Showing posts with label Bell Labs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bell Labs. Show all posts

Monday, May 23, 2016

Loud Speaker For Auditory Perspective By Thuras

The Fletcher system was the father of the Shearer sound system and all those to come. I've posted about this before but now I wonder if this system survived? Does anyone know if this most important piece of audio history still exists? I pray it is out there somewhere. The construction is amazing. How big is the compression driver on the bass bins? It never ceases to amaze me.
The New York Times reported that "Sound Waves 'Rock' Carnegie Hall As Enhanced Music Is Played" and "The loudest sounds ever created crashed and echoed through venerable Carnegie Hall last night as a specially invited audience listened, spellbound, and at times not a little terrified."

Here is the article on the Loudspeaker Article by Thuras.


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Ear Is Our Customer - Bell Labs

Where it all began.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Bell Laboratories Monitor Room

The guys at Bell Labs certainly did things in style. Check out their monitor room.... Now those are speaker stands.

This post originated at retro vintage modern hi-fi