Celestion Speakers

Totally on a vintage kick these days, so please share knowledge or 1st hand experience of Celestion for those that have been there done that. Peace.

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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,364
    edited June 5
    Celestion bookies, I've owned 2 pairs.

    I think they sound like KEF speakers. neutral with a bit of softness in their highs, but just a bit. The air is there but not as nice as Totems. Maybe like the Peerless sound of older Polks.

    I think they are fine speakers and made well!
    Post edited by Tony M on
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,364
    I think I had those Celestion 3's. :)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 5,364
    That tweeter cover is quite unmistakable. A great tweeter they are too. ;)


    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 4,389
    I think my guitar amp has a celestion speaker
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    Self Control is over rated.
    Mr. Sharpe wrote: »
    Meh these were extra $70 as an open box item so it didn’t much to me either way:)

  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 1,809
    I remember demo'ing the DL10 back in the day. Ended up with a pair of 10B's instead.
  • Msabot1Msabot1 Posts: 2,071
    They are standard equipment in the old Vox and Marshall cabinets back in the 60's and early 70's..not sure about now though..
  • ConradiclesConradicles Posts: 5,669
    These look pretty sweet:

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  • ConradiclesConradicles Posts: 5,669
    I'm a sucker for a 3 way speaker.
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 1,016
    I'm a sucker for a 3 way speaker.

    I am too. I’m also a sucker for 2 way, 4 way, 5 way, and 6 way. After that, it seems a little over the top. But I will still buy them :wink:
    2 channel
    Speakers: Mission 770 Freedoms
    Integrated amp: Technics SU-v75 and matching tuner
    CDP: Technics SL-PC20
    Cables: Monoprice, Monster, Acoustic Research, and a few generic ones
    TT: Technics SL-3200, direct drive
    Cartridge: Shure M97xE

    Pc gaming setup
    Receiver/amp: Yamaha RX-V665
    Computer: Lenovo g50 (soon to be upgraded to a Dell Precision 690 which is far from stock!!)
    Interconnects: Amazon basics HDMI, Acoustic Research HDMI, Monoprice speaker cables
    Speakers: Boston Acoustics CR75s

    Random equipment on standby:
    Onkyo TX-v940, JBL woofers and tweeters, single Klipsch KG .5, Yamaha guitar amplifier, Peavey Rage 158 guitar amplifier, Kicker comp 12” subwoofer, single Bose 802 series II, a whole bunch of 1”-3” full range drivers, Infinity Crescendo 3007s (on sale), Polk LSi25s
    txcoastal1 wrote: »

    You don't tell her you read the manual, and you tell her you know what the problem is, and you fixed it, because that what men do, fix things
    sure it has a flat response, and sure it has a lot of detail, and yes, it has good and clear lows. But is it enjoyable to listen to? Does it make you grin ear to ear? That’s what really matters.
    Seen somewhere on AudioKarma (I think)
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