1723 Monitor S THX

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Downscaled version of the 1723 Monitor

1723 Monitor S THX

Based on 3 reviews

The 1723 Monitor S is a downscaled version of the 1723 Monitor. It features a completely custom built 2-way lineup of mid-bass drivers and a waveguide tweeter you cannot find anywhere else. The materials, quality, drivers and crossover components are just the same as you would expect from any of the 1723 speakers. The only difference is smaller enclosure with 6.5” drivers in 1723 Monitor S, instead of the 8” in the 1723 Monitor. 1723 Monitor S was developed for smaller spaces and provide the perfect sonic partner to the matching 1723 Center S. The sheer performance, level of detail and dynamics delivered by Monitor S is unheard of in this price category. Expect the Monitor S to be compared to much higher priced speakers on the market.

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This speaker is for you if

high-end-standmount

you want a high-end standmount speaker for Stereo and Home Cinema

floor-plan

your room is up to 30m² with a listening distance over 2.5m

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you will pair it with subwoofer

If you are looking for more bass extension in a bigger room and you do not want to add a subwoofer, the 1723 Tower S will be the right choice. If you want more output and a more direct sound in a similar form factor, then you can upgrade to the 1723 Monitor.

Reviews from our customers

  • Excellent

    4.9 out of 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

    John Collier
  • …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
1723 Monitor S THX

HI-END CONNECTIONS

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

1723 Monitor S 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 Monitor S THX

Best companions

1723 Monitor THX along with 1723 Surround THX makes an incredible world-class performance together. Same Hi-End waveguide-tweeter combination, 6.5″ woofers, and overall quality components.

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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.

  • 1723S MASSIVE & CLEAN BASS

    The 6.5” woofers in the 1723 S 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)

    56.9 x 24.5 x 32 cm
    (22.4 x 9.6 x 12.6 in)

    Weight

    18.7 kg
    (41.2 lbs)

    Enclosure

    Sealed / Vented

    Enclosure material

    High Density Fiberboard (HDF)

  • Sound
    Tweeter

    28mm

    Frequency response
    Sealed 66Hz-20kHz (+/-3dB)
    1 vent 59Hz-20kHz (+/-3dB)
    2 vents 46Hz-20kHz (+/-3dB)
    Woofer

    2 x 6.5″

    Impedance

    4-ohm nominal

    Crossover frequency

    1500Hz

    Sensitivity

    88.7dB / 2.83v / 1m

  • Other
    Ports

    2 x 1.5″

    Break-in for optimal performance

    50 hours

    Recommended amplifier

    Up to 300W 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

  • “Just blown away by this speaker. It’s just a triumph, it’s a perfect speaker.”

  • “This speaker not only justifies its price, but after hearing a lot of higher-end products, I think the Arendal would absolutely embarrass them.”

  • Arendal 1723 Monitor THX vs 1723 Monitor S THX Shootout!

  • “These speakers are end game for me. I don’t plan on upgrading for the next 20 years.”

  • In light of these strong characteristics, it’s no surprise that the Arendal 1723 S series has been rightfully recognized as an AVS Top Choice for 2023.

  • “This speaker competes favorably with other premium options and in my personal opinion, flat out beat many of the well-known popular box companies on the market and provide a listening experience that is top-notch and end-game at a reasonable price.”

  • In terms of sound, I don’t even know how to describe it: It’s awesome, it’s fun!

  • “Looking for speakers that are good for both music and movies? Put these on your shortlist”

  • “You can’t find speakers that sound this good or built this well for the money.”

  • “Offering a powerful performance from easy to accommodate cabinets, Arendal Sound’s THX Ultra-certified multichannel package brings Hollywood to your home theatre. Design and build quality are exceptional for the price.