Wednesday, 01 October 1997
Jerry Del Colliano
Stradivari Legends are a $7000, 3-way dynamic loudspeaker system
inspired by the cabinet style made famous by the legendary AR3
loudspeakers of the mid 1960's. Cello, the brainchild of Mr. Mark
Levinson since 1984, builds rounded corner, exotic wood finished
loudspeakers that utilize a highly efficient crossover with a
compliment of three Dyn Audio drivers (a 1 inch tweeter, a 3 inch dome
mid range and a 12 inch woofer). The cabinet is dampened by the
internal use of a thin, green composite also used by NASA space
shuttles, thus knocking on the cabinet is a futile exercise in that it
lacks any significant resonance.
are 26.5 inches tall, 14 inches wide and 12 inches deep, thus they need
the help of a Cello/Lovan six prong, lead shot filled ($700) speaker
stand to fit into a standard audio or theater system. Cello showrooms
will make custom angled Legends that can either sit ...