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Quad ESL 57 - (Floorstanding Speakers)

Quad ESL 57 - (Floorstanding Speakers)
alaScore 80

7 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Quad ESL 57 Floorstanding Speakers

 

My friend has a set of these Quads. Since we're both audio buffs, we'd sit and listen several times.

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Quad ESL 57 Floorstanding Speakers

 

My pair of 57s is middle-aged (late70s) and still sounds breathtaking. Let me amend that: the music sounds breathtaking. This iconic 50+ year-old design has simply no sound of its own, none that I can hear at least.

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Quad ESL 57 Floorstanding Speakers

 

Just bought a late serial numbered version of these immortal classics. Mine are in the 45000 range, which makes them near the end of the run. I consider this the best audio purchase I have made in the last 25 years.

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Quad ESL 57 Floorstanding Speakers

 

Back about 1970 I first heard a pair of Quad ESL57s and I remember being unimpressed. They just sounded so ordinary. Many years later I bought the pair I have now and I realized that the fact that they sound ordinary is their greatest strength. They...

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Quad ESL 57 - (Floorstanding Speakers)

 

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Quad ESL 57 Floorstanding Speakers

 

These were bought on eBay and the price incudes a complete refurbishing by ESL specialists Quad Musikwiedergabe GmbH in Germany (whom I cannot recommend highly enough).

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