The Absolute Sound's 2014 - Product of the Year Awards
GoldenEar Technology Triton One $5499
GoldenEar Technology has garnered a well deserved reputation for creating great sounding, highly affordable loudspeakers. Now the company has gone upscale with the $5,499 Triton One, the company's most ambitious effort. The Triton One is built around the Golden Ear's tried - and true technologies, including powered oval shaped woofers (now under DSP control), passive radiators and a custom folded ribbon tweeter. The low-diffraction cabinet contributes to the Triton One's remarkable ability to throw a wide and stable sound stage with appropriate image size and scale. Don't be fooled by its relatively modest proportions: this loudspeaker goes far lower in the bass and with much more dynamic impact than you'd think. But that's not even the Triton One's strongest suit. This loudspeaker has tremendous speed, clarity, and resolution in the mid range matched to a very smooth and detailed top end.
Anthony Cordesman concluded: "The Triton Ones are one of the best buys in speakers I've had the chance to hear at anything like their price." We couldn't agree more.