Acoustic Research AR-2ax Speakers, Excellent

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 06, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

Acoustic Research AR-2AX Speakers. This model was manufactured from 1969-1976. This pair, serial numbers 52014 and 53726, is a pair of AR-2a's which has been upgraded to AR-2ax's. You can see at the upper right the wood panels with the AR-2ax midranges that replaced the inferior plastic double-midrange unit of the AR-2a. This pair uses the cast-frame, fabric surround, alnico magnet version of the AR 10" woofer and the same 1 1/4" dome tweeter as the AR-3 (although it has a different impedance).

Specifications:

Driver complement 10" acoustic suspension woofer, 3.5" cone mid-range, 1 1/4" dome tweeter

Sensitivity 86 db

Dimensions 24" H x 13.5" W x 11.5" D

Weight: 36.5 pounds

Recommended amplifier power 20 watts

Crossover frequencies 1400 Hz, 5000 Hz

Controls High, Mid

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Case Condition: generally excellent. All the veneer is firmly attached and the finish is clear. T are a few chips at the rear corners that have been repaired with an epoxy filler, and some light surface scratches which should disappear with careful waxing. The grills have been recovered with an open-weave, off-white linen very close to the original cloth. The logos are bright and shiny.

Mechanical condition. All drivers function
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