Magico - March 30, 2011
- Parent Category: Company Tours Company Tours
On the day of our tour, we witnessed the attention to smallest details, something we believe has helped make Magico successful. Looking after the little things is part of what has vaulted Magico from fledgling boutique to one of the top high-end speaker manufacturers in the world.
Magico seems to sweat all the fine points, all the way down to the R&D-intensive resistors they use in the Q5's crossover.
The Magico QPods proudly display "Made in USA" engraving.
We were able to compare Magico's discontinued Mini II with the almost-done version of the company's new Q1 stand-mount loudspeaker. We listened to both. Sonically, the Q1 is better in every conceivable way: more extended top and bottom, improved resolution across the entire audioband, and simply breathtaking in terms of midrange clarity. The differences were not subtle!
Alon Wolf showed us the CAD drawings of the finalized Q1, which will incorporate some changes that will make the speaker slightly larger and more stylish.
Note the copper-engraved model name seen on the front corner of the Q1 cabinet.
Pack 'em up and ship 'em off!
Most-Read Articles on Global
- KEF's Killer Compact Monitor: The LS50
- Vitus Audio Masterpiece MP-L201 Preamplifier and Masterpiece MP-M201 Monoblock Amplifiers
- Super Speakers: Results
- More Magico, Less Money: The S5 Loudspeaker
- CES 2015: Competition is Fierce
- Awful Avalon
- The Perfect Power Amp -- Ayre Acoustics' New VX-5
- Glorious Giyas: Vivid Audio's New G3
- The Limited-Edition Tribute: Near-Perfect Paradigm
- Hegel: 10 to 11 for 0
- TWBAS 2012 Introduction from Las Vegas (Video)
- Wadia’s 321 Decoding Computer: An Affordable Exercise in Style and Substance
- WideaLab Aurender S10 Music Server
- Building the Qs: Part Two
- My Three Favorite DACs at CES 2012