1723 Center THX | Arendal Sound

1723 Center THX

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Perfect match for The 1723 Monitor and 1723 Tower

1723 Center THX

Based on 27 reviews

In developing the 1723 Series, part of the reason for using a waveguided tweeter was that it offered controlled dispersion, plus a lower crossover point than a traditional tweeter flat mounted on a baffle. Lowering the crossover point, removed concerns about turning the 1723 Monitor on it’s side for use in the horizontal format under a screen. As such, the 1723 Center is the same speaker as the 1723 Monitor but sold separately and with the grill badges moved for aesthetic purposes. Tonally, it is a perfect match for The 1723 Monitor and 1723 Tower.

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This speaker is for you if

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you want our reference center for the 1723 Tower and Monitor

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your room is spacious with listening distances over 2.5m

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if you value easy TV cabinet integration with a sealed option

Smaller form factor alternative: 1723 Center S

Reviews from our customers

  • Excellent

    4.9 out of 5

  • Even my wife was like, those speakers are great!

    Richard Lawrence
  • What made my experience great; that the level of customer service was outstanding.

    Garvin Worrell
  • Heads & shoulders above any other audio buying experience in my 53 years of living!

    John Collier
  • Above and beyond! They really stand by their products.

    Sid
  • …quality build very impressive and sound for home the best alI have had…

    Tom Witziers
  • …these speakers are of the highest quality build and provide excellent performance…

    Scott McKanna
  • My highest recommendation even for those who can afford much more expensive gear!

    Gladiator
  • Fast delivery. Best product i have ever tested. Good customer service!

    Håvard D. Jenssen
  • Value is incredible. Sound is huge. Super pleased with purchase.

    Jeffrey Mercado
  • Speakers sound amazing and the build quality is top notch. Couldn’t be happier.

    Talosian
1723 Center THX

PREMIUM DRIVERS

Quality sound starts with quality drivers. High-performance tweeter in custom waveguide backed up by Dual (2) 8″ woofers.

1723 Center THX

THE PREMIUM FEEL

Magnetically fastened steel grills, wrapped in premium cloth for a smooth look. A “thump” and the grill is snapped onto the gorgeous HDF cabinet in premium paint.

1723 Center THX

HI-END CONNECTIONS

Rhodium-plated copper terminals. The aluminum backplate is precisely recessed for a perfect fit in the HDF cabinet.

1723 Center THX

TUNE YOUR BASS NIRVANA

Massive bass. Massive ports. Tune your bass to your liking. Two (2) ports make three (3) different variations including sealed for optimized dynamics.

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  • 1723 ENCLOSURE TUNING

    Vented vs. Sealed – Whatever floats your boat!

  • 1723 CROSSOVER NETWORK

    Crossover design is a culmination of model, measure, listen, remodel, remeasure, re-listen, all while refining performance in increasingly small steps.

  • 1723 MAGNETIC METAL GRILLS

    We are especially proud of our new exclusive and fully custom made grills. For all Arendal Sound speakers we have made a free flowing, perforated metal grill which does not affect sound quality.

  • 1723 MASSIVE & CLEAN BASS

    The 8” woofers in the 1723 THX series are built upon the same core fundamentals as the the 13.8” subwoofer, but with application specific details changed.

  • 1723 WAVEGUIDE TWEETER

    The heart of all Arendal speakers, our Tweeter utilizes a 28mm synthetic soft dome with custom designed, matching waveguide.

  • 1723 SPEAKER INPUT POSTS

    Chosen for its excellent conductivity, corrosion resistance and hardness; all serve to protect the copper material and music signal carried within.

Technical specifications

  • Design
    Design

    2-way

    Dimensions (H/W/D)

    27.5 x 63.5 x 40 cm
    (10.8 x 25 x 15.7 in)

    Weight

    26.7 kg
    (58.9 lbs)

    Enclosure

    Sealed / Vented

    Enclosure material

    High Density Fiberboard (HDF)

  • Sound
    Tweeter

    28mm

    Frequency response
    Sealed 58Hz-20kHz (+/-3dB)
    2 vents 34Hz-20kHz (+/-3dB)
    Woofer

    2 x 8″

    Impedance

    4-ohm nominal

    Crossover frequency

    1500Hz

    Sensitivity

    89dB / 2.83v / 1m

  • Other
    Ports

    2 x 2″

    Break-in for optimal performance

    50 hours

    Recommended amplifier

    Up to 400W RMS @ 4ohm

    Included

    Manual. Rubber pads. Port plugs.

    Optional accessories

    1723 Wall Mount (2 per speaker needed)

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Frequency

Frequency response does not reflect maximum output but shows its true response in a anechoic chamber. Typically you will see an elevated response in the bass response below 40Hz in room due to room gain, which can add around 6dB pr. octave under 40Hz depending on the size of your room.

Polar

The charts display frequency response measured at different angles, the sum of which is referred to as power response. Much scientific research has been undertaken on this subject and a linear power response has proven a substantial impact on the overall sound, because the frequency response is more even in all directions. This means an Arendal Sound speaker will be more tolerant of differences in room shape, size, construction and materials.

Impendence

The impedance charts are electrical measurements of the loudspeaker’s resistance vs frequency.

Product Compliance

CE marking is an administrative marking with which the manufacturer or importer affirms its conformity with European health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area (EEA).

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RoHS is an abbreviation for “Restriction of (the use of certain) Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic Equipment”. This directive restricts the use of ten hazardous materials in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment. It is closely linked with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) 2002/96/EC which sets collection, recycling and recovery targets for electrical goods and is part of a legislative initiative to solve the problem of huge amounts of toxic electronic waste.

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Professional reviews

  • “This system will make an incredible home theater setup.”

  • All of these luxury touches, together with their immaculate style and specifications, make these speakers among the best I’ve tested and certainly an AVS Top Choice for 2023.

  • The Arendal 1723 THX surround system is an unqualified success from almost every standpoint I can imagine. Incredible value and highly recommended!

  • They may be some of the best looking speakers I’ve seen in a while

  • I would rate this first Arendal Sound surround set as a big entrance. Essentially conceived for the sound reproduction in home cinemas, this set delivers more than enough arguments to stand up to a fierce competition

  • With the 1723 system, Arendal has delivered a real highlight for home-cinema fans. The extreme dynamics, the effortless precision and the flawless finish make the Arendal system a real recommendation for ambitious movie fans.

  • Listening to this system brought a smile to our face and reminded us of how good a 5.1 system can sound when done correctly.

  • Extremely dynamic and detailed in a way that makes the experience even more intense, it will surely give Arendal many fans, especially people who come from car stereo or live audio.

  • There are a lot of speakers made and some are better than others for use in a home theater. It’s the case with Arendal Sound that it is very good on music and totally amazing at home theater.

  • It’s not often we hear so insanely tough home cinema like this. Arendal Sound takes the soundstage and just thrusts it into the room. The subwoofer especially hammers and shakes the whole body loose, without even trying.