Time To Get The Big Guns Out!
What Hi-Fi|October 2020
No one ever said that Definitive Technology was a low-key brand.

FOR Brilliant imaging, deep and accurate bass, clarity and focus

AGAINST Soundstage could be deeper and more lush

Definitive Technology D17 | Floorstanding Speakers | ₹4,25,000

Known since the 80s for its big, bipolar speakers and even bolder adverts, Def Tech has been an American icon for decades now. Moving into 2020 though, their new Demand Series which landed on Indian shores last year, added the flagship floorstander to the line-up, the D17. Breaking away from the bipolar tradition, the Demand Series was a whole new way of thinking for the brand in various aspects besides acoustics. The emphasis on industrial design is obvious as they are designed in California and proudly wear that badge wherever they can and they eschew the bipolar configuration for front-firing drivers and side-firing passive radiators. Sonically, this new direction has resulted in a very different kind of sound that you may remember Definitive for. Is it for the better? Let’s find out….

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