Dynaudio’s award-winning anniversary speaker, Special Forty, has been given a makeover with two stunning new finishes.
Black Vine is a striking contrast of dark veneer shot through with vivid orange.
Ebony Wave is a captivatingly sinuous take on the classic hardwood.
Both veneers are hand-made to Dynaudio’s specifications, ensuring total consistency between pairs of speakers.
The level of finish possible is simply astonishing – they look as smooth as glass, and as lustrous as a piece of luxury antique furniture.
Special Forty Black Vine
Cutting-edge acoustic technology in a classic Dynaudio design.
The Special Forty anniversary speaker draws on 40 years of cutting-edge research and up to date with Dynaudio’s most celebrated techniques and technologies.
The Special Forty is classic Dynaudio: all the craftsmanship, attention to detail.
Classic first-order crossover designs, incorporating unique Phase Alignment and Impedance Alignment technologies expertly handles the input signal between the woofer and the tweeter.
Specially selected components for impedance optimisation giving both drivers extended frequency ranges for even better integration.
Special Forty Ebony Wave
Proprietary MSP (Magnesium Silicate Polymer) material for the main driver delivers precisely the right combination of rigidity, damping and stability for the most faithful sound reproduction.
Rear Port aero-coupled pressure-release system releases unwanted pressure reducing resonance for even greater detail.
Exemplary Bass Control provides symmetrical excursion, a reduction in second harmonics, and an even and more accurate, authentic sound.
2020 finish update
Dynaudio’s award-winning anniversary speaker, Special Forty, has been given a makeover with two stunning new finishes. Black Vine is a striking contrast of dark veneer shot through with vivid orange, while Ebony Wave is a captivatingly sinuous take on the classic hardwood.
Both veneers are man-made to Dynaudio’s specifications, ensuring total consistency between pairs of speakers.
The level of finish is simply astonishing, looking as smooth as glass, and as lustrous as a piece of luxury antique furniture, as you might expect from a nation of design fanatics.
SPECIAL FORTY SPECIFICATIONS:
Sensitivity: 86dB (2.83V / 1m)
IEC power handling: 200W
Impedance: 6 Ohms
Frequency response (±3dB): 41Hz – 23kHz
Box principle: Bass-reflex rear ported
Crossover frequency: 2000Hz
Crossover typology: 1st order
Woofer: 17cm MSP cone
Tweeter: 28mm Esotar Forty
Weight: 8.1kg / 17.9lb
Dimensions (WxHxD): 198 x 360 x 307mm / 7.8 x 14.2 x 12.1in
Dimensions with feet/grille (WxHxD): 198 x 360 x 322mm / 7.8 x 14.2 x 12.7in
Finishes/grilles: Black Vine / Ebony Wave
Special Forty is a standmount loudspeaker for optimum performance:
Special Forty Loudspeaker Price per pair : £2,699:00 including VAT
Special Forty Loudspeaker Stand per pair: £475:00 including VAT