Beoplay A9 vs BeoSound Edge

Beoplay A9 vs BeoSound Edge

Today we have introduced a new member of the Bang & Olufsen Family: BeoSound Edge. The sound and price taken into account, we would like to compare this new wireless speaker with one of our best-selling products within the same category, Beoplay A9. We will below try to clarify the similarities and differences between these two very exciting B&O products.

DESIGN IN WORLD CLASS

The Beoplay A9 stormed the world with its award-winning, different, innovative and exciting circular design that attracted attention in any interior design. Beoplay A9 is designed as a piece of furniture, which like a sculpture gives an edge and style to the decor. The days of wanting to try and hide your large stereo system are over. No matter where you place your A9, it will look beautiful and elegant.

Now we have done it again! BeoSound Edge’s luxurious simplicity is reflected first and foremost in its minimalist and timeless design. It is inspired by a British 1-pound coin balancing on the edge, giving a dynamic impression, yet the life of its geometric shape is long enough for it to become a design classic. BeoSound Edge, made up of a compact circular shape and a polished aluminum cabinet, can, like A9, be placed to complement furniture on the floor or as a gravity-challenging statement on the wall.

But despite the circular design that both speakers have in common, they are very different in their expression. Beoplay A9 with its round edges and a laid back attitude in warm materials like wood and wool (frontcover from Kvadrat) opposite BeoSound Edge in cooler materials such as aluminum and black fabric frontcover with sharp edges (hence the name: Edge).

SOUND IN WORLD CLASS

Beoplay A9 has been praised for its amazing sound, but through our latest patent on the world’s first active bass port, the hard-working audio engineers at Bang & Olufsen have surpassed themselves again. BeoSound Edge uses the most advanced acoustic innovation to provide you with a powerful and accurate listening experience through the active bass port that combines two classic concepts for speaker design: the so-called pressure chamber design and bass reflex design.

The loudspeaker provides a perfect and powerful bass at high volume by mechanically (and magically) opening the cabinet to broadcast more bass. At the same time, it ensures accurate bass at low volume using the pressure chamber principle to render the reproduction as accurate as possible. Unlike other wireless speakers, the BeoSound Edge can whisper as beautifully as it may roar.

As something new, the BeoSound Edge also has a directional sound control that can be used to split a room by playing music to either left or right or to fill the room with true 360 ° sound from both sides of the speaker. Directional sound is controlled through the Bang & Olufsen app, where you can easily switch between the different modes.

PLACEMENTS

Both speakers can be placed on the floor or on the wall.

FAKTA / TAL

Beoplay A9 - DKK 16.499
BeoSound Edge - Trådløs Højttaler - Hero
BeoSound Edge - DKK 22.495

DESIGN & DIMENSIONS

DESIGNER
Oivind Slaatto

WEIGHT
Weight with legs: 15 kg

Weight without legs: 14.3 kg

DIMENSIONS
On leg: 70.1 x 90.8 x 41.5 cm. (diameter x height x depth)
On wall: 70.1 x 21.3 cm. (diameter x depth)

MATERIALS
Aluminium, fabric, polymer and wood

PLACEMENTS
Floor or wall

DESIGNER
Michael Anastassiades

WEIGHT
Weight of speaker with fabric frame: 13.8 kg

Weight of floor stand: 1.2 kg
Weight of wall mount: 2.0 kg

DIMENSIONS
50.2 x 13.0 cm. (diameter x depth)

MATERIALS
Aluminium and fabric

PLACEMENTS
Floor or wall

CONNECTIONS

WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth 4.0
Wireless 2.4 and 5 GHz

MULTIROOM
Beolink Multiroom
Chromecast built-in

STREAMING
Apple AirPlay
Beolink
Chromecast
Spotify

CONNECTIONS
1 x USB iPod/iPhone/iPad connector

1 x Line-in
1 x Ethernet

WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi/WLAN (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz)

MULTIROOM
Beolink Multiroom
Chromecast built-in
Apple AirPlay 2

STREAMING
Apple AirPlay 2
Chromecast built-in
Bluetooth
DLNA – DMR

CONNECTIONS
Line-in (analogue & digital combo)
1 x Ethernet 10/100 Mbit/s

THE SOUND

DRIVERS
1 x 8” woofer
2 x 3” midrange
2 x 3/4” tweeter

AMPLIFIER
1 x 160W class D for bas
2 x 80W class D for midrange
2 x 80W class D for treble

CABINET PRINCIPLE
Bass reflex

DRIVERS
1 x 10″ woofer
2 x 4″ midrange

2 x 3/4″ tweeter

AMPLIFIER
2 x 200W class D for bas

2 x 100W class D for midrange
2 x 100W class D for treble

CABINET PRINCIPLE
Prechure champer and bass reflex

Privacy Preference Center

Om cookies

Vi anvender cookies og lignende teknologier som f.eks. pixel og andre identifikatorer for at huske dine præferencer med henblik på at forstå, hvordan vores websites og apps bruges og til at tilpasse vores markedsføring.

En cookie er en lille tekstfil, der placeres på din computer eller mobile enhed, når du besøger et website, og som gør os i stand til at: (1) genkende din computer, (2) gemme dine præferencer og indstillinger, (3) forstå de websites tilhørende BOCOPENHAGEN ApS og Bang & Olufsen gruppen, du har besøgt, (4), forbedre brugeroplevelsen ved at levere og måle effektiviteten af indhold og annoncer målrettet dine interesser, (5) foretage søgninger og analyse og (6) bistå med sikkerhedsmæssige og administrative funktioner. Nogle cookies placeres i browserens cache, mens cookies forbundet med Flash-teknologier gemmes sammen med dine Adobe Flash Player-filer.

Pixel er små elektronisk mærkater med en unik identifikator integreret på websites, onlineannoncer og/eller e-mails, der er udviklet til at: (1) indsamle forbrugsinformationer såsom eksponeringer for annoncer eller klik og åbning af e-mails, (2) måle annoncens popularitet og (3) få adgang til bruger-cookies.

Vi kan også indsamle oplysninger ved hjælp af andre metoder, efterhånden som vi indfører yderligere teknologier.

Bemærk, at du kan ændre dine indstillinger, så du får besked, når en cookie oprettes eller opdateres, eller til helt at blokere cookies. Se afsnittet “Hjælp” i din browser for at få flere oplysninger. Du kan også regulere brugen af Flash-teknologier, herunder flash-cookies og lokalt lagrede objekter, med de Flash-administrationsværktøjer, der er tilgængelige på Adobes website. Bemærk, at du muligvis ikke kan få adgang til visse funktioner eller tilbud på vores websites eller apps, hvis du blokerer, deaktiverer eller administrerer nogle eller alle cookies. Du skal eksempelvis acceptere cookies sendt fra vores websites for at gennemføre et køb på sådanne websites. Se vores politik vedrørende cookies for at få yderligere oplysninger om cookies og de formål, hvortil vi anvender dem.

PHPSESSID

Funktionalitet

Cookies til at håndtere købsfunktionalitet på hjemmesiden.

SNC, SNS

Marketing

Pixel er små elektronisk mærkater med en unik identifikator integreret på websites, onlineannoncer og/eller e-mails, der er udviklet til at: (1) indsamle forbrugsinformationer såsom eksponeringer for annoncer eller klik og åbning af e-mails, (2) måle annoncens popularitet og (3) få adgang til bruger-cookies.

fr

Statistik

Vi anvender cookies og lignende teknologier som f.eks. pixel og andre identifikatorer for at huske dine præferencer med henblik på at forstå, hvordan vores websites og apps bruges og til at tilpasse vores markedsføring.

_ga,_gid