Triangle Borea BR02 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Triangle. It features a 1" Tweeter and 1 x 5" fiberglass Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 51 - 22k Hz and a sensitivity of 89 dB. Triangle Borea BR02 has an MSRP of 529$ per pair.
What size of room is the Triangle Borea BR02 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Triangle Borea BR02 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
|Very Large Room
(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
What are the speakers in Triangle's Borea Series?
Borea BR02 is a member of Triangle's Borea series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Triangle Borea Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Triangle Borea BR02 speaker?
Triangle Borea BR02 has a Frequency response range of 51 - 22k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 80 watts. At a minimum frequency of 51 Hz, Borea BR02 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, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $750. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Borea BR02's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What is the Crossover frequency of Triangle Borea BR02?
The Crossover frequency of the Borea BR02 is set to 2900Hz. This is the threshold frequency where the higher frequency signals over this level are sent to the tweeter and the lower-frequency signals are sent to the woofer by the crossover component.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Triangle Borea BR02? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Triangle Borea BR02's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 3.6 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 89 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Triangle Borea BR02 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
89dB of Triangle Borea BR02 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Minimum Impedance of Triangle Borea BR02
Even though the nominal impedance of the Borea BR02 is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Triangle is 3.6 ohms Triangle Borea BR02 so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the Triangle Borea BR02:
Borea BR02 features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Triangle Borea BR02 External Dimensions and Weight
Triangle Borea BR02 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 12.2 x 6.9 x 10.7inch (310.0 x 176.0 x 274.0mm ).
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 is approximately 482.2cm2 / 74.7inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Triangle Borea BR02, 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 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
The Triangle Borea BR02 weighs 4.87kg / 10.7lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Borea BR02's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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How does the Triangle Borea BR02 compare to the Triangle Borea BR03?
One of the natural alternative to the Triangle Borea BR02 is the Borea BR03 which is located one step higher in Triangle's Passive 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 vs Borea BR03 for more details.
Cabinet type and Materials
Triangle Borea BR02 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 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 is available in Light Oak, Walnut, Black and White.
Borea BR02 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
Does the Triangle Borea BR02 come with a Grille?
Borea BR02 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 is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Triangle Borea BR02?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Borea BR02:
2 x Borea speakers 2 x protections grids 8 x adhesive rubber plots 1 x user manual
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Triangle Borea BR02.
- Speaker Cable and Connectors
- Vibration Isolators: IsoAcoustics isolators more 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 BR02, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Triangle Borea BR02
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Triangle Borea BR02 speaker:
Official Brochure for Triangle Borea BR02
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Triangle Borea BR02 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Triangle Borea BR02
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.