Robthechemist

For sale very rare Proac Studio 3 speakers £2200

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I am selling my late father in laws beloved HIFi system as it is not being used and apart from the money, I would like someone to enjoy the sound it can deliver. The speakers are in good condition but not mint, they are 1980s i believe. They sound excellent, listening to a CD on an Arcam Delta 170.3 CD transport (also for sale) and an Arcam Delta 110 digital preamplifier, with a cambridge A100 100W power amp. All the kit is for sale and the amps etc will be on other listings. I really do not want to post these speakers if I can help it, but do have a friend who delivers around the UK most weeks so if he is passing near you it could be arranged for a price. They, and all other kit, are located in Stoke on Trent. Please do not ask me any technical questions as I don't have a clue, they work fine and i've had them for over 15 years using them usually at Christmas to listen to a CD, I know it's criminal. I do not have the stands or any packaging. 

speakers and cab.pdf

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Very good speakers I'm sure but sadly the tweeters have been pressed in and any buyer on here would want to replace them I imagine.

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As I said, I don't know about hi-fi. Assuming that they can be replaced, so that would be roughly what about £300 for both? 

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They look like these and are of the right vintage for around £70 a piece.

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Super Wammer

I see you posted here as well and got some info which might help you sell them, including the fact they use highly regarded ATC drivers https://www.avforums.com/threads/proac-studio-3-speakers.2207775/

Fabulously regarded speakers. The age of the speakers means the drivers may (or may not) require replacement and the general condition and history will dictate the demand far more than their rarity; just a fact of life I'm afraid.

Can you post individual pics which would allow people a better view than the pdf? That might increase the chances of your securing a loving home for these.

Good luck

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Thanks, I tried to post pictures but there is a 2mb limit and every photo I had was 4mb, suppose I could try invidual pdf photos. How do you know if drivers don't work? They sound fine to me. My father in law used them daily for about 5 years then downsized and gave me all the kit and it just just got occasional use after that.

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Super Wammer

Check your private messages Rob, if you email me the photos, I'll resize and upload them here for you :) 

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25 minutes ago, Robthechemist said:

Thanks, I tried to post pictures but there is a 2mb limit and every photo I had was 4mb, suppose I could try invidual pdf photos. How do you know if drivers don't work? They sound fine to me. My father in law used them daily for about 5 years then downsized and gave me all the kit and it just just got occasional use after that.

Well it depends on Mac vs PC but usually if you have your images on your desktop or wherever you can select them and, eg in Preview on a Mac, simply shrink the size by 50% which reduces the image size by 75% (50% across and down) and it's still hugely detailed. They should be jpeg/jpg images not pdfs by default but whatever you have should work.

Re drivers, you can only tell by listening. They might well be absolutely fine. Daily use is helpful info as it implies they haven't been sitting in a loft for 15 years getting all fat, dried out and sedentary...

All the best,

Nigel

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Super Wammer

Here we go chaps... :) 

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Super Wammer

Good man!

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