We just ran across a very interesting history of Celestion and wanted to share with you. It is always cool to learn information about audio and of course speakers in particular. Enjoy.
The JBL L100 series speaker was the consumer version of the popular 4400 Series Studio Monitors. It remains one of the most popular speakers due to sturdy construction and high quality components which combined to produce great sound. It was so popular that a number of different versions made. Here are the parts details: new […]
James Bullough Lansing, an obsessed and depressed genius, invented everything he could including his name. In Illinois he was born as James Martini in 1902. At some point he added the middle name Bullough and for some unknown reason, later changed his last name to Lansing. He moved to Salt Lake City, worked as an engineer, […]
These JBL Series Studio Monitors were made for recording studios and introduced nearfield monitoring (see definition below) which became a huge hit. Their success led to the creation of a consumer version: L100 Speakers. 4311B: LE25-2 tweeter (no longer available) which can be repaired with D8RLE252, LE5-10 midrange (no longer available) which can be repaired with C8RLE510 […]
Cerwin-Vega – From the Beginning In the last 50 years, Cerwin-Vega has grown from a small group of engineers headed by the legendary Gene Czerwinski into one of the foremost loudspeaker companies. Cerwin-Vega speakers have been used by Pro Audio professionals, Hi-Fi enthusiasts and Mobile Audio fans and has earned an almost cult-like devotion of customer […]
JBL is getting ready to launch the new Everest DD66000. It is well named because of its size. This speaker’s size compares to most speakers as Mt. Everest does to hills. The projected price range is $60-70,000.00. The DD66000 has two 15-inch Aquaplas coated woofers. JBL first used Aquaplas in the 1980’s as a laminate […]