You are bidding on a wonderful pair of horn speakers, the Odeon No. 26. These were originally bought as a store demo in 2004, and I have been the only owner since. Estimated usage is under 50 hours. Reason for selling is that I have not found time to use these, as I upgraded to Avante Garde Trios. There is a tear in one grille (which can be seen in the photos). There is some wear and scuffs visible, but 85% of the scuffs are on the top of the woofer portion, where the top section sits, which won't be visible when the speakers are set up. These are handcrafted in Germany.
Here is the information from Odeon directly (translated from German):
The no. 26 is the third largest Odeon system.
The peculiarity of this three-way horn is her
exceptional bass. The no. 26
working with one of the fastest ever
This manufactured in France by Focal
System is the sum of its properties
one. Its moving mass is comparable
with the drugs used at present 16-18 cm
Woofers, approximately three times the membrane
surface and a better drive. Its light weight,
resonance-free membrane even in the works
Midrange perfectly still.
In the no. 26 This system is in the bass and
Root area used up to 400 Hz.
Due to the high resolving power of this
System results in a special-Durchhör
ability and a smooth transition into the
Midrange. His bass characteristics can
one with deep and describe it very dry.
Together with the precise and fine-resolution
Medium and high frequency horns gives a,
in all living areas and plastic
Sound that leaves nothing to be desired.
The two-piece housing with separate ground
plate is equipped with a 26 inch woofers
ground-based reflex system (customizable)
13 cm fiber membrane with neodymium multi-
Magnet system in a 40 cm spherical wave horn
solid wood and a one inch pressure chamber
Tweeter with mylar diaphragms in 18 cm
Spherical wave horn.
The two-part crossover with the best,
and individually measured to 1% tolerance
selected parts fitted.
Stereo test in 4 / 2004:
... The absence of roof-
effects of any type occur in many
Recording details of days, whose existence
yet not more than unconfirmed rumors
Tonal perfectly linear, completely relaxed and easy-
footed - especially the bone-dry bass
A real dream speaker;
a beauty anyway.
13 cm Aerogel midrange in
40 cm spherical wave horn;
25 inch woofer
with coated paper cone
3-way bass-reflex (TPS)
400 / 1,800 Hz
Frequency response + / - 3 dB:
125 cm x 40 cm x 65 cm
Weight / piece:
Local pickup is preferred, but willing to ship. No original boxes, but will pack well. Reserve set at $4,999