I know that their are lots of Dynaudio fans on this board and plenty of ppl. The Evoke 20 is the larger stand-mount model in Dynaudio's new Evoke speaker family. Thought I’d share my thoughts on the Kef R3’s that I have demoed at home today, providing some comparisons to the other top-contender at the moment, the Dynaudio Special 40s. Pathos are known for their floaty, natural house sound...The Inpol 2 Remix was my favourite out of them all, Class A hybrid design. The R3s are a three-way design, with a dedicated bass driver. Display as a link instead, × By Everything comes into play, even my amp (Luxman 590 AXII) to DAC (PS Audio DirectStream w/Snowmass).. Ill have a nose at the review on the Kef site - I did see it advertised, but didnt want to pay for the magazine. The shiny versions really are just that: new lacquering techniques have resulted in a sumptuous, almost glass-like finish. ... - Evoke 20 This is to my ear, using the same amp (Hegel H190). In that if properly designed the frequency response should be pretty flat. Less expensive but still very expensive. $1,999.98. Below 30 degrees the treble frequencies drop, therefore the speaker should be angled towards the listening position. "On the contrary, Evoke 10 is sonorous, even slightly full-bodied, but superbly transparent." Thought I’d share my thoughts on the Kef R3’s that I have demoed at home today, providing some comparisons to the other top-contender at the moment, the Dynaudio Special 40s. If I have two sub woofers in my car, I generate more bass than with one. http://www.novial.sk/documents-kef/kef-r5-hifi-world-2019.pdf. Such a configuration means that each driver – tweeter, midrange and bass – can be optimised to work in its specific frequency band and tuned with less compromise than a two-way alternative would demand. They al… They need to be returned tomorrow, but early signs are very promising. von Dynaudio. Our primary goal is insightful discussion of equipment, sources, music, and audio concepts. You cannot paste images directly. And a bit less demanding of an amp too. It is without doubt the speaker’s trump card. So for bass notes in the roll-off region of the smaller speaker these should sound (correctly) louder, and also so if the increased frequency ranges excites room modes that weren't by the smaller speaker then this will potentially introduce a distracting problem. Your assessment of the R3 pretty much matches up with my own......and makes the extra for the S40s a little hard to justify - especially as they are more expensive than the R5s. Sounds like the R3's will fit the bill for me if I reluctantly have to give up the floorstanders...and the price is much nicer. Dynaudio has a long established history in recording studios and is one of the better known brands to be used in studios, along with ATC and PMC. As I said, what you would expect is greater bass extension though. Much the same level as the Special 40s. Evoke 10 stole the limelight on the cover of STEREO magazine. Evoke 10 is available in four beautiful finishes: Black High Gloss, White High Gloss, Walnut Wood and Blonde Wood. They will not, have the Special 40’s and they don’t image, slam, or do vocals as well, same thing for the Focus 160. I love that connectivity and get the sense that Dynaudio really cares about their workmanship as I hefted the speakers in place. The R3, due to its layout, measures better than its big brothers. DYNAUDIO EVOKE 20 standmount speakers + Clean, smooth sound without being overly dry nor analytical; good midrange presence with room-shaking bass. The finish on the R series are market leading, its deeper than my cars paint, and probably one the best looking speakers currently. A bigger stand-mount monitor, with bigger sound. But make no mistake, they are beasts. Powered by Invision Community. Why? I wonder if these can take down my long favorite focus 110s. I am open to buying used gear as well. More Details. Dynaudio fans (evoke) Posted by: benjy on 07 January 2019 . Pasted as rich text. Their imaging and soundstaging is incredible; a real step up from the Special 40s – elements just float in front of you, in easily defined space. Thankfully, the bass doesn’t overrule the rest of the frequency spectrum, as it’s nicely integrated and only shows its face when present in the recording, i.e. I have not heard the R3. Location: New York CIty. Beyond praising the sound staging, reviewer Matthias Böde calls Evoke 10 a "new highlight in Dynaudio's continuously strong history of compact speakers". Something non fatiguing. So again, how these Dynaudio speakers sound here may differ from how they sound for you. That’s why most rival companies don’t bot… Definitely not quite as taut and rhythmic as the Special 40s (the deepish bass – think bass guitar rhythms), but not a great deal in it, plus they also reach a fair bit deeper. Nicely finished in the piano black, so that goes some way to make up for it. The R5s would be a step too far in my room I think. Man the R5's thundered compared to the R3 in the dealer. So why are these speakers any different? If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Upload or insert images from URL. Loads of detail too. Special 40s have that bit more foot-tapping, propulsive nature to their sound; slightly more rhythmic, and while they aren’t as ambient or spellbinding, one could argue their tone is a bit more natural and balanced. 1; 2; First 2 of 2 Go to page. Next. looking for speakers. IT may arguably be easier to build a cost-no-object speaker than a mid-range model. So why the window poppping out with two? Kef ls50 vs dynaudio emit m20 Kef ls50 vs dynaudio emit m20. "Concise and with body, no trace of the presence emphasis many compact speakers struggle with." All rights reserved. The pair I tested were finished as Walnut Wood. KEF LS50 vs. Dynaudio Emit M20's? This would be for use of music AND movies. The Spendor A4s on the other hand, definitely had a noticeable one. It extends almost as low albeit not as loud. An extra driver should NOT though mean you take a speaker from having a desirable fairly flat frequency response to one with a big bass boost.