Elac Navis ARB-51 Powered Bookshelf Speakers (open box)

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Elac Navis ARB-51 Powered Speakers

Designed by Andrew Jones. Everything you wanted in a powered speaker, and also an upgrade path. 

Elegant three-way speakers with 300 Watt amplification for those for whom quality is not negotiable. If you are challenged for space, ELAC’s new Navis Series answers every minimalist audiophile’s dream of a no-compromise powered speaker driven by best-in-class amplifiers that are truly deserving of the name “high end.” While most powered speakers rely on Class D digital designs, ELAC engineers build in 300 watts of pure analog amplification— for maximum power and exceptional sound. 


Each speaker has an RCA and XLR input for no-compromise analog direct wiring. The Elac Air X2 Module is an optional wireless transmitter that sends the signal to Navis.


"Elac's active three-way compact is beautifully finished. with a rich full-bodied midrange, it projects a warm, cozy aura that proves ideal for vocals. (Fans of choral music will revel in the clarity of massed voices) The Elac has a weighty, bottom-up sound that suggests a speaker that not only doesn't need coddling but actually dares you to crank it up - way up. A hallmark of active bass is the way it grabs onto rhythm tracks, orchestral percussion (like kettle drums), or organ pedal points with the steely grip of a raptor. One of the rare small compacts where you don't have to scale back expectations in order to enjoy it."

Absolute Sound Hi-end Guide Recommended Speakers 2023




  • Speaker type: 3-Way Powered 
  • Tweeter: 1″ Soft Dome Concentrically Mounted
  • Midrange: 4″ Aluminum
  • Woofer: 5-1/4″ Aluminum
  • Frequency Response: 44Hz – 28kHz
  • Crossover Frequency: 2.2kHz / 260Hz
  • Total Amplifier Power: 300 Watts Total
  • Bass Amplifier: 160 Watt Bash Amplifier
  • Midrange Amplifier: 100 Watt Bash Amplifier
  • Tweeter Amplifier: 40 Watt Class AB Amplifier
  • Inputs: RCA / XLR / AirX² Wireless
  • Cabinet finishes: Gloss Black, Gloss White, Gloss Ebony Emara
  • Height: 13.58″ Width: 7.44″ Depth: 9.45″
  • Net weight (each): 17.85lbs
  • Warranty - 3 (Three) years on the cabinet and speaker driver and 1 (One) year on the amplifier from the original date of purchase

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