ProAc Response Two Point Five (2.5) Speakers - Boxed

$2,499

We have a certain soft spot here at SkyFi with ProAc speakers, a longtime favorite of ours, and each time we put a new set up for sale we can't help but wonder if we'll regret the sale a few years later after they're increased in price and still sound amazing.

This pair was auditioned in our listening room and checked to handle the full manufacturer original specs.  The original boxes are included with the speakers.

More on these speakers via Michael Fremer of Stereophile:

"ProAc's designer Stuart Tyler sounded casual—almost bemused—when I spoke with him recently about the new 2.5, a floorstanding, two-way ported box in the middle price slot ($4500/pair) of his Response series. While answering my pressing queries about the crossover point, driver materials, cabinet construction, and other reviewer obsessions, his body language said, "Does any of that really matter with these speakers? You know what the real story is here."

"In short, in a small- to medium-sized room—which is where this speaker is meant to go—you will get the kind of tactile bass performance you might have thought only a much larger driver in a larger box could yield. Bass you might have thought impossible to generate in your room. Bass that will excite your innermost low-frequency vibratory pleasure centers—whatever and wherever in hell they are. Bass you can chew on."

"For Stuart Tyler, the goal was to create an "emotional" loudspeaker. As he told me, the real test for him was the last eight minutes of Mahler's Second Symphony: If playing the "Resurrection" through the 2.5s brings a lump to your throat and a tear to your eye, he's succeeded. Courtesy Bernard Haitink and Philips Classics, I promise you he has!"

Technical Specifications:
Description:  Two-way, reflex-loaded, floorstanding loudspeaker. Drive-units: ¾" fabric-dome tweeter, 7" carbon-fiber–impregnated paper-cone midrange/woofer

Impedance: 8 ohms nominal

Sensitivity: 86dB/W/m

Dimensions:  42" H by 83/4" W by 10" D

Price:  $4500/pair (1996); no longer available (2005)

Manufacturer: ProAc, Highpoint House, Riding Road, Buckingham Road Industrial Estate, Brackley, Northamptonshire NN13 7BE, UK

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Item

Included

Original Box

Yes

Manual

No 

Remote

No

Cables

No

Physical Condition

8

Working Condition

10

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