A7

The Series II model was released around 1987 and retailed for £99. The most obvious difference between the original and series II, is the original purple tweeter has been replaced with an Audex one.

Hi-Fi Choice mentions the following regarding the A7 Series II

[Lab: Average+/Sound: Average-] Lively clear sound; good upper bass and dynamics, but treble “ramp” made vocals sound shut in. Try before you buy.

Hi-Fi Choice – Directory, Jan 1989

Power hungry speakers most suited to simpler styles of music. Drive too hard, however, and sounds coarsens – take care to strike a balance.

A7II, What Hi-Fi? – Buying Guide, Nov 1991.

Specifications:-

Royd A7 (Series I)
VersionSeries I
Year of Release1982
Dimensions (WxHxD)203mm x 305mm x 190mm
Recommend Amplifier Power
Sensitivity
Power Handling
Nominal Impedance
Drive Units
Crossover Frequency
Bass Resonance Frequency
Frequency Range
Port(s)
Terminals
Finishes
Weight
Royd A7 (Series II)
VersionSeries II
Year of Release1987
Dimensions (WxHxD)203mm x 305mm x 190mm
Recommend Amplifier Power
Sensitivity86dB/W
Power Handling
Nominal Impedance
Drive UnitsAudax TW010 F1 tweeter, Royd bass driver.
Crossover Frequency4 KHz
Bass Resonance Frequency
Frequency Range
Port(s)Rear
TerminalsSingle
FinishesBlack vinyl
Weight

New, the A7 II sold for £115 in 1991. Second hand prices vary, often can be had very cheap. A pair in good condition fetched £72 on ebay in April ’09.


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