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DALI OPTICON: Audio Reinvented
Over 30 years of audio innovation have been distilled into one loudspeaker range, with a clear heritage derived from the award-winning DALI EPICON and DALI RUBICON series.
Music is art and the recording is the canvas on which musicians paint. Because of this we at DALI believe the experience of listening to music should be the aural equivalent of walking through a great art gallery, the music untouched and played out exactly as the artist originally intended, yet also enhanced by its surroundings and presentation. This is the end we challenged our own ‘audio artists’ to achieve. The result: DALI OPTICON.
Combining the clean, cutting-edge lines of Danish design with our combination of both tried-and-tested and new technologies, the DALI OPTICON is a seven-strong range of stunning speakers consisting of the OPTICON 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, LCR and VOKAL. Available in Silk Matte White, Black or Walnut finishes and with High-Gloss White or Black front baffles, all models feature DALI’s own unerringly accurate woofer and tweeter modules, plus our proprietary SMC (Soft Magnetic Compound) pole piece.
Striking sound that can both soar and soothe is at the heart of the DALI OPTICON range alongside purity of image at any volume, rich detail and a sweeping soundstage – as always; designed in admiration of music.
• Proprietary DALI tweeters and woofers
• Hand-assembled, Danish built cabinet construction
• Unique SMC-based magnet motor system
• Wood-fibre, low-loss cones
• Hybrid Soft Dome/Ribbon tweeter across majority of range
• Gold-plated bi-wiring and bi-amping on all models
• Available in Silk Matte White, Black and Walnut
The DALI OPTICON Range – Made in Denmark
DALI OPTICON 1
Small but perfectly formed, the OPTICON 1 has a compact yet capacious cabinet that – combined with our expertly engineered woofer and tweeter – allows it to deliver exceptionally detailed audio.
DALI OPTICON 2
Bringing a little more muscle to the party, the OPTICON 2 is our second stand-mount option, featuring a sizeable 6 1/2 inch wood-fibre low-loss woofer and a 28mm ultra-light Soft Dome tweeter to elevate performance.
DALI OPTICON 5
The floor-standing OPTICON 5 takes advantage of our hybrid Soft Dome/Ribbon tweeter to deliver an effortlessly transparent image along with a wide soundstage.
DALI OPTICON 6
Standing a metre high, the OPTICON 6 features dual 6 1/2in bass drivers that help it deliver excellent bass and perfectly pitched mids and highs.
DALI OPTICON 8
The flagship of the range, the OPTICON 8. An imposing floor-stander incorporating the best in DALI’s cutting-edge technology. If you have a big room and need to move some air, the 8 is your answer.
DALI OPTICON LCR
This wall-mounted Opticon model is second to none in terms of flexibility and performance. Being rotatable the OPTICON LCR is equally at home working alone or as part of a full home cinema surround system.
DALI OPTICON VOKAL
Arguably the most important element of any home cinema sound system, the OPTICON VOKAL centre speaker represents is an ideal blend of of power and control, bringing any movie soundtrack to life.
PRICES (all models available in September)
DALI OPTICON 1 £499
DALI OPTICON 2 £649
DALI OPTICON 5 £999
DALI OPTICON 6 £1199
DALI OPTICON 8 £1999
DALI OPTICON LCR £499
DALI OPTICON VOKAL £429
All speakers available in Silk Matte White, Black or Walnut.
DALI, Danish Audiophile Loudspeaker Industries, grew out of Scandinavia’s leading audio retail chain in 1983, based on the observation that customers often requested a combinations of size, shape, performance and price that existing brands could not offer. We committed ourselves fully to the task of creating loudspeakers with outstanding performance and natural sound at competitive prices. Music is Our Objective – Technology the Means
DALI speakers are characterized by sublime quality and an engaging sound experience across a wide area in any room.
A key contributing factor to DALI’s superiority is exclusive DALI driver units designed from scratch by our engineers in close collaboration with experts from the world’s leading driver manufacturers. With our unique driver technologies we are able to design and build speaker systems that makes it possible for listeners to hear their favorite music exactly as the artists intended. It gives us great satisfaction to breathe life into recorded music and create a credible illusion of being there in tribute to the performers and out of respect for the audience.
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