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35-310


 

A Look at Two of Our
Lab Systems

 


 
 
Silbatone
Reference 300
Stereo Amplifier
 

 

 

Silbatone
Aporia Full Range
Horn Unit
 
 

 
 
 
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Our Reference Collection of Vintage Gear
Special Emphasis on Western Electric

 

Western Electric 22A horns, 16A Horn, very rare Western Electric dual concentric TAB system using 18" Jensen electrodynamic woofer with a coaxially mounted WE555 field coil driver (c. 1941)

 

Our vintage reference collection was developed over 30 years, with special emphasis on Western Electric theater systems.


We enjoy one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of WECO theater gear, including restored Mirrophonic and Wide Range systems and a large selection of Altec, EMT, Klangfilm, Siemens, Telefunken, and Neumann professional equipment.


Our listening lab includes world class analog and digital source equipment and a reference library of 10,000 CDs and 7000 vinyl records. Design for music begins with listening!

 
TA-4181 18" field coil woofers
with TA-7444 dividing network

 

Part of our collection of loudpeaker drivers and multicellular horns;
Western Electric 26, 24, 25, 28 horns (hanging left to right on ceiling), WE 16A horn on right

 

SOME FAVORITES FROM THE COLLECTION

 

Western Electric
Type 16A Horn with 2x555W field coil Drivers and 2x597A field coil tweeter c.1929

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MIRROPHONIC MODEL 2
LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

Western Electric
Type 26A Horns with
4x594A field coil drivers, 2xTA4181
18" electrodynamic woofers each channel, TA-7444 Dividing Network

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SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR
SPEAKER COLLECTION

 



Silbatone gear, Brook 2A3 Amplifiers, WE Model 91 and Model 46 amplifiers with WE 757, Eurodyn, Lansing 415 Field Coil woofer in A7 with RCA cone driver midrange horn

 

 



Western Electric Mirrophonic Model 2 System with 26A Horns, four Model 86 PP 300B amps and a pair of Model 87 PP WE 284D (similar to RCA 845) triode amplifiers. One pair of 86 amps is adequate to drive this system to substantial sound pressure levels.

 

 

 
Some of our Western Electric multicell midrange horn collection

2001-2008 Silbatone Acoustics