Portable Celeste (1963-70)

The Portable Celeste was an industrial/professional version of the popular Celeste model, housed in a rugged enclosure fitted with a collapsible carrying handle and anodised metal grille - finished in durable hammer grey lacquer. It was suitable for high quality sound reproduction in schools and institutions and for use as a portable monitor speaker. Many Portable Celestes were used by Radio Television Francais for outside broadcast.
 
Specification: Portable Celeste
System type: Two-way, bookshelf/stand-mount
Enclosure type: Closed box
Size: 20 x 12.75 x 7.75 inches (508 x 324 x 197 mm)
Weight: 26.75 lb (13kg)
Input Impedance: 15 ohms
Maximum input power: 15W rms, 30W peak
System resonance: 65Hz
Frequency range: 45-20,000Hz
Input connections: Bulgin P 74 (Cannon XLR 3 at extra cost)
Drive Units: B139 bass unit (A6171), T15 tweeter (A6236)