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AR18 Bookshelf Speakers

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AR18 Bookshelf Speakers

Original Acoustic Research/Teledyne AR 18 speakers.

Excellent condition with that ‘East Coast Sound’
‘The Perfect Bookshelf’s’ – beautiful speakers

Made in Massachusetts, USA – 1979

SKU: 000722


Wonderful speakers – all the AR 18s are. This is an example of the original AR18 model 1979.

Lovely, detailed sound – not overly crisp, but clear. A very engaging listen…

Excellent condition. Cabinets in great shape – Sapele mahogany veneer.

All original drivers. Consecutive serial numbers indicate a factory matched pair. All electronics checked. New rubber surrounds fitted to bass drivers. Ready to provide reliable listening pleasure.

NB. No covers included. One bass driver dust cover has dents (no effect on sound). There is a small mark (<5mm) atop of one speaker – see last pic.

Type: 2 way, 2 driver loudspeaker system. Sealed enclosures (the best topology for bookshelf speakers)
Frequency Response: 48Hz to 25kHz
Power Handling: 50W continuous
Recommended Amplifier: 15 to 60W
Crossover Frequency: 2000Hz
Impedance: 8Ω
Sensitivity: 86dB
Bass: 1 x 200mm acoustic suspension
Tweeter: 1 x 32mm pressure
Dimensions: 42cm tall / 24.5cm wide 16cm deep
Weight: 6.1kg

FiF Rating

‘Good Vintage Condition’ Original piece in great, fully functional condition. Without faults

Freight Category

Med III. Boxed L50cm/W50cm/D50cm >25KG Tracker Courier

Freight Notes

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