Triangle Aio 3, active wireless multiroom speakers

The French manufacturer Triangle announced some important new features for its Aio 3 wireless network speakers a few days ago. 'then in our columns.

Before knowing more about the Triangle Aio 3, know that the latter has recently welcomed four new colors via fabrics signed by the Scandinavian house Gabriel, for a total of six, the addition of an equalizer, access to the Amazon Music service, or an automatic OTA (Over The Air) update system that no longer requires any manipulation.

Triangle Aio 3, main specs

The two-way active speakers Aio Twin, model 2.0, signed by the French company Triangle are Bluetooth 4.2 APT-X compatible. They also include the Wi-Fi n function and an Ethernet port for managing Hi-Res Audio Wav, Flac and Alac files (up to 192 kHz/24 bits via a suitable integrated Dac) in addition to AAC and MP3 codecs. Of course, the UPnP (DLNA) audio gateway function is required.

Triangle Aio 3, zoom on the connectors

The Triangle Aio 3 speaker has an optical input but also a 3.5 mm mni-jack input for connecting an external audio source, for example a television to enjoy Hi-Fi quality stereo sound. We also note, in addition to the Ethernet port already mentioned, a USB Host 2.0 port.

Acoustic package and Triangle Aio 3 app

On the amplification side, the Triangle Aio 3 speaker delivers a power of 2 x 45 W in Class D via four speakers, two 25 mm tweeters and a 100 mm mid-bass. Finally, they work in association with the free Triangle AIO application (see photo above) allowing in particular access to streaming services (Deezer, Tidal, Spotify, Qobuz, etc.) as well as the configuration of up to twelve Triangle references. Aio (Twin or Aio 3) to form a multiroom system.

The Aio Twin 3 speaker is available immediately in six finishes, Frost White, Arctic Blue, Dusty Pink, Red Ocher, Forest Green and Slate Black. It therefore features on its grille a "Bond" quality fabric from Maison Gabriel for a unique rendering in harmony with the different colors (see first photo above). Indicative price: 399 euros.

Reminder of the key characteristics of the Triangle Aio 3:

• Type: 2-way 2.0 speaker

• Tweeter(s): 2 x 25 mm fabric dome

• Midrange-Boomer: 2 x 100 mm

• Power: 2 x 45 W

• Connections: 1 optical input, 1 3.5 mm mini-jack auxiliary input, 1 Ethernet port, 1 powered USB-A port

• Certification: Hi-Res audio

• Audio compatibility MP3, AAC, HE-AAC, Alac up to 192 kHz/24 bits, Flac up to 192 kHz/24 bits, Wav

• Compatibility Amazon Music

• Deezer compatibility

• Spotify compatibility

• UPnP (DLNA) compatibility

• Qobuz compatibility

• Tidal compatibility

• Wi-Fi n compatibility

• APT-X 4.2 Bluetooth compatibility

• Tune In web radio compatibility

• 192 kHz/24-bit DAC

• Multiroom: yes (up to 12 Triangle Aio references)

• Function(s): Equalizer

• Dimensions (W x D x H): 360 x 150 x 195 mm per unit

• Weight: 5.1 kg per pair