Is it essential to replace speaker drive units in pairs when one is broken?

  Editor’s note: This is an ‘old’ thread but I read it this morning and it does contains some useful (especially for the inexperienced) observations and so, worth dipping into I feel. Neil Thanks to City Link I have a pair of Dynaudio 52SE’s with one broken drive unit in each, so one dead tweeter […]

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Music in the home / Great British vintage loudspeakers

Good morning. Today I have posted nine additions to Music in the home / Great British vintage loudspeakers including: Heybrook Gale IMF Celestion B&W KEF Thanks. Howard. Also https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=celestion%20vintage%20hifi Also ….. Please click HERE to access the entire BRITISH STEREO archive

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CELESTION: Ditton 66 – opinions sought and given

I’m looking buy a pair of Ditton 66 speakers and would like to hear any comments comparing the Mk1 and Mk2 versions apart from the obvious front veneer. Are they the same or is the crossover different? Which is prefferred? Read more HERE Also https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=celestion%20vintage%20hifi Also ….. Please click HERE to access the entire BRITISH […]

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CELESTION: Their 44 loudspeakers

I managed to bag a pair for £103 delivered. I’m delighted and over joyed. They are a bit tatty but I think this could be my next restoration project now that the Garrrad 301 is very very nearly finished. MORE Also https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=celestion%20vintage%20hifi Also ….. Please click HERE to access the entire Point Of View archive

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CELESTION: HF2000 and the wanton destruction of literally thousands of pairs of Celestion Ditton 66/44/25

Dave Smith writes: Much of this problem comes from all the so called ebay vintage HiFi ‘experts’ who are asking ridiculous amounts for things like the Celestion HF2000 tweeter. I purchased one last week for £30 outside of ebay yet when listed on ebay they’re  asking stupid amounts for them. The HF2000 tweeter is a […]

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CELESTION: Ditton 15 – any good, or what?

I imagine there are a few people here who will remember celestions as being pretty common a couple of decades ago. It seems their popularity has waned throughout the years, though based on the quality of these examples I cannot think why. When you take into account the age of these speakers, it may be […]

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