The McIntosh XR200 is a more approachable “real” room speaker that takes it’s cues from big Mac’s flagship XRT towers. With a trio of 8** woofers per side, subsonic bass is and was a bone-crushing no-brainer. Wow. However, it’s the 19 element titanium midrange and tweeter array that takes center stage for this three-way, bass reflex design with the clever top-mounted port. Collectively the twelve 2** inverted dome mids (each with huge 2** voice coils) and seven 1** dome tweeters act like one large concentric transducer for excellent in-room uniformity, wide dispersion and a rich sweet spot. Dynamics were duly impressive, bass response alarmingly deep yet percussion cues had the delicacy and air that has the flavor of symphonic reality. In sum, a 100+ pound tower that can play “small” as effortlessly as it plays “big”. Shipping soon to announced at an estimated $16,000/pr. (pictured with McIntosh's Product Manager, Ron Cornelius).