x 41.1cm)

Dimensions (HxWxD), Down-Firing

17.1" x 15 " x 15.6 "
(43.5 cm x 38cm x 39.6 cm)

Finish

Satin Black