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Model 5-AX

Introducing the new Model 5-AX desktop monitor

Model 5AX


Price per pair:

passive: $695
 active: $895

(includes shipping in USA)



Unlike most desktop loudspeakers, the Model 5-AX is designed specifically for desktop listening and addresses the issues posed by nearfield listening: The woofer and tweeter are mounted high enough on the baffle so that you do not have to prop up the speaker to direct the sound to your ears which would throw off the alignment of the drivers. The crossover is a minimalist three element design allowing for great overlap, integration, and smooth transition between the output of the tweeter and woofer. The sound is full-range and non fatiguing which means even at very low volume you will get satisfying sound. Moreover, the Model 5-AX has a very small 5.25 by 7.25 foot print which means it will not overcrowd your desk.


Design: two-way, first-order, folded transmission line
Drivers: 1 inch soft dome, 4 inch cast woven carbon fiber woofer
Crossovers: minimalist first-order
                   (laminated copper inductor, polypropylene capacitor,
                   non-inductive wire wound resistor)
Wiring: pure multi-strand OFC copper to tweeter and woofer
Cabinet: cross-braced transmission line
Connectors: insulated, gold plated five-way binding  posts 
Warranty: 5-year limited

Frequency Response: 

Bandwidth: 42 Hz - 20 kHz

+/- 3.5 dB frequency response: 55 Hz to 20 kHz

Dimensions:  5.25 X 16 X 7.25 (W x H x D)
Sensitivity: 86 dB 1/watt/m
Rated Impedance: 8 ohms
Cabinet construction: Cross-braced MDF
Finishes: satin black lacquer
Weight: 16 pounds per pair
Recommended amplifier: 15-200 watts

Avtive 5-AX With 100 Watt Per Channel Amplifier


Modified Digital Power Amplifier featuring TPA3116 chipset with dual-core technology for high efficiency and low heat 
Power output: 2 X 100 watts per channel
Signal to noise ratio: 100 dB
Input impedance: 51 k ohms
Output impedance: 4-8 ohms
Electrical requirement: 24VDC @ 5A center pin positive (included)


Switch mode 24VDC, 5 AMP AC to DC power supply


5 amp power supply  with barrel connector, the inner diameter is 2.1 mm, the outer diameter is 5.5 mm.

Input voltage: 100~240VAC. Plus 6 foot detachable grounded power cord.

5 amp power supplypower cord


AC input via IEC type power connector
CE and RoHS compliant
Meets CEC and Energy Efficiency Level V requirements
Meets FCC Class B regulations
Tip polarity: Positive
Safety features: Automatic Overload cut-off. Automatic Thermal cut-off. Short circuit protection.


Input voltage: 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz (Worldwide Use)

Dimension: 150 x 65 x 38 mm 
Output Voltage and Amps: DC 24V 5A