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  AR 98LS 
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Acoustic Research  AR98LS  front speakers  
AR98LS  side on profile
AR98LS  top view
AR98LS - now with spikes fitted to the plinth
 SOLD  Feb 2008  to Wellington
cabinets and plinth oiled with Teak oil, spikes fitted
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 Acoustic  Research  AR98LS  
The LS  [ Linear System ] series were developed specifically for audiophiles, musicians and music connoisseurs. The LS technology employs an exclusive AR-designed dual-dome mid-high range driver. The design incorporates a radically new magnet structure, one magnet that both domes share - at a distance of less than 5cm. This creates an optimum hemispheric point source which provides extremely coherent radiation of sound pressure in all directions.

The 98LS feature our best 12" long throw woofer and an 8" lower midrange driver housed in its own acoustic suspension sub-enclosure. All LS speakers have massive power handling capacity and the most sophisticated components and crossover circuit.

Specifications :
  -:®:-   1982 - 1985 vintage
  -:®:-   Floor standing 4-way system
  -:®:-   Drivers : 300mm [ 12" ] woofer, 200mm [ 8" ] midrange / woofer,
             one 38mm [ 1.25" ] dome upper midrange,
             and one 19mm [ 3/4" ] dome tweeter in a single magnet structure
  -:®:-   Efficiency : 87dB @ 1W / 1m
  -:®:-   Nominal impedance : 4 ohms, 3 minimum
  -:®:-   Power rating : 15W - 250W RMS
  -:®:-   Frequency response : 39Hz - 32kHz at -3dB
  -:®:-   Low frequency : -3dB at 39Hz and effective Q at resonance of 0.55
  -:®:-   Cosmetic : oiled walnut veneer.
  -:®:-   They have no grilles at present, but we intend to construct frames and cover with brown cloth.
  -:®:-   Set of four 6mm spikes included
  -:®:-   Dimensions [ H x W x D ]: 749 x 394 x 269mm
  -:®:-   Weight : unpacked 29kg   packed 31kg  each speaker.

 SOLD  Feb 2008 by procurement form  and email  to Wellington


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