Tuesday, December 31, 2013


From Byrons Department Of Internet Research.
The Tubes

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Tokyo Horns Of Unusual Size

Thank you Guido for sending me these pics of this large Japanese horn 15ft square by 35 ft long. The tweeters look like early pioneers and not sure of the other horns likely some conicals.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Jimi Says Merry

Merry Festivus Christmas Hanukkah Kwanzaa Or Whatever You Celebrate
Have you been Experienced?

Sunday, December 22, 2013

US Hi-Fi INVASION At The Brussels World Fair 1958

John Warren of North Reading Engineering  sent me this collection of documents to share with everyone. I've read about the American Hi-Fi invasion of the World Fair but this is the best documentation I've ever seen. Check it out as this a great read. Thank you John Warren

Retro Hi-Fi Festivus Giveaway Winner

I loaded my eight sided Dungeons & Dragons dice and the winner is...................
Send me your address.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Retro Hi-Fi Girl Friday

Ah the 80's a retro I remember.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Sylvania Electric - Time For Today Time Tested For Tomorrow

Early Sylvania Electric tube ad.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Reproduction Integrale - Horston

European version of early American cinema system? 
Does anyone have additional info on this brand? Horston?

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Scheme and Variations - Popular Electronics

Bringing hi-fi into the home can have interesting results. WAF.
Here is another example from the Popular Electronics give away.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Inside The Hi-Fi Output Transformer - Popular Electronics

Hear is an example of an article from the giveaway. I've found these articles very helpful as I try to transition from buying Hi-Fi equipment to DIY.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Retro Hi-Fi Festivus Giveaway

I've posted some good material from these vintage mags. If your into vintage electronics ham, auto, or hi-fi these may be for you. I just want them to go to a good home. They aren't doing any good just sitting on a shelf collecting .
Post a comment and I'll randomly pick a winner.
I'll cover shipping in the US but not international.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Stereo via Sonic Environment - May 1959 JBL Article

A May 1959 home-use report on the new JBL-Ranger METREGON stereo speaker system.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Thursday, December 5, 2013

1941 RCA HAM TIPS - 866A

Very cool 1941 RCA HAM TIPS covering the new and improved 866A

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

1945 Capehart 414N

Is this proof that EMIA and Joe Roberts are also time travelers? Or were the guys at Capehart just like minded brethren. Jeffery Jackson alerted me to this one. It has everything strain gauge, Western Electric 728B, Brook PP 2A3, and a pancake flipper record changer. It is beautiful!
 Mmmmm Brook!!!!!!
 Western Electric

Capehart gets extra points for style. I wonder what this cost in 1945? Anyone know?

Monday, December 2, 2013

University Classics Revived

 Check out the restoration and rebuild of these University Classics by Klipsch forum member Nico. They look just great.  I really dig the plexiglass doggie house.