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Adam A3X Powered Studio Monitor, Single Speaker, Blemished

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Considering investing in a pair of studio monitors? Ask a pro audio engineer, and chances are you'll hear the name "Adam." Adam studio monitors have long been associated with incredible accuracy, premium components -- and a price within reach of mere mortals. The Adam A3X features extended-range ribbon tweeters and re-engineered mid drivers for a more three-dimensional, focused sound. If you're considering studio monitors of this caliber, you'll find Adam monitors live up to their name in every respect.

Adam's Trademark X-ART Ribbon Tweeters

The A3X incorporates one of Adam's instantly recognizable folded-ribbon tweeters. These distinctive high-frequency drivers don't just look good; with no heavy voice coils to them weigh down, Adam's tweeters push air four times more efficiently than traditional domed designs. An update to the ART (Accelerating Ribbon Technology) tweeter, the X-ART folded-ribbon driver extends the A3X's top end up to 50 kHz. The "X" in A3X stands for "extended frequency response" -- and for you, it means flatter phase response, longer sessions without listening fatigue, and mixes that "breathe" more naturally.

German Engineering

As truly professional reference monitors, every Adam A3X is rigorously tested in the Adam Audio factory in Berlin, and it's clear their engineers have considered every detail. For your convenience, a master gain control is located on the front panel, right next to the power switch. If you've ever had to play Twister just to turn on or turn up your monitors in a studio setting, you'll immediately appreciate this design. You'll also find both RCA and XLR inputs on the rear panel.

Features:

- X-ART tweeter delivers stunning high-end response up to 50 kHz
- 4.5-inch mid/low driver with a 1-inch voice coil
- Biamplified design: 25-watt tweeter amp, 25-watt mid/low amp
- Front-panel power switch and gain control
- XLR and RCA inputs
- Adam's 5-year warranty

Professional engineers and industry publications have been nearly unanimous in their praise of the Adam A3X. Whoever said "You don't know him from Adam" was definitely not talking about reference monitors.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Adam Audio products.
Mid-Woofer:
- Number: 1
- Basket O: 4.5" (120 mm)
- Voice coil O: 1" (25 mm)
- Cone material: Carbon Fiber

Tweeter:
- Number: 1
- Type: X-ART
- Diaphragm area: 4 inch (2420 mm)
- Equiv. Diaphragm O: 2" (56 mm)
- Velocity transform ratio: 4:1
- Diaphragm weight: 0.17 g

Built-in Amplifiers:
- Mid-Woofer: 1
- Type: A/B
- Amp. power RMS / music: 25 W / 40 W
- Tweeter: 1
- Type: A/B
- Amp. power RMS / music: 25 W / 40 W

Control panel:
- Input Sensitivity: -()() to +14 dB
- Tweeter gain: +/-4 dB

Input connectors:
- Analog: XLR / RCA

General data:
- Frequency response: 60 Hz - 50 kHz
- THD 90dB/1m > 100 Hz: <=0.8 %
- Long term output: >=98 dB
- Max. peak: >=106 dB
- Crossover frequencies: 2800 Hz
- Input impedance: 10 K Ohm
- Weight: 10.1 lb (4,6 kg)
- Magnetically shielded: No
- Height x Width x Depth: 10" (252 mm) x 6" (150 mm) x 7.5" (185 mm)
- Warranty: 5 Years
Adam Warranty 5-year warranty
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at usa-info@adam-audio.com

Product Description

With the A3X, ADAM Audio present their smallest monitor to date, making it perfectly suited for all environments where space is limited but sound shouldn't be constricted. The A3X combines a tiny footprint with the much acclaimed ADAM sound quality by using the X-ART tweeter for the higher frequencies, a guarantee for crystal clear music reproduction.

A 4.5" (basket) driver handles the lower registers. The diaphragm is made from carbon fiber, a material that is very light but very stiff and therefore capable of delivering colouring-free sound. Two built-in 25 Watt amplifiers powers each of the drivers directly.

Stereolink

A very handy and exclusive technology found in the two smaller AX monitors is the Stereolink. This is accomplished by a pair of additional RCA connections that allow for a bypass of the second stereo channel to the other speaker.

This technology connects two A3X speakers in such a manner as to allow the user the option to control the overall stereo volume of the system from either speaker's gain control. This makes the A3X a natural for "mixer-less" desktop applications where overall system volume needs to be adjusted easily.

Controls and Connectors

The front of the A3X sports dual ports for surprisingly low frequency response down to 60Hz. The front panel also has power and gain controls. The rear panel includes a tweeter gain control as well as balanced (XLR) jacks and unbalanced (RCA) jacks, allowing for greater connection flexibility.
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