Allan Hendry, boss of MonoPulse loudspeakers, has taken the bold step of upgrading the specification of his flagship Model 82A speaker, whilst simultaneously reducing the price. The top-of-the-range 82A heads up MonoPulse’s A-series range, which is one of only two distinct ranges from the specialist manufacturer.
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Hendry has confirmed that whilst both the specification and the styling have been improved, the price has been reduced from £2,495 to £1,995. The 82A now offers greater power handling too – maximum power increases from 300 watts to 550 watts, with RMS power also up, from 200 watts to 300 watts.
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Hendry’s unique loudspeakers, famed for their phased array radar design principles, have won critical acclaim in the hi-fi press and have been regular award-winners in the UK’s number one specialist hi-fi magazine Hi-Fi Choice. The 82A has already been awarded ‘Best Buy’ status by the publication and the new price drop should make the speakers even more attractive to new buyers.
Although a number of styling changes have also been made to give the 82A a more angular, dynamic look, most of the key design features remain unchanged – the speaker retains its distinctive rolled steel chassis and fabric grille, both of which are available in a wide number of colours.