The Tannoy Monitor Silver series was released in the early 1950's and produced until around 1958. Distinguishing physical features of this model are:

The Monitor Silver was available as:


Tannoy Monitor Silver 12-inch
Model designation: LSU/HF/12/L


Magnet cover and wiring to the speaker, showing the feed to the compression driver diaphragm at the rear.


"Pepper-pot" phase compensation channels that form the coupling from the HF diaphragm to the horn throat, which is machined into the magnet pole for the LF driver.


Tannoy Monitor Silver 15-inch
Model designation: LSU/HF/15/L


The Silver 15 is visually identical ro the Silver 12 - just having a bigger LF cone (but identical HF horn
and diaphragm). A major difference in sound would be apparent between the 12 and 15 though,
as the crossover design for the Silver 12 is much more simple.
 

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