Speaker Piega AP 3

That in the Piega AP 3 for surprisingly little money (1600 euros the pair) top tweeter Potter, was listening to right off the bat.

  1. Speaker Piega AP 3
  2. Data sheet

Housing made of aluminium have thinner walls than those made of wood in General and achieve a more favourable ratio between gross and net volume, what is particularly noticeable on shallow models about the AP 3 by Piega from the Switzerland.

The approximately triangular cross section allows a multifunctional accommodation, where looks upright as across equally well. A convenient wall mounting serve u-shaped metal frame, allowing for a convenient orientation towards the listening position.

Piega branched out the spectrum on two small low-midrange driver, to achieve a more favorable ratio between actuator and diaphragm area. The in-house Ribbon tweeter in addition one of the best in the world, indisputably.

That here for surprisingly little money top tweeter Potter, was listening to right off the bat. So fine and filigree, so inimitable high resolution and yet always distinguished dome not sound rarely, at least in this League.

The surprisingly adult for boxing this volume class and dröhnen-free bass response could be absolutely to hear, and so a highly pleasant mixture of fresh, neutral and never painful precision managed the silver triangles at the end. To round out the deep bass, the Swiss provide a woofer, see post “More fun in the bass”.

Piega AP 3

Manufacturer Piega
Price €1600.00
Rating 46.0 points
Test procedure 1.0

Technical data and test results

General data
Width 25.0 cm
Height 41.0 cm
Depth 12.0 cm
Weight: 6,0 kg
Installation tip: close to the wall, listening distance 2.5 m, normal damped rooms up to 35 m²
Measured values
Operating voltage for 90 dB SPL 5.4 V
Impedance minimum stp 3.1 ohm
Maximum volume upper value 95 dB
Maximum volume lower value (> 45 Hz) 95 dB
Lower cut-off frequency (-3dB) 82 Hz
Lower cut-off frequency (-6 dB) 69 Hz
Review
Short conclusion Elegant wall speakers with aluminum shells and Ribbon. Distinctly elegant and cultured sound imprint without any effort.
Sound Top-class
Naturalness 10
Fine resolution 10
Border dynamics 6
Bass quality 7
Figure 13
Sound points (70 points) 46
Measured values 6
Practice 4
Valency 8
Overall rating (max. 120 points) well 64
Price / performance good – very good
tested in output 2 / 09

 

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