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GoldenEar Aon 3 Bookshelf Speaker - Piano Black, Each

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SKU: GEAON3-PIABLK-EA
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The Aon 3 from Golden Ear Technology is an exceptionally compact, ultra high-performance bookshelf speaker that TONEAudio magazine calls "nothing short of a miracle."

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    "Nothing Short of a Miracle" Bookshelf Speakers

    The Aon 3 from Golden Ear Technology is an exceptionally compact, ultra high-performance bookshelf speaker that was originally developed for use as a near-field monitor in professional mixing applications.

    Aon 3 has a 7" cast-basket bass/midrange driver, a High-Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR) high-frequency radiator, and two 8" side-mounted planar low-frequency radiators.

    "Construction is first-rate and the amount of music that these speakers reveal is nothing short of a miracle considering their size and price," raves Jeff Dorgay in TONEAudio magazine. "I've heard a lot of uninvolving loudspeakers in the $1,000 range, but I'm happy to report that the GoldenEar Aon 3s are anything but… Those looking to assemble a high-quality, high-value system should make a GoldenEar dealer their next destination."

    An Impressive Design Goal

    The design goal was to produce a modestly sized shelf or stand-mountable speakers that would achieve accurate high-definition sonic reproduction, with superb three-dimensional imaging, comparable to that achieved by GoldenEar's award-winning Triton Two Towers.

    Although the Aon 3 don't have quite the awe-inspiring bass of the floorstanding Tritons, great care has been taken, and extensive technology has been incorporated to ensure that the Aon 3 can deliver a remarkably satisfying listening experience without the need for a separate subwoofer.

    The Aon 3 incorporates GoldenEar-designed a cast-basket bass/ midrange driver with technology derived from the midrange units developed for the Tritons. In addition, it uses the same extraordinary and costly High Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFRTM) high-frequency radiator used in the Tritons.

    The Aon 3 also utilizes two side-mounted planar low-frequency radiators in a dynamically balanced configuration in order to properly load the bass/midrange drivers for an open, box-less midrange. This contributes to the remarkably extended bass for such small enclosures.

    High-Velocity Folded Ribbon Tweeter

    Drawn from the no-compromise flagship Triton speakers, the Aon 3 uses GoldenEar's extraordinary High-Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR) tweeter design, which puts you into the concert hall or the live action on the screen.

    Using a High Temperature Film, the HVFR tweeter diaphragm squeezes/pressurizes air instead of pushing it. results include greater control, smoother more extended response, vanishingly low distortion, plus dramatically improved dynamic range and detail. Additionally, superb dispersion characteristics provide a very large sweet spot, delivering pinpoint sound to every seat in the house.

    Infrasonic Planar Sub-Bass Radiator

    Aon 3's Infrasonic Planar Sub-Bass Radiator is a passive unti which uses pressure-coupled loading to extend bass performance to the infrasonic region. It performs like a well-tuned transmission line, but with superior transient performance and control.

    Product Features

    • Ultra high-performance bookshelf speaker
    • Technology drawn from flagship Triton tower speakers
    • 1 x 7" cast-basket bass/midrange driver
    • 1 x High-Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFRTM) high- frequency radiator
    • 2 x 8" side-mounted planar low-frequency radiators

    HVFR Ribbon Tweeter

    • Tweeter Diaphragm is a High Temperature Film
    • High-Power Neodymium Magnets
    • Squeezes/Pressurizes Air Instead of Pushing It
    • Greater Control, Smoother More Extended Response
    • Vanishingly Low Distortion
    • Dramatically Improved Dynamic Range and Detail
    • Superb Dispersion Characteristics
    • Superior Impedance Match to Air

    High-Definition Cast-Basket Bass/Midrange Driver

    • GoldenEar Multi-Vaned Phase Plug (MVPP) Design
    • Rigid Free-Flow Cast-Basket Chassis
    • Proprietary Computer Optimized Cone Topology
    • High-Gauss Magnet Assembly
    • 1" High-Temperature Kapton Former Voice Coil
    • Extremely Extended Resonant-Free Linear Frequency Response Characteristics

    Infrasonic Planar Sub-Bass Radiator

    • Pressure-Coupled Loading Extends Usable Bass Performance to the Infrasonic Region
    • Performs Like a Well-Tuned Transmission Line but with Superior Transient Performance and Control

    Product Specs

    • Frequency Response: 38 Hz – 35 kHz
    • Sensitivity: 90 dB
    • Nominal Impedance: 4Ω (Compatible with 8Ω)
    • Rec. Amp: 10 – 250 Watt/channel
    • Dimensions: 9" W x 11" D x 14" H
    • Weight: 15 lb. each

    "I've heard a lot of uninvolving loudspeakers in the $1,000 range, but I'm happy to report that the GoldenEar Aon 3s are anything but. Construction is first-rate and the amount of music that these speakers reveal is nothing short of a miracle considering their size and price. Those looking to assemble a high-quality, high-value system should make a GoldenEar dealer their next destination."

    - Jeff Dorgay, TONEAudio magazine

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