Pros: Great dynamic detailed soundstage. Appearance! USA craftsmanship! Acoustic Suspension! Cons: Over time...rotting surrounds....dirty level controls. Low efficiency.
Summary: If there truly is a beauty in simplicity…the Acoustic Research AR -2ax has to be that cliché’s most shining example. It is not often that one is fortunate enough to find anything in any facet of life that can truly ... read more
Pros: warm, smooth sound; good dynamics; good deep bass; understated beauty Cons: midrange and tweeter potentiometers go dead
Summary: Back when I was a kid, my parents had Acoustic Research AR-2ax loudspeakers. I always liked the way they sounded on my parents' classical music, but I hadn't heard AR-2axs in many years until recently, when I started restoring old speakers. AR ... read more