The front and back grills, the cabinets, and transducers of the M1i speakers are all in MINT condition. These speakers are LIKE NEW. They will arrive in the original factory packaging (double boxed) and are in absolutely pristine condition.
The M1i speaker features a dipole ribbon tweeter and a matching aluminum woofer. The sound produced by these wonderful dipole speakers is simply AMAZING. The M1_i speaker was designed by Bo Bengtsson - the same genius who created the legendary Red Rose R3 speakers for Mark Levinson. The new Dynamic Propulsion tweeter in the M1-i speaker uses 4 ribbons, each served by its own magnet engine. The resulting force factor gives a tremendous increase in resolution and sensitivity. As a result, the Transmission Audio M1i speaker is very fast – it rivals the speed of upscale planars and highend electrostatic speakers such as Magnepan, Quad and Martin Logan.
The specifications for the M1i are here:
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The Transmission Audio M1i speakers have been compared to Harbeth and Merlin speakers ranging in price from US$4,000 to US$13,000. A new pair of M1-i speakers retails for $4,500 in the USA (that's almost $6,000 in Canada). Selling for $1700 or Best Offer
I just purchased these no more than a month ago because i wanted the Magellan sub system that came with them and the owner refused to separate. After much consideration I can't justify keeping them, i already have a set of speakers I'm quite happy with. The shipping dimensions stated above are for a single speaker