Elac CL310 Floorstanding Speakers

4.75/5 (4 Reviews)


Product Description

Monitor speaker with stands


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by chityuen a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: October 3, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I've owned these speakers for more than 3 years, I knew they were good - seen many reviews from all over the world. The famous Japanese "Hi-Vi Magazine" still talks about it every now and then - that is more than 2 years since they made their first review on it. The JET tweeters delivers very clean treble, anyone who have auditioned them would agree that the same sound belongs to speakers that are priced 5 times more. Lot of the reviews that I have read talks about the exceptional bass they deliver when considering their compact sizes. But frankly, I didn't find the bass any particularly impressive. Yet, I'm not sure if it was the CL310 were to blame, or was it because of my amp - which is a rather old AURA VA-50II. I am still conviced (hoping?) that the CL310 could be better, and I need someone who could give me some advice on which amp I should try. I have seen Elac using Arcam amps for their demos - are they good match?

My current config is:
Sony DVP-S7700
Tara Labs Prism Bi-wire Speaker Cables
AURA VA-50II

Been thinking of the following upgrades:
Arcam A32
Classe CAP-101

Would appreciate it if anyone could advice. Thanks!

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   1999

Price Paid:    $860.00

Purchased At:   Yau Shing AV, Mongko



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by johnny a Audiophile

Date Reviewed: December 10, 2001

Bottom Line:   
For one who love to own a high end speakers with a little budget in mind, I would suggest you to look no further. After intensive search for a pair of high end speakers at a fair price, these Elac speakers will do the job for you. Durability is very important as you want to have the same listening pleasures in years to come. Just get a pair of these babes and the rest is history.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audiophile

Product model year:   2001



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Larry Pupkin a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: December 14, 1999

Bottom Line:   
This is a fantastic speaker, not just for it's size but compared to any speaker in it's price range. The fact that it's smaller than most mini-system speakers is all that more astonishing. It makes guest's jaws drop and has a high WAP (Wife Approval Factor). This speaker will keep you up late night listening to everything in your collection. The treble and midrange are sweet.

The are a very focused speaker and although slight off cener listening is still highly enjoyable, the sound does change drastically if you move too far. I also reckon the stands could be a bit shorter.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1999



Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Ger Hoogendijk a an Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: March 12, 1999

Bottom Line:   
After living for 2 weeks now with these amazing little speakers from ELAC i only can say: FANTASTIC!!!I never,never heard such a great sound stage from speakers from this size. Full and deep dry clean bass,the sweetest high i ever heard and a terrific midrange. Also a wonderfull definition of all instruments.
You have to power these little wonders with a real good class A amplifier with
enough juice.Valve amplifiers are not recommanded due to the impedance behaviour.Also i found out that a very good pair of speaker cables are necessary to get the best out of the CL-310's. I use Croneberg 5mm2 cable.


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