The BRX, Aon 2 and 3 bookshelf speakers are exceptionally compact, ultra-high-performance speakers that were originally developed for use as nearfield monitors in professional mixing applications. The design goal was to produce modestly-sized shelf or stand-mountable bookshelf speakers that would achieve accurate high-definition sonic reproduction, with superb three-dimensional imaging, comparable to that achieved by GoldenEar’s award-winning Triton Towers. The new BRX was specifically developed incorporating technology developed for the Triton Reference in order to achieve reference level performance. Although they don’t have quite the awe-inspiring bass of the floor-standing Tritons, great care has been taken, and extensive technology has been incorporated, to ensure that the BRX and Aons can deliver a remarkably satisfying full range listening experience without the need for a separate subwoofer.
Both the BRX and Aon models incorporate GoldenEar-designed cast-basket bass/midrange drivers with technology derived from the midrange units developed for the Tritons. The BRX driver is actually almost exactly the same as the 6" driver used in the Triton Reference. In addition, they all use extraordinary and costly High Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR™) high frequency radiators. And the BRX uses the same tweeter developed for the Triton Reference. Lastly, each BRX and Aon model utilizes two side-mounted planar low-frequency radiators in an inertially balanced configuration in order to properly load the bass/midrange drivers for an open, box-less midrange, while also contributing to their’ remarkably extended bass for such small enclosures.
GoldenEar Technology LLP Bookshelf Reference X (BRX) Reference Class Bookshelf Speakers - each
Dimensions: 8-1/16˝ (20.5 cm) W x 12-1/4˝ (31.1 cm) D x 12-1/8˝ (30.8 cm) H (includes feet)
Weight: 12 lbs. (5.44 kg)
Frequency Response: 40 Hz – 35 kHz
Efficiency: 90 dB
Nominal impedance: Compatible with 8 ohms
One High-Gauss Neodymium High-Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR)
One 6" high-definition cast-basket mid/bass Reference Driver
Two 6 ½" side-mounted planar low-frequency radiators
Recommended Amplification: 20 – 250 Watt/channel