GoldenEar Aon 2 Bookshelf Speaker (each)
Must be purchased in pairs.
The Aon 2 and 3 are exceptionally compact, ultra-high performance bookshelf speakers that were originally developed for use as near-field monitors in professional mixing applications. The design goal was to produce 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 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 Aons can deliver a remarkably satisfying listening experience without the need for a separate subwoofer.
Both Aon models incorporate GoldenEar-designed cast-basket bass/midrange drivers with technology derived from the midrange units developed for the Tritons. In addition, they both use the same extraordinary and costly High Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR™) high-frequency radiator used in the Tritons. Lastly, each Aon model 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, while also contributing to the Aons’ remarkably extended bass for such small enclosures.
The Aons are of a truncated pyramidal construction, which results in significant performance advantages due to the non-parallel cabinet walls and the reduced baffle area around the tweeter. Aesthetically, the sleek, attractive pyramid-inspired shape combined with appealing design details including piano-gloss black end-caps, results in beautiful speakers that are both elegant and distinctive.
Frequency response: 42 Hz – 35 kHz
Sensitivity: 89 dB
Nominal impedance: 8 ohm
Driver complement: 1 x 6" cast-basket bass/midrange driver, 1 x High-Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR™) high-frequency radiator, 2 x 6-1/2" side-mounted planar low-frequency radiators
Dimensions (WHD): 8" x 12" x 10"