amphion argon 3s at the little audio company

amphion argon 3s loudspeakers

Available in smooth satin white or black, the Amphion Argon 3S is also available in a high quality walnut veneer. The supplied protective metallic grilles are available in a number of colours.

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HF waveguide of the Amphion Argon 3S loudspeakers,

Amphion's design approach concentrates on smooth, wide dispersion via waveguide technology in order to minimize room effects so you hear less of your room and more of your music.

 

A low crossover point of 1600Hz throughout the Argon range means the speakers emit more of the directional frequencies we hear from one single point, and also allows a wider frequency range to benefit from the all important waveguide around the titanium HF unit. This also moves the crossover point well below the 2-5kHz frequency area which our ears are the most sensitive to. The leading edges of notes from any instrument become much more precise and defined in comparison to speakers using higher crossover points.

rear panel of the Amphion Argon 3S speakers,
Amphion Argon 3S loudspeaker, the little audio company,

The Argon 3S speakers are a single wire model - this cuts down on excessive crossover components, and is one reason why Amphion speakers are so clear and transparent, and used in recording studios for monitoring mixes.

The 3S is a sealed bookshelf design, and uses a lightweight passive radiator instead of a port. This produces a far smoother bass response than a port, and avoids the negative aspects associated with them.

The Argon 3S speakers uses a larger mid/bass driver in a substantially larger cabinet than the Argon 1, producing a fuller, punchier presentation better suited to larger spaces needing higher output. Naturally, the waveguide for the titanium HF unit is larger too.

Bass is substantially deeper too, giving the Argon 3S the presence and weight usually associated with floorstanding loudspeakers.

The 3S is a sealed box, using a lightweight aluminium passive radiator instead of a port placed directly behind the mid/bass driver. This removes the negative problems of reflex ports, and also works over the entire frequency range of the front firing mid/bass driver for a smoother, more natural response.

Amphion Argon 3S speakers in walnut,
part-time audiophile Argon 3S review,
  • two way, sealed cabinet design 

  • 25mm titanium HF unit

  • 6.5" aluminium LF unit

  • 6.5" passive radiator

  • 87dB sensitivity

  • 8 ohms impedance

  • 1600Hz crossover point

  • 30Hz-20kHz +/- 3dB

  • 25-150wpc recommended amplifier power

  • H 380mm x W 191mm x D 305mm

  • available in white, black, white/black, and walnut veneer

  • 5 year warranty

  • £2000 / pair standard finishes

  • £2200 / pair walnut finish

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