The Chartwell LS6/f

Building on the success of our popular LS6 monitor, the LS6/f is a floor-standing loudspeaker system that combines a modern aesthetic with the open, uncoloured sound you'd expect from a Graham Audio system.

The integrated plinth provides a flow-optimised path for the airflow from the port, reducing distortion at high outputs.

The LS6/f uses the same custom drive units as the stand-mount LS6 and has an optimised crossover network using premium quality components to integrate the acoustic output from both drive units and equalise the overall response for optimum performance in free space. A switch on the front panel adds 1 or 2dB to the tweeter level, which might be advantageous in certain acoustic environments.

In common with all our loudspeakers, the cabinet uses the classic BBC "thinwall" construction, where the panels are mass-loaded to ensure that resonances are moved away from the critical mid-range region, and a layer of Rockwool is held in place by fabric to provide air damping. Hand-matched veneers are applied and finished to a very high standard. The grille is carefully designed to minimise diffraction effects and is held in place by concealed rare-earth magnets.

Specifications

System 2 Way, reflex loading
Enclosure Thin wall damped construction
Finish Real wood veneer
Dimensions (w/h/d) 96cm by 32cm by 32cm (including plinth)
Weight 21kg
Frequency response 40Hz to 20kHz, ±2dB
Nominal impedance
Sensitivity 87dB SPL (2.83V, 1m)
Maximum output Over 100dB for a pair at 2m
Bass/midrange 165mm Polypropylene
Tweeter 19mm Dome tweeter
Recommended amplifier power 50 to 150 watts unclipped programme

Downloads

PDF File IconChartwell LS6f user guide - contains recommendations for setting up, using, and caring for your loudspeakers.

Reviews

  • High Fidelity - July 2018

    “This is this type of design that is able to recreate the atmosphere of a small jazz club in a more tangible way than most other speakers. The naturalness of this presentation is so immense that every now and then listeners are due to be surprised by elements that break out of the "sequence of sounds", let it be an unexpected descent of the saxophone into the low areas on the West 8th Street on Castle Ave., or a more powerful drumming in the Jazz at the Pawnshop. ...The scale of sound also helps in such spectacular imaging. It is large, expansive and natural. ...Graham's speakers are also very dynamic. It is actually an inherent feature for BBC-school monitors, but in this case it makes a unique impression. Immediate attack and stopping - these are the elements that the reviewed loudspeakers are very good at, better than many much more expensive designs. The opening of the treble range also contributes to that.”

    High Fidelity - July 2018