Davone Audio

DavoneAudio-Grande-Front-225.jpgDavone Audio is a high end, audiophile loudspeaker manufacturer based in Denmark and represented in the United States by Nate Mansfield. Davone Audio makes non-traditional speakers that rely on organic shapes, unique design materials, and follow a somewhat minimalist 1950s design language.

Some reviewers call them the "Eames Chair" of loudspeakers because of their out-of-the-box designs. They are sold in the United States through a few handful of the top-level dealers, as well as direct to the customer.

Davone Audio's flagship speaker is called the Grande. While sticking with the 1950s look, the speaker packs a beryllium tweeter and a low-to-the-floor design thanks to the design work of Paul Schenkel.

At $23,500 per pair USD, the Davone Audio Grande poses some serious competition for the likes of Focal Sopra no. 3s, Bowers & Wilkins 802d, and any number of MartinLogans from their signature series.

DavoneAudio-Ray-225.jpgDavone Audio's Mojo is one of their more compelling designs, thanks to its non-traditional form factor and circular approach to audio playback. Davone Audio's Ray speaker is a modern classic, with its Bose 301-like outlook but packing upgraded sound along with a wide, low-to-the-floor, speaker-on-a-stand look. Davone Audio's Studio is a more teardrop-looking bookshelf speaker that appeals to the mid-century crowd and can be stand-mounted. The Davone Audio Tulip is an outright competition for the Italian-made Sonus faber Sonetto speaker line at € 3000.


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