Snell Series 7 loudspeakers reveal the depth, impact and nuance in every music and movie soundtrack without the obtrusive look and placement conflicts of typical speakers. Handcrafted in Massachusetts from real wood and solid aluminum, the elegant Series 7 with its soft lines and superb finish plays perfect host to the technology inside. LCR7 XL, marks Snells 30th year a super premium speaker manufacturer. It is a DAppolito Array, named for Snells chief Engineer, Joe DAppolito Ph.D. When properly designed, this driver arrangement makes the woofers and tweeter appear to play from the same point, regardless of listening position. The result is a palpable level of realism, rarely heard from music or theater speakers . The LCR7 XL features SEAS XL tweeter and woofers, drivers that solve the mechanical problems causing break-up and distortion, and Snells Quiet Box cabinet, a unique three layer wall design. The LCR7 XL is a compact LCR (for left, center, right) that can reach sound pressures of 110dB, while preserving microdynamics and nuance typical of a live acoustic performance. Elegant industrial design compliments any decor. Acoustic design by Snell Chief Engineer Joe D'Appolito 5.25-inch DAppolito Array - dual machined magnesium woofers mounted over and under a low resonance 1-inch silk dome tweeter. Discrete crossover boards for bass and treble for lower distortion and allow for biamp (biwire) and single amp connectivity. May be placed vertically or horizontally. Boundary switching. 110 dB output in typical living room. Bass to 70Hz. Custom matched flame pattern oiled walnut finish. One of the last custom finished sets made before the factory was shuttered. Drivers are the superlative Seas XL series which remain in current production. Opportunity to own a modern classic and the pinnacle of Snell's US design laboratories. Pics upon request to trusted Audiogoners. Serious only. Please!