BRITON III

BRITON TubeMaster Coming Soon

BRITON Loudspeakers make a Retro, High-End Audio... Statement!

BRITON III shares DNA from Gottenburg in its unique co-axial true point-source driver loading. Briton III is a Large, full-range stand-mount loudspeaker designed for critical listening in the studio or home setting: for near-field and far-field applications. Easy to drive and perfect for tubes or transistors.

 

BRITON III will conjure up images of 1970's audio: tubes, vinyl, and stereo consoles but with true audiophile high resolution sound.  BRITON III Co-Axial makes a Retro Audio Statement!

Briton III's Shallow wide-body form-factor requires no more space than many smaller monitors. The large (15") woofer is loaded in a "jetted" configuration with an 12" opening at the front and has our frame-less protective grills as the only option. The Briton III's cabinet is made of solid mahogany and maple wood no ply or MDF. Norse style dovetail joinery which is both beautiful and super strong. 

 SPECIFICATIONS:

Driver Compliment:

AMT ribbon tweeter mounted in coaxial arrangement

 

15" wide-band bass driver with hybrid ceramic AlNiCo motor, paper pulp diaphragm with inverted whizzy cone and our unique horn flared turned-wood phasing plugs

Cabinet: Solid Heirloom woods with front resonating by-pass port

Binding post/Terminals: 

4 way low-mass tellurium copper

Internal wire: NOS Western Electric 18awg solid-core cotton dielectric + silver solder

Sensitivity: 95db

Impedance: 8 Ohms

 

Bandwidth: 

20 Hz - 35kHz

Recommended Power:

1.5 - 50 high-volt tube watts

50 - 250 transistor watts

Dimensions:

26.5" H  18" W  12" D  (47.0" High on included stands)

Weight:

52 LBS

Loudspeakers include solid maple Parsons stands

 

Acoustic Innovations:

Unique Co-Axial design:

Wide-band AMT tweeter set in co-axial arrangement with 15" high-compliance woofer

 

Jetted bass driver loading + frameless non-removable grills. larger woofer can be used with smaller opening reducing some low frequency distortion mechanically while augmenting low bass.

Internal Resonator with bypass-port

 

NorseLock© Semi-active Self-damping Cabinet Architecture: (SASDA) Machined heirloom wood front and rear baffles connected (locked) together with machined tone-wood pillars.  Available on Briton in 2020

Backs with low-mass terminals with optional driver frame earthing posts

15" co-axial driver built-in-house  with dual AlNiCo and ceramic motor, unique whizzy-dome and  horn flared wood phase plugs (amt tweeter not shown) deliver control, efficiency, superb bass and articulate mid-range

BRITON TubeMaster  Wide-Body floor standing Loudspeaker 

coming soon

Ultra low-profile wide-body Loudspeaker with a footprint  similar to an open baffle

SPECIFICATIONS:

Driver Compliment:

12" wide-band bass driver with hybrid ceramic AlNiCo motor

Limited edition with NOS TAD drivers

6' full ranger

Horn Super tweeter with AlNiCo motor

Massive two-tone wood baffle low profile cabinet with front resonating by-pass port

Binding post/Terminals: 

4 way low-mass tellurium copper

Internal wire: NOS Western Electric 18awg solid-core cotton dielectric + silver solder

Sensitivity: 97db

Impedance: 8 Ohms

 

Bandwidth: 

22 Hz - 50kHz

Recommended Power:

1.5 - 50 high-volt tube watts

50 - 250 transistor watts

Dimensions:

47.5" H  18.5" W  9.5" D  (Floor standing)

Weight:

55 LBS EST

$9500 (pair)

Limited Edition (TAD) 

$12,800

From the testimonial page

 

April 2019

BRITON III Co-Axial Loudspeakers + 300B tube amplifier

 

Hi David,

It's been sufficient time, I think, to get to know your Briton III's a little better, having put 10-12 hrs. on them.  The highest complement I could pay them is that I have stopped looking further.  As so many of us have done over the years, going from speaker to speaker, looking for the ideal match, I have come to some conclusions about what to look for: 1) Sensitivity high enough to accommodate a low watt s.e.t. amp. 2) Frequency range sufficient to eliminate need for a sub. 3) Passive rather than active powered units, 4) A "big" sound that is balanced and realistic from a relatively small and easy to handle unit, 5) Real hard wood and workmanship a definite plus.  The BIII's have it all - refinement, presence, large and deep sound stage, easy to drive, dead quiet white space, lovely upper & mid range and  down to what must be the limits of the audible range.  But more than the individual aspects of the soundscape is the synergy where it all seems to come together to present a most aesthetically pleasing listening experience: I am truly able to "enjoy the music," and look forward to many years with them in my home.

Best regards!

Dean

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