LX16 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by MartinLogan. It features a 1.0 x 1.4" Folded Motion Tweeter and 1 x 5.25" Aluminum Woofer.
MartinLogan LX16 is the latest member of MartinLogan's Motion series of speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
MartinLogan Motion Series History
MartinLogan LX16 has a Frequency response range of 60-25k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 20-200 watts. At a minimum frequency of 60 Hz, LX16 will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
Crossover frequency for LX16 is at 2700Hz.
The Bookshelf model with the lowest Low Frequency level in our database is Wharfedale Elysian 2, with bass extending down to impressive 35 Hz.
On the other hand, model with the highest Frequency is Sony SS-CS5 with its high frequency limit of 50 kHz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
MartinLogan LX16's nominal impedance level is 5 ohms and has a sensitivity of 92 dB.
LX16 features Custom 5-way binding posts type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Recommended Break In
Allow 72 hours of break-in at 90 dB.
Cabinet type and Materials
MartinLogan LX16 has a Bass Reflex type cabinet and Piano Lacquer finish.
MartinLogan LX16 is a back-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
MartinLogan LX16 is available in Cherry (dark).
Weight and Dimensions
MartinLogan LX16 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 11.0inch x 6.4inch x 9.5inch (280.0mm x 165.0mm x 242.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 12lbs (5.40kg ).
To have a better perspective on the real life size of MartinLogan LX16, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
LX16 has 3/18-16 threaded insert mounting bracket that makes it possible to mount on walls and similar surfaces easily.
What's in the Box?
Bookshelf loudspeakerMagnetic grille4 Rubber bumpersUser's Manual (En/Fr)
Download User Manual for MartinLogan LX16
Official Brochure for MartinLogan LX16
Official Product Page
Official Product Page for MartinLogan LX16
5 Yrs w/Registration of parts warranty and 5 Yrs w/Registration of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.