Chartwell LS3/5 Monitor Loudspeaker - Cherry

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Chartwell LS3/5 Monitor Loudspeaker

Graham Audio has purchased the CHARTWELL and SWISSTONE Companies. The famous Chartwell brand were historically regarded as the finest builders of the BBC LS3/5A speakers and their products are the most sort after of all the licensees who built the brilliant LS3/5A

Graham Audio is manufacturing the most famous of all the BBC speakers under one of its most cherished names with the attention to detail and sound that made Chartwell so famous. The bespoke drive units and crossover networks are by Derek Hughes working in conjunction with Volt loudspeakers to produce a fully licensed ‘Made in England’ speaker using the very finest materials available.

Graham Audio’s mission is to produce BBC monitors that harness advanced manufacturing techniques whilst keeping the heritage and design of the original speakers alive.

The Chartwell LS3/5 is hand made at Graham Audio’s South Devon facility in the United Kingdom.


The LS3/5 is supplied in a protective cloth bag and is double box packed.


Chartwell LS3/5 Specifications

System: 2 Way Sealed Enclosure.

Cabinet: Thin wall construction, 9mm (critically-damped) Birch plywood, removable rear panel.

Finish: Real Wood Veneer.

Dimensions: 30cm (h) x 19cm (w) x 17cm (d).

Weight: 5.3kg.

Frequency Response: 70Hz to 20kHz +/-3dB.

Nominal Impedance: 9 ohms.

Sensitivity: 83dB SPL (2.83V, 1m).

Maximum Output: 95dB, pair @ 2m.

Bass/Midrange: 110mm Bextrene cone.

Tweeter: 19mm Dome.

Recommended Amplifier Power: 25 to 50watts unclipped programme.