the AS8 is optimized to approximate an ideal point-source radiator, yielding exceptionally broad directivity with a generous "sweet spot."
... the As8’s 3D holographic imaging is stunning as it literally creates a linear phase acoustic space for listening
EMERGENCE AS8 At the table with Zachary Alford
The As8’s 3D holographic imaging is stunning. It literally creates a whole new listening experience for all my favourite records
EMERGENCE AS8 in the dining room with James Black
These unusual-looking speakers work in a surprising new way that is hard to explain but I have found them really pleasing to my ears! It is a beautiful smooth sound from a very small and distinctive looking package. What I love about them is that they don't STRESS me. They PLEASE me.
At home with Ed and Judi Kuepper
"We used the Emergence AS8 as reference speakers during the recording of my latest album. I was struck by how precisely they conveyed in the studio what I then heard at home on my far more expensive setup. They conveyed the audio image and tonality with great accuracy."