British Speakers vs All the Rest?

I finally made the leap towards a pair of Gemme Tanto V2s.I wanted a speaker that had all the simular attributes that my presiding Castle Avon speakers have.But with a bigger sound stage,more presence,better detail,and more oomph!! I went for a test listen yesterday at a dudes place who had them for sale.He warned me […]

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CELESTION: Calling everyone interested in Celestion SL6 speakers

I rescued one speaker from a charity shop skip today. They said only one had been handed in and I could have it. Who hands one speaker in to a charity shop? Aaaw it looked so lonely and its the first version with the copper tweeter. Mint front and drivers thanks to the grill but […]

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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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Unsung gems that slip the net …. including Celestion

Since I got back into hifi this time last year I’ve been having a good time piecing various systems together and in particular trying out all sorts of speakers. I’ve bought many sets now when they’ve cropped up ie Castle, Celestion, Ruark, Royd B@W, Naim and many others, some have been a great surprise and […]

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ProAc, Celef and Stuart Tyler?

You’ve opened up a memory for me re. Celef. Was it started by Stuart Tyler? I advertised my Celef Monitors in the mid ’70s, I think it was, and was overwhelmed by people phoning as to not only enquire if they were still available, but why I was selling them. The number of calls was […]

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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 […]

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