BRX is a 2-way Passive Passive Radiator Bookshelf speaker by GoldenEar. It features a Folded Ribbon Tweeter and 1 x 6" Polypropylene Woofer. BRX also employs two rectangular side-mounted passive radiators. The speaker has a frequency range of 40-35k Hz and a sensitivity of 90 dB. GoldenEar BRX has an MSRP of 1598$ per pair.
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GoldenEar BRX has a Frequency response range of 40-35k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 20-250 watts. At a minimum frequency of 40 Hz, BRX will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who likes to experience a full range response will still benefit from use of a subwooofer though.
Here we have a comparison of how BRX's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 2000$ (Pair), these are the 3 Passive Bookshelf speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the GoldenEar BRX's 40Hz:
Impedance and Sensitivity
GoldenEar BRX's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms and has a sensitivity of 90 dB.
Is the GoldenEar BRX an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so GoldenEar BRX is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of GoldenEar BRX is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
BRX features 5-way post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
GoldenEar BRX Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
GoldenEar BRX has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 12-1/8 x 8-1/8 x 12-5/16inch (308.0 x 207.0 x 313.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 5.45kg / 12lbs.
Cabinet type and Materials
GoldenEar BRX has a Passive Radiator
type cabinet and MDF/Lacquer finish.
GoldenEar BRX is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
GoldenEar BRX is available in Gloss Black.
BRX doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
BRX comes with grilles. The purpose of the speaker grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of GoldenEar BRX?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of BRX:
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.