In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Borea BR09 and RTi A9, two Floor-standing speakers from Triangle and Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Triangle Borea BR09 and Polk Audio RTi A9 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Triangle Borea BR09 and Polk Audio RTi A9 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Borea BR09 and RTi A9 are 3-way speakers. Borea BR09 features a 1" Tweeter , a 6" Midrange and 3 x 6" Woofer . On the other hand, RTi A9 features a 1" Tweeter , a 5.25" Midrange and 3 x 7" Polymer composite Woofer .
Borea BR09 has a frequency range of 35 - 22 Hz whereas RTi A9 has a frequency range of 30-26k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Borea BR09 and RTi A9 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Borea BR09 sensitivity is rated at 92.5 dB and RTi A9's is at 90 dB. This 3 dB difference makes Triangle Borea BR09 a more sensitive speaker compared to Polk Audio RTi A9, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
Borea BR09 has a power range of up to 170 watts RMS whereas RTi A9 has a power range of 50-500 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
RTi A9 features 5-way post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Borea BR09 has a Posts which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Borea BR09 and RTi A9 have a front firing ports.