I'll spread the speculation that I have heard: low $30K's. Should be announced at CES.
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the Q3 looks very interesting to me but I have a big concern:
looking at the inner pictures of the Q5 & Q3 one can see all this aluminium pieces with littles holes ... are these for screws that are fixing it together ?
if they are using screws to fix the parts together how can they be sure that these screws won't suffer suffer under the vibrations and become sooner or later loose ???
And yes, I too am a little wary of Clavil's concern. Where they are a believer of screws/bolts get loose over time, hence made in their V3 visible for easy/practical periodic tightening, here are something new (Q series) with hundreds of threaded innards which seems to be quite a feat (even if possible) for self maintenance. Well, unless they have figured out ways and are soldered in some ways for perpetual perfect retention.
I think the ability of the user to tighten the pucks on the back of the V2 and M5 has more to do with the movement inherent in wooden enclosures due to temperature and humidity changes. These built up Baltic birch ply enclosures move over time. The aluminum enclosures should move less with changes in humidity. I don't know about changes in temperature. The other concern is the movement caused by the massive pressure inside the cabinets created by the sealed design. One would presume that Magico did extensive testing in the area.
There are several ways to make sure that the threads will not come apart. There is a type of Loctite that WILL NOT come apart unless it is heated. Another method is to physically stake the first thread of each fastener. This is an actual physical deformation of the thread. The end result is like if you have ever try to remove a nut from a bolt that has had the threads have been peened over, pretty much impossible. From the looks of the enclosure, this could be tougher to do unless a special tool is developed, but I am sure this could be done. I am sure that all of this was taken into consideration when the skeletons of these speakers were designed and built.
Loctite 222 (small). Easy to untorque and won't open due to vibrations.
Though, my guess they won't use that. Many rely on certain torque figures which i doubt is 100% sure. Some have had this problem with internal subwoofer amps and circuitboards etc.
I had this problem with a loudspeaker i bought back in 2000. That specific speaker pair was sent back to factory. It was not Magico. Why don't you mail Magico and ask how they execute this?