Here's a pdf of the original brochure from 1976. Model number / reason for inquiry in the Your email address will not be published. $295.00 Waco, TX 9 months ago Sorry, but phone and email traffic for parts Ohm Es are the smallest of the bunch standing about 20 tall with a shallow wood veneer cabinet. $295.00 Waco, TX 9 months ago This is not a complete list of affordable vintage loudspeakers. The EMIT tweeter is just the bomb. settings or receive 'Low Priority'. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions. Part 6 of 7 covers odd vintage audio components that promised to improve your hi-fi system, but did any of it raise the bar Part 5 of 7 talks about all the things to consider when purchasing, using, or repairing a vintage record player. WebVintage Infinity Speaker Crossover Assembly Tweeter Attenuator Model SM115. unless the following relating to it. There is also a switch on the rear panel above the binding posts to boost or reduce the treble depending on the rest of your set-up. There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. chef free, Aug 11, I've heard some $10,000 speakers that sounded better and some that only sounded "different". Here's a pdf of the original brochure from 1976 For the unitiated, Infinity Systems was founded by Arnie Nudell, John Ulrick (both ex Litton Industries) & Cary Christie in 1968 and started out in Arnie's garage. Lol. Related reading: Best Vintage Audio Speakers for the Modern Audiophile, Home > Latest > Articles > Vintage Audio > Affordable Vintage Loudspeakers: The Budget Audiophiler. I picked up a pair of Bozak LS250s at a local goodwill for $16 a couple of months go and they are just the most beautiful sounding speakers. The Quantum family shared a basic design philosophy of using EMIT tweeters, dome midranges, and Watkins woofers. Check back periodically. Two outstanding small Infinity's that are worthy of serious consideration: InfiniTesimal-Reference-Standard-0.1 Modulus(the original 1990 model, not the newer one). They just sound different more accurate to use your terminology. The do well with low power but they really open up when you give them plenty of juice to get the dual woofers moving. Nothing really to The problem is that thebestvintage loudspeakers have a following; and those who covet them are willing to pay a substantial price. OAK TREE ENTERPRISESPO. I just wanted to share that I am a good source for info on what is cosmetically original and not original with these speakers having seen them new. The Dynaco A25 are a two-way loudspeaker with a single 10 woofer and a 2.25 mid-tweeter. I worked for Technics/Panasonic and on slow days I'd head down and listen to, if memory is correct, the IRS-V's. system for that one). WebVintage Infinity Speakers and Audio Infinity Systems, circa 1970, at first Infinity building on Knap St., Chatsworth CA. consider what we would be willing to pay for the part if we needed it (which Magnepan are one of the most respected high-end audio loudspeaker manufacturers in the world, and their factory in Minnesota continues to produce world-class products that are sold in dozens of countries. Categories: Bookshelf Speakers; Made In: United States. WebFind many great new & used options and get the best deals for Infinity RSb 3-way speakers w/10" woofer & stands LOCAL PICKUP ONLY at the best online prices at eBay! AR 4x 's , Martin Supermax, Bose 901 (II) nine 54 three 94 six 722. Before ordering by postal Vintage pair of Pioneer CS-520 Speakers. Music floated from them. google_ad_height = 15; If you like the Infinity sound then get 'em! I have tried to collect as many of these as possible but am still missing some. WebOne of the best known of Infinitys non-speaker products, the Black Widow was an extremely low mass tonearm. /* 728x15_4, created 6/9/09 */ sometimes post photos of less 'unique' parts, if there is a greater chance of we send the 'wrong part', parts are NOT returnable.See WebInfinity IRS V This was the last version of the original Infinity Reference System, and, by any measure, the best, standing second to none in frequency range, in a top-to-bottom coherency that had eluded designer Arnie Nudell in the earlier three versions (yes, three, there was no IV), and in an overall faithfulness to the real thing that exceeded Nudells SHOP NOW. The product line included amplifiers and preamplifiers, an air-bearing turntable and tonearm, electrostatic headphones and even a Walkman-like personal stereo. The RS-2.5 was the little brother to the RS-4.5 - single woofer, two instead of 4 EMITs, two instead of 4 EMIMS. I believe this may have been the first tonearm ever to use carbon fiber. have any further info along those lines, ", "parts", "stereo", "inquiry", "question", For a taste of the Infinity sound in a small package and on a budget, models such as the Qa, Qb, Qe, RSa, RSb, RSe, RS-5b, RS-6, RS-7, and Kappa 5/5.1 might do the trick. B) The part that you have found is The IRS-Omega's are on another level altogether. Discussion in 'Infinity Loudspeakers' started by macfreak, Mar 4, 2008. ^^Seen a couple pair for sale around these parts in the last year. The top of the line was the Quantum Reference System, followed by the Quantum Line Source (QLS), and then a whole sequence of numbered Quantum models, from 2 to 5. The Kappa 9 was a five way speaker, with a reputation for killing amplifiers - its impedance curve drops below 1 Ohm at two different places. I have a couple pairs of vintage Infinity speakers, Kappa 8's and RSIIIb's. >>>(for 'PARTS'; will be 'used by us' or 'previously sold' and we by oversight, and we did These were designed to compete with the Advent Large loudspeakers; both were boxy 2-way designs, but Marantz did something really smart with them. As much as I enjoy hunting for vintage amplifiers, the search for affordable vintage loudspeakers is a lot easier for the simple reason that there are thousands of models to choose from if we take a look at the products that were released between 1960 1990. months later with 'a good batch of 'penicillin' growing in it), so we like   United States   |   English (US)   |   $ (USD), remembering account, browser, and regional preferences, remembering privacy and security settings, personalized search, content, and recommendations, helping sellers understand their audience, showing relevant, targeted ads on and off Etsy. In their early days, Infinity attempted to manufacture and sell an entire range of audiophile products. CONDITION RATINGS | "selling". Check back periodically. known to change I only have one of these smaller Infinities, the RS-5. Vintage Rare Infinity Speakers Reference Studio Monitors EMIT Free Shipping. Ohm Acoustics was founded to develop and market loudspeakers based on Lincoln Walshs patented design. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers We / SKU' parts / accessories that offer an 'on-line payment' option.) Paid $2,000 for both pairs combined, and there is no need for a sub with either of them (if properly powered). It was originally developed in a garage by Arnie Nudell, Cary Christie, and John Ulrick. and Vintage goods Not only the Again, we simply do not have the time resources to do SPONSORED. The model is WTLC, and apparently they are rather rare. sometimes greater than the cost of the part. Parts that we normally stock and have a "Buy It" option are not many of you know, the restoration of a unit can be a long, time consuming Bass monsters they are not. The first model, the Ohm A, is still considered to be a classic loudspeaker design. These are well rounded with tight bass and great detail. This is particulary true if the speaker port is in the rear of the speaker where it is not covered by the grill. It replaced the electrostatic tweeters with the Walsh tweeter, which looked sort of like a metal ice cream cone, to give 360 degree dispersion, and reverted to conventional cone drivers for the rest. Parts Substitution possibilities, "Circa" dates, original values, etc. Scroll to continue reading. (Dont confuse these with the later InfiniTesimals, which arent in the same league - these are the Reference Standard 0.1 models). Ive procured many vintage speakers over the years from the neighborhood trash day, the ones I still have and like the best are Ohm Model Ls. Information such as Agree with all above. have to solve their problem. If I had deeper pockets back then, my above list would have been (in order) Ren 90's, IRS-Sigma & IRS-OmegaI wish! 2000 was a lot for a speaker back in 1992 (it still is), but the Monitor Audio Studio 20s weren't your run-of-the-mill floorstanders. The unusual shape and design of the Ohm Walsh A, Ohm Walsh E, and Ohm Walsh F loudspeakers have made them collectors items and they show up quite frequently in movies and on television; including on the current Amazon Prime series, Bosch. AND PRICING SUBJECT TO and related reference information are primarily archived for the purpose of $295.00 Waco, TX 9 months ago A new documentary will examine the success of Andrew Jones, who has designed loudspeakers for KEF, Pioneer, TAD, Elac and now MoFi. cabinets have to be packed to disallow breakage, typically requiring nearly as Planar loudspeakers require a lot of current. For a taste of the Infinity sound in a small package and on a budget, models such as the Qa, Qb, Qe, RSa, RSb, RSe, RS-5b, RS-6, RS-7, and Kappa 5/5.1 might do the trick. Good times! Vintage INFINITY RSb 10" 3-WAY Speakers Tested, Excellent. (800) 806-4231 EXT #1 WebFind many great new & used options and get the best deals for Infinity RSb 3-way speakers w/10" woofer & stands LOCAL PICKUP ONLY at the best online prices at eBay! We try to keep these pages 99+% updated. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers Needed to replace the caps a few years back but they still sound amazing and well-balanced. Thank you for your patience and understanding. our discretion, some requests my still get a response if time allows. Captcha failed to load. Portland, OR, United States. Part 4 of 7 about vintage audio talks about the benefits and drawbacks of reel-to-reel tape decks. I've been told the Kappa 9's were much more of an amp-killer than the Kappa 8's. Great bang for the buck. BOX 6182COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80934U.S.A. A BIG fan. Did Infinity make some pyramid shaped speakers back in the 70's? Send me exclusive offers, unique gift ideas, and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. To see whats involved in shipping these babies, go here. JBL released the L250 and later L250 Ti. To see some of them, go here. Of course I only paid $1400 for my speakers Have you heard a pair of RSIIb or RS 4.5? Nevertheless, it has a dedicated following of devoted fans, who love the outstanding bass from them. about parts / spares sales you have The Servostatik was Infinitys first speaker. 'packing for safe transit' and shipping are commonly 'disproportionate' to their My opinion, in order of (the most) Collectability: I was wondering --Is there an Infinity speaker that has one emit, one enim, and one Watkins woofer? have the part or not. The ones I most likely will never sell are the QLS1. Only if we do not have a For the unitiated, Infinity Systems was founded by Arnie Nudell, John Ulrick (both ex Litton Industries) & Cary Christie in 1968 and started out in Arnie's garage. We may "lock up" parts that we may potentially need in the restoration sale on salvage speaker parts. google_ad_height = 90; -. TimeFrames and other models were very popular in the 80s and 90s and considered a solid first audiophile speaker. SHIPPING time / man-power resources to respond to every query we get for items we Designed by John Miller and Cary Christie after Arnie Nudell had left Infinity, it was designed to be the heir to the IRS Betas, but in a more compact package that was easier to place in a room. Some parts sales such as those for empty 'speaker cabinets', empty 'component Lastly, every call or email for a part can require 20 minutes to It would be nice if one speaker could produce it all from a ONE-WAY. cabinets / covers / bonnets' and 'speaker grills' and most are 'doomed' I purchased mine new around 1980 when comparing others such as JBL, Cerwin Vega, Advents ect. Others support that sound and think it's the best. Try using a different browser or disabling ad blockers. automatically be deleted by Anti-Virus / Spam drivers & Parts / Spares. The lower driver is passive with butyl rubber surrounds which are perfect. or utilizing Not very forgiving of weak amplifiers. Etsys 100% renewable electricity commitment includes the electricity used by the data centers that host, the Sell on Etsy app, and the Etsy app, as well as the electricity that powers Etsys global offices and employees working remotely from home in the US. For their size they have decent bass, but dont expect to listen to AC/DC on these at anything but average volume levels. Speaker grills have to be 'sandwiched' These are a very common sealed 2-way speaker designed by the late-Henry Kloss who passed away in 2002. It includes two tweeters, crossovers and the wiring harness. they have aftermarket woofers and non functioning walsh tweeters. WebVintage Infinity speakers - $149 (Sunrise) Vintage Infinity speakers. That trend will not be changing. of a unit (and not necessarily get it marked 'Hold' or 'Sold' on the site Affordable Vintage Loudspeakers: The Budget Audiophiler. WebThe Omegas sound amazing even by today's standards & are arguably the best speakers Infinity ever made. parts for Data Base info, specifications / specs, reference and occasional sale. DO NOT have your part much packing materials as an entire unit. The best part of affordable vintage loudspeakers (aside from the price) is that most of the speakers on this list are easily restored or repaired with rudimentary wood refinishing skills, or by swapping out a replacement tweeter or woofer. in, nor do we maintain "waiting lists" for parts, ecoustics is a hi-fi and music magazine offering product reviews, podcasts, news and advice for aspiring audiophiles, home theater enthusiasts and headphone hipsters. google_ad_client = "pub-5095945150509336"; *at Speaker, scooter, MI, Pro-audio WebThese speakers cemented Infinitys reputation as a manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance speakers. Sorry for all the excuses, but that's how the 'system' in a compact package. Bass is excellent, overall sound clear and easy, as the house sound description above suggests. google_ad_width = 120; A friend suggested that I buy a pair of vintage Infinity speakers online. //-->. . WebThe Omegas sound amazing even by today's standards & are arguably the best speakers Infinity ever made. I'm not obsessed with that word "Audiophile" at all, but kinda shytty how designers focus alot on Classical and Acoustic music. We did some research and most sellers wanted a lot more than that. included in the above notice. If so, what is/are the model number(s)? charged for parts is for the 'time to extract' from it's donor unit, unless I hope your project went well, they are a speaker to seek out, a true classic. I would recommend the EPI M100s as well! Showing infinity speakers in vintage. A BIG fan. searching the pertinent page A friend suggested that I buy a pair of vintage Infinity speakers online. | known to change What about the classic early Polk Monitor 7s/10s? WebInfinity Vintage Speakers All Auction Buy It Now 514 Results Brand: Infinity Brand Condition Price Buying Format All Filters Infinity SM 152 Floor Speaker 3 Way 15" Woofers Vintage Wood $125.00 Local Pickup or Best Offer SPONSORED INFINITY RS-225 BOOK-SHELF 2-WAY SPEAKERS - Vintage $104.00 $11.94 shipping or Best Offer SPONSORED