I found yet another good-sounding, unusual-looking speaker in the Impact Technology room. The Airfoil consists of two line-arrayed multi-driver towers with matching powered 200-watt subwoofers and a passive crossover. This speaker system is rather tall and consists of two narrow towers and two subwoofers that act as a base for the tower. While they are intended for medium-to-large rooms, they are not intrusive in appearance. The system included Coincident Technology's pre- and power-amp combination which produced a very easy and natural sound. The good image stayed fixed no matter where you moved about the room. No tight "sweet spot" here. As always, this level of quality is quite dear: the complete system goes for $38,500.

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2001 CES - Airfoil