"We rarely get these speakers back on our 30 day trial ~ and I think the
following e-mail does a pretty good job of explaining why..."
Finally got the 945s un-boxed and somewhat set up. actually
they weren't set up at all; I basically just tossed them into position,
fired up the system, and threw on Diana Krall's "Live in Paris" cd. I am
very, very familiar with this cd... and i hate to admit it, but
compared to my Ambience Reference speakers ($13,000), the 945s actually
did a few things better... certainly as good... and that's right out of
the box.. no break in. after actually setting up the 945s,
bit of tweaking here and there, and too, living with them for a bit with
all types of music, i can't believe how good these puppies actually
are. their detail and overall musicality is uncanny... actually
surpassing my Ambience speakers, esp in the detail work, albeit not by
anything huge... but still (how's that possible!!??). Mated with my
Torii III.. a match, a marriage made in audiophile heaven. All I can
say, Steve, is that you broke the mold when you designed and made the
945s. Anyway, my friend... I am very... no.. extremely pleased with
these speakers. Great, great job, Steve. Great job. Hope you're well.
Take care... -George"
That almost all bookshelf speakers this size are less than 90dB
In fact most hi-end bookshelf speakers are between
86dB which eliminates any possibility of using them with low power tube
gear... of the ones that are somewhat more efficient you'll
always find smaller drivers, ie., 4, 5 or 6 inch that don't have enough
real bass to be fully satisfying.
The Decware Monitors are a rare exception to these design
They give you the sound of a large speaker in a very small space and at
an efficiency that will make even small amps sound big.
- 94dB 1w/1m to work with as little as 2 watts!
- Power handling to 60 watts RMS
- Capable of 112 dB.
- Incredibly smooth sound that does not sound lean.
- Fantastic imaging and sound stage when stand mounted.
The DM945/946's work well
console and of course excel as stand mounted speakers
in your listening room. They develop a huge and tangible sound stage with the kind of believable
speed and dynamics that set Decware speakers apart from the main
The wool cone 8 inch driver gives stunning weight behind
a glass smooth mid-range and this is complimented by an air and
that is only found in ribbon tweeters. This speaker leans just
slightly toward warm, however the bass is as tight as a brick and can
not be flustered even with the most demanding bass lines. Female vocals are
sublime with excellent complexity.
YOU MAY CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO MODELS
|The beauty of the DM945 is it's
laid back midrange
quality making it ideal in near-field applications or
brighter sounding rooms without carpet or room treatments. Yes, it's
high efficiency crossover-less sound without the midrange shout!
with a more present midrange via the
installation of our phase guide, the DM946's 8 inch driver is now
competitive with smaller more articulate midrange drivers. Hearing is proof. Still no shout.
NOTE: You may select the model you want by adding it to the shopping cart.
Silver Flute 8 inch wool cone
driver. Unique because they require one of the
enclosures for an 8 inch woofer anywhere in the
because they are an honest 94dB efficient with a
single watt of
power. Unique because they have nearly flawless
out past 6kHz with no crossover of any kind. The
result is simply impressive performance that sounds and feels full
The top-end is handled by a superb ISO-dynamic planar ribbon
tweeter. The vertical and horizontal dispersion is so good these
speakers often end up in studios as near field monitors, yet their
biggest market is serious audiophiles who stand mount them in the listening room.
These speakers work well with every Decware amplifier we make from our 2
watt Zen amps to our 60 watt monoblocks and they can even be bi-amped.
The ultra clean look of this speaker comes in part from the hidden
neodymium magnets in the grills and cabinets. They're impossible
to break and always work perfectly no matter how many times you
take the grill on and off.
flex and vibration associated with
standard speaker terminal cups. You can't wear these out or break
them off even if you use the most aggressive over-sized speaker wires.
Gold jumpers are included, that if removed will allow you to bi-wire or
bi-amp this loudspeaker.
All internal wire is oxygen free copper with silver solder. There
are no crimp connections anywhere.
The Decware Monitors can easily be transformed into the Decware Monoliths for less than the price of a decent powered subwoofer.
This means that you can
change your monitors into floor standing speakers at any time with the
simple purchase of our companion cabinet.
Purchase of the companion cabinet by itself can be achieved by contacting us directly.
The Decware Monitors are being set up and tested in this video.