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  1. Thread: Magic

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    Or one that no system will do justice to except...

    Or one that no system will do justice to except the one you heard it on first. Like Ray Charles doin' "What'd I Say" on a poolhall Seeburg juke. Or Patsy Cline's "Walkin' After Midnight".
    :)
  2. Thread: Altec 834A

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    One lone picture in the '59 catalog

    AKA Monterey... what Grumpy said.

    Courtesy Hifilit

    http://www.hifilit.com/hifilit/Altec/1959-i.jpg
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    A 420 (A/Y) Biflex with a small throwaway tweeter...

    A 420 (A/Y) Biflex with a small throwaway tweeter in your 861 (A/B) box became the 870 (A/B) system;


    http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/altec/reference/1975-drivers/page06.jpg
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    Nah, much simpler than that. Just passing thru on...

    Nah, much simpler than that. Just passing thru on a rather long, elliptical orbit. ;)

    Take care! :)
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    In space, no one can hear you scream...

    Moin Peter,



    Exactly. Just like the classic Ray Charles/Stevie Wonder head roll. They wear (wore) specs... big ones. Plenty of (p)early reflections from the teeth too. :D

    Talk about your...
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    Since I've not yet been unregistered from this...

    Since I've not yet been unregistered from this forum, I tried to do it myself. In doing so, I learned that isn't possible. The only means to be unregistered appears to be a lifetime ban resulting...
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    Seems there's a little good in everything. I've...

    Seems there's a little good in everything. I've been needing to kick the forum habit for some time, now I have the willpower to do it. In the last month or so, I've managed to insult management on...
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    How is it any different than starting a thread on...

    How is it any different than starting a thread on L100 variations, and expecting the thread to stay on topic?

    The farther this goes, the worse it'll get. Since none of us needs this crap,...
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    This patent is for the Altec Acousta-Voicing...

    This patent is for the Altec Acousta-Voicing Process. Specific embodiment as yet undetermined, could span several product models of equalizers and related items.

    SOUND-IMPROVING MEANS AND METHOD...
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    Thanks, Rob, The things I'm learning here are...

    Thanks, Rob,

    The things I'm learning here are my reward, and I need no further thanks (but it's nice of you to say so). :)

    Since I volunteered in the first post to compile the patents found...
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    But I did specifically limit the scope of this...

    But I did specifically limit the scope of this thread to exactly those parameters in the very first post;




    When I made the first 4 initial posts establishing the thread, I requested that...
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    Oh, man, that's been awhile Jim. You'd be lost...

    Oh, man, that's been awhile Jim. You'd be lost here now. The coaster was US71, which is now I-540. Heck, we even got them there ellyvators and jet airyplanes and sich now, thicker'n dogpeckergnats on...
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    Only if your visits were before the deputies were...

    Only if your visits were before the deputies were all issued dB meters. :banghead:
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    Don't feel bad, since Ruby Tuesdays, Chillis,...

    Don't feel bad, since Ruby Tuesdays, Chillis, etc. knocked off all the Awful Waffles and mom-n-pops, you can't even get grits here nowdays.
    ...
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    Considering all the controversy and complaining...

    Considering all the controversy and complaining around here lately, and having no desire to appear on a John Doe hit list, I paused to reflect on my own posting habits and this thread in particular,...
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    Before buying some 15s, you might want to see...

    Before buying some 15s, you might want to see which frame size 15" your A7 cabs are made for. The older 825 cabs mostly used small-frame (15") drivers with a 14-9/16" bolt pattern, and later 828s...
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    I guess I should have known instinctively that...

    I guess I should have known instinctively that flashlights weren't allowed in the darkened sanctuary where the idol stands. :(

    Now that the thread is in General Audio, posters can disregard my...
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    Found it! The patent specifically for edgewound...

    Found it! The patent specifically for edgewound voice coils in loudspeakers, not only for flat wire, but triangular wire as well;

    OSCILLATING COIL FOR ELECTRODYNAMIC LOUDSPEAKERS

    Patent...
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    Lowell George - Thanks I'll Eat It Here

    My favorite Fat Man...can it be nearly 30 years?

    If this one ain't in your collection, it oughtta be.

    Released just months before Lowell George's death in '79, this studio LP is notable for...
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    Perhaps, there are certainly applications where...

    Perhaps, there are certainly applications where the beef of a heavy roundwire coil is needed. Edgewound coils have a "flatter" outer profile with the valleys between turns considerably reduced. For...
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    Correction to post #16; Substitute 31x for...

    Correction to post #16;

    Substitute 31x for 32x embodiment

    Correction to post 26;

    Substitute M-21xx for M-20x
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    Another “team” mic design, from Robert Marshall...

    Another “team” mic design, from Robert Marshall and Wm. Harry of Bell Labs, embodied in the WE and Altec 639x “Birdcage” mic.

    This one was tricky to pin down due to the (as yet unexplained) time...
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    Oh yeah, good choice, Moldy...turn it up...not...

    Oh yeah, good choice, Moldy...turn it up...not too much dammit...that's it...take me back to the island, Leon...

    1. Will O' The Wisp Listen
    2. Little Hideaway Listen
    3. Make You Feel Good...
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    Hi, Gary, If you still have the clips and...

    Hi, Gary,

    If you still have the clips and tags, I'll bet you could pay for several months' satellite access for what some "minty original extremely rare Altec Model 19 motional dampers with...
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    (Edited) Another Altec microphone, the "lipstick"...

    (Edited) Another Altec microphone, the "lipstick" M-20x, in two patents, one by Wm. Moreland, assigned to George Carrington, the other by George Carrington, unassigned. Anybody know "the rest of the...
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