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MartinLogan Motion 50XT

6-1/2" Center-Channel Speaker in Black Cherrywood

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$899.95 / ea

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Powerful center channel speaker features our largest and most accurate Folded Motion™ XT tweeter and larger woofers an extreme performance.

XT stands for extreme, and for good reason. The Motion 50XT center channel plays louder, lower, and with unflinching accuracy. Inspired by the clarity and detail of our ultra-high-end electrostatic loudspeakers, Motion 50XT features an exquisite Folded Motion XT tweeter and powerful bass technology in a high-performance center channel package that creates refined sound with stunning dynamic range and jaw-dropping clarity. 


Minimalistic Design Featuring Luxurious Real-Wood

Inspired by MartinLogan's ultra-high-end electrostatic loudspeakers, the Motion® Series was created to provide stunning sound for your ultimate-performance home theater or stereo. MartinLogan's dedicated in-house engineers carefully crafted the Motion Series to create an extremely affordable and compact product line that seamlessly blends our exquisite Folded Motion™ transducers with powerful, compact bass technology. The result is a smooth, refined sound with stunning dynamic range and jaw-dropping clarity.

High-Gloss Finishes

Motion 50XT is available in Piano Black and Black Cherrywood.




Frequency Response 50–25,000 Hz ±3dB
Dispersion 80° x 30°
Sensitivity 94 dB/2.83 volts/meter
Nominal Impedance 4 Ohms. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers.
Recommended Amplifier Power 20-300 watts per channel
Crossover Frequency 900 & 2,200 Hz
Crossover Components Custom air core coil and low DCR steel laminate inductors. Polyester film capacitors in series and low DF electrolytic capacitors in parallel. Tweeter thermal/current protection.
High Frequency Transducer 1.25" × 2.4" (3.2cm × 6.1cm) Folded Motion XT Transducer with 4.5" x 2.75" (11.4cm × 7cm) diaphragm
Low Frequency Driver Two 6.5" (16.5cm) aluminum cone with cast poly- mer basket. Non-resonant asymmetrical chamber format. Rigid structured dust cap to reduce cone break-up modes.
Binding Posts Custom 5-way bi-wire tool-less binding posts
Weight 30.5lbs. (13.8kg) each
Overall Dimensions
7.6 x 22.8 x 12.8 (19.2cm x 58cm x 32.6cm)


Color Black cherrywood
DLNA Certified No
Dimensions (WxHxD) 7.6” x 22.8” x 12.8”
Dimensions (WxHxD, metric) -
Dimensions (notes) -
Weight (lbs) 30.5
Unit of measurement ea
Power Handling (Nominal) -
Frequency Response +/-3dB 50–25 000 Hz ± 3 dB
Sensitivity (1W/m) 94 dB/2.83 volts/meter
Terminals No
Impedance 4 Ohms. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers.
Tweeter -
Midrange Driver -
Woofer -
Crossover Frequencies 900 & 2,200 Hz
Crossover Type No


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