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August 29, 2014, 07:13 AM
I bumped into a pair of Tannoy Arden MkII (15" DC386 drivers 8ohms impedence) on Yahoo Auction.

The edges of the Ardens have been refoamed with non-original material by the seller, as he mentions.

Would be grateful if someone could tell me how Arden sound and if they suit me. I listen to female vocals, pop music, orchestra most of the time. How much are they worth these days, given their age? I am also open to other Tannoy's in the same price range such as Stirling, Greenwich, etc so please recommend another model if Arden doesn't suit me.



My gears:

CD player: Kenwood K-711

Pre amp: Transcendent Sound Grounded Grid

power amp: Aragon 4004 MKII

Speakers: KEF C30

interconnects: Audioquest King Cobra

Speaker cables: Audioquest FLX/SLIP 14.4

August 29, 2014, 07:21 AM
Welcome to the forum Chris.

Thank you for joining.

August 29, 2014, 09:02 AM
Welcome , found this

Opinions on Tannoy Arundel and Arden MKII (http://theartofsound.net/forum/showthread.php?31180-Opinions-on-Tannoy-Arundel-and-Arden-MKII)

August 30, 2014, 04:18 AM
Thanks for link CPP

August 30, 2014, 10:51 PM
Hi Chris, As per Tannoy Arden. If you can find the MK I with HD385A would be better speakers with Alnico driver.

They are great speakers for the money and excel on Jazz , vocal and classical music.

August 30, 2014, 10:58 PM
My Arden with Mastersound days....:)


August 31, 2014, 02:59 AM
My Arden with Mastersound days....:)


look so nice!

August 31, 2014, 09:49 AM
Still have mine, they're taking up a(entire) closet here. [emoji1]

September 1, 2014, 09:34 PM
Chris and Face you guys should talk together. :)