Triangle Borea Active BR02 BT is a 2-way Powered Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Triangle. Borea BR02 BT's built-in amplifier provides 120-watt RMS. The built-in power amplifier saves space & eliminates the need to connect Triangle Borea BR02 BT to a stereo receiver or external power amp. It features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 x 6.5" fiberglass Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 47-22kHz and a sensitivity of 90dB. Triangle Borea BR02 BT has an MSRP of 499$ per pair.
What are the speakers in Triangle's Borea Active Series?
Borea BR02 BT is a member of Triangle's Borea Active series of Powered speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Triangle Borea Active Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Triangle Borea BR02 BT speaker?
Triangle Borea BR02 BT has a Frequency response range of 47-22kHz. At a minimum frequency of 47 Hz, Borea BR02 BT will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Triangle Borea BR02 BT, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $500. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Borea BR02 BT's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Triangle Borea BR02 BT comes with a handheld remote which is obviously very useful to control your powered speakers from a distance.
Triangle Borea BR02 BT employs Built-in 5.0 Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computers/laptops. Borea BR02 BT can playback up to 24-bit / 48 kHz with compatible devices.
Triangle Borea BR02 BT supports the following Bluetooth Codecs when used with supported devices:
Inputs and Outputs
- 3.5mm Minijack Input
- RCA Input
- Phono Input
- mono-RCA Subwoofer Output
- Digital Input: Optical,Coaxial
Triangle Borea BR02 BT External Dimensions and Weight
Triangle Borea BR02 BT has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 8.1x 14.1 x 12.36 inches (206 x 360 x 314 mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of Triangle Borea BR02 BT is approximately 646.0cm2 / 100.1inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Triangle Borea BR02 BT, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Triangle Borea BR02 BT virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
The speaker with the built-in amplifier weighs 15.80kg / 34.8lbs whereas the other speaker weighs 14.20kg/ 31.2lbs. Here is a comparison of how Borea BR02 BT's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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How does the Triangle Borea BR02 BT compare to the Triangle Borea Active BR03 BT?
One of the natural alternative to the Triangle Borea BR02 BT is the Borea BR03 BT which is located one step higher in Triangle's Powered Bookshelf selection.
Here is a scaled size comparison of these two speakers to give you an idea how their external dimensions compare:
Check the Detailed Comparison of Triangle Borea BR02 BT vs Borea BR03 BT for more details.
Cabinet type and Materials
Triangle Borea BR02 BT has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
Triangle Borea BR02 BT comes with 8 x adhesive anti-slip feet
which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on. It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
Triangle Borea BR02 BT 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.
Triangle Borea BR02 BT is available in Light Oak Blue, Oak Green, Cream, Light Oak and Black.
Borea BR02 BT doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
Triangle sells a dedicated speaker stand for the Borea BR02 BT with a model name S01,S02,S04
. You can check the latest price and availability of these stands at B&H PHOTO
Does the Triangle Borea BR02 BT come with a Grille?
Borea BR02 BT comes with magnetic grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the Borea BR02 BT is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Triangle Borea BR02 BT?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Borea BR02 BT:
1 x passive loudspeaker BOREA BT cable to link the loudspeakers 8. 1 x user manual1 x active loudspeaker BOREA BT (indicator light on the front) 2 x protection grills 1 x remote control, incl. 2 AAA batteries 8 x adhesive anti-slip feet to place below the speakers 1 x AC power cord 1 x 3 meters speaker
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Triangle Borea Active BR02 BT.
- Vibration Isolators: IsoAcoustics isolatorsmore affordable options too.
- Acoustic Panels and Treatments: Your room is as important as your stereo equipment so acoustic treatments goes a long way in improving the overall performance.
- Speaker Stands: Stands bring your bookshelf speakers to ideal height (rule of thumb is to have the tweeter level with your ear in your listening position), helps stability and acoustical isolation.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Triangle Borea Active BR02 BT, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Triangle Borea BR02 BT
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Triangle Borea Active BR02 BT speaker:
Official Brochure for Triangle Borea BR02 BT
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Triangle Borea Active BR02 BT speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Triangle Borea BR02 BT
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.