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System Audio 1270 speakers
« on: September 21, 2020, 11:04:44 PM »
System Audio Model 1270 speakers. From Stereophile specs.

Description: Two-way, twin-ported, 4-chamber Chebychev-aligned loudspeaker.
Driver complement: one System Audio "SpeedStar 2000" double-magnet 1" fabric-dome tweeter;
two 5" System Audio "BIG 15" bass/midrange drivers.
Crossover frequency: 3.3kHz. Crossover slopes: 18dB/octave. Frequency response: 35Hz–30kHz, ±4dB.
Nominal impedance: 4 ohms.
Sensitivity: 90dB/W/m. Power handling: 170W. Minimum recommended amplifier power: 50W.
Dimensions: 44" (1102mm) H by 13.5" (275mm) D by 6.75" (170mm) W. Weight: 35 lbs (16 kg). (Sand added)
Finishes: matched rosewood, cherry, black ash.
Serial numbers of units reviewed: T-Version 83133 & 4.
Price: $2500/pair (1998).

Great condition, used little. Drivers perfect shape.
Pickup required, can meet mid point for exchange.
Can be bi wired. Has bottom empty chamber filled with dry sand to absorb any energy/vibration.
Asking: $1000.00 OBO possible.
Either pm or email: stevesammet at

« Last Edit: March 21, 2021, 05:06:45 AM by steve »
Steve Sammet (retired, owner, SAS Audio Labs)
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