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1930 Loudspeakers and Pick-ups

By | December 12th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: |

Saw these in Wireless World and couldn’t stop looking at the big square horn. It reminds of that big sqaure Voigt horn but this oneis exponential. Tonearm looks like a record shredder. Good stuff.

Loftin White DC Amplifier UK Advert

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: |

One of the earliest Loftin White Ads I’ve found. This one is from 1930.

Bob Marley Messages For The People

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: |

The forces of greed, hate and evil are running amok and unchecked. If your not outraged maybe you are one of the assholes. Whether your a fan of Marley or not his message is clear and good. Here is a cover and a few originals.
Guardians Of The New Fire
Words Of Wonder – Get Up Stand Up
Bob Marley WAR Live
Bob Marley Sun Is Shining Lee Scratch Perry masters

Retro Hi-Fi Girl Friday

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: , |

Since I was late here is a good one the mythical Frazier Californian with a Hi-Fi Girl. Has anyone ever seen a real one? 
Sorry for the late post had abit of surgery the other day and forgot.

The Mark II – A $3 Speaker Baffle – 1956

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: |

 This is likely far better than most of the dreck out there.

Hi-Fi Toon

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: |

New Three Way Horn System In The Works

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: , , , , , , |

I’ve been collecting parts for this for many years. This may be the slowest project I’ve ever done. My friend JC designed the basshorn, provided the math for the builder of the tractrix mid and tweeter. I need to build top hats for these and my least favorite part the passive crossover. Fortunately my friend Chris is helping me with this or I’d have to go active. 
Here we have the bass horn. It is large and can accomodate 12″ 15″ or 18″ drivers.… Read the full article

A New Corner Speaker – 1949

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: , |

 A new corner speaker… Well new in 1949.

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Two Are Better Than One – 1956

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|

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Make Your Own Tonearm – 1958

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: , |

Nice little article about DIY tonearms. I’d have to wrap up many projecets and future projects before I attempted such a feat.

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