A new member of Magico A Series - A1 ?

Bodhi

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Yeah I agree, that looks like a 2-way speaker. And it looks like it will be the first stand mount speaker since the Q1 (which makes sense as that model recently went out of production). Hopefully Magico will later release a centre channel & sub in the A series for HT setups.
 
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Bodhi

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Here are some preliminary specs posted on my Dealer's website. There are no frequency response specs or pricing confirmed as yet.
 

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Magico have now confirmed most of the details for these new models. Starting with the A1...

A1
Reference Quality 2-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker System

HAYWARD, CA (USA) – May 1, 2019 – Building on the tremendous success of the A3, Magico is proud to expand the A-Series with the introduction of the new A1 bookshelf loudspeaker -- a fully braced aluminum enclosure, beryllium dome tweeter, carbon Nanographene cone, and our renowned elliptical crossover. The A1 represents an unprecedented value in its price category.

Aircraft Grade Aluminum Enclosure
The A1 enclosure is constructed using ⅜” thick 6061 T6 aircraft grade aluminum, similar to the enclosure developed for the Q1 and is available in an elegant brushed-aluminum, black anodized finish. An innovative internal bracing technique along with the most advanced damping materials makes the sealed enclosure incredibly rigid and free of unwanted mechanical resonances. The complete enclosure design of the A1 is evaluated in simulation using the latest FEA software along with physical testing to meet the uncompromising requirements of Magico for optimized enclosure rigidity, stability and to ensure benchmark acoustical standards.

High Frequency Driver
Featuring the same tweeter as the full range A3, the A1 utilizes a pure Beryllium-diaphragm with an optimized 28-mm dome based on the fundamental design platform and geometry of our reference MSeries tweeter. The customized neodymium motor system is encased in an improved back chamber with our latest generation damping materials that facilitate ultra-low distortion, higher power handling, massive dynamic capabilities, and extended linear voice coil movement.

Mid-Bass Driver
The newly developed 6.5-inch mid-bass driver features a Multi-Wall carbon fiber cone with a layer of XG Nanographene, providing optimal stiffness to weight ratio and an ideal damping factor. The driver frame has been designed, simulated and tested for the optimal combination of stiffness and damping. Minimum acoustical impact is achieved through reducing vibration modes while maximizing air flow.
The motor system incorporates extra-large magnets to ensure a stabilized magnetic field in the 39-mm pure titanium voice coil. The A1 mid-bass driver is optimized for minimal music related distortions in its bandpass, in both the frequency and time domains using state of the art finite element analysis simulation of acoustical, mechanical, electromagnetic and thermal behavior.

Crossover
The drivers in the A1 are acoustically integrated using Magico’s proprietary Elliptical Symmetry Crossover topology that utilizes state-of-the-art components from Mundorf of Germany. The 2-way network features a 24db per octave Linkwitz-Riley filter that maximizes frequency bandwidth while preserving phase linearity and minimizing intermodulation distortion.

Specifications
Dimensions: 15.6"H x 12"D x 8.5"W
Weight: 45 lbs.
High: 1.1" Beryllium Dome Tweeter
Mid-Bass: 6.5” Graphene Nano-Tec Midbass
Sensitivity: 85dB
impedance: 4 ohms
MSRP: US $ 7,400 /pair
Ship date: 3rd Quarter 2019
 

Bodhi

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ACC
High Performance, 3-Way (Four Driver) Center Channel Loudspeaker

HAYWARD, CA (USA) – May 1, 2019 – Multi-channel soundtracks for movies and music include a dedicated center channel track of information that can range from subtle to explosive in a split second. In order to properly reproduce these dynamic swings of micro and macro information, a full range center channel loudspeaker that matches the speed and integrity of the front L/R loudspeakers is required.

Magico is proud to introduce the new ACC loudspeaker which pairs perfectly with the incredible A3 to create a seamless front-stage of sound performance. The ACC features a sealed, fully braced aluminum enclosure, beryllium dome tweeter, carbon Nanographene cones, neodymium-based motor systems and our renowned elliptical crossover. A true Magico loudspeaker design offering unparalleled sound performance in its category and price point and above all deserving of the Magico “M” engraving - a mark of our uncompromising drive to push the boundaries of loudspeaker technology. In combination with our tremendously successful A3, newly announced A1 two-way, ACC center channel and the ASUB, all applications for a full Magico home theater are now accessible to a larger audience than ever before.

Aircraft Grade Aluminum Enclosure
The ACC enclosure is constructed using ⅜” thick 6061 T6 aircraft grade aluminum, similarly to the enclosure developed for the Q1 and is available in an elegant brushed, black-anodized aluminum finish. An innovative internal bracing technique along with the most advanced damping materials makes the sealed enclosure incredibly rigid and free of unwanted mechanical resonances. The finished enclosure design of the ACC is evaluated in simulation using the latest FEA software along with physical testing to meet the no-compromise requirements of Magico for optimized enclosure rigidity, stability and to ensure benchmark acoustical standards.

High Frequency Driver
The ACC tweeter follows the A3 with a pure Beryllium-diaphragm tweeter with an optimized
28-mm dome surface which is based on the fundamental design platform and geometry of our reference M-Series tweeter design. The customized neodymium motor system is encased in an improved back chamber with our latest generation damping materials that facilitate ultra-low distortion, higher power handling, massive dynamic capabilities and extended linear voice coil movement.

Midrange Driver
The 6-inch midrange driver, also deployed in the A3, features a Multi-Wall carbon fiber cone with a layer of XG Nanographene, providing an optimal stiffness to weight ratio and an ideal damping factor. The driver frame has been simulated and tested for the optimal combination of stiffness and damping. Minimum acoustical impact is achieved through reducing vibration modes while maximizing air flow. An overhung neodymium-based motor system incorporates extra-large magnets to ensure a stabilized magnetic field in the 75-mm pure titanium voice coil. The ACC midrange driver is optimized for minimal music related distortions in its band pass, in both the frequency and time domains using latest state of the art FEA simulation of acoustical, mechanical, electromagnetic and thermal behavior.

Bass Driver
Extended low bass frequencies which are incredibly deep and fast result from 7-inch bass drivers (x2) that are found in the A3 which are produced with advanced manufacturing techniques using Multi-Wall carbon fiber with a layer of XG Nanographene. Powerful neodymium magnets control a 75-mm pure Titanium voice coil that has long throw excursion and produces clean, undistorted sound pressure levels.
Individual driver performance and the ACC loudspeaker in its final form are tested and optimized for acoustical, mechanical, electromagnetic, and thermal behaviors using the latest state-of-the-art Finite Element Analysis simulation testing equipment.

Crossover
The drivers in the ACC are acoustically integrated using Magico’s proprietary Elliptical Symmetry Crossover topology that utilizes state-of-the-art components from Mundorf of Germany. The dividing network features a 24db per octave Linkwitz-Riley filter that maximizes frequency bandwidth while preserving phase linearity and minimizing intermodulation distortion.

Specifications
Dimensions: 13"H x 12.7"D x 26"W
Weight: 96 lbs.
High: 1.1” Beryllium Tweeter
Mid: 6” Graphene Nano-Tec Midrange
Bass 7” Graphene Nano-Tec Bass (x2)
Sensitivity: 88dB
Impedance: 4 ohms
MSRP: US $ 6,800
Ship date: 3rd Quarter 2019
 

Bodhi

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ASUB
Reference Quality Powered Subwoofer

HAYWARD, CA (USA) – May 1, 2019 – Whether in music or movie soundtracks - the rhythmic beat of deep powerful bass resonates with our inner core and generates excitement levels that can raise goosebumps.

Magico is proud to introduce the new ASUB which expands the sound dimension capabilities of the A3, the A1 or any other speaker with thundering low-bass frequency reinforcement. The ASUB features a fully braced aluminum enclosure, ultra-stiff aluminum cone, internal power amplification, electronic crossover and DSP control center. A true Magico loudspeaker design offering superb performance with extensive control and uncompromised engineering deserving of the Magico M engraving.

ENCLOSURE
The ASUB enclosure shares principles of the QSUB architecture with 3/8”-thick 6061 T6 aluminum, innovative internal bracing and advanced damping materials which are developed and evaluated both in simulation using FEA software and physical testing to meet the uncompromising standards of Magico as it relates to rigidity, stability and minimum acoustical contribution. The ASUB is available in
an elegant anodized black brushed aluminum finish.

BASS DRIVER
The ASUB utilizes a newly developed Magico 10-inch aluminum driver that has an ultra-stiff aluminum cone with an optimal stiffness to weight ratio. The driver is calibrated to minimize music related distortions in the low frequency range using latest state of the art FEA simulation of acoustics, mechanics, electromagnetic and thermal behavior which are now completed on a single platform which enhances the level of accuracy. The front firing driver has an extremely powerful magnet assembly which is capable of generating deep, powerful, controlled bass frequencies with speed and accuracy. The pure Titanium 55mm voice coil motor system provides a super stabilized magnetic field with a long excursion rate and is capable of reproducing 50Hz at 110dB with minimal distortion.

AMPLIFIER / CROSSOVER
The internal digital amplifier of the A-SUB delivers 500 Watts of purpose-built power. Seamless integration with the main loudspeakers in a stereo or home theater system is easily achieved with the onboard digitally-controlled active crossover and DSP control. The DSP software allows for perfect integration of the subwoofer and main loudspeakers operating together in the listening room. Other key features include 3-memory presets to store individual settings, auto-detect, auto-shutdown, anticlip and thermal protection. The relatively small footprint of the ASUB is capable of generating huge air pressure changes in the listening room and will provide incredibly deep, powerful bass with the speed and integrity of the main loudspeakers. The front firing design of the ASUB is easy to position in the listening room and will make an exciting sonic contribution to the overall sound performance of any system.

SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions : 18” H x 17.6” D x 14.5”
Weight: 108 lbs.
Driver complement: 1 x 10” Bass Woofer
RCA input impedance: 54 K Ohm
XLR input impedance: 44 K ohm
Frequency response: 20-120 Hz
SRP: $6,500 /each
Estimated Ship Date: 3rd quarter 2019
 

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I would be interested in the Asub since the Ssub's price has gone to the stratosphere
 

PeterA

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Looks like a nice front (A3), center (ACC), and rear (A1) plus sub set up for home theater.

For a $21K speaker budget, I wonder which combination would sound better for 2-channel audio: a pair of A3s plus one A sub or a pair of A1s plus two A subs. I'm also curious about what stand people will use. The stands for the Mini and Q monitors were very specific to those designs and I suspect were integral to their overall sound.
 

Bodhi

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Peter, I read Magico will be offering a 3rd party stand for the A1's, though no announcement yet. Personally I like the Core Audio Designs adjustable stands which are rock solid, and offered in a range of wood finishes ranging from $1.6-$1.8k depending on finish. You can also order custom top plates - http://coreaudiodesigns.com/products/speaker-stands/

Re: your question, I would go for A1's + two ASubs in a smaller room because I know the A3's benefit from being brought out in the room, and A3's + a single ASub in a larger room. The A3's already have pretty good bass & don't need as much help as the A1's. That's obvious by the fact Magico have been gun-shy about publishing the frequency response spec thus far for the A1's.
 
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Thanks Bodhi. I have yet to hear the A3s. I may visit my local dealer in the Fall after the others start shipping.
 
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Bodhi

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The new A series speakers on static display at Munich High End..

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