Contour i Series

Leave Dynaudio engineers alone with a speaker and they’ll make it better. They can’t help themselves. And they love nothing more than improving a legend.

Everything inside the Contour i has been taken apart, re-designed, refined and reassembled. Expect more openness, more punch and more detail. Feel the goosebumps appear as you hear previously undiscovered dimensions in your favourite recordings. Transport yourself back to a time when all that mattered was the next track on the album…

With an updated tweeter, improved woofers, and crossovers – and improved thrills – Contour i takes all you've loved about the family since 1986, adds 2020 knowhow, and brings your music back to life.

We don’t do it because we have to. We do it because we can

There was nothing wrong with the 2016 Contour. We love it.

It’s gained legions of fans, its trophy shelf is groaning under the weight of awards, and many of us at Dynaudio even bought some ourselves. But when irresistible new acoustic technology emerges from Dynaudio Labs – as it did with the Confidence series – we simply can’t hold ourselves back from seeing how it could improve our existing ranges.

That’s why the Contour i series has been totally overhauled on the inside.

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Esotar 2i tweeter

Taking it from the top, the Esotar 2i tweeter on all models gains the ingenious Hexis resonance-defeating inner dome, plus a larger rear chamber that reduces distortion and gives a flatter frequency response.

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Woofer updates

The Contour 20i, 30i and 25Ci woofers all gain an updated Nomex spider. It’s the same design as the 2016 Contour (with varying-width corrugations for more excursion control), but the improved material simply sounds better – the result of many hours of listening in Dynaudio Labs.

Contour 60i has updated woofers with a bigger magnet system, a different voice-coil design and a glass-fibre voice-coil former (formerly titanium in the 2016 Contour 60). That means even tighter bass, at higher volume.

And Contour 60i’s midrange driver? No change, apart from the resonance-damping enclosure it sits in. If it ain’t broke…

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Crossover improvements

Contour 20i, 30i and 25Ci have updated crossovers. And, because of the driver tweaks providing an inherently flat frequency response, it means Dynaudio has been able to remove the impedance correction circuitry for an even simpler board.

Contour 60i has an updated crossover because of the updated woofers and improved Esotar 2i tweeter. Plus, the effect of that midrange cup and the Nomex woofer spiders enabled the company’s engineers to shift the crossover frequency up. It now works better at slightly higher frequencies (up to around 300Hz). Better midrange performance, simpler crossover.

Even the internal damping had been updated – using lessons learned from Evoke and Confidence.

Our engineers are inveterate tinkerers. They used everything at their disposal to make Contour i as amazing as it could be. Hours of measuring in our state-of-the-art Jupiter impulse-response room. Many more hours of listening to everything from Chopin to Slayer. And countless more of letting those massive brains come up with ingenious ways of doing things.

They’re really happy with what they’ve achieved. And we think you’ll be just as amazed when you hear Contour i for yourself.

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Specifications

  • Status:
  • Segment:
  • Range:
  • Type:
  • Sensitivity (dB @ 2.83V/1m):
  • Lower Cutoff (Hz @ +/- 3 dB):
  • Upper Cutoff (kHz @ +/- 3 dB):
  • Lower Cutoff (Hz @ -6 dB):
  • Box Principle:
  • Crossover:
  • Crossover Frequency (Hz):
  • Crossover Topology:
  • Contour 60i
  • Current
  • Home
  • Contour i
  • Floorstand
  • 88
  • 28
  • 23
  • Bass reflex rear ported
  • 3-way
  • 300/4500 HZ
  • 2nd order
  • Contour 30i
  • Current
  • Home
  • Contour i
  • Floorstand
  • 87
  • 32
  • 23
  • Bass reflex rear ported
  • 2.5-way
  • (300)/2200 Hz
  • 2nd order
  • Contour 20i
  • Current
  • Home
  • Contour i
  • Bookshelf
  • 86
  • 39
  • 23
  • Bass reflex rear ported
  • 2-way
  • 2200 Hz
  • 2nd order
  • Contour 25Ci
  • 87dB (2.83V / 1m)
  • Current
  • Home
  • Contour i
  • Center
  • 35
  • 23
  • Bass reflex rear ported
  • 2.5-way
  • (300)/2200 Hz

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