Ara Be

The ARA Be is a 2-way stand mount kit which takes the ARA performance to the highest level with the SATORI TW29BN Beryllium tweeter and revised crossover. The TW29BN has been independently announced by many as the best tweeter in the world.

ARA is the highest point of komodo Island in Indonesia and particularly notable as the habitat of the spectacular and mythical Komodo dragons. The ARA kit is designed to deliver top level transparent and dynamic sound reproduction

The ARA’s faceted baffle is specially designed to reduce high frequency diffraction and yields superb imaging qualities. A further 7° reclined cabinet ensures time alignment resulting in sublime staging and pin point placement of instruments.

The cabinet is masterfully crafted from 18 mm MDF with internal bracing to distribute cabinet vibrations and lower sound coloration. Unwanted reflection are minimized by wedge shaped inner rear walls. the ARA has a large rear firing port and high quality speaker terminals on a solid aluminum binding post plate.

For a larger speaker with similar design goals look to the RINJANI and RINJANI Be which are the larger floor standing siblings of the ARA.

Please see Open Source Kits for TeXtreme editions.

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  • Frequency range: 45-30000 Hz +/-3dB
  • Sensitivity ( 2.83V/1m ): 87 dB
  • Nominal impedance: 4 Ω
  • Max SPL: 105 dB
  • Recommended amplifier: 40-150 W
  • Cross-over frequency: 2300 Hz
  • Enclosure type: Bass reflex
  • Port tuning frequency: 36.5 Hz
  • Driver units: SATORI TW29BN & 6½″ SATORI MW16P-4
  • Cabinet material: 18 mm MDF
  • Speaker dimension (HxWxD): 391 x 190 x 388 mm ( 15.4 x 7.48 x 15.27 inch )
  • Net weight: Cabinet only 8.06 kg ( 17.77 lb ), full assy 9.6 kg ( 21.16 lb )


  • White Satin
  • Black Satin
  • White High Gloss
  • Black High Gloss
  • Orange High Gloss
  • Red High Gloss