Thiel CS5 loudspeaker Specifications

Sidebar 3: Specifications

Description: Floor-standing, five-way, six–drive-unit, "Coherent Source," moving-coil loudspeaker. Drive-units: two 8" Kevlar-cone subwoofers, 8" Kevlar-cone woofer, 5" Kevlar/foam-cone lower-midrange unit, 2" metal-dome upper midrange unit, 1" metal-dome tweeter. Crossover frequencies: 50Hz, 400Hz, 1kHz, 3kHz. Crossover slopes: first-order, 6dB/octave. Frequency response: 23Hz–20kHz ±1dB. Phase response: minimum ±5°. Sensitivity: 87dB/2.83V/1m (equivalent to around 82dB/W/m, given the low impedance). Impedance: 3 ohms (2 ohms minimum). Recommended power: 100–400W.
Dimensions: 64" H by 13" W by 17" D. Weight: 180 lbs each.
Price: $9200/pair (1990); no longer available (2007). Approximate number of dealers: 40.
Manufacturer: Thiel Audio Products, 1026 Nandino Boulevard, Lexington, KY 40511. Tel: (859) 254-9427. Fax: (859) 254-0075. Web:

Thiel Audio Products
1026 Nandino Boulevard
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 254-9427