These speakers are without doubt one of the best speakers ever made. Handmade in North Yorkshire by true speaker craftsmen. You just can't buy speakers like this anymore without paying nearly 3 times the amount, that these Castle Howard cost new. An equivalent set of speakers would cost
over £6000 today Castle Howard S2 features a s a twin-pipe internal design, Its two 150mm woven carbon fibre coned bass units, one forward firing, the other vertical, are tuned to different frequencies to give tremendous depth of bass, down to 32Hz, and room filling imagery. The bass units share namely, the shaped pole piece for improved dynamics, the copper coated aluminium voice coil wire for reduced moving mass and CasWire internal wiring for greater transparency, this way of speaker cabinet wiring designed by Castle craftsmen this gives the Castle Howard speakers a very unique sound . The sound-stage like this before, it's amazing, warm bass, smooth midrange, and stunning treble. Additionally, the Howard S2 has a hard-wired crossover featuring top quality ICW capacitors and 24 C.G WBT terminals for the most secure connection possible to speaker cables. Howard S2, each one hand finished by craftsmen to the highest standard.words cannot describe the amazing sound that Castle Howard S2 speakers produce.
The bass is very warm and deep capable of reproducing the most complex organ recital, or even totally contrasting rock or pop concerts.
The midrange is also exceptional, producing the best vocals and the best instruments sound-stage possible
The treble is outstanding a high-frequency range is outstanding
Frequency Response 35Hz-20kHz
Sensitivity 90dB for 1w
Amplifier Requirements 25-175 watts
System Twin pipe quarter wave
Bass Unit 2 x 150mm (2 x 6 in.) woven carbon fibre coned, cast chassis
Treble Unit 28mm (1.25 in.) soft dome
Dimensions Height 1000mm (39.4 in.)
Width 210mm (8.4 in.)
Depth 335mm (13.25 in.)
Weight Each 26kg (57.2 lbs) unpackaged