Sherwood S-1900 speaker opinions

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by Unshriven, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Unshriven

    Unshriven Active Member

    I just picked up a pair of them and don't know anything about their characteristics or quality. I picked them up on a lark. I'm wondering if anyone know anything about them.
     
  2. Unshriven

    Unshriven Active Member

    Anyone?
     
  3. Jimesis

    Jimesis huh?

    I would like to see a pic of them. I don't recall Sherwood ever making speakers, but then I didn't know Ortofon made speakers until I learned it here last week.

    Gotta love AK!

    -Jim
     
  4. Unshriven

    Unshriven Active Member

  5. Robie

    Robie Live it or live with it. Subscriber

    These appear to be from a successor company of the original Sherwood. I've never heard them so I don't know how they sound, sorry.

    BTW, the original Sherwood company was based in Chicago and made a number of speakers including the Ravinia and Tanglewood. Here's a thread on the older Ravinia speakers: http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?t=337922&highlight=sherwood+ravinia

    Another informative thread: http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?t=241535&highlight=sherwood+ravinia

    I have some old MusiCraft (now defunct, small Chicago stereo shop chain) house speakers that were made for MusiCraft by the original Sherwood company. I posted about them here: http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?t=229676&highlight=musicraft
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2011
  6. Unshriven

    Unshriven Active Member

    Finally hooked these up to my Sansui G-6000 and put on some vinyl that I was familiar with. I don't know if it's this particular set or the line in general but I found them to be a bit flat and tinny in the mid range. Sound staging was ok but unimpressive. I'll be replacing them eventually.
     
  7. VINTAGCHRIS

    VINTAGCHRIS Super Member

    those look surprisingly similar to my Kenwood LSP-9500 speakers especially the double woofers and tweeters, in mine both woofers are active and actually pound out some nice bass but i found top end to be a bit hot, good party speakers though.
     
  8. Unshriven

    Unshriven Active Member

    I don't know if the miss need to be replaced but as I said a bit flat, the base is passive but was pretty good
     

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