bang & olufsen: beoplay A9 speaker series bang & olufsen: beoplay A9 speaker series
oct 05, 2012

bang & olufsen: beoplay A9 speaker series

bang & olufsen: beoplay a9 speaker series images courtesy of bang & olufsen

danish high-end audio company bang and olufsen have developed a new collection of wireless sound systems. the ‘beoplay A9’ features a 2.1 bass reflex loudspeaker that combines five dedicated amplifier units and amps alongside a fine-tuned DSP (digital signal processor) algorithm to create deep ambient tones with its ‘adaptive bass linearization’ technology.

it provides two ¾-inch tweeters and two 3-inch midrange units, all four driven by separate 80-watt class D amplifiers, to deliver crisp highs and defined midtones. capable of connecting wirelessly through iPhone, iPad or Android devices, the ‘beoPlay A9’ streams content via AirPlay or DLNA. users can swipe their hands across the touch sensor for controlling volume, or to mute the system by simply resting it on top.

front detail view

rear detail view

living room context

designed with user customization in mind, the unit can be placed either on the floor or hung for decoration. oak, beech or teak  wooden leg variations can be screwed into the base for additional stability, or placed as a canvas on the wall alongside other art  pieces throughout the home. additionally, the fabric covers can be easily swapped out according to specific color preferences.

beoplay A9 views

detail of the wooden leg inserts

detail of the wooden leg inserts


manufacturing process

product specifications:

 

dimensions on stand: 70.1 x 90.8 x 41.1 cm dimensions on wall: 70.1 x 21.3 cm

weight: 14.7 kg (incl. legs), 14.0 kg (without legs)

power consumption:typical 19.5 watts, standby 0.4 watts

sound output: power amplifiers 1 x 160 watt class D for bass 2 x 80 watt class D for midrange 2 x 80 watt class D for treble

driver units 1 x 8″ woofer 2 x 3” midrange 2 x ¾” tweeters

effective frequency range 33.1 – 25.000 Hz

cabinet principle bass-reflex

room adaptation manual position switch, wall, corner and free standing

sound input:

network connectivity ethernet or wirelessly via WiFi: · Apple AirPlay · DLNA wireless streaming

audio playback via line-in USB iPod/iPhone/iPad connector (charging your device while playing music)

remote support beo4 or beo6 remote or via digital device

  • That’s something amazing.

    iamjpdb says:
  • How is it powered? Images show not only wireless but powerless? Or is there a rehchargeable battery hidden somewhere? You could say images are misleading?

    gmm says:
  • I have the same question. On the B&O website there are also no power cords in the pics.

    Airborne says:
  • There is a “hole” in the cirkular plastic panel in the midlle of the back of the speaker in wich the power cord goes out and will properly follow the third “middle” leg with some of B&O’s white cable holders used on another B&O produkt the cd player with the front glas going upward has a floor stand in witch tha cable goes begind the aluminium leg hold by some plastic holders

    Finn says:
  • Merci pour cet article. Nous l’avons partagé.

    Agence Sweep
    http://www.agence-sweep.com

    Agence Sweep says:

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