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ø7“ HexaCone®Voice coil
ø39 mmART Tweeter1Diaphragm area71 cm
2Equivalent diaphragm ø9,5 cm
Speed transformation ratio4:1
Diaphragm weight0,17 g
Built-in amplifiers3 (Class 1)
AC Voltage
100-120 V~, 50/60 Hz
220-240 V~, 50/60 Hz
Subwoofer/Woofer channel
2 x 150 W / 200 W
Tweeter channel (*1/*2)
150 W / 200 W
General Data
Frequency response (± 3 dB)
32 Hz - 35 kHz
Crossover frequency
150 / 1800 Hz
THD >80 Hz at 90 dB in 1 m
≤ 0,5 %
Short time sine wave acoustic
output at 1 m, 100 Hz - 3 kHz
≥114 dB
Max. peak acoustic output per pair
with music
≥124 dB
10 kΩ
Height x Width x Depth
240 x 500 x 320 mm
16 kg (35.3 pounds)
2 years
XLR (balanced)
Operating temperature
0° C bis 40° C (32° F bis 104° F)
Storage temperature
-30° C bis 70° C (-22° F bis 167° F)
Max. 90% not condensing


ADAM S3X-H owners: does yours rattle?

I have the same issue with my S3A I need to send them to ADAM but can't really afford to be without them while they're being fixed.

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Genelec 8351 - Anyone else using these?

some degree of anti genelec bias here, which dates back to this forum being early on the Adam S3a's. Dave Bryce did a masterful job of getting them into the hands of likely early adopters and imho literally built the brand in the US. So this forum has a knack of moving through monitors -...

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Two pairs of 3-way monitors flipped vertically?

...Search Gearslutz alone and you'll find dozens of threads. Adam reps on this board have stated that they believe the S3As perform better vertically. Plus, my own experience corroborates so many others'. I also received confirmation from Adam today that rotating the tweeter is not necessary, because it's an A.R.T tweeter, not a true...

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