Showing posts with label Klipschorn. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Klipschorn. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Roy Delgado Official Klipschorn AK6 Video

Roy Delgado talks about some of the biggest changes made to the Klipschorns in years.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

One-time Opportunity Sale Of Museum Edition Klipschorn AK6-ME

My wife and I are trustees of the Klipsch Heritage Museum Of Audio History so it is a cause very close to us. They are offering the very first pair of museum edition Klipschorns. These are very special as the veneer is unique and it incorporates the latest Klipschorn updates. All proceeds go to the Klipsch Heritage Museum Of Audio History.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Prodigal Vitavox Klipschorn

Jim Hunter purchased a Vitavox Klipschorn around 2002 but it got lost. They thought it was lost in shipping but instead lost in the Klipsch catacombs. During a Klipsch factory cleanup Roy Delgado found the mystery crate and sent it to the Klipsch Museum Of Audio History across the street.  I was lucky enough to be on site helping Jim Hunter with a few things at the museum.

Here it is intact.

Jim Hunter says this is one of the earlier late 40's Klipschorn models.
It is essentially a shell wrapped around a Klipschorn.
The S2 driver was missing from the midrange horn.

The amazing K15-40 was still in the cabinet. 
 
The crossover was mounted on a thick phenolic board. 
 Here is the lost Vitavox finally in the museum. It will need some repair work.




Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Klipschorn Sound Path

I wish this had been out years ago as I always looked at the Klipschorn like WTF? How the hell does that work so well. Check it out..

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

New Notes On Corner Speakers - Paul W Klipsch

An early article by PWK on his new corner speaker design. This was before the mighty khorn had a name.




Thursday, August 30, 2018

New Klipschorn In Town

Roy Delgado and the team in Hope, AR treat the Klipschorn with the utmost respect and changes do not come without much thought. WWPWKD? This new Klipschorn in production since the 40's is having some pretty amazing improvments. Check out the changes at the Klipsch site.


 ENCLOSED BACKS.

 NEW TWEETER HORN AND DRIVER.
 NEW INPUT PANEL.
How does the Klipschorn work.



Thursday, August 16, 2018

Brociner Klipsch Dual Horn Reproducer

A very early Klipsch advert. 
A Basic Improvement In Sound Reproduction.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Klipsch - You Gotta Put The Screws To it

Name that Klipsch employee.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Brociner Klipsch Speaker System

A pre Klipschorn advert from Brociner. I'm not sure what year that started using the phrase Klipschorn perhas late 1940's. I'll have to ask Klipsch historian Jim Hunter about this one. 


Tuesday, June 12, 2018

1947 The Klipsch Sound Reproducer Article By Paul W Klipsch

A little heavy on the Klipsch posts lately but thats ok as they are practicatlly the last man standing of companies from the dawn of Hi-Fi. That is still made in the US.  

This article is special as it is 1947 and the article is by PWK himself. Read the article it is brilliant and no Bullshit! The article appears to be before the name Klipschorn is used.







Monday, January 29, 2018

Klipsch - Right Mind? 1967

1967 Klipsch ad for Klipschorn and Heresy.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Rare Pearsian Nutwood Klipschorns

A good friend is selling his extremely rare 1982 Klipschorns. These feature a rare engineered veneer. I believe Klipsch had Persian Nutwood and Rambling Rose. I've only spotted a couple of these in the wild. It is speculated that maybe they made up to 50 speakers in each veneer.




Sunday, March 19, 2017

Klipsch Pilgrimage In Hope AR April 26-29th 2017

This years Klipsch Pilgrimage to Hope Arkansas is a really special one. The events will kick off with a ribbon cutting of the Klipsch Museum Of Audio History and the founding of the Klipsch Heritage Museum Association. The Klipsch museum building and contents have been donated very generously by Klipsch to the Klipsch Heritage Museum Association. KHMA will be a non profit with goals of preserving the legacy of PWK and his archives. PWK corresponded with all of the greats in the audio industry and kept every correspondence. This museum is more than just about preserving the Klipsch legacy but scores of untold stories from the glory days of the entire Hi-Fi industry. Klipsch Historian Jim Hunter makes new discoveries all the time. 
 For more information about the Klipsch pilgrimage please check the following links to the Klipsch forums. There will be museum, factory, laboratory tours and a chance to listen to exciting new speakers in the Klipsch factory listening room.
 If you care about preserving audio history and the goals of Klipsch Heritage Museum Association there will be an opportunity to donate at the pilgrimage and become a member of the Klipsch Heritage Museum Association.
 Once the Klipsch Heritage Museum Association website is live there will be many ways to contribute online and become a member of the museum. I will be posting and soliciting donations once this is possible.












If you are a Klipsch fan or a fan of audio history please consider attending this years pilgrimage.