Mordaunt Short

Mordaunt Short
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Price: $440.00
Availability: Available
Model: Carnival 8

This is in good condition, no grills.

The Carnival 8 is an elegant floorstander which is far more potent than its compact appearance might suggest. It handles 150 watts and offers impressive bass management whilst also being responsive and producing a refined and detailed sound. The ballast enclosure is user-accessible and can be filled with ballast for a faster and tighter bass.

Carnival is Mordaunt-Short's entry-level loudspeaker series offering excellent performance across the frequency range. Carnival models manage bass with aplomb, yet convey the finest detail to the listener.

The sleek cabinets house high performance drive units including an elegant elliptical tweeter design. Polypropylene capacitors give a clearer signal and improved resolution while low saturation inductors mean reduced distortion and better dynamics. They also take in bespoke Mordaunt-Short wiring and as with any product from this stable are structurally well braced.


  • Sensitivity: 90dB
  • Frequency response: 34Hz - 20kHz
  • Impedance (nominal): 4 - 8 Ohms
  • Drive units: 2 x 6.5" Woven Composite Cone - with shielded motor assembly & 1 x 25mm Soft Dome
  • Crossover: 2.5-Way 1st Order
  • Recommended maximum amplifier power: 150 watts
  • Magnetic shielding: Yes
  • Speaker dimensions (H x W x D): 1005 x 200 x 290mm EA