1723 – Surround2019-03-11T14:11:41+01:00

In starting with a statement product like the The 1723 Tower and 1723 Monitor, we set ourselves a challenge in designing a matching surround speaker, that could keep up with the capabilities of our front loudspeakers. Using the same 8” (Surround) and 6,5” (Surround S) mid-bass driver and waveguide tweeter on the front baffle as used throughout the 1723 Series, excellent tonal matching is assured as is pin-point imaging. To deliver an all-enveloping surround field and assist in peerless surround steering, we fitted custom built full-range dipolar drivers to the angled side baffles into our TriAxial speaker.

All our 1723 speakers are Certified by the very strict testing protocols of THX Ultra where each speaker must pass a set of 400 measurements. The THX Certification does not mean it is a dedicated home speaker, but rather a guarantee of tight consistency within well-established acoustic parameters. THX Certification is as much about music, as for movies.

The engineers at THX Labs utilize a proprietary scientific testing methodology to ensure the highest audio fidelity possible. All 1723 speakers passed the THX Ultra Certification without any change to the products, meaning our standards already exceed THX Ultra level out of the box!






Design TriAxial
Tweeter 28mm
Side drivers 2 x 4″
Woofer 8″
Enclosure Sealed
Enclosure material High Density Fiberboard (HDF)
Xover freq. 200Hz / 1400Hz
Sensitivity 87dB/2.83v/1m
Freq. response 58-20kHz (+/-3dB)
Impedance 4-ohm nominal
Included Manual. Rubber pads. Wall mounting bracket.
Dimensions 45H x 43.2W x 21.6D cm
Weight 17.4 kg
Break-in for optimal performance 50 hours
Recommended amplifier Up to 300W RMS @ 4ohm


Design TriAxial
Tweeter 28mm
Side drivers 2 x 4″
Woofer 6.5″
Enclosure Sealed
Enclosure material High Density Fiberboard (HDF)
Xover freq. 200Hz / 1500Hz
Sensitivity 84dB/2.83v/1m
Freq. response 59-20kHz (+/-3dB)
Impedance 4-ohm nominal
Included Manual. Rubber pads. Port plugs.
Dimensions 38.5H x 37.1W x 17.5D cm
Weight 13.7 kg
Break-in for optimal performance 50 hours
Recommended amplifier Up to 250W RMS @ 4ohm


Dynamics are king.


Higher density and naturally better damped than MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard), using HDF (High Density Fiberboard) results in a sonically inert cabinet. We use no plastic parts.


The heart of all Arendal speakers, our Tweeter utilizes a 28mm synthetic soft dome with custom designed, matching waveguide.


The 6.5” and 8” woofers in the 1723 series are built upon the same core fundamentals as the the 13.8” subwoofer, but with application specific details changed.


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AS surround

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August 19, 2018

1723 Surround THX: Har egentlig aldri hatt noen gode surroundhøyttalere før, så når jeg bygget kinorommet ble dette nedprioritert. 4 billige høytalere ble brukt som surround+ bak, og tenkte ikke mer over det.
Men med tower, senter og 2x sub1 begynte jeg å bli nysgjerrig på hva et par med AS surround kunne tilføre. Og det var mer en jeg forventet!
Har aldri hatt så god og sømløs lyd før. Hører ikke hvor lyden kommer fra, den er bare over alt. Perfekt på film, og har faktisk ikke hørt musikk i stereo etter at de ble montert. Anbefales!

Tor I.

Ekstremt bra!

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November 27, 2017

1723 Surround THX: Disse presterer for alle pengene i surround men også i stereo. De koster mer enn et par vanlig gulvstående, men i mine øyne er de verdt hver krone! Eneste man blr tenke på i forhold til plassering er at de er store!

Johan S.

Begeisterung von Anfang an !

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September 28, 2017

1723 Surround THX: Der Centerspeaker war mein Erstkauf ! Ein sinnliches Erlebnis beim Auspacken. Die Verarbeitung makellos. Die Größe der Membranfläche passend zu den Frontboxen. Schon beim Einspielen war ich begeistert ! Jetzt sind die Surround 1723 hinzugekommen . Ich frage mich, ob Sie nicht auch als Atmosspeaker verwendet werden könnten. Mein Fazit ist Begeisterung ! Man muß es gehört haben ! Bei mir gehts weiter mit den Subwoofern…

Henry S.

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