Showing posts with label hi-fi. Show all posts
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Monday, December 28, 2015

1961 - FIVE STEREO DREAM SYSTEMS

A thousand dollars in 1961 was some serious cash.... 
Which system would you prefer?






Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Hi-Fi Shop Santa Rosa, CA 1958

They don't make Hi-Fi shops like this anymore. Ahh the glory days of Hi-Fi. Thanks for the photos Fini. These are incredible.




This post originated at retro vintage modern hi-fi http://itishifi.blogspot.com

Thursday, June 30, 2011

The Hi-Fi Bandwagon 1950's article

I stumbled upon this article in my archives and couldn't believe I hadn't posted it yet. This is another great 1950's Hi-Fi article










Some HiFi highlights.

This guy is my hero. That is a huge horn taking up most of his garage. I think we lost a little something after the 50's when people just started buying boxed solutions.









This post originated at retro vintage modern hi-fi http://itishifi.blogspot.com

Monday, April 26, 2010

Popular Electronics January 1955 The High Fidelity Hobby

This is from a fresh batch of popular electronics I just bought. The graphics and articles are great.







Thursday, April 22, 2010

Brilliant Mcintosh Marketing Lost Instruments

Companies like Mcintosh and Klipsch went to great lengths to educate the public on the fundamentals of high fidelity music reproduction with minimized distortion. The record companies of the day also explained why their recordings were the best sometimes telling you more about the production than the artists. This is a brilliant marketing tool from McIntosh called Lost Instruments. I've actually owned MC30's and they were wonderful.