Rogers AB3a Sub and new LS3/5a Configurations set for Bristol Show

Posted on 16th February, 2020

Rogers AB3a Sub and new LS3/5a Configurations set for Bristol Show

Rogers will unveil its AB3a active subwoofer and some new configuration options for its LS3/5a Classic 15 Ohm loudspeaker. 

Previewed at last year's Bristol Hi-Fi Show, Rogers LS3/5a Classic 15 Ohm loudspeaker is now in production in the UK. Manufactured to the original 15 Ohm BBC specification, the reborn Rogers LS3/5a is “once again setting the standard for this iconic speaker”, according to the British speaker maker. 

Rogers LS3/5a Config Bristo Hi-Fi Show 2020

Also, thanks to a special mounting kit, you now get more configuration options for your LS2/5a.

Rogers AB3a Subwoofer

Roges AB3a Active Subwoofer Bristol Hi-Fi Show 2020

Furthermore, at The Bristol Hi-Fi Show 2020, visitors will be able to be among the first to meet the AB3a active subwoofer.

The new low-end reinforcement replicates the design of the original AB1 - that is, it functions as a stand for the partnering LS3/5a. 

Each active subwoofer utilises two Rogers LS3/5a bass units and is mass loaded with a specific resin to lower the resonant frequency and stiffen the Bextrene cone which stiffens the cone and so dramatically improves the low-frequency definition and bass attack, says Rogers.

Additionally, you can see how the AB3a further adds flexibility to the LS3/5a configuration options (below).

Rogers AB3a Active Subwoofer and LS3-5a config Bristol Hi-Fi Show 2020

The AB3a cabinet is constructed from 12mm birch plywood (the same cabinet material as used in the Classic LS3/5a) and houses a 50 Watt mono amplifier. Each amp is adjustable for gain, frequency and phase response. The result is that the amplifier can be tailored to match the listening acoustics perfectly. The recommended connection is via the high-level input, using existing speaker cable and then jump links to the LS3/5a.

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Where at the Show?

Hear the Rogers AB3a in Room 420 on the 4th Floor.

For more information, go to Rogers.


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