But I was also unsure whether Martin J. I’m not absolutely confident of our measurements but we can hear that the speakers play very low frequencies generally very well. The sectoral horn of the G was replaced by a blue one piece exponential horn. Altec has the cabinet listed as a utility cabinet. Proud to have been a part of it. Maybe you will end up rebuilding the crossovers and sending those old speakers to us for restoration to a listenable condition. Matched April date codes

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Will ship within 15 business days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. This is his email to the BBBA. The crossovers were designed and built by Donald Patten using the highest quality components, hand-wired point-to-point on a Plexiglass board, and include individually alec, hand-wound inductors. We are going to do some more messing with the crossover to see what else we can discover. In the room we 60-8h-ii measured response down into the twenties.

History says that the Altec was the studio industry standard until Altec came out with the Hello Titanium Dome Sorry don’t have any altwc pictures at the moment. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.


Ferrite Ceramic Power Rating: The concensus seems to be that the “K” geometry works better. Cabinets for Big Red’s were front loading.

Perfect and ready for your next spe We feel that Baltic birch is the preferred material but if you are on a budget we have Back to home page. We started with about 1.

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Our first playing of these speakers was pretty much a non-event, leaving everyone asking, “Where’s the bass? Altec went back to thebut the “cat was out of the bag” and the industry never really went back and embraced it. Sixteen-inch duplex drivers mounted in bottom-vented enclosures of approximately 10 cubic feet volume actually turned out about 9 cubic feet after braces and speaker displaced volume.

Further not covered by our warranty. Their standard service includes re-magnetizing the magnet structures Altec’s original proto-typical 15″ Duplex Speaker with field coil magnet structures Power rating: While we did the objective measurements to a good deal of satisfaction, suffice it say that if I’m a victim of Beranek’s LawI’m an exceptionally willing victim who is now held captive by the mirage unfolding in his room every night.

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Altec B 15″ Duplex Speaker Magnets: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Don visited my home to measure the drivers during the design phase to ensure the delay between the HF driver and LF driver 604-8h-i exact.


There is an L-pad associated with this midrange control section to raise or lower the shelf. Great Plains Audio services vintage ‘s.

At first we had the bottom of the speaker 4 inches from the floor, putting the center of the driver 39 inches off the floor. In my opinion — and I’ve listened to a lot of s in my life — they sound better than any of the previous models. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window xltec tab Add to watch list.

I was in direct contact with Jay Fisher and Stephaen Harrell, who built a similar system, during the build see the 6moons article. It was stuck to the mounting board and tore away when it was removed. It is said that Big Reds used E speakers but in fact the variant found in these cabinets is a 16″ front loadable frame, Alnico magnet Duplex with a six cell horn.

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