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Mordaunt-Short Performance 6 Series Loudspeaker System Review

by September 28, 2005
  • Product Name: Performance 6 Series Speaker System
  • Manufacturer: Mordaunt
  • Performance Rating: StarStarStarStarhalf-star
  • Value Rating: StarStarStarStar
  • Review Date: September 28, 2005 20:00
  • MSRP: $ 6500/pr
  • Buy Now

Injection-molded monocoque construction
Aspirated Tweeter Technology (ATT)
Latest Generation Constant Profile Cone (CPC)
Mid/bass driver and woofer
Cone edge
Aerospace-grade visco-elastic coupling
High-grade three-way crossover
Bespoke Mordaunt-Short wiring

Sensitivity: 89dB
Frequency response: 35Hz – 25kHz
Impedance: 4 – 8 Ohms

Drive units:
2 x 165mm (6.5") aluminum 3rd generation CPC woofer
1 x 100mm (4") aluminum 3rd generation CPC midrange
1 x 25mm (1") aluminum dome tweeter
Crossover: Damped 2nd order
Recommended amplifier power: 15 – 250 watts

Dimensions: 9” W x 48” H x 15" D (240 x 1210 x 370mm)

Weight: 66 lbs (30kg)


  • Excellent bass extension
  • Clean, uncompressed highs
  • Can play loud
  • Beautiful, elegant design with high appeal


  • Full surround setup not yet available
  • Midrange could be fuller


It was last year at CEDIA (yes last year, 2004) that we caught our first glimpse of the Performance 6 loudspeakers from Mordaunt-Short. The reception was incredible as the rather elegant looking speakers were shown off and the new era of Mordaunt-Short was emerging in phoenix-like fashion. Rather than make excuses as to why it took us so long to get to a review, let me just say that it was well worth the wait and allow you to read on.
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