Tannoy Prestige loudspeakers have certainly always been out of the ordinary; wonderfully individual and totally unlike any other speakers. Distinctive, distinguished and proud, they transcend mere fashion and have captured the imagination of music connoisseurs all over the world.
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Tannoy Prestige
Gold Reference

Nearly five decades on from the launch of the world famous Monitor Gold Dual Concentric™ driver, Tannoy Prestige Gold Reference marks another significant milestone in the British company’s illustrious history. This major upgrade to the entire Prestige loudspeaker series further refines the Dual Concentric™ driver concept and brings cutting edge technology to the world’s finest traditional loudspeakers. Each hand-crafted, solid plywood Prestige GR cabinet is finished in oiled real wood veneer and finished with machined metal trim hard anodised in lustrous gold.

To mark this milestone, and as a celebration of the company’s proud heritage, the iconic original Tannoy ‘lighting strike’ logo is incorporated on all models throughout the Prestige GR series. The design element of the lightning strike logo enhances the timeless traditional styling of the Prestige GR models and reminds owners of the decades of research and development that lead to today’s Prestige Gold Reference.

Stirling
Gold Reference

Stirling Gold Reference is the first step into the heritage and performance of Tannoy Prestige. This compact floorstanding loudspeaker is rich with bespoke cabinetry and a new Dual Concentric Gold Reference driver that can trace its history back to 1967. Mating a treated paper pulp cone with a concentrically mounted 1in aluminium alloy tweeter with Tulip Waveguide, the Stirling’s 10in Dual offers pure point source musical articulation and outstanding dynamics.

The Stirling GR cabinet is hand built from the finest plywood using traditional joinery methods to ensure that attention to detail and unique styling go hand in hand. A distributed port design for exemplary LF response from the 85 litre enclosure, the cabinet is finished in Prestige oiled real wood veneer and complimented with machined metal trim and adjustable HF power. Stirling GR offers bespoke cabinetry and Prestige performance yet costs no more than typical mass produced loudspeakers.
Performance  
Recommended amplifier power   30 -150 Watts RMS
Frequency response   39 Hz - 46 kHz (-6 dB)
Sensitivity   91 dB @ (2.83 Volts @ 1 m)
Drive Units  
Dual Concentric high
frequency
  25 mm (1”) aluminium alloy with Tulip Waveguide
Dual Concentric low frequency   250 mm (10”) treated paper pulp cone with HE twin roll fabric surround. 42 mm (1.625”) edge wound voice coil
Cabinet    
Enclosure type   Distributed Port
Dimensions H x W x D
(excl grille)
  850 x 397 x 368 mm
(33.5 x 15.5 x 14.5”)
Volume   85 Litres (3 cu.ft)
Weight   23 kg (50.7 lbs)

Turnberry
Gold Reference

Conveying all the power and musical articulation of the new Gold Reference Dual Concentric driver yet housed in a more compact 100 litre cabinet, Turnberry GR brings Prestige performance to smaller rooms. The 10in Gold Reference Dual, unique to the Turnberry GR, uses a new paper pulp cone material with HE twin roll fabric surround and 1.3in aluminium alloy dome tweeter with Tulip WaveGuide. Distributed Port loading ensure prodigiously deep LF response and dynamic scale that belies the Turnberry GR’s dimensions.

The hand-crafted plywood cabinet, finished in oiled real wood veneers and machined trim, is extensively braced to ensure low coloration and greater control. The easy to drive load and very high efficiency afford a wide range of partnering amplification from single ended triode to high power solid state designs. Classic looks, contemporary materials and the power of the Gold Reference Dual ensure Turnberry GR is as aesthetically pleasing as it is musically engaging.
Performance  
Recommended amplifier power   30 - 180 Watts RMS
Frequency response   34 Hz - 44 kHz (-6 dB)
Sensitivity   93 dB @ (2.83 Volts @ 1 m)
Drive Units  
Dual Concentric high
frequency
  33 mm (1.3”) aluminium alloy dome with Tulip Waveguide
Dual Concentric low frequency   250 mm (10”) treated paper pulp cone with HE twin roll fabric surround. 52 mm (2”) edge wound voice coil
Cabinet    
Enclosure type   Distributed Port
Dimensions H x W x D
(excl grille)
  950 x 456 x 336 mm
(37.5 x 18 x 13.25”)
Volume   100 Litres (3.5 cu.ft)
Weight   30 kg (66 lbs)

Kensington
Gold Reference

Tannoy’s timeless Kensington Gold Reference continues the marque’s heritage, blending time-honoured values with cutting edge performance. Its bold cabinet of finest walnut veneered plywood is extensively braced to house Tannoy’s flagship 10” Gold Reference Dual Concentric™ driver. It’s high-efficiency compression driver with 2” heat-treated dome, Alnico motor system and new, stiffer cone materials create outstanding dynamics, spacious sound staging and exceptional musical articulation.

The Kensington GR is hand built in the time-honoured Tannoy fashion to ensure that attention to detail and unique styling go hand in hand in maintaining the exclusive appeal of this highly respected loudspeaker. Easy room placement, adjustable HF power and luxury oiled veneer finish with machined metal trim ensure Kensington Gold Reference is as easy to live with as it is exhilarating to listen to. Gold Reference takes Tannoy’s Kensington to new levels of refinement in every respect.
Performance  
Recommended amplifier power   50 - 250 Watts RMS
Frequency response   29 Hz - 27 kHz (-6 dB)
Sensitivity   93 dB @ (2.83 Volts @ 1 m)
Drive Units  
Dual Concentric high
frequency
  52 mm (2”) with aluminium alloy dome, Alnico magnet system with Pepperpot Waveguide
Dual Concentric low
frequency
  250 mm (10”) treated paper pulp cone with HE twin roll fabric surround. 52 mm (2”) round wire wound voice coil
Cabinet    
Enclosure type   Distributed Port
Dimensions H x W x D
(excl grille)
  1100 x 406 x 338 mm
(43.5 x 16 x 13.33” )
Volume   105 Litres (3.7 cu.ft)
Weight   37 kg (81.6 lbs)

Canterbury
Gold Reference

The Canterbury Gold Reference is designed for those who demand the power and passion of the 15" Gold Reference Dual Concentric™ driver yet require a more compact loudspeaker than the magnificent Westminster Royal. Tannoy’s bespoke birch plywood cabinetry has been engineered with a Variable Distributed Port system allowing low frequency output to be tuned to suit any room dimensions. The timeless beauty of the oiled walnut veneer, hand selected burr walnut inlays complement the iconic Tannoy lightning strike logo.

The new 15" Dual with its signature PepperPot WaveGuide™, Alnico motor system and HF compression driver delivers a superbly dynamic overall presentation with fast, accurate bass and a fluid and open midrange. Deep Cryogenic Treatment of the crossover improves the naturalness of the sound while the new heat treated HF dome affords an exceptionally involving and musical performance. Gold Reference is the finest evolution of the classic Tannoy Canterbury to date. engaging Prestige series to date.
Performance  
Recommended amplifier power   50 - 275 Watts RMS
Frequency response   28 Hz - 25 kHz (-6 dB)
Sensitivity   96 dB @ (2.83 Volts @ 1 m)
Drive Units  
Dual Concentric high
frequency
  51 mm (2”) with aluminium alloy dome, Alnico magnet system with Pepperpot Waveguide
Dual Concentric low
frequency
  380 mm (15”) treated paper pulp cone with HE twin roll fabric surround. 52 mm (2”) round wire wound voice coil
Cabinet    
Enclosure type   Dual variable distributed port system
Dimensions H x W x D
(excl grille)
  1100 x 680 x 480 mm
(43.5 x 26.75 x 19”)
Volume   235 Litres (8.3 cu.ft)
Weight   63 kg (139 lbs)

Westminster Royal
Gold Reference

The pinnacle of Tannoy’s Prestige series engineering, the Westminster Royal Gold Reference sets a new benchmark for high performance music reproduction. Owing much of its evolution to Tannoy’s Kingdom Royal development project, this magnificent loudspeaker employs the flagship 15" Gold Reference Dual Concentric™ driver. New driver cone materials, Mylar® surrounds, Alnico motors and a heat-treated alloy HF compression diaphragm ensures an even more dynamic presentation than previous 15" Duals with reduced colouration, sweeter treble and an incredibly natural mid-band response.

The Westminster Royal GR’s outstanding 530 litre cabinet is hand built from the finest birch plywood, crafted into a compound horn that delivers instrument dynamics like no other loudspeaker. The luxury oiled-wood veneer finish on panels and inlays, the gold trim and classic Tannoy lightning strike logo exude the regal class of bespoke furniture. The Westminster Royal GR is effortless capable loudspeaker set to be a true Tannoy Classic.
Performance  
Recommended amplifier power   50 - 225 Watts RMS
Frequency response   18 Hz - 25 kHz (-6 dB)
Sensitivity   99 dB @ (2.83 Volts @ 1 m)
Drive Units  
Dual Concentric high
frequency
  51 mm (2”) with aluminium alloy dome, Alnico magnet system with Pepperpot Waveguide
Dual Concentric low
frequency
  380 mm (15”) treated paper pulp cone with HE twin roll fabric surround. 52 mm (2”) round wire wound voice coil
Cabinet    
Enclosure type   Compound horn
Dimensions H x W x D
(excl grille)
  1395 x 980 x 560 mm
(55 x 38.5x 22”)
Volume   530 Litres (18.7 cu.ft)
Weight   138 kg (304 lbs)
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