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This is an "Open Baffle" design with the legendary SABA GreenCone
I bought the speakers via ebay and I really hope that no old
radio was cannibalized just for the speakers.
Old SABA radios are
magic. The sound of this 50 year old chassis is really fascinating in
They play in their own league and are hardly comparable to
anything else I've listened to so far.
The sound is very open and natural and in particular voices and
acoustical instruments are reproduced really amazing.
Big and deep bass is not their cup of tea - but who would expect big
and deep bass with this design ???
That is really no problem if you have a subwoofer doing the deeper
I don't really know if they are better than other designs,
they are completely different - and as I said before: Hardly comparable
to other designs.
I'm currently listening to this speakers all the time, nevertheless my
father in law is
building a "Cello"
Cabinet. I hope that this new cabinets will take the
GreenCones a further step ahead.
Details ASAP. Promised :-)
Feel free to contact
me, if you have any questions, suggestions, comments etc.