Forte

Powerful Wireless Amplifier

Boasting 200 Watts peak of powerful class-D amplification, Forte streams audio to traditional speakers, no matter the brand. Forte offers wireless streaming via DTS® Play-Fi® and Apple AirPlay® and enhances performance with ARC™ (Anthem Room Correction).


$599.95 each
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The Art of Wireless Performance

Miraculous performance from an unexpected source: a wireless audio streaming system. MartinLogan’s Wireless Ensemble delivers superior audio performance using the best streaming technologies available: DTS Play-Fi and Apple AirPlay. Access your digital music library or online streaming audio services and play it all through dynamic MartinLogan loudspeakers. Art and technology combine to delivers extraordinary sound anywhere you want it.

Powerful Wireless Amplifier

If you already enjoy a pair of MartinLogan loudspeakers you can use the Forte Wireless Amplifier to power and stream audio directly to them at the same time. Customize and optimize performance instantly with Anthem Room Correction Technology. The Forte Wireless Amplifier also features an Ethernet connection, for whole home networking up to 256 zones! When you experience it, you will agree: high quality, network adaptable DTS Play-Fi streaming technology is the perfect high performance match for high performance MartinLogan loudspeakers.



Stream Music with AirPlay

Think of a tune, then play it - instantly. Apple's AirPlay wirelessly streams high-quality lossless audio or MP3s from iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch® straight to your soundbar. And from iTunes on a Mac or PC too. You control your music, wherever you are, via your device. It’s time to set your music free.

Whole-House Music Streaming

DTS Play-Fi technology give you the freedom and flexibility to stream high-resolution music (up to 24- bit/192kHz) wirelessly over an existing Wi-Fi network. Unlike many other wireless platforms, DTS Play-Fi is an open platform, allowing you to mix and match any DTS Play-Fi-enabled audio products from other top audio brands into your ecosystem. Take advantage of endless choices, from your own music library to online music streaming services*, and stream music from virtually any device – Android, iOS, Kindle Fire or PC.

* Some of the music services listed below may not be available in your region. All logos are property of their respective owner(s).


Perfect Sound in Any Room

Anthem Room Correction (ARC™) is the industry’s best user-controlled DSP room tuning innovation. ARC uses an exclusive Calibration Microphone and advanced DSP algorithms to quickly and easily optimize speaker performance in any space. In just a few easy steps the microphone measures sound output, compares it to scientifically optimal response curves, and instantly tunes your wireless speaker’s output for perfect sound. You’ll actually hear the difference Anthem Room Correction makes.

And now with ARC Mobile, it's even easier to tune your speakers using an iOS device.

Download ARC Mobile now »


Press For Forte

MartinLogan Forte Amp Review

"The MartinLogan Forte amp has packaged a powerful wireless streaming amp with advanced ARC room correction in a small affordable unit that is almost too good to be true."

—Francisco Licon, Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
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MartinLogan Forte Wireless Streaming Amplifier

"...this is an extremely competent streamer and amplifier combo in a small, discreet package."

—Guido Gabriele, iLounge
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To run Anthem Room Correction (ARC) with your speakers you will need to purchase a PBK or ARC Kit (Please note that MartinLogan Perfect Bass Kit (PBK) microphones are fully compatible with Anthem Room Correction for MartinLogan speakers). Each kit is shipped with a unique microphone.

To download the most up-to-date version of ARC, please click the link below to go directly to Anthem's website.

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Instructions

Anthem Room Correction (ARC) Operating Guide

Forte Specifications

Specifications are subject to change without notice

Wireless Inputs

Apple AirPlay, DTS Play-Fi

Room Correction (Bass Section)

ARC (Anthem Room Correction) with included calibrated microphone

Amplifier

Class-D Amp; 2 x 200W Peak; 2 x 100W RMS per channel into 4 ohms.

Audio Controls

Front mounted controls

Inputs

Wi-Fi, Left/Right RCA Analog, Ethernet 10/100, AC Power

Power Draw

Max: 170 watts Idle: 10 watts Standby: 6 watts

Wireless Band

2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz; 802.11 g/n

Weight

3 lbs. (1.4 kg)

Dimensions

3.22" x 7.95" x 8.36 "
(8.2cm x 20.2cm x 21.2cm)

Customer Reviews For Forte

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