Control & Automation

GoldenEar Introduces 2nd Gen Triton Speakers at CES 2016

Using technologies developed for its flagship Triton One loudspeaker, GoldenEar has improved its popular Triton Two and Triton Three speakers with the addition of its new Triton Two+ and Triton Three+ loudspeakers.


At the 2016 CES Show the high-performance audio company GoldenEar is introducing its latest Triton Two+ and Triton Three+ loudspeakers, and a new subwoofer called the SuperSub XXL.
Robert Archer · January 5, 2016

Few speaker companies can match the instant success of the Stevenson, Md.-based company GoldenEar Audio. Led by long-time audio industry veteran Sandy Gross, GoldenEar burst into the audio category back in 2010, and now six years later the company is introducing its second-generation Triton Two+ and Triton Three+ floorstanding loudspeakers at CES 2016.

Using technologies developed for its flagship Triton One floorstanding loudspeaker, including the company's High Velocity Folded Ribbon (HVFR) tweeter and built-in powered woofers, as well as the experience gained in designing this speaker, GoldenEar's latest speakers were engineered in its Arnprior Advanced Development and Research facility, which replicates Canada's famed National Research Council (NRC) facilities.

Leading the company's design efforts, Bob Johnston, head of engineering, GoldenEar Technology, made changes to the Triton Two and Triton Three speakers that include new upper bass/midrange drivers that feature new cones, surrounds, spiders and voice coils. The speakers also utilize new crossover networks that incorporate polypropylene capacitors, as well as reprogrammed DSP low-level control units that are said to help the speakers produce more revealing, higher detailed sound.

More Info

Follow our CES 2016 coverage at www.cepro.com/ces.

GoldenEar adds that it also took a "considerable" amount of time to voice the speakers to ensure the integration between upper bass/midrange drivers, tweeter and powered woofers. The company points out, "the complex crossover to the powered bass section of both speakers, which critically controls both the phase and amplitude transition was optimized by utilizing the DSP software to as closely match the Triton One in acoustic presentation and characteristics as possible."

The 60-pound, 8-ohm Triton Two+ stands 48-inches tall, and it employs two 5-inch x 9-inch quadratic bass drivers coupled to two 7-inch x 10-inch quadratic planar infrasonic radiators. The midrange is handled by a pair of 4.5-inch mid-bass drivers, and high frequencies are reproduced by a single HVFR tweeter. GoldenEar says the speaker is rated to deliver frequency response of 16Hz to 35kHz, and it offers an efficiency rating of 91dB.

The 40-pound, 8-ohm Triton Three+ stands nearly four feet tall and it includes single 5-inch x 9-inch quadratic bass driver coupled to a pair of 6.75-inch x 8-inch quadratic planar infrasonic radiators. The Triton Three+'s midrange is handled by a single 4.5-inch mid-bass driver, and its high frequencies are handled by a single HVFR tweeter. GoldenEar says the Triton Three+ delivers a frequency response of 21Hz to 35kHz, and it is 90dB efficient.

Both speakers will be available this February at an MSRP of $1,749 each for the Triton Two+ and $1,249 each for the Triton Three+.



Secure Your Free Pass to CEDIA EXPO 2019

Register before Sept. 2 to gain free access to the opening keynote, product training & education series as well as the show floor including Innovation Alley and much more. Don’t miss your chance. Sign up today.




  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at robert.archer@emeraldexpo.com

Follow Robert on social media:
Twitter

Robert also participates in these groups:
LinkedIn · Google+

View Robert Archer's complete profile.



  Article Topics


Speakers · Products · CES · GoldenEar Technology · All Topics
CE Pro Magazine

Read More Articles Like This… With A Free Subscription

CE Pro magazine is the resource you need to keep up-to-date on the latest products, techniques, designs and business practices. Subscribe today!

Subscribe Today!

Comments

Posted by Mike on January 5, 2016

Im going to kill myself if a Triton one + gets released. I just got mine and i LOVE them but it would crush me to know theres a superior model to it….would drive me crazy haha

Posted by Mike on January 5, 2016

Im going to kill myself if a Triton one + gets released. I just got mine and i LOVE them but it would crush me to know theres a superior model to it….would drive me crazy haha