View Full Version : Any info on PS 95 coaxials?

Bill F.
06-17-2003, 12:45 PM
I recently saw a set of PA cabs loaded with 15" coaxials identified as Altec Lansing PS95. I don't know if that's a driver designation or refers to the driver/cab together.

I can't find any more info/vital statistics. Can anyone illuminate the matter for me?

I'd also appreciate comments on the the suitability of the driver for home use.



Bill F.
06-19-2003, 06:24 AM
If you folks are as baffled as I, can you suggest whom I could contact to get some information on these?



Earl K
06-20-2003, 06:19 AM
Hi Bill
Here's my wild guess about the info you search for .
The 950-8A coaxial (http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/altec/catalogs/1993-pro/1993-42.JPG) from the 1993 catalog is as close as I can come to making that PS95 designation make sense.
If the PS95 is related to the 950-8A model I just linked to, then I'd be very surprised if it was sonically, in the same ballpark as the 604/ or even the 904 series of duplexes. The reason; those high power ratings ( & the ribbed cone ) usually translated ( for Altec ) into the use of their more rugged components which I don't think ever sounded as good as their more fragile/delicate componentry . Plus, my 1993 product time period is around when ( because of ownership) there was a bit of product crossover between EV & Altec .

Who might really know ? Maybe Jim Dickinson or Todd White at the "Unofficial" Altec Forum (http://www.hostboard.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=forum&f=3729) will be familiar with that designation number .

regards <> Earl K

Bill F.
06-20-2003, 06:30 AM
Thanks, Earl.

I bet you've nailed 'em, as I remember they were rated for 400 watts.

'Preciate it,