Scansonic M-6 BTL Bluetooth-enabled loudspeaker

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Scansonic M-6 BTL

But this is missing the point almost entirely. This is what tomorrow’s everyman system should be like; room filling, dynamic, entertaining, affordable, and unassuming. These loudspeakers don’t entrance the listener in quite the same way the Raidho models can (in part because the M-6 BTL doesn’t have the same natural rhythm), but they are great sounding and especially great for the money. Would I sell this to my grandmother? That might be difficult because I'm fresh out of grandmothers, but I’d happily give this system to a loved one. And, unless they were already an audio enthusiast with their own preconceived notions of what is and what isn’t good, they’d love it too! In fact, my biggest criticism of this system is my typing: I keep writing ‘BLT’ instead of ‘BTL’ and it’s making me hungry!

I guess the point here is my first draft of this review discussed ‘the loudspeakers’ and it quickly turned into ‘the system’, because that’s what the Scansonic M-6 BTL is; it’s a complete system, just add phone or laptop! And it’s a very real, very credible system, too; not simply something that is good in spite of using Bluetooth. The audio world is undergoing great change and products like this spearhead that change.

Technical Specifications

Type: 2.5 way active loudspeaker with audio connections

Inputs: 2.4GHz aptX, one Toslink optical inputs, two RCA PCM inputs

Amplification: 60 W Class A-B

Drive units: 1 sealed ribbon tweeter with kapton/aluminium sandwich membrane, two paper-polypropylene coned 114mm bass/mid driver with underhung magnet system

Enclosure: Heavily braced, ventilated box design with front loaded port

Freq. response: 50 Hz–30 kHz

Impedance: > 4 ohm

Crossover: 3.5 KHz - 2. order acoustic slope 300 Hz - 1. order

Finish: Black-piano or White-piano

Size (W×H×D): 15 × 90 × 20cm

Weight: 17.8 kg

Price: £1,199 per pair

Manufactured by: Scansonic

URL: www.scansonic.dk

Distributed in the UK by: Decent Audio

URL: www.decentaudio.co.uk

Tel: +44(0)5602 054669

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