We design, engineer and build all our loudspeakers in the UK. Every Spendor loudspeaker is assembled at our production facility in Sussex, with components and cabinets all refined through our own in-house R&D program.
Our loudspeakers are easy to set up, work perfectly with whatever Hi-Fi or Home Theatre equipment you have and transform the way you hear and enjoy every style of music or sound track. Their timeless, elegant design, which has evolved over five decades, makes them instantly and unobtrusively at home in any room. Best of all, they deliver a true, transparent and musical sound way beyond their price point.
Creating the perfect loudspeaker requires an understanding of the link between the technical measurements and what we hear. Captivating products require intense listening that is inspired by a passion for music. In the below video Philip Swift (MD & CEO) explains this in more depth.
Spendor was founded in the late 1960s by Spencer and Dorothy Hughes – the ‘Spen’ and ‘Dor’ in the name. Spencer applied the knowledge and expertise he’d gained as an engineer in the BBC’s sound engineering department to create his first loudspeaker, the BC1. This game-changing design quickly became the monitor of choice for broadcasters and recording studios worldwide.
Over 50 years on, the influence of the iconic BC1 and its successors can be seen and heard in our range of distinctive, innovative loudspeakers. Spendor remains the reference standard for both discerning audiophiles and professional sound engineers, delivering a transparent, natural and musical sound that truly captivates you.
THE COLOUR OF MUSIC
The goal of high-end loudspeakers is to deliver a clear, transparent sound. This is precisely so the infinitely subtle shades, tones and colours of the music itself can shine through, free of distortion, interruption and compromise.
We all experience audio in a unique and personal way. It is an intense, immersive experience that engages the emotions and intellect, as well as the senses.
Spendor loudspeakers reveal these details and subtleties that open new windows on the performance, and transform the way you connect with the audio – they bring an immersive sensory experience vibrantly to life.
FROM CONCEPT TO CREATION
Manufacturing a loudspeaker, particularly one that performs as brilliantly as a Spendor, is no easy task. In this video, each stage of the build process has been beautifully documented.
It takes us six days to build a loudspeaker and a whole year to design one. This is what the process looks like for our D7.2 loudspeaker.
INNOVATION IN SOUND
We’ve always applied innovative technology to deliver a natural, transparent and performance. The Spendor LPZ high frequency drive unit used in the D-Line products is designed to equalize sound-wave path lengths and generate a symmetrical pressure environment so the drive unit operates in a balanced linear mode.
The result is a clean, precise signal that highlights every detail and nuance, particularly in lyrics. Unique to Spendor, it is also incredibly natural and unforced, so you can enjoy listening for hours at a time without becoming fatigued.
CLOSER TO THE PERFORMANCE
It is increasingly rare to find a brand that manufactures its own drive units in-house – and even fewer that make their own cabinets – since these tasks require experience, expertise and serious investment. Spendor is one of them. From a pair of A1s in natural oak to the Classic 200s in a rich dark walnut, all Spendor loudspeaker cabinets go through a painstaking manufacturing process involving hours of labour, pair matching, staining and hand finishing to create their stunning looks.
If you are the kind of person who really appreciates craft, skill, imagination and attention to detail, you can choose any Spendor loudspeaker confident you are investing in true craftsmanship.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
The distinctive Spendor sound is the product of our obsession with detail. The Spendor drive units work seamlessly together through efficient high quality crossover networks, creating short signal paths whilst being anchored directly to the rigid cabinet structure.
The in-house Spendor cabinets with their dynamic damping system gives a super-fast response, while high linearity components, high quality internal cables and a machined from solid stabilizer spike system used on floorstanding models, all contribute to a super-efficient class-leading performance.
AWARD WINNING PRODUCTS
Three distinctive product lines offer the authentic Spendor listening experience, carefully tailored for different preferences, needs and budgets. Our A-Line loudspeakers offer captivating performance in compact, elegant designs suitable for smaller spaces. Spendor Classic delivers an immersive listening experience that many listeners find missing in other speakers, whilst D-Line delivers resolution, accuracy and scale to bring out the very best in high-performance audio systems.
Our new Spendor A-Line loudspeakers prove you don’t need a big space, or budget, to enjoy dynamic, open and exhilarating sound. If you’re someone who truly loves music, whichever model you chose, they will add a whole new dimension to your listening pleasure.
They are slim, compact and you can place them easily and unobtrusively into your living space and they will fill the room with a clear captivating sound. And thanks to innovative Spendor technology the A-Line loudspeakers will get the very best from whatever equipment you have.
The new Spendor A-Line loudspeakers deliver class leading performance. They are the most adaptable and affordable loudspeakers we have ever created.
Please contact a Spendor authorised A-Line retailer for more information about our products.
Our new Spendor D-Line loudspeakers combine cuttingedge research and technical innovation with real-world design. They bring captivating sound quality to the music you love and fit easily and unobtrusively into any setting.
Compatible with all good amplifiers, the floorstanding D7 and D9 deliver exceptional resolution and low-frequency power, communicating a vibrant realism to music of all genres. With their slim enclosures and smart modern finishes, they’re easy to place in dedicated listening rooms or everyday living spaces.
All D-Line loudspeakers draw on our research into cabinet damping, advanced polymers, amplifier-loudspeaker interface, low-frequency airflow and sound behaviour. An inspiring and satisfying choice for audiophiles and discerning music-lovers.
Please contact a Spendor authorised D-Line retailer for more information about our products.
Over five decades Spendor Classic loudspeakers have earned iconic status as the reference standard for many audiophiles, musicians and professional sound engineers. Inspired by the enthusiastic world-wide response following the introduction of our flagship Spendor SP200, for 2017 we are introducing the most significant performance improvements ever across all models.
Our new models are built around a totally new generation of Spendor drive units. Featuring advanced polymer and Kevlar cones, cast magnesium alloy chassis, high-efficiency motor systems, optimised electro-dynamic damping and excellent thermal dissipation, they deliver a truly captivating sound with unprecedented transparency and dynamic contrast.
With meticulously refined crossover networks, enhanced cabinet structures, new elastomer panel damping and new style magnetic grilles, the new Spendor Classic loudspeakers deliver music with the captivating warmth and charm of the 70s originals. Refined and perfected over five decades, Spendor Classic offers the ultimate in pure listening pleasure for serious audiophiles.
Please contact a Spendor authorised Classic retailer for more information about our products.
ADVANCED SET-UP GUIDES
When properly installed, Spendor loudspeakers will bring out the best in all your entertainment; delivering film soundtracks and stereo music as their creators intended them to sound with outstanding clarity and realism. Here below you can download our recommended Advanced Set-up Guides for both Stereo and Home Theatre.
WHAT MAKES THE PERFECT LOUDSPEAKER?
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