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Spoke with Jon late last week. A1rx-c's will be stocked and shipping very soon... Possibly this week.

A2rx-c's should also be in stock in a few days and shipping.

The A5rx-c is very late in its development cycle. Can't say too much of what Jon and I discussed, but the sound has been noticeably refined over the first gen A5's. Possibly another game changer.

The A5rx-c has an all new crossover that accompanies the gen 3 planar tweeter. The bass alignment goes basically unchanged. Quite a bit of tuning has been done to the overall character of the system.

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I have the A1b's and A5's. John knows how to bring out the best in his designs. The A5's are fantastic already, the A5rx's must be incredible.
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I have the A1b's and A5's. John knows how to bring out the best in his designs. The A5's are fantastic already, the A5rx's must be incredible.
They are going to be evolutionary, but it's not a small step. It has a smoothed midrange response (which was already pretty flat to begin with) and has a simplified crossover between the tweeter and midrange with several components having been eliminated altogether due to the superior native response curve of the gen 3 planar tweeter.

Mo simple is MO BETTAH, in another vernacular.

This isn't to say that the "Arx" sound had been discarded. To the contrary, it has been refined and brought to new levels of clarity and smoothness.

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