This product was taken into production in 2010 and was discontinued in 2016.

 

Ion C

A family of timeless classics


“Reminiscent of the designs that Dieter Rams produced for the German Braun brand in the 1950s and 1960s – timeless classics which still look modern today.“

Paul Messenger, Hifi Choice (on Ion L)

 

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All about Ion C

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Features

Amphion Ion is tough to classify:

  • Interior designers love it
  • Highend reviewers praise it
  • Recording engineers use it

If you simply like great sound, but do not want to overwhelm your life with audio, Ion may be a perfect choice for you.

It is also one of the most versatile speakers around.

With or without the magnetic fastened cloth cover that keeps its pretty face from interfering with your picture perfect movie experience.

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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: 5,25" paper
Crossover point: 1600 Hz
Impedance: 8 ohm
Sensitivity: 86 dB
Frequency response: 55 - 30 000 Hz
Power recommendation: 20 - 120 W
Measurements (h x w x d): 268 x 134 x 220 mm
Weight: 5 Kg
Colours: black or white cabinet - mask is always black

 
 
 

Reviews & Awards

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"In terms of tonal balance the Ion plays it straight, with a poised midrange and a refinement that gripped my attention like few mini speakers I’ve reviewed. Amphion hasn’t hijacked the treble balance to emphasize speed and detail, nor tweaked the port tuning to boost a narrow band of upper- bass frequencies to suggest true bass. These dubious choices make for a good impulse buy, but in the long run they’ll wear on you like a bad suit."


For those addicted to quasi-nearfield listening—a five- or six-foot distance—the Ion is a marvel of transparency and depth. It creates layers of complex soundfields and immersion that imitates a good set of headphones but without the fatigue.

Neil Gader, The Absolute Sound

Amorphis are using Amphion Ion loudspeakers and a NuForce Icon2 amplifier for the recording of their forthcoming studio album.

In the artists' own words: "Amphion speakers deliver excellent dynamics and a big, yet very clear sound with high resolution. There is plenty of drive in all frequency ranges, and even at low volumes to boot. In addition, we use the NuForce Icon2 amplifier, which is nice and simple to use. Its varied aux inputs make it perfect for me, because I listen to music mostly from my iPod (miniplug) or laptop (USB), while for recording I use a separate sound card (ProTools MBox 2) with an analog (RCA) output to the amplifier."

Tomi Koivusaari, Finnish Rock Band Amorphis

 

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