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Item: Castle Avon 4 – Pair of Floorstanding  Loudspeakers in Natural Oak finish 
Location: Burwood VIC
Price:
$2,850 (RRP $3,999)
Item Condition: Shop Display, in excellent condition with original packaging etc.
Reason for selling: Demo Sale
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only
Extra Info:

  A great sounding pair of Castle Avon 4’s. Finished in a lovely Natural Oak real timber finish, which is a special order. These have a rich tone, sweet treble and a strong bottom end.

 

This pair is our shop demos, completely unmarked and has done very little work.

 

Avon 4 features twin castle 130m woven fibre cone drives in a TL tuned to 38Hz, while the castle Ribbon tweeter compliments the bass drivers.

 

  • 3-way floorstanding speaker

  • TDTL - Twin Drive Transmission Line

  • 130mm Woven Carbon Fibre Cone Woofer x 2

  • 115mm Woven Carbon Fibre Cone Mid-range

  • 12 x 45 mm True Ribbon

  • 89dB Sensitivity

  • 25-100W Recommended Amp. Power

  • 97dB Peak SPL

  • 8Ω Compatible

  • 3.5Ω Minimum Impedance

  • 45Hz ~ 20kHz Frequency Response

  • 40Hz Bass Extension

  • 955 x 180 x 310mm

  • 17.6kg each

 

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