Thursday, March 12, 2009

Klipsch Shorthorn Model T Model S

Shorthorn Model T may have been the first television home theater type speaker.



Here is a Model T I saw in the Klipsch Audio History Factory Museum in Hope Arkansas.



The shorthorn is a back loaded corner horn much smaller and front firing driver. This is basically the EV Aristocrat which was licensed from Klipsch

2 comments:

  1. The shorthorn is NOT an Aristocrat. The rear horn is very different. The Aristocrat was licensed from Klipsch because it was a folded corner horn. There has not been any documentation that Klipsch was involved in the design of the Aristocrat.

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  2. You are correct the rear horn was different but similar shape and design. I have seen EV Aristicrat ads where it is mentioned that they were in fact licensed from klipsch.

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