DALI reviews

DALI 2002 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI 2002

2002 - Speaker of the lower series Blue. Made in Denmark - soundly, cultural, futuristic without frills. Danish head - reliable paper and silk. In a measure of the extent of the massive and rigid body. No screening, no separate connection - and then, and another in the series provided only floor standing...
DALI 5005 JUBI Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI 5005 JUBI

The modified version of already existed in the market model Blue 5005 - 5005 JUBI - was released for the 20th anniversary of Danish Audiophile Loudspeakers Industry. The anniversary model inherited much from the prototype: the same speakers and body. Reforms touched the schemes of crossovers (impedance...
DALI 505 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI 505

Dali 505 is a strict system, without superfluity, and it is inappropriate for shaking air by thunder in a listening room and also for shocking the ear by high frequencies. Everything is decorously and at the level of audiophile requirements to the acoustics of Hi-Fi class. Although bass is not a comprehensive,...
DALI 8008 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI 8008

The designers in DALI do not accept any superfluous "bells and whistles". The meter-high flagship of the latest version of the Blue Series is made in the classic age style - four reliable heads in an adequate acoustic design. Almost 50 liters of usable volume is reserved for the low-frequency section....
DALI 808 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI 808

A full three-way design, which is a series Blue of Danish company Dali, with basses of promising sizes visually really stood out. Directly related with this expectations of comprehensive bass were fully justified. Quite non-trivial in this sense, the system proved on drums "things" of rock'n'roll repertoire...
DALI Concept 1 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI Concept 1

In the Danish company "DALI" this series has the name "Concept" because the engineers decided to try to bear conceptual solutions from Hi-End to budget sector. What was it expressed in? You won't find the answer, judging by the appearance. At first glance the tweeter is simple, one-inch and with a silk...
DALI Concept 10 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Concept 10

"NO 10" is a flagship model of Concept series of the Danish DALI. Today the line is equipped with three floor (Concept 6, Concept 8, Concept 10), two shelf (Concept 1, Concept 2), central speaker system and the subwoofer. "NO 10" is got by as if scaling (enlargement) of the forthcoming "NO 8": the same...
Dali Concept 2 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Dali Concept 2

Concept series from DALI is designed to strengthen the company's position in budget sector of the market of speaker systems. Apparently, the famous Danish company decided to show the competitors how inexpensive speaker systems can sound if you apply maximum efforts to its development and to minimize...
DALI Concept 6 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Concept 6

To the present moment the series Concept contains two shelf models (Concept 1, Concept 2), three floor ones (Concept 6, Concept 8, Concept 10) and a central speaker. Low-slung Concept 6 on an elegant stand is, in actual fact, a floor extension Concept 2 due to the additional LF/MF section. Compact crossover...
DALI Concept Sub Subwoofer review
Subwoofer DALI Concept Sub

The only in Concept series active subwoofer is prepared in accordance with the original recipe of the company. The basis is a 12-inch head with the diffuser made of cellulose, impregnated with damping compound, which works in the closed acoustic design. The body is compact for such a large driver and...
DALI Evidence 370 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI Evidence 370

Evidence series of Danish company DALI is consist of three classical systems and the acoustics of the central channel. Two-way Evidence 370 is its compact representative. A thick layer of black glass decorates the top panel - a strong design solution, solving the complex problem of converting speaker...
DALI Evidence 470 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Evidence 470

Strict classical outlines, familiar heads, black polished glass of the top panel - this is Evidence 470, one of two floor systems, consisting of four models of the series. Natural maple veneer is slightly lacquered in order not to mask the beauty of wood texture - by beauty is not Grand yet, but not...
Dali Evidence 870 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Dali Evidence 870

Dali is actually an acronym for something to do with Danish audiophile loudspeakers, and the brand is part of a Danish group with both manufacturing and retail interests. UK distribution is handled by The Audio Club, alongside NAD electronics, and the several Dalis which have come our way over the years...
DALI Fazon SUB 1 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer DALI Fazon SUB 1

The most interesting offer in the segment of mini-subs - the Danish DALI. Fazon SUB 1 is inexpensive, but not primitive trim. Is in the form of glossy black cube with slightly rounded edges and endowed with soft rubber feet. Acoustic design of a "closed box", which set a 17-centimeter-long-stroke head...
DALI Helicon 300 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI Helicon 300

Two-way system where silk dome and strip band are responsible for high-frequency range is an interesting decision. Apparently, the strip band helps dome tweeter only on ultra-high frequencies. Like in other speaker systems of the series Helicon the main MF/LF-speaker has the diffuser of dark red color,...
DALI Ikon 2 Mk2 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI Ikon 2 Mk2

Updated Ikon series Mk2 index was created with the wishes of the many owners of previous models worldwide. Externally speakers almost unchanged, except that the front panel is now pleasant to touch a dark matte finish. For an updated line were developed low-head, will provide a more rich sound in...
DALI Ikon 8 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Ikon 8

Despite the fact that DALI offers a choice of a very large range of speakers for the various categories, namely a series of Ikon distinguish not only advanced technology, but also quite democratic (for its class) price. This line is the successor to a much more expensive series Euphonia and Helicon. Thus,...
DALI IKON Vokal 2 Centre Speaker review
Centre Speaker DALI IKON Vokal 2

IKON Series is the epitome of the best proprietary technologies borrowed from the more expensive lines. The most striking example - a hybrid RF module that is equipped with a conventional dome tweeter fabric and ribbon transducer. This combination enables broad pattern, as well as to reach a "ceiling"...
DALI Lektor 1 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI Lektor 1

Among the variety of speaker systems manufactured by the Dutch company Lektor 1 monitors are distinguished by modern appearance and eye-catching elements of decor. They are quite compact and designed for sounding small rooms or back channels in home theatre (in this case you can hang them on the wall,...
DALI Lektor 6 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Lektor 6

DALI stands as Danish Audiophile Loudspeaker Industries and its name obliges the company to produce acoustic equipment, corresponding to audiophile canons. And I must say, actions follows suit - meeting even relatively inexpensive Lektor 6, you pay immediately attention to high quality of the used drivers....
DALI Mentor 8 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Mentor 8

Traditional companies for hybrid RF module consists of two separate emitters collected a total aluminum inserts, environment and working at "half bandwidth" - textile dome reproduces frequencies from 3 to 20 kHz, and the tape supertweeter included with 14 kHz and working up to the upper limit. Equally...
DALI Mentor Menuet Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI Mentor Menuet

Here is the most intriguing novelty among mini-monitors - two-way Dali Mentor Menuet. All technical innovations of Mentor line are embodied in them, and this is immediately obvious. The woofer's diffuser is made of expensive long-fibred cellulose - the material with the best resonance characteristics....
Dali Opticon 6 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Dali Opticon 6

The appearance of DALI Opticon 6 speaker systems inherited much from their predecessors from the older Rubikon series. A lacquered front panel with figured selection above HF unit can be black or white depending on the chosen finish. Dual bass-reflex port is placed on the back panel, the block of...
DALI Royal Scepter Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers DALI Royal Scepter

Scepter is a line Royal Danish DALI. The whole "royal" army (shelf Menuet and Scepter, floorstanding speakers Tower and center speaker Vocal) is exceptionally high quality exterior finish. The body is made from MDF and carefully veneered valuable timber; applied to the surface of the last few layers...
DALI Suite 2.8 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Suite 2.8

Suite 2.8 is the top model of New Suite line. The reader is familiar with a smaller floor speaker system - Suite 1.7. The flagship is larger and equipped with two 165-mm woofer/midrange drivers (in "7th" there is a pair of five-inch heads). Conical cellulose diffusers are specially covered by thick layer...
DALI Suite S1.2 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer DALI Suite S1.2

Much design DALI Suite S1.2 goes back to the classical principles of constructing subwoofers. Housing with a strictly rectangular faces respectable size, very decent weight, registration closed type (brand, incidentally, is not a typical loudspeaker DALI); stand - to harmonize proportions... Attention...
DALI SWA-8 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer DALI SWA-8

Placed on the facade a 200-mm woofer in the design of "the closed body" radiates with a paper cone. There is a shielded dual magnetic system in the motor of the driver. A four-layer copper wire spooling is made on the sound coil with the diameter of 50 mm and the length of 24 mm for support of linear...
DALI Zensor 7 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers DALI Zensor 7

The shapes of DALI Zensor 7 speaker systems are classical in general; an aluminum stand, made in form of light frame, slightly revives the design. Against the background of monotonous MDF podiums, such stand looks interesting. The front panel of the system is glossy, the rest part has the wood grain...