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

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.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

Loudspeaker Enclosures 1949

I can't get enough of these early loudspeaker design articles. Here is a gem from 1949.





Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Brociner DUAL HORN CORNER Reproducer

1949 Brociner ad for their version of the Klipschorn of which it makes no mention.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Persian Nutwood Klipschorns KBPNL

These are the only pair of Persian Nutwood Klipschorns I have seen in the wild. They look incredible and sound even better in person. There are lots of Klipschorns out there but not many this unique.
That grain pattern is psychedelic. 
The classic cane grills compliment perfectly.
These beauties are on eBay right now. 
The seller is top notch and has 100% feedback.