Monday, April 23, 2018

All About the Reflex Enclosure - Part 7 - P.G.A.H. Voigt

This is part 7 of a series by the legendary Voigt.





Friday, April 20, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

All About the Reflex Enclosure - Part 6 - P.G.A.H. Voigt

This is part 6 of a series by the legendary Voigt.




Friday, April 13, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

$100 Klipsch Heresy Score

The insides are beautiful and clean.

 The outside is really super fugly. I will be fixing these up for a friend. Only one tweeter blown. I'm ordering diaphragm and risers from Bob Crites https://www.critesspeakers.com/


 Klipsch Heresy's are one of the best little speakers ever made. 


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Regal By Electro Voice

The Regal looks like nice little monitor.

Monday, April 9, 2018

All About the Reflex Enclosure - Part 5 - P.G.A.H. Voigt

This is part 5 of a series by the legendary Voigt.





Saturday, April 7, 2018

Audiophilia With John, Herb, and Mike

Michael Lavorgna talks to John DeVore and Herb Reichert about blind testing, audio forums, cables, and the joys of being an audiophile.


HAHAHAHA!!!!!

What forum do you guys hang out on? 

Thanks for the heads up on this one Joe.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Nuvistor

Nuvistor tube ad.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

All About the Reflex Enclosure - Part 4 - P.G.A.H. Voigt

This is part 4 of a series by the legendary Voigt.





Friday, March 30, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

All About the Reflex Enclosure - Part 3 - P.G.A.H. Voigt

This is part 3 of a series by the legendary Voigt. 


 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

PWK MAIN AMPLIFIER - Klipsch Museum Of Audio History

Here is a recent find from the Klipsch Museum Of Audio History. I eroniously posted this as a PWK Brook mod but upon further inspection this is a different amplifier. It is not odd that PWK designed and built an amplifer as he was building everything he used including turntable, cartridge, and tonearm. The early days of Klipsch were very lean financially so this makes sense. This could have been 1940's or 1950's

This appears to be a printing tin but not sure were it appeared in print.
 
Here is a drawing with a few extra notations.
 Jim Hunter and Kerry Geist recently desicovered an example of the amplifier burried in the Klipsch Museum Of Audio History basement. Since there is one perhaps it is from the days of mono.




Friday, March 23, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

All About the Reflex Enclosure - Part 2 - P.G.A.H. Voigt

This is part 2 of a series by the legendary Voigt. 







Sunday, March 18, 2018

OHM VOLT AMP


Friday, March 16, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Brook 12A Clones Completed

I finally finished my Brook 12A clone build. The looks are early radio amplifier inspired and the build is pretty close to the original Brook. The only changes are much larger chassis, more modern grounding scheme, shielded input and feedback cables.
Changes? I think I am going to finish the bottom boards to match the top and call it done.
Now I need a few pairs of 2A3's or at least two more of the same brand. I've got a pair of sovtek and EH. Ultimately I'd like a quad of JJ's.

There were a few bumps along the way. It was not behaving well at all on first light but Chris helped me chase the gremlins away.

This is of the new happy amp.

One more check up and they go to the big speakers. 


Lessons learned:
Use real hardwood not plywood.
Don't wrap metal chassis in wood.
Don't trust Sams Photofact.
Wear pants while soldering.
Wear pants!