View Full Version : Ive ordered a pair of NEW Altec 515,s from Iconic!
04-21-2003, 08:51 PM
I anxiously await these to hear them, and Ill tell all here. I believe they should be very good!
04-22-2003, 08:03 AM
That's awesome! It'll be interesting to read your remarks.
04-22-2003, 08:41 AM
Scott..Hell, I'm excited for you. Can't wait to hear your impressions.
Todd W. White
04-22-2003, 04:46 PM
Actually, these are GPA woofers - made for Iconic Manufacturing by Bill...
In many ways, they're BETTER than the ones Altec built....
Just thought I'd clear the air about this - neither Iconic nor GPA want anyone to think that they are trying to use the goodwill of the Altec name to sell their products...hope you understand...
04-22-2003, 09:10 PM
Ive ordered a pair of the NEW Iconic 165-8,s made for them by Bill of Great Plains Audio ! They should sound terriffic no matter what they are called! :cool:
05-16-2003, 06:48 PM
So, Scott -
did you ever get your speakers? I'm interested in knowing how the "new non-chinese GPA Altec Bill Iconics" sound! LOL!
05-16-2003, 07:33 PM
I put them in this week. they are efficient as all get out! they have excellent midbass transient response. Great clarity. Good power handling. But, the bass is a bit light for my taste! Just to keep everytrhing clear, Bill actually told me the 8GHP would be a bit bass shy for my taste. he reccomended the 515E version for me!
But Ill tell ya this, that man Bill can build a speaker! Im currently debating with which version to proceed with! They are GREAT drivers!
05-20-2003, 10:04 AM
Just curious as to what cabinet you are using.
05-20-2003, 11:34 AM
two 817,s, two 815,s, and four 816,s.
05-20-2003, 10:47 PM
Now, if we could only get Bill to start building 604s... :cool:
hey, if you're gonna dream, dream BIG... :)
Todd W. White
05-20-2003, 11:02 PM
You CAN get a very familiar 16" two-way loudspeaker from Iconic Mfg. Co.!
Available at this time in systems only....
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