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With the Orangutan O/96 DeVORE FIDELITY brings it's award-winning blend of musicality and accuracy to a new speaker designed especially for low-powered tube amplifiers. 10" paper cone with a phase-plug powered by a motor adapted from our Silverback Reference drivers. 1" silk-dome tweeter with a powerful double-magnet motor system gently horn-loaded.

Frequency Response:
10 Ohms 8.75 Ohms minimum at 190 Hz
12"d x 18"w x 35.5"h (including stands)


With a new version of our 10 inch Paper cone woofer with phase plug and the same gently horn loaded 1 inch silk dome tweeter, the O/93 retains much of the clarity and tonality of the O/96 at a lower sensitivity in a lower priced speaker.

Frequency Response:
93 dB/W/M
10 ohms
10"d x 15"w x 35.5"h


gibbon X

gibbon X

An absolutely full-range and utterly transparent reference speaker for the gibbon series. Easy to drive and easy to place in any room. The gibbon X is a three-way system with a new 3/4 inch ultra-low-mass textile dome tweeter suspended in an inert chamber, a new 7 inch midrange driver with a phase-plug and inverted natural rubber surround in it’s own sealed enclosure and a pair of massive, long-throw 9 inch woofers in a tuned 4-chamber enclosure.

Frequency Response:
Finish Options:
8.5 Ohms (16 Ohms max, 7.3 Ohms min @ 26Hz)
44”H x 9”W x 17.5”D (not including feet)
Cherry Bamboo, Mahogany Bamboo, Mink Bamboo
gibbon Super Nine

gibbon Super Nine

A 2.5-way design incorporating the revolutionary .75-inch textile tweeter first debuted in the gibbon X and two long-throw paper woofers in a compact but wide bandwidth, very high performance package.

.75-inch treated textile dome tweeter
Two 7-inch paper cone woofers
Paper in oil and film capacitors

Frequency Response:
Finish Options:
8 Ohms, 6 Ohms minimum
37"H x 8.5"W x 13.75"D (not including feet
Cherry Bamboo, Mahogany Bamboo, Mink Bamboo
gibbon 88

gibbon 88

A dynamic and delicate floor-standing two-way. Full-range and transparent, very easy to drive and easy to integrate into any room.

Frequency Response:
Finish Options:
33Hz -40kHz
8 ohms
37"H x 8.5"W x 13.75"D (not including feet)
Cherry Bamboo, Mahogany Bamboo, Mink Bamboo

gibbon 3XL

"John DeVore has created a wonderful sounding small speaker." Gary Krakow for The

Frequency Response:
Finish Options:
8 ohms
15.25”H x 7.3125”W x 10.875"D
Cherry Bamboo, Mahogany Bamboo, Mink Bamboo



"Colorful yet uncolored, the DeVore Orangutan O/96 is the loudspeaker many of us have been waiting for. …The O/96 is here to stay—as both a commercial product and as a well-loved part of my playback system." Art Dudley, Stereophile Magazine
"I'm seriously considering buying a pair of DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/96es, because I love their sound so much." Jim Austin, Stereophile Magazine
"A transparency to source that will challenge the preconceptions of many listeners, timbral accuracy that often left me shaking my head at its realism, and astoundingly deep, powerful bass: these are some of the hallmarks of John DeVore’s O/96 loudspeakers in my opinion." Rafe Arnott, Part-Time Audiophile Magazine
"I got to play some very lovely flute solos courtesy of the great man -- Rimsky Korsakov, Borodin and others. My sound was replicated to perfection -- every musical inflection heard, stress here, crescendo there, and sweet diminuendos. I've not heard my own sound on a speaker sound so natural. Most speakers add something, but the DeVores left me alone. Very impressive." Anthony Kershaw, Audiophile Magazine
"The Orangutan is a great looking and immensely enjoyable loudspeaker that's a gift to the tube amp lover, it can turn a handful of Watts into a living, breathing musical experience that you will be hard pressed to turn off. That is what living is all about." Jason Kennedy, The Ear Magazine
"It was the misunderstanding of that time that painted the orangutan as rough, wild powerhouses. John DeVore’s naming of his speakers corresponds instead to the modern understanding of these animals: wild and strong certainly, at the right moments. But infinitely delicate and sensitive at other moments. Making this connection to both is so outstandingly successful in the 0/96, I would like to award a well-deserved imperial scepter, crown and rule over the high-end landscape." Uwe Kirsch, Image HiFi Magazine, Germany
"The sound I got out of these gorgeously put-together boxes was shockingly deep and stunningly refined — I bought the demos immediately as I couldn't bear to let them out of my house." Scott Hull, Part-Time Audiophile Magazine
"If you listen in the dark or with your eyes closed, with the right recordings you may think and feel the music is coming from musicians and not speakers. The sound is energizing, life-size, full of emotion, and just flows into the room. …There is no way a two way with a 10 inch woofer and a one inch tweeter should sound like these speakers. How do they sound so coherent, how do they sound so big, how do they sound so alive? I don't know, but I do love it even if I can't explain it." Jack Roberts, Dagogo Magazine
"The factor most responsible for reproducing the fundamental midrange frequencies at such high quality is an outstanding, almost-holographic dimensionally, which allows us to listen to our favorite jazz trio in the privacy of our listening room as though witnessing a private performance." Miguel Castro, HiFi Live Magazine, Spain


"My beloved DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/93 loudspeakers perform at a level of excellence beyond what I ever dreamed possible." Herb Reichert, Stereophile Editor's Choice 2014
"Using the O/93 is like side-stepping the whole studio system and sitting in front of the musicians." Alan Sircom, The Absolute Sound Magazine
"I cannot recommend the O/93 highly enough, not only are they cerebral in their intimations, they also speak to the heart, and that to me, is what an end-game loudspeaker must be capable of." Rafe Arnott, Part-Time Audiophile Magazine
"I toss around a lot of adjectives in trying to adequately describe my listening experience with the DeVore Fidelity O/93s. A special speaker, one with richness, punch, finesse and clarity (there I go again); the O/93s ultimately produced a singular sound, a natural sense of wholeness that defies single words or strings of descriptors." Ken Micallef, Positive Feedback Magazine
"The DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/93 is a virtuosos all-around musician, feeling like Herbert Von Karajan in the Orchestra Pit, Jimi Hendrix on stage or Lionel Hampton in the studio." Fidelity Magazine, Germany
"It's rare to see cabinetry this professional and this beautiful in any loudspeaker, even those selling for ridiculously high prices. More than most loudspeakers, the Orangutan O/93s brought me closer to live, especially with concert recordings, and even over the Internet. Other speakers sound, er, too tame in comparison." Sam Tellig, Stereophile Magazine
"I've heard and liked DeVore Fidelity speakers before, but the new Orangutan 0/93 was different. Even when listening to mostly unfamiliar music I fell in love with the sound from the get-go. The Orangutan 0/93 brings out the best in all genres of music." Steve Guttenberg, c/net
"The only other speaker that I have heard this good for under $15,000 is the bigger Orangutan, the O/96s." Jack Roberts, The Audio beatnik Magazine

gibbon X

"I think this new Weapon X from the MonkeyHaus up in Brooklyn, NY, is a show-stopper. Played at volume, it’s literally a stunner. The Gibbon X is room filling, precise, and gloriously immersive in its presentation. You can get inside of your recordings with tools like these, and with the Gibbon X fronting your system, you can safely start investing in the good food they want and need in order for them to fill your heart, mind, body and soul with the music of the spheres." Scott Hull, Part-Time Audiophile

gibbon 88

"Review equipment comes and goes. Some ends up back in the box and returns to the distributors with barely a ripple in the force, but other gear leaves a Death Star-sized hole when it leaves. The DeVore Gibbon 88s did exactly that. ...a very strong recommendation." Ashley Kramer, Witchdoctor, NZ
"The DeVore Fidelity gibbon 88 is a wonderful speaker with an elegant, refined look, a compelling 2-way concept with phenomenal sound in all disciplines and with the highest practicality." Jochen Reinecke, Fidelity Magazine, Germany
"After listening to the 88 for a while, I came to feel that it offered an uncanny combination of unforced natural warmth, very good levels of resolution, and stunning 3-D imaging/soundstaging—the latter a quality I consider one of the defining characteristics of DeVore's best designs." Chris Martens, AV Guide
"Pretty much a full-range option that beats the bigger guys at ten times the price in terms of, well simply everything." Dave & Carol Clark, Positive Feedback Magazine

gibbon 3XL

"With the gibbon 3XL you get a highly crafted, beautifully designed and remarkably clear, articulate, musical, and compelling sounding speaker. In the end I am purchasing the review sample." John Brazier, Positive Feedback Magazine
"The DeVore 'sound' is intoxicating and once you've experienced it, you'll never look at art or music the same way again." Dennis Russo, The Trades
"I went bananas over the bamboo, aesthetically and sonically. There's splendor in this grass." Sam Tellig, Stereophile Magazine
"Gibbon 3XL is an impressive sounding two-way standmount. The sound was unforced, with top-octave ease and space galore on the snare-drum rimshots. Cymbals in particular had superbly natural texture and HF extension." John Atkinson,
"In conclusion the DeVore Fidelity Gibbon 3XL is an extraordinary speaker of refinement, power, projection, delicacy, nuance and detail." Ken Micallef,
"The sound was what I have come to expect from DeVore speakers: energetic, easy to listen to, detailed but without harshness, and with outstanding bass for a speaker of its size."
"The sound here was exceptionally good with outstanding detail, transparency and dynamics…all without the slightest hint of irritation."
"Stepping into the DeVore Fidelity room was like stepping back in time to the mid-1960's — at least visually. The sound was thoroughly modern and among the Best Rooms at the show."

Show Coverage

CES 2018

Neil Gade, The Absolute Sound Magazine
"DeVore Fidelity Gibbon Super Nine produced loads of output, smooth tonal balance, and tons of value at its $9990 price point."

Todd Cooperider, Secrets Of Home Theater and HiFi Magazine
"This was the best sounding system I listened to all day. It had thunderous yet articulate bass, silky smooth mids, and crystal clear highs. For a price of $9,990, I think it’s a tremendous bargain. Not only do I plan to go back today for another listen, but I want to get my hands on a pair of these for review! Very impressive."

Jim Saxon, The Audio Beat Magazine
Jimmy Award 2018
"Brooklyn’s finest. The DeVore Fidelity room is an annual must-visit thanks to my deep admiration for David versus Goliath."

Audio Head Magazine
"When I entered the room John had some classical music on, projecting an expansive soundstage that was tonally balanced and sufficiently textured. Switching over to Jelly by Laural Halo, the low end intro really impressed across the board with a low end grip that just wouldn’t let go. The same rich tapestry rung through as with the previous track, but followed by control of the low-to-high dynamics that was equally impressive as it was focused. It was the toe tapping high fidelity experience that I was looking for, but rarely heard all week."

CES 2017

John Atkinson, Stereophile Magazine
"...there were many more, but the memory I am left with is trying (and failing) to destroy the DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/96s on Sunday afternoon with a 24/192 needledrop, from a 12" 45rpm single of Joe Walsh's "Rocky Mountain Way." Rock'n'roll, audio-show bliss!"

Jake Shimabukuro, Stereophile Magazine
“What I really love about these speakers is how they convey the tone of the instrument. Very natural, very warm. Some of the other systems you can get distracted by the soundstage or imaging, but this one, man, this is closest to what it sounded like in the studio when we were mixing.”

Herb Reichert, Stereophile Magazine
"I came back a second and third time and got to experience this Sugden gear driving Dee-Vore's flagship speaker, the Gibbon X, and all I can say is: Wow! Dang!."

Jim Saxon, The Audio Beat
"Jimmy Award"

RMAF 2017

Rafe Arnott, Part-Time Audiophile
"Once again, one of my absolutely favourite-sounding rooms in Denver."

Jason Victor Serinus, Stereophile Magazine
"Most notable, from my perspective, were several stunning wins. The first, which addressed loudspeakers at both ends of the price spectrum, is that DeVore Fidelity and Wilson Audio both won awards for their products. DeVore's Orangutan 0/93 snared 'Floor-Standing Speakers under 15,000 EUR.'"

Herb Reichert, Stereophile Magazine
"The DeVore/Tone Imports room and new gibbon Super Nine loudspeakers get my second nomination for best sound of show."

Jack Roberts, The Audio Beatnik
Bongo Award: DeVore Fidelity Gibbon Super Nine Speaker – Best Product Debut at RMAF 2017

CES 2016

Graham Nash, Stereophile Magazine
"I think these [gibbon Xs] are built for real living rooms. Yes, they were fabulous."

John Darko, Digital Audio Review
“Epic, masterful full range reproduction from beautiful pieces of audio furniture [gibbon Xs.]”

Rafe Arnott, Part-Time Audiophile
"This was such a relaxed, nuanced, and heartfelt sound, and DeVore, and Halpern always spin the most engaging records, so whenever you find yourself near the room you can’t help but be pulled into it just because of the great tunes always wafting out of the door. For price point, simplicity, and sheer, unbridled musicality this room was a true standout at the show."

CES 2015

Scott Hull, The Audio Traveller
"I will say that this may have been the most impressive sounding room at the show. Yeah, I'll stick to that."

Chris Martens, HiFi Plus, The Absolute Sound
"To my way of thinking the Gibbon X may stand the most well-rounded and capable of them all. What is more, I see the Gibbon X as a speaker likely to enjoy transcontinental appeal, in that it sounds somewhat like a perfect merger of the sonic virtues I have heard from great American and British loudspeaker in the past."

RMAF 2015

Rafe Arnott, Part Time Audiophile
"...the sound was incredibly impactful, dynamic, room-filling and had the delicacy of timbre and tone that I've come to expect from the O/96 and O/93 models. Textural reproduction and detail on drums, horns and voices was staggering, and left me shaking my head at what this final, production iteration of the Gibbon X was capable of."

Michael Lavorgna, AudioStream
"I thought the system sounded just like music. Like real, honest to goodness, sit back, relax, and lose yourself in it music."

Steve Guttenberg, c/net
"Gorgeous audio designed to look as great as it sounds. Made in Brooklyn, the Gibbon X will please the most discerning audiophiles."

Steve Guttenberg, c/net
"Listening to a Miles Davis LP over the made-in-Brooklyn DeVore Fidelity Gibbon X speakers made me smile. There was something about the sound of Davis' trumpet that really connected with me, probably because trumpets rarely sound this natural over speakers."

Jason Serinus, Stereophile Magazine
"But I'd really like to conclude by saying, 'Bless you, John DeVore.' ...excellent dynamics, a much greater sense of space, a more realistic expanse. The sonorities were so lovely, warm and inviting—the softness so captivating—that I felt I could listen all day."

"I'm a big fan of his Orangutan O/93 Loudspeaker. The gibbon X had the same DNA but did seem to have a more punchy presentation—but just as refined and musical as the Orangutan."

CES 2014

Myles Astor, Positive Feedback
"Just to prove money doesn't always buy you happiness, John new three way Gibbon-X speakers driven by the punchy VTL S-200 proved that one doesn't need to spend a small fortune to get good sound. In fact, I continue to be amazed how John's speakers, no matter what the room or equipment (ARC, Line Magnetics, VTL or say Shindo) always sound musical."

Steve Lefkowicz, Positive Feedback
"I've never heard a system with DeVore Fidelity speakers where I wasn't totally impressed. This time around, showing the Gibbon Xs continued that streak. The Gibbon X had the combination of beautiful sound with a degree of power and finesse that was downright inspiring."

Chris Martens, HiFi Plus
"We have often admired loudspeaker designs from John DeVore in the past, but with his new Gibbon X floorstanders it appears that DeVore has taken a quantum leap up into the upper echelon of high-end loudspeaker manufacturers. The Gibbon X delivered an exceptionally detailed and articulate sound, exhibited more or less full-range sound with exceptional treble extension and deep, solid bass, plus extraordinarily expressive dynamics (again, showing the influence of the Orangutan models). Imaging was eerily three-dimensional as well, making the Gibbon X a viable candidate for best sound of the show."

Jason Kennedy, The Ear
"The Gibbon X is a lovely speaker in both looks and sound, but the latter is its strong point. The aforementioned vinyl delivering acres of reverb and sounding highly coherent despite the slightly abstract nature of the material."

RMAF 2013

Brent Butterworth,
"Technically, neither the DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/96 speaker you see in the foreground nor the O/93 you see in the background are new; but I wanted to include this room in my RMAF because DeVore Fidelity founder and Chris and Dale Shepherd from Eugene Hi-Fi put on what might have been the best stereo demo I've ever heard."

"The system delivered so much resolution that it completely drew me in, waiting impatiently to hear what new details and nuances each vocal line would reveal. Overall, the sound combined the character of vintage components with the precision of the latest audio gear, and none of the downsides of either."

Steve Guttenberg, c/net
"Brooklyn's Devore Fidelity was making great sounds in Denver. I love the look of its Orangutan speakers. It's old school and contemporary, but the sound is strictly high-resolution modern."

Robert Harley, The Absolute Sound Magazine
"For those of you looking for the ideal speaker for low-powered tube amplifiers, there is the DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/93, a two way in a retro-looking wide-baffle enclosure. The Orangutan O/93, with a flat impedance curve and a sensitivity of 94dB, sounded plenty dynamic when driven by the 8W 300B-based SET from LM Audio. The sound had an immediacy and verve missing from many of the exhibits."

Scott Hull, The Absolute Sound
"The big Orangutans never fail to surprise me with their big sound, tonal richness and full frequency range reproduction. This room was like suddenly and unexpectedly coming across an old friend, and I was very tempted to stay. Suffice it to say that I'm a fan!"


Our goal at DeVORE FIDELITY is to create products that communicate the life-breath of music. We believe that the best means to this end combines the art of aesthetics with the science of physics in such a way that each complements the other, and together yield a product far greater than the sum of its parts.

Founded by president and chief designer John DeVore in 2000, DeVORE FIDELITY has gone on to win awards and universal acclaim for every one if its products, as John continues to push the state of the art in speaker design. John brought his 30 years of experience as a musician, 20 years of designing speakers and 18 years of Hi-Fi industry experience to his company, and, as Stereophile put it back in 2005, " DeVore Fidelity is a young company, but at Home Entertainment Shows and CESes over the last half decade, its products have pulled down critical kudos and consumer raves that more established companies would kill for. "


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