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FS: Cambridge Audio S20 bookshelf speakers $95

Will Ship To: US48

Been getting the upgrade for some new speakers and I don't want to have these laying around.

Specs for it here.
http://www.cambridgeaudio.com/specifications.php?PID=486&Title=Specifictions

They are on the smaller side (3.5" woofer) and will need some sort of amplifications since they are passive.
Sound great. Comes with grills and adhesive lined felt feet that I never installed.

$95 + shipping. PM me with zip code to provide shipping cost
Edited by aksthem1 - 2/12/13 at 11:37am
    
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They look beautiful, but how do they sound?
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They sound pretty good, midrange is pretty forward. They don't have too much bass, but you are limited with a 3.5" woofer anyway.
    
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I might be buying some celestions here in a couple days, but I might pick these up and replace the cross over. I will let you know thumb.gif
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I'm curious if you have any other speakers that you would compare the sound to? I am pretty well-versed in speakers, but sadly I have no experience with Cambridge Audio (although I do hear good things).

Are these more like monitors or "regular bookshelf" speakers?
Do they "roll off" on the low end or is the bass presence just not there?
Any sibilance? (I have found that 2-way speakers with smaller drivers tend to be more prone to this than other designs)

How would they compare to, say, M-Audio BX5 D2's or BX8 D2's?

Thanks!!
   
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I'm curious if you have any other speakers that you would compare the sound to? I am pretty well-versed in speakers, but sadly I have no experience with Cambridge Audio (although I do hear good things).

Are these more like monitors or "regular bookshelf" speakers?
Do they "roll off" on the low end or is the bass presence just not there?
Any sibilance? (I have found that 2-way speakers with smaller drivers tend to be more prone to this than other designs)

How would they compare to, say, M-Audio BX5 D2's or BX8 D2's?

Thanks!!

I want to say more like regular bookshelfs, they don't sound bad at nearfield range, but they sound best a couple of yards away.

The bass presence just isn't there. Their sealed enclosures and while they have a decent cabinet size for their size it just doesn't make up for it. Even equalized there isn't much. Though even for the lack of bass they are fairly transparent. At least to my ears.

As for a sibilance I don't think I've ever heard any, but I would have to have another listen to them just to make sure.

I wouldn't be able to compare them. I haven't heard either of the two.
    
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