Role Audio

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  • Role Audio
  • P.O. Box 13396, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA 27709-3396
  • Official website
  • 919-244-8777
  • 206-339-9034


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Role Audio manufactures or has manufactured the following equipment (click to expand models list):

Dynamic Speakers

General information [contribute]

Role Audio web site (September 5, 2011): In order to complement contemporary lifestyles, the loudspeaker of tomorrow must provide large speaker performance in a small and elegant package. This is because in an increasingly stress-filled, urbanizing world, with ever declining living space, the loudspeaker must be easy to place, easy to use, and must provide a simple stress-free user interface. Role Audio is our vision of what the loudspeaker of 21st Century must be. In an era when advanced technology has allowed the production of high quality "pocketable" consumer electronics, we are at the forefront of delivering large speaker performance in the smallest possible designs. We know how to make small loudspeakers sound huge. Our goal is not just to produce the best small loudspeakers, but the best loudspeakers, period.

Since 1990, our parent company, NSM Audio, is widely regarded as the premier American manufacturer of small high performance loudspeakers. We have employed NSM Audio's extensive research experience, the most advanced transducers and crossover components, the latest loudspeaker making cabinet technology, a clean sheet of paper, and keen ears, to develop a series of elegant, small, timber matched musical instruments that offer truly astonishing performance for their size. In designing and developing our loudspeakers we take all the principles that form the holy grail of loudspeaker performance into consideration. As a result we have designed our loudspeakers to be time coherent, minimum phase, point source, one-way and two-way loudspeakers.

Because our loudspeakers are designed to explore music, each speaker is named after a ship: the Skiff, the Sampan, the Kayak,and Windjammer are named for water borne ships and the Discovery and Enterprise are named for space ships. Notwithstanding our devotion to designing technically sophisticated loudspeakers, we realize loudspeaker occupy precious living spaces as furniture. Therefore we pay attention to designing beautiful loudspeakers that will grace your living space with unrivaled elegance. Whether you need loudspeakers for stereo system or to complement the latest plasma screen TV home theater system, you will find that our loudspeakers offer the best value and performance in the smallest, most elegant package your money can buy.

If you love music and space you will appreciate our loudspeakers. They are technologically sophisticated and impart an aura of elegant simplicity. As we say, Role Audio loudspeakers are designed "for the rhythms of life." We stand behind our products with an unprecidented five-year transducer replacement policy, ready to make our customers feel comfortable with their investment. Our rigorous and extensive quality control, including a listening test, make our loudspeakers among the most carefully made loudspeakers in the world and assures years of lasting value, trouble-free use, and inspiring music. Role Audio products are conceived, designed, engineered, and manufactured in North Carolina, USA. We use the most advanced loudspeaker design technology, classic and modern cabinet manufacturing techniques, to deliver the ultimate immersive music and theater experience.

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