Summary: Gasp. Ever wanted to be buried in a speaker casing? Considered the ramifications of dismemberment to do so? Oh you will!! Rosewood timber veneer with layers of laquer (I mean trowelled on). Nasty shiny little spikes on a piano gloss black base. Gentle,subtle grille (yes they are all a bit flimsy. Why is everyone always so surprised that grilles are flimsy when I read reviews? They are tiny, thin and plastic or MDF usually.
Excerpt: Quad are a renowned British manufacturer of quality HiFi. A few years back, in common with other manufacturers, they relocated production to the Far East, and at roughly the same time, entered the box speaker market. Previously, the only speaker in their range was the Electrostatic; a high-end specialist design, the size of which made it unappealling for many homes.