THE Show Newport Beach 2014 • Hot Product

The JansZen zA1.1 ($4495/pair) is a speaker with a difference, not because it's an an electrostatic-dynamic hybrid or electrostatic panel covers the range all the way down to 500Hz, where it crosses over to a 7" woofer -- although both of these things are noteworthy. It's not even the speaker's adjustable bass and treble. Rather, it's the. . .

. . .the inclusion of a second rear-mounted woofer for deep bass -- "from 60Hz on down," according to David Janszen. There's also the fact that at the zA1.1's price you get a choice of three finish options: maple (shown) cherry or walnut. Its controlled directivity means that room boundaries are less of a concern than with so many purely dynamic speakers.

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