Dynaudio Contour 20i Speakers
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Dynaudio Contour 20i Speakers

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Dynaudio Contour 20I Speakers

'There’s no shortage of talented rivals for these Dynaudios. The obvious contenders are KEF’s Reference 1s and B&W’s 805 D3s. Both of these are excellent performers and deserve a serious audition. The KEF’s are impressively transparent and deliver even more in the way of bass authority thanks to a dedicated driver, while the B&Ws have sweet lovely highs and offer an impressive degree of resolution.
Yet, these Dynaudios hold their own even against such formidable opposition. They’re more rhythmic than either, and also edge ahead when it comes to musical cohesion. Let’s not forget that they cost less than both – and that makes the Contour 20is a great buy in our book.'

Hear the difference: the new Contour 20i is ready to blow your sonic socks off. The contour range has been overhauled, featuring Dynaudio's latest and greatest Esotar 2i tweeter, a better woofer, and upgraded damping borrowed from the Evoke and Confidence ranges. In addition, the Contour i range has been given three breathtaking new finishes.

What's new?

The new Esotar 2i tweeter is a turbocharged version of the much-loved Esotar2. It now features a larger rear chamber for more effective damping, and the inventive Hexis inner dome seen on Confidence, Core and more. Together they flatten the frequency response and reduce unwanted resonances for even clearer, smoother treble.

The woofer has been tweaked, too. It’s still made of our own Magnesium Silicate Polymer (MSP) material, of course, it’s still powered by a lightweight aluminium voice-coil, and it still uses a vented dual-ferrite magnet system – but behind the distinctive black cone lurks a brand-new spider suspension. This one is made from aramid fibres, and retains the ingenious structural properties from before (the ribs are of varying width to give even finer control over the cone’s excursion). You’d be surprised at the sonic difference such a small change can make…

Dynaudio Contour Crossover

And because those driver changes provide an inherently flat frequency response, we’ve been able to simplify the crossover too. It’s a thing of beauty, isn’t it? There’s no longer any need for extra impedance-correction circuitry – which means an even more direct signal path. And cleaner sound.

Dynaudio Contour Baffle

Making a Contour without its signature baffle would be like making a car without wheels. Unthinkable. But there’s always room for improvement – and our designers love to stretch their legs. This baffle is aluminium, and set into the cabinet. Its chamfer is included in the driver’s basket – which not only looks great, but also reduces unwanted high-frequency diffraction effects for clearer treble, and provides a solid foundation for the drivers to do their work. A solid foundation means improved high-volume performance at low frequencies, too (although your neighbours might not thank us for that).
Even the internal damping is brand-new – using lessons learned from Evoke and Confidence.

  • Sensitivity: 86dB (2.83V / 1m)
  • IEC Power Handling: 180W
  • Impedance: 4 Ω
  • Frequency Response (± 3 dB): 39Hz–23kHz
  • Box Principle: Bass reflex rear ported
  • Crossover: 2-way
  • Crossover Frequency: 2200Hz
  • Crossover Topology: 2nd order
  • Woofer: 18cm MSP
  • Tweeter: 28mm Esotar2i
  • Weight: 14kg / 30 7/8lb
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 215x440x360mm
  • Dimensions with feet/grille (W x H x D): 215 x 440 x 396mm

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Superb all rounders
09 December 2021  | 

It was quite a journey to finally settle on these lovely stand mount speakers to partner with my Musical Fidelity M6Si amplifier (upgraded by JS Audio). I had demoed the Spendor D7.2 and also some ATC SCM40 and whilst there were fantastic characteristics in both of these, there was always a niggle. The Spendors are fantastic and provided a highly detailed top end but I couldn't quite relax with the sound. By comparison the Dynaudio seem to do everything right, and present a really cohesive and natural sound. There is absolutely no shortage of bass either, compared to a floor standing speaker of similar price. They really don't put a foot wrong. They just need a bit of space from the wall so as to breathe as they are rear ported.

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