Product Comparison: Adam Audio A3X vs Adam Audio A5X

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General Specifications
Adam Audio
Adam Audio
About the Product
The A3X from Adam Professional Audio is a professional-quality studio monitor speaker that delivers high-quality audio from a compact design.
The A5X is popular among professionals working in television studios and remote broadcast vans. The A5X can also be found in numerous home/project studios around the world. Its open, powerful sound makes the A5X a trustworthy and useful tool for multimedia applications as well.
Key Specs
Number Of Speakers
Output Power
80 W
150 W
Driver Configuration
4.5" woofer, 2" tweeter
5.5" woofer, 2" tweeter
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Adam Audio A3X 4" Woofer Nearfield Monitor
  • Bought a pair and I really enjoy these nearfield monitors. They sound clear and perfectly balanced.
  • You can hear the most minor details in your recordings and/or if you are using them for listening to music or watching movies etc.
  • They get surprisingly loud for their size and the bass response is quite good as well.
  • Even at low volumes, it's easy to hear right into the music and transient details are accurately conveyed.
  • The woofer makes an incomprehensible sound that is not like any of the sound that I make.
Adam Audio A5X Active Amplified Professional Studio Monitor Speaker
  • The product is flawless. Arrived in time. Love them!
  • These monitors easily earn the “audiophile” badge and the X-art tweeters are impressive.
  • They are super flat with really good bass response and the high end is just amazing!
  • The Adams are powerful, extremely detailed, with an airy high end and clear, pleasant mid-range with a very clean sound that is enjoyable to listen to.
  • These speakers are excellent sounding. As good as far more expensive high end home speakers.
Size & Weight
10 in.
11 in.
6 in.
6.5 in.
7.5 in.
8.5 in.
10.1 lbs.
14.6 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Adam Audio A3X 4" Woofer Nearfield Monitor
  • I ended up using the A3X most of the time now and I am very impressed by the sound for such a small speaker. Also great for a mobile traveling setup.
  • Very compact and well built. Larger-than-life sound with excellent stereo imaging.
  • A3X is small, but they are quite powerful. The top two corners of the sturdy and well-designed cases have stylish bevels.
  • This is something perfect between size and weight, I fell in love with this thing.
  • The speaker broke the shelf on which he stood talking about his weight. It is very heavy.
Adam Audio A5X Active Amplified Professional Studio Monitor Speaker
  • This studio monitor good for small studio for near field monitoring , gives you good quality when mix down.
  • These speakers are amazing for their size. The detail from these speakers is truly inspiring.
  • It's an ideal size, it look good, and it sound good.
  • This size works best in a small room. These monitors sound great.
  • I was upset by his weight because I did not think that such a compact speaker could weigh so much.
Min. Frequency Response
60 Hz
50 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
50 kHz
50 kHz
Input Impendance
10 kOhm
30 kOhm
106 dB
102 dB
What customers say about "Audio"
Adam Audio A3X 4" Woofer Nearfield Monitor
  • Even though 60Hz is the lowest these monitors can reproduce, the bass is still darn powerful, good and detailed.
  • Amazing clarity in the high ends and real sub frequency monitoring with the subpac.
  • The character is warm, clear and punchy, and there's a good amount of mid-range detail. In particular, the upper-mids and highs come across well, making it a joy to use for work.
  • 4.5 "driver with a carbon fiber diaphragm, extremely lightweight material, but with the necessary rigidity in order to cope perfectly with sound transmission.
  • Not magnetically shielded. Not suitable for low-end focused mixes.
Adam Audio A5X Active Amplified Professional Studio Monitor Speaker
  • Great speakers, balanced and detailed sound with a wide stereo field.
  • Marvelous high and midrange. The bass is marvelous - focused and deep - falling somewhat short only in certain conditions, a necessary concession to port design.
  • Fantastic mids and highs. Great imaging and wide stage in the near field.
  • The sound field I find myself in is really wide, and incredibly immersive. I don't feel like I'm listening to speakers, they really vanish behind their own power. It's really amazing.
  • The high-frequency and mid-range clarity just cannot be beat at this price range.
Enclosure Material
Painted aluminum
Painted aluminum
Cabinet Type
XLR, Unbalanced RCA, Stereolink
XLR, Unbalanced RCA, Stereolink
Magnetic Shielding
Sensitivity, Tweeter Gain, Power ON / OFF, Volume control
Input Sensitivity, High Shelf, Low Shelf, Tweeter Gain
The air velocity ratio of 4:1, Stereolink function, ADAM Audio wall mount
Stereolink function, German Handmade Precision X-ART Tweeter, Cinch-cable
What customers say about "Features"
Adam Audio A3X 4" Woofer Nearfield Monitor
  • StereoLink technology is a pair of additional RCA connectors from which an additional stereo signal is removed.
  • The bass ports are also located in the front, giving you the ability to mount your ADAM A3X studio monitors tight against the wall.
  • The power switch and volume control are conveniently located on the front panel for easier use.
  • Inside, the ADAM A3X case is upholstered with a special fleece that prevents internal resonance and improves bass display.
  • On the rear panel are tweeter volume controls, an AC switch, balanced XLR, unbalanced RCA, and RCA-StereoLink. There are also holes for mounting and suspension. Everything works great.
Adam Audio A5X Active Amplified Professional Studio Monitor Speaker
  • The quality and tone is unreal, they sound incredible. I record/mix my own metal tracks and I am very happy with them.
  • The sound staging is excellent, you get a very real impression of space. The tweeter style is quite nice - there's a pleasant texture to the high end.
  • These monitors sound excellent. The materials seem durable and I really like its color.
  • These speakers impeccable construction and high-quality materials that assures superior performance, long life and high reliability.
  • The general noise floor is high and noticeable in quiet passages, in a quiet room. This general noise is also accompanied by some transformer hum.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
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