The Vintage Altec Experience by Jeff Day

Let’s start with a short Altec history lesson 

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I’ve been wanting to write an article about the “musicality magic” of vintage Altec loudspeakers for a while now, so consider this a mini-installment towards that goal, with – I hope – much more to come.

Let’s start with a short Altec history lesson.

Altec’s origins are inextricably linked to the Western Electric movie theater loudspeaker systems of the mid-1920’s.

The movie theater industry was a new and rapidly growing market in the mid-1920’s and Western Electric was busy providing loudspeakers to movie theaters across the USA.

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