Don’t Just Take Our Word For It…
An excellent article on specifications that should be read by every consumer of audio products.
Highly recommended by David Lee!
Talking of weird and wonderful specifications brings one to the subject of loudspeaker specs and how meaningful they are—or not—as the case may be. From a design point of view, the manufacturers’ specs of a drive unit are obviously important when you have to select a suitable driver from a whole load of available units.Stephen Court
They don’t give you the slightest clue to how they will sound, but the printed spec is a starting point. Having narrowed down to a handful of units whose sensitivity, frequency band and power handling matches your requirements, the only way of assessing their performance is to load them in your box and listen to them.