Cambridge said that since computer speakers are so close together, you don't need a center channel to accurately reproduce the soundstage. Just a little more work and I will for the first time in a long, long time be totally satisfied with all my amps. I'll post in when my new computer comes. I run them through a Nikko Alpha 450, 225wpc. Anyone have any experience with these and know the watt rateings? Once upon a time way back, I bought my first high end, high power amp. I agree, but these do not have tweeters and there is some missing clarity in the highs. The highs are full, rich and sweet, with a presence and spaciousness I have never found in other speakers.
On some recordings you can actually hear the singer's intake of breath prior to singing, something that is all but lost on almost every other speaker I have listed to. I paid 399 for these 7 years ago, and I still don't see the need to replace them. Match with tube amplification and it's rock n roll bliss. Q: How do I contact customer service? While you are free to collect the item yourself, I am willing to arrange shipping anywhere in the world. A noisy bias supply causes output stage hum. Depending on when the speakers were made this information may simply include a year and week or may be more specific, down to the day or hour.
Q: What does my warranty cover and how long is it valid? Also have an 8-H in an Allen Sweet Spot. I like that thee sound reproduction is very accurate and clear. Another fact is that the horn is efficient and a well proven design by Altec. For products listed on this website, please contact: 855. Louis Symphony, and I literally had goose bumps all over my body while listening to the Altecs pumping out huge waves of clean detailed orchestral sound.
See for program details Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage. The passive Xovers L-pads are simply genius on the 19s. Crystal clear highs and smooth super bass capable of vibrating the floors were the norm and the volume wasn't even turned up high on the bass. Lansing's earlier company was bought by All Technical in 1941. Very pleased that i didn't let the deal slipped by me. This startling clarity is true also of the bass, and the transition from the bass to the treble is smooth with seamless continuity.
Using outdated or corrupt Altec Lansing Speaker drivers can cause system errors, crashes, and cause your computer or hardware to fail. We also recommend that you use only the provided power supply unit that came with your product. I originally acquired a pair of what I remember to be Altec Lansing Valencias around 1969. Bass reproduction is okay for me too for a set of computer speakers. Please refer back to this page frequently for additional product updates. This setup is just flat out fun to play, and can only get better with a little tweaking like the right tubes, bias and make it quiet. To the reguler Joe who listens to this they won't notice however.
The bass is crisp, rich and as effortlessly full as I can take it in my little house. As great as the driver match up was the crossover made it all possible, a very smooth transition aided by a couple of L-Pads, where one could tweak the frequency upper ranges or even the lower vocal ranges. Lo and behold the Model 19's still being reviewed. I'm a little more late, but same story as above had these speakers 7 years and as an aging headbanger I blasted these speakers almost daily and can't believe their still working. It might be worth checking out.
Turn the virtual page to find out. My only complaints are that the sets lacks either a wired or wireless remote control, it has a slight hum at idle, and it picks up pops from surrounding electrical interference. This should help you identify your speaker. Q: I am having Bluetooth pairing problems, what do I do? The 811 horn lens has outstanding dispersion charateristics for very good room coverage and super smooth frequency responce. If you are looking for audiofile quality, I recommend that you use a dedicated home theater receiver purchase your home theater speakers to suit your environments.
I have a 1965 Deluxe Reverb and am trying to figure out if it has a Utah or some other kind of speaker. Some types of preamp tubes hum more than others in some amps. I ended up buying 4 of them and stacked them in my tiny 2 bedroom cabin. Any advice on playing different speakers together, especially those with different impedances, would be appreciated. Hard to move but sounds killer. I loved them and lugged them around as I moved, but they did have the problem of the voice coils becoming misaligned if bumbed too hard. Another great thing is that you do not need a big muscle amp- a simple, modest, well made tube amp is easily played through these! However the bass and the sub are less than stellar, but passable.
I just bought these and i've always known they are good speakers. I listened to the A7s and the 19s on the same day in 1976. I hava had them from 1999 or around that. Per manufacturing regulations, the makers of electronics must include a minimum amount of production date information on their products. It plays more accurately however the satellites are the main culprit, they lack in the bottom end. I eventually took them to Miami Florida where I had my own workshop. I have had several pairs of horn loudspeakers before and while I loved their clarity and efficiency, they could be shouty, aggressive, honky, edgy or otherwise irritating.
Q: Who do I contact for problems with my Altec Lansing wireless accessory? I was listening to Mahler's Symphony No. Combining the 811 lens with this driver was pure audio art! They have been in my family since 1967 when my father bought them brand new from Altec. Altec Model 19's are in a niche all their own. I like jazz, classical and a bit of everything actually. I understand what makes them the fine speaker they still are even today. I suppose if deemed too strong, the treble could be lessened by the adjustments provided in the crossover network, but I set it to flat and have never felt the need to change the settings.