Awards

  • MartinLogan Awards: 2015 -Present

    2018

    The Absolute Sound 2018 Editors' Choice Awards

    - BalancedForce 210

    2018

    The Absolute Sound 2018 Editors' Choice Awards

    - Neolith

    2018

    The Absolute Sound 2018 Editors' Choice Awards

    - Impression ESL 11A

    2018

    The Absolute Sound 2018 Editors' Choice Awards

    - Motion 60XT

    2018

    The Absolute Sound 2018 Editors' Choice Awards

    - Motion 35XT

    2017

    Everything Audio Network 2017 Product of the Year

    - Impression ESL 11A

    2017

    Everything Audio Network Stellar Sound Award

    - Impression ESL 11A

    2017

    2017 Secrets Thumbs Up Awards

    - ElectroMotion ESL X

    2017

    Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity 2017 Best of Awards

    - Cadence

    2017

    California Audio Show: Best System Performances

    - Neolith

    2017

    California Audio Show: The Ultimate Components

    - Neolith

    2017

    California Audio Show: Best Industrial Designs

    - Neolith

    2017

    California Audio Show: Most Innovative Products

    - Neolith

    2017

    [Germany] Audio Innovationspreis 2017 der Redaktion Audio / Innovation Price 2017 by the Editorial board of Audio

    - Renaissance ESL 15A

    2017

    [Germany] Audio Goldenes Ohr 2017 1. Platz in der Kategorie Standboxen (bis 5.000 Euro) / Golden Ear 2017 Award, 1st Place in the Floorstanding Category (under 5,000 Euros)

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2017

    The Absolute Sound 2017 Editors' Choice Awards

    - CLX

    2017

    The Absolute Sound 2017 Editors' Choice Awards

    - Motion 60XT

    2017

    The Absolute Sound 2017 Editors' Choice Awards

    - Motion 35XT

    2017

    The Absolute Sound 2017 Editors' Choice Awards

    - BalancedForce 210

    2017

    The Absolute Sound 2017 Editors' Choice Awards

    - Neolith

    2016

    Everything Audio Network Stellar Sound Award

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2016

    Everything Audio Network 2016 Product of the Year

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2016

    Secrets Thumbs Up Award

    - Motion Vision X

    2016

    Tone Audio 2016 Speaker of the Year

    - Neolith

    2016

    The Absolute Sound 2016 Golden Ear Award

    - Neolith

    2015

    The Absolute Sound Product of the Year Award

    - Neolith

    2015

    The Absolute Sound, Best Sound of CES (cost no object)

    - Neolith

    2015

    Home Theater Shack, Best 2-channel Sound (AXPONA)

    - Neolith

    2015

    Electronic House, Top 10 Bluetooth Speakers

    - Crescendo

    2015

    The Absolute Sound, 2015 Editors' Choice

    - Summit X

    2015

    The Absolute Sound, 2015 Editors' Choice

    - Montis

    2015

    The Absolute Sound, 2015 Editors' Choice

    - Motion 35XT

    2015

    SoundStage! Network, Reviewers' Choice

    - Motion 35XT

    2015

    Sound & Vision Top Picks, Subwoofers

    - Dynamo 1000

    2015

    Sound & Vision Top Picks, Floorstanding Speakers

    - ElectroMotion ESL, C2, FX2, Dynamo 1000

    2015

    Sound & Vision Top Picks, Best Sound Bar for Music

    - Motion Vision

    2015

    Sound & Vision Top Picks, Floorstanding Speakers

    - Motion 40, 30, 15 & Dynamo 1000

    2015

    Tom's Guide, Best Soundbars 2015

    - Motion Vision

  • MartinLogan Awards: 2010 -2014

    2014

    SoundStage! Network Product of the Year 2014

    - BalancedForce 212

    2014

    Stereophile 2014 Editor's Choice

    - BalancedForce 212

    2014

    Home Theater Review Best of 2014 Awards

    - Motion SLM XL

    2014

    Everything Audio Stellar Sound

    - Neolith

    2014

    Everything Audio Network 2014 Product of the Year

    - Neolith

    2014

    The Absolute Sound 2014 Golden Ear Award

    - Montis

    2014

    The Absolute Sound 2014 Golden Ear Award

    - Summit X

    2014

    Technology Integrator 2014 EXC!TE Award

    - Motion 60XT

    2014

    SoundStage! Network Reviewers' Choice

    - BalancedForce 212

    2013

    Sound & Vision Top Pick

    - Motion 40, 30 & 15

    2014

    The Absolute Sound 2014 Editors' Choice Award

    - CLX

    2014

    The Absolute Sound 2014 Editors' Choice Award

    - Summit X

    2014

    The Absolute Sound Guide to High-Performance Loudspeakers

    - Summit X

    2014

    The Absolute Sound Guide to High-Performance Loudspeakers

    - Montis

    2014

    The Absolute Sound 2014 High-End Audio Buyer's Guide - Floorstanding Speakers

    - CLX

    2013

    Hi-Fi Choice Editor's Choice

    - Montis

    2013

    Tell magazine Holiday Gift Guide

    - Helos 22

    2013

    Tell magazine Holiday Gift Guide

    - Helos 12

    2013

    Audioholics Top A/V Gear Guide 2014

    - Motion Vision

    2013

    Audioholics Top A/V Gear Guide 2014

    - Dynamo 1500X

    2013

    Electronic House Holiday Gift Guide "Awesome Audio Gear"

    - Motion SLM XL

    2013

    Audioholics Bassaholic Certified Large

    - Dynamo 1500X

    2013

    Technology Integrator EXC!TE Award

    - Dynamo 1500X

    2013

    Stereophile 2013 Recommended Components

    - Montis

    2013

    Audioholics 2013 Consumer Excellence

    - Motion Vision

    2013

    The Wirecutter, Best Soundbar

    - Motion Vision

    2013

    Everything Audio Network Stellar Sound

    - Montis

    2014

    Sound & Vision Top Picks of the Year 2013 - Speakers

    - Motion 40

    2014

    What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision, Stars of CES 2014

    - Crescendo

    2013

    Secrets of Home Theater Best of 2013 - Best Soundbar:

    - Motion Vision

    2013

    2013 Audioholics Product of Year Award: Best Subwoofer — Audioholics.com

    - Dynamo 1500X

    2013

    2013 Audioholics Product of Year Award: Best Soundbar — Audioholics.com

    - Motion Vision

    2013

    Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards — hometheaterreview.com

    - Motion 40

    2012

    Super AV Magazine: Overall Performance Awards 2012

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2012

    Home Theater Review's Best of 2012 Awards — hometheaterreview.com

    - Motion Vision

    2012

    WIRED: Editor's Pick, Rated 9/10 — wired.com

    - Motion Vision

    2012

    Sound + Image: Stereo Speaker of the Year Award over $5,000

    - Ethos

    2011

    Geek Beat: Editor's Choice Award

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2012

    Digital Trends: Recommended Product

    - Motion LX16

    2012

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2011

    - Montis, STEALTH Series

    2011

    The Perfect Vision - Editor's Choice - Greatest Value Award

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2011

    The 25 Best Speakers of All Time: Audiophilereview.com

    - CLS

    2011

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2011

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2011

    Electronic House: Products of the Year

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2011

    Home Theater Top Pick: Floorstanding Speakers

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2011

    Custom Retailer EXC!TE Award

    - ElectroMotion ESL

    2011

    Golden Ear Award

    - Summit X

    2010

    Custom Retailer Excite Award

    - MartinLogan Motion Series

    2010

    Bravo! Award, Manufacturer of the Year: Best Buy

    - Magnolia Home Theater Products

    2010

    Exceptional Value Award: Tone Audio (www.tonepublications.com)

    - Motion 4

    2010

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - Vista

    2010

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - Source

    2010

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - CLX

    2010

    Best Buys - First Place Speaker of the Year: HiTech Magazine (Greece)

    - Summit X

  • MartinLogan Awards: 2005 -2009

    2009

    Product of the Year - Innovation in Design: SoundStage! (www.soundstage.com)

    - Summit X

    2009

    Best of 2009 Floorstanding Speakers Runner Up: HomeTheaterReview.com

    - Spire

    2009

    Product of the Year Upper-End Loudspeaker: The Absolute Sound

    - CLX

    2007

    Editors' Choice Award: The Perfect Vision

    - Purity, Matinee, Fresco i, and Abyss

    2007

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - Vista

    2007

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - Summit

    2008

    Gear We Love: AudioRevolution.com

    - Purity

    2009

    Exceptional Value Award: Tone Audio (www.tonepublications.com)

    - Spire

    2009

    Publisher's Choice Award: Tone Audio (www.tonepublications.com)

    - Purity

    2005

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2005

    - Voyage

    2009

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - CLX

    2009

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - Vista

    2005

    Gold Award - Best Subwoofer Over £1000 (2004/2005): Hi-Fi Choice (UK)

    - Descent

    2005

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2005

    - Vignette

    2006

    Gear We Love (2006) - Hall of Fame Award: AudioVideoRevolution.com

    - Descent

    2006

    Gear We Love (2006): AudioVideoRevolution.com

    - Summit

    2006

    Product of the Year: HiFi+

    - Summit

    2007

    Product of the Year: Tone Audio (www.tonepublications.com)

    - Summit

    2007

    Best High Performance Home Theater Speaker System: The Perfect Vision

    - Purity, Matinee, Fresco i, and Abyss Home Theater System

    2008

    Exceptional Value Award: Tone Audio (www.tonepublications.com)

    - CLX and Descent i Speaker System

    2008

    Golden Ear: The Absolute Sound

    - Source

    2008

    Product of the Year - Budget Component of the Year: The Absolute Sound

    - Source

    2008

    Best Stereo Performance: High End Society/Audio Magazine Munich High End 2008

    - CLX

    2008

    Product of the Year - Legacy: HiFi+ Magazine

    - CLX

    2009

    Best Subwoofer: Home Cinema Choice (UK) Best Buy Awards 2009

    - Descent i

    2009

    Golden Ear Award: The Absolute Sound

    - CLX

    2009

    Editors' Choice Award: The Absolute Sound

    - Source

    2009

    The 10 Best Audiophile Speakers List - 2009: HomeTheaterReview.com

    - Source

  • MartinLogan Awards: 2000 -2004

    2004

    Stereoplay Highlight

    - Clarity, Ascent, Odyssey, Prodigy, and Descent

    2004

    EISA Award

    - Clarity

    2000

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2000

    - Scenario

    2003

    Top 100 A/V products of 2003: AudioRevolution.com

    - Prodigy

    2000

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2000

    - Prodigy

    2000

    High End Loudspeaker of the Year: EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association)

    - Prodigy

    2000

    Stereo Speaker of the Year: Etown.com

    - Scenario

    2000

    Best of 2000 Awards: Audiorevolution.com

    - Scenario

    2000

    Best of 2000 Awards: Audiorevolution.com

    - SL3

    2000

    Best of 2000 Awards: Audiorevolution.com

    - reQuest

    2000

    Product of the Year: Ultimate Audio Magazine

    - Prodigy

    2001

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2001

    - Theater

    2001

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2001

    - Ascent

    2001

    Loudspeaker of the Year: Stereophile

    - Prodigy

    2001

    Product of the Year: Stereophile

    - Prodigy

    2001

    Best of 2001 Awards - High End Loudspeakers ($2000 to $10,000): Audiorevolution.com

    - Theater

    2001

    Best of 2001 Awards - High End Loudspeakers ($2000 to $10,000): Audiorevolution.com

    - Ascent

    2001

    Best of 2001 Awards - High End Loudspeakers ($2000 to $10,000): Audiorevolution.com

    - Scenario

    2001

    Best of 2001 Awards - Ultimate Loudspeakers (Over $10,000): Audiorevolution.com

    - Prodigy

    2002

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2002

    - Odyssey

    2002

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2002

    - Descent

    2002

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2002

    - Aeon

    2002

    Editor's Choice Platinum Award: Stereophile Guide to Home Theater

    - Theater

    2002

    Editor's Choice Platinum Award: Stereophile Guide to Home Theater

    - Prodigy

    2002

    Best Speaker Package Over £2,000: Home Cinema Choice (UK)

    - Aeon, Cinema, Script, and Descent Home Theater System

    2002

    Best of the Best Audio Equipment: Robb Report

    - Descent

    2002

    Best of 2002 Awards - High End Loudspeakers ($2000 to $10,000): Audiorevolution.com

    - Theater

    2002

    Best of 2002 Awards - High End Loudspeakers ($2000 to $10,000): Audiorevolution.com

    - Ascent

    2002

    Best of 2002 Awards - Ultimate Loudspeakers (Over $10,000): Audiorevolution.com

    - Prodigy

    2002

    Golden Ear Award: Perfect Vision

    - Descent

    2002

    Hi-Fi Grand Prix Award

    - Odyssey

    2002

    Subwoofer of the Year: The Absolute Sound

    - Descent

    2003

    Best Performance of the Year: Audio Art (Japan)

    - Odyssey

    2003

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2003

    - Clarity

    2004

    Subwoofer of the Year: The Absolute Sound

    - Descent

    2004

    Top 100 A/V products of 2004: AudioRevolution.com

    - Prodigy

    2004

    Top 100 A/V products of 2004: AudioRevolution.com

    - Descent

    2004

    Top 100 A/V products of 2004: AudioRevolution.com

    - Montage

    2004

    Editors' Choice Award: The Perfect Vision

    - Depth

    2004

    Editors' Choice Award: The Perfect Vision

    - Descent

    2004

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2004

    - Mosaic

    2004

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 2004

    - Fresco

    2004

    Editor's Choice Award: Sound and Vision

    - Grotto

    2004

    Editor's Choice Award: Sound and Vision

    - Fresco

    2004

    High-Impact Products of the Year Honorable Mention: CE Pro

    - Mosaic

    2004

    Editor's Choice Award: Hi-Fi News (UK)

    - Depth

  • MartinLogan Awards: 1990 -1999

    1999

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1998

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1997

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1996

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1995

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1994

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1993

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1992

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1991

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1990

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1990

    500 Fastest Growing Companies: Inc. Magazine

    - MartinLogan

    1991

    Golden Note Award for Aesthetic Design: Academy for the Advancement of High End Audio

    - MartinLogan

    1991

    Nomination: Entrepreneur of the Year

    - MartinLogan

    1992

    Certificate of Excellence: Inside Track

    - MartinLogan

    1993

    Nomination: Entrepreneur of the Year

    - MartinLogan

    1995

    Finalist: Entrepreneur of the Year

    - MartinLogan

    1995

    Golden Note Award Nominee for Best Loudspeaker Design, Best Loudspeaker Aesthetics, Best Loudspeaker Value: Academy for the Advancement of High End Audio

    - MartinLogan

    1996

    Golden Note Award for Best Loudspeaker Value: Academy for the Advancement of High End Audio (AAHEA)

    - MartinLogan

    1996

    Fast 50 for 1996: KTEC (Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation)

    - MartinLogan

    1997

    Golden Note Award for Aesthetic Design: Academy for the Advancement of High End Audio (AAHEA)

    - Statement e2

    1997

    Entrepreneur of the Year: Kansas/Western Missouri

    - MartinLogan

    1997

    Design and Engineering Showcase Award: International CES, Innovations 1997

    - Statement e2

    1998

    Best Sound of Show: HiFi '98 (Stereophile Show)

    - Statement e2

    1999

    Golden Note Award Nominee Best Loudspeaker Design under $8,000: Academy for the Advancement of High End Audio (AAHEA)

    - Monolith III

    1999

    Golden Note Award Nominee Most Aesthetic Industrial Design for an Audio Component: Academy for the Advancement of High End Audio (AAHEA)

    - Statement e2

    1999

    Golden Note Award Best Loudspeaker Design over $8,000: Academy for the Advancement of High End Audio (AAHEA)

    - Statement e2

    1999

    Excellence in Design: Audio Video Interiors

    - Cinema

    1999

    Product of the Year: Hi-Fi Grand Prix

    - reQuest

  • MartinLogan Awards: 1982 -1989

    1989

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1988

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1987

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1986

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1985

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1984

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1983

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1982

    Consumer Electronics Design and Engineering Award

    - MartinLogan

    1989

    500 Fastest Growing Companies: Inc. Magazine

    - MartinLogan

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