Everything You Need to Know About Choosing Tannoy Speakers
The right speakers make a big difference in your listening experience. If you are an audiophile or enjoy listening to music once in a while, it helps to have speakers that capture the full range of sound. On eBay, you can find many affordable new and used Tannoy speakers.What are the available types of Tannoy speakers on eBay?
The available types of new and used Tannoy speakers include:
- Bookshelf - These compact speakers have a flat base for situating on a shelf.
- Pedestal - These units stand up like a tower in a vertical orientation. They have a raised base for sitting placement on a flat surface.
- Cones - These consist of the loudspeaker and mechanical parts, and there is no cabinet around the unit.
- System - This setup includes left, right, and centre channels and a subwoofer.
Some of the available features of new and used Tannoy speakers include:
- Silver-plated wiring - This reduces unwanted vibration and helps with the conduction of all sound frequencies.
- Auxiliary bass drivers - This allows more of the lowest-frequency sounds to be picked up and amplified.
- Cabinet - Some of the speakers are built into a cabinet. The cabinets may have a wood, metallic, or smooth finish.
- Orientation - The speakers may be oriented as a centre bar, pedestal, tower, ceiling-mounted unit, or wall-mounted unit.
- Drivers - There are single and dual magnet drivers for delivering sound.
The specification ranges for a single Tannoy speaker include:
- RMS power - 250 to 500 watts
- Peak power - 300 to 1,000 watts
- Frequency response - 29 to 50 Hz to 150 to 300 Hz
- Nominal impedance or resistance - 2 ohms to 8 ohms
- Sensitivity - 75 to 100 dB
When you are shopping for affordable Tannoy speakers on eBay, consider the following specifications:
- Style - There are units with or without a cabinet.
- Size - The diameter of the speakers ranges from 6 to 13 inches. The size of the speaker cabinets ranges from 12 by 12 by 12 inches to 12 by 18 by 48 inches.
- Kit - Some of the speakers are available as a kit with wire and mounting hardware.
- Cone material - The options include silver, aluminium, and gold plating.
- Condition - There are new and used items available.