- Written by Piero Gabucci
- Published on 22 May 2013
Introduction to the GoldenEar Triton Three Floor-Standing Speakers
Sandy Gross if nothing else is a colorful and fascinating man who loves to share his many passions including fine art, great food and surely what is most obvious by now, great audio. His enthusiasm is infectious and after his involvement with two hugely successful speaker company startups (Polk Audio and Definitive Technology), Sandy wasn't quite ready to call it a day. Two years after leaving Definitive Technology, he began his next venture, GoldenEar Technology with his previous DT partner Don Givogue.
I had met Sandy by chance at the NY Line Show after his departure from Definitive Technology the previous year. He graciously asked if I had time to review some renderings. Of course it was the beginning of the new line, but the vision was complete, floor models, bookshelf, center channels and subs.
Soon after we were treated to the first auditions at the 2010 CEDIA show in Atlanta, a pair of Triton towers. The demo caused a stir amongst the show attendees – Sandy had done it again. We were all familiar was his previously successful built-in powered subs, but what caught all our attention was his debut of the high velocity folded ribbon tweeter or HVFR.
Triton Three -
After the successful launch of the Triton design, GoldenEar soon introduced the Triton Two, which packed a 1200 watt class-D amplifier powering two 5" x 9" "racetrack" subwoofers, along with a pair of 4.5" midrange drivers and the now popular HVFR folded ribbon tweeter. Triton Three followed on the heels of the larger Triton Two. The Triton Three is a smaller version with one less subwoofer and one less midrange driver. Of course the enclosure is slightly smaller shaving 4 inches off the height and shedding 15 pounds.
GOLDENEAR TRITON THREE FLOOR-STANDING SPEAKERS SPECIFICATIONS
- Design: Three-way, Floor-standing, Sealed Enclosure
- Drivers: One - HVFR™ High-Velocity Folded Ribbon Tweeter, One 4.5" High-Definition Cast-Basket MVPP™ Mid/Bass Driver, One 5˝ x 9˝ Long-Throw Quadratic Subwoofer Bass Driver, Coupled to Two 6.75˝ x 8˝ Quadratic Planar Infrasonic Radiators
- Powered Subwoofer 800 watt ForceField Amplifier
- MFR: 21 Hz - 35 kHz
- Nominal Impedance: 8 Ohms
- Dimensions: 44" H x 7" W x 13" D
- Weight: 45 Pounds/each
- MSRP: $999.99/each USD
- SECRETS Tags: GoldenEar, Speakers, Floor-standing, Audio, Subwoofers