Ion+

" I have not heard yet as good a system for nearfield listening, regardless of the price. "

Wojciech Pacuła, www.highfidelity.pl

 

"Boy, I really like these speakers!"

Bruce Swedien

All about Ion+

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Features

Ion+ houses a premium professional monitoring technology, which works from nearfield as well as from more traditional listening distances. Ion´s measured response is ruler flat, but it never sounds dry nor irritating. High level of resolution and neutrality allow Ion+ to dig deep into the heart of music. When making the music in the studio or when enjoying it at home.

Ion+ has already been evaluated by some of the world´s finest ears. The only way to find out your own reaction is to have a listen . Ion+s brings music closer to you: Ion+´s controlled dispersion, small size and timeless looks allow you turn create high end haven to places where you spend your time in.

Ion+ combines neutrality with musicality in lifestyle proven package. Ion+ transfers the beauty of music even when recording or file quality is not optimal.
Colours: Ion+ is availabe in white or black. With almost unlimited combination of exchangable colour grids.  

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U/D/D stands for Uniformly Directive Diffusion. By creating even dispersion the anomalies caused by wall, floor and ceiling reflections are minimized. This allows the listener to hear less of their room and more of their music.

Technical specifications

Operating principle: 2-way, vented
Tweeter: 1" titanium
Mid / woofer: 4,5" aluminium
Crossover point: 1600 Hz
Impedance: 8 ohm
Sensitivity: 86 dB
Frequency response: 50 - 25 000 Hz +/-3dB
Power recommendation: 25 - 120 W
Measurements (h x w x d): 268 x 134 x 220 mm
Weight: 6 Kg
Colours: black, white, full white and with colour grids
 
 
 

Reviews & Awards

 

Show Report!

www.Stereotimes.com on Ion+

"a dazzling display from a computer-based system. The Amphion Ion+ in conjunction with a NuForce amplifier produced a sound via a MacBook Pro that had me in a state of awe."

"Whenever I get the chance to hear something as special as Trav'lin Light on system as modest as the above and it reproduces Joe Williams as big as he sounds, well you can say you won me over. "

"High-end audio really doesn't have to cost much. Amphion and NuForce can prove it!"

Clement Perry, www.stereotimes.com

 

Absolute Sound on Ion+

"Ion+ is essentially a reference-grade professional monitor in a decorator-friendly enclosure. In fact, the Ion+ is used by many famous professional recording and mastering engineers. From the brief audition, I could hear why; the Ion+ had an accurate tonal balance and high resolution of detail without sounding etched or clinical the way that many professional monitors can."

Robert Harley, www.theabsolutesound.com


"Boy I really like these speakers!"

Bruce has recorded just about every type of music (James Ingram, Mick Jagger, Michael McDonald, Jennifer Lopez, Muddy Waters, Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Barbra Streisand, George Benson & More).

He has won 5 Grammy® Awards from 13 Grammy® Nominations including those for his engineering of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller', 'Bad', and 'Dangerous' albums and for two Quincy Jones albums -- 'Back on the Block' and 'Q's Jook Joint'.

Bruce Swedien, www.inthestudiowithbruceswedien.com

 

Read the whole review - 6moons on Ion+

"This is a €999 mini monitor with more linear snappy bass than ought to be legal"

"phenomenal - true show-me-the-money high-end." 

"It's ultimately about integration; how waveguide and crossover mesh to practically disappear. That throws open the window more. The most incontrovertible proof for that comes from buy-in volume. To fully buy into this sound takes lower levels. The satisfaction threshold where 'one hears everything' has come down. That's the strongest evidence for higher resolution I know"

"greater transparency as a means to achieving closer musical intimacy."

"refined advanced speaker. And a real looker. That adds up to winning."

"amongst the small speakers I have hosted in my own four walls, the Ion+ factors at the very top." 

"for the desktop nearfield it strikes me as the absolutely perfect combination of size, performance and price. I've been ionized!"

Srajan Ebaen, 6moons.com

 

"Ion+ represents what we believe the future will look like. It is suitable for conventional systems, the desktop and demanding recording studios. Ion+ digs deep into the heart of the music regardless of whether you are critically mixing or fine-tuning music in the studio or leisurely enjoying it at home."

Anssi Hyvönen, CEO - Amphion Loudspeakers ltd.

 

" I have not heard yet as good a system for nearfield listening, regardless of the price. "

Wojciech Pacuła, www.highfidelity.pl

 

Highfidelity.pl review on Amphion Ion+ and Nuforce DDA-100. Read the whole test in Polish.

 

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