Legendary Rogers LS5/9 Speakers in extremely good condition with a teak wood finish.
These speakers sound absolutely amazing and are also quite beautifully finished in matching grained teak (having spent most of their life inside a cabinet away from sunlight). Aesthetically perfect for a mid century modern environment (as well as many others), and a fantastic compliment to a high end vintage setup. (The black versions of this same speaker are far more common and less desirable).
Other than the undersides which have some marks where the bumpers were attached, it's difficult to find many blemishes. See the photos for complete condition.
They are rather heavy (see specification below, 70 lbs for the pair), thus shipping is expensive.
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about them.
-- Here is an excellent write up about the history of these speakers: https://www.markhennessy.co.uk/rogers/ls59.htm
Detailed Specifications: LS5/9 System Type: 2-way with bass reflex Driver Unit: Bass/Mid : Rogers 200 mm Polypropylene unit to BBC LS2/14 spec Tweeter: Son Audax HD13D34H selected and modified to BBC LS2/14 spec by Rogers Crossover: Rogers/BBC FL6/36 24 precision elements Bass Loading: well damped quasi 3rd order high pass acoustic transfer function at 50 Hz Frequency Response: 50 Hz - 16 kHz ±3 dB Distortion (2nd & 3rd harmonic): no Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms Sensitivity (2,83 V/1m): 87 dB SPL Maximum Output (at 2 m per pair): 105 dBA SPL Recommended Amplifier Power: 15 - 100 watts/channel Cabinet: critically damped Birch multiply construction Connectors: high quality gold plated binding posts Finish: selected Black Ash, Teak or Walnut wood veneer Grille: Black woven cloth Dimensions (H x W x D): 460 x 280 x 275 mm (18 x 11 x 10,8 inch) Weight: 13 kg (28,6 lb) each
Re: Rogers LS5/9 Matched Pair of Audiophile Monitor Speakers BBC *Amazing Condition
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