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Rollo Audio, Arion Audio, Lamm Industries, Aqua Acoustic Quality – CAF 2018

By | December 19th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , , |

Arion Audio loudspeakers

The Arion Apollo speaker system is a four-piece, two-biscuit… ahem, sorry I was hungry while writing this — two channel loudspeaker system. It comprises of two “full-range” line-source dipole towers and a pair of DSP controlled open-baffle Balanced Force Transducer (BFT) bass modules. Decoupling the bass modules from the line-source towers allows for optimum room placement, which is often different from optimum high-frequency driver placement.

If you noticed, I put the term “full-range” in quotes in the previous paragraphical description. I did that to underline a point.… Read the full article

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CAF 2018: Arion Audio, LAMM, Aqua Acoustics and Can You Keep a Secret?

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“I can’t tell you that much about the drivers—I still have two patents pending.”

It was clear from first glance that the Apollo Speaker System from Arion Audio wasn’t using your typical woofers, tweeters or panels to make impressive sounds at the 2018 Capital Audio Fest. These tall, substantial towers were fitted with a vertical array of drivers that looked more like a bank of EMIT tweeters from some massive old pair of Infinity IRS Betas. The addition of a small pair of subs on either side of the two main towers nearly completed that illusion of, in Warren Harding’s words, “normalcy.”

The Arion Audio speakers, however, are far from ordinary.… Read the full article

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