This was a factory assembled center speaker (also sold as a kit) from GR Research. For those who are not familiar with GR Research, they are a custom design speaker company who not only design and make very affordable speakers but also designs and custom build specific speaker designs that are to your liking. The N3S center channel speaker you see here feature the highly rated BG NEO-3 planar tweeter that has won many positive feedbacks on its crystal clear, smooth highs. Add the two 5.25″ mid-woofers and a bargain basement price of $250 (MSRP) and this center channel speaker becomes not only a great sounding speaker with outstanding value but a sample to other more expensive center channel speaker that the same quality can be achieved for much less money. At our $150 price now, this is a real steal.
There is a wait list now at GR Research if you plan on ordering one as the market is out of stock for the NEO-3 planar tweeters. So this is a rare chance to own this speaker without putting your name on the wait list. The speaker is very easy to drive. Its almost 91dB in sensitivity and has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. Recommended power is between 8-200W (from the manufacturer). Speaker wire connectors on the back is the unique Electra Tube Connector (read more about it on their webpage) which will only accept bananas or use a banana/spade adapter if you have speaker wires terminated with spades. Dimensions of the speaker are 19″ wide, 8″ tall and 11″ deep.