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Show me your vintage speakers and components pics!

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As posted in many threads (sorry, nothing new here), 1978 Klipschorns and 1973 Klipsch La Scala center:



Tony's La Scala:


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Show me yours and I'll show you mine.
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As posted in many threads (sorry, nothing new here), 1978 Klipschorns and 1973 Klipsch La Scala center:



Tony's La Scala:


Now THAT's home theater. With More emphasis on the theater part!

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NiCe speakers!
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The oldest parts are from the 1940's and the newest parts are from 2005.

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Nice Steve! The view too!

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Thanks. We are moving in a few weeks and the new HT space will not have a view, but then again I won't have to worry about light control either!
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I don't have a picture of them, but I still have a pair of Yamaha NS-690 III's and My parents are still using their Yamaha NS-1000M speakers. Anyway, mine look just like these:

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How do those yamahas compare to the NS1000M I always wanted a pair, either that or some of the smaller HPM sries like the 100 or the 60...

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This is my vintage system. Components are as follows:

Yamaha RX-V663
Yamaha Turntable
Yamaha M-80 Power Amp
Yamaha MX-800 Power Amp
Oppo BD Player (Obviously not vintage)
Yamaha NS-1000 Ebony Macassar
Yamaha NS-20M Rear channel sperakers
Paradigm SE Rosenut Center Channel

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How do those yamahas compare to the NS1000M I always wanted a pair, either that or some of the smaller HPM sries like the 100 or the 60...

Sorry Raymond, I have not visited this thread in a while. The NS1000M are more exacting a speaker. In other words, good source in, nice sound. Poor source in, not so good. Very crisp clean on the upper end. The 690's are similar, but a little more mellow.

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Found these at a flea market in San Antonio. The one on the bottom is an SP-8 from Grafyx by August Systems and I am not really sure what the one on top is.

Seems similar to the Zenith "Circle of Sound" circular speakers. It has no branding on them whatsoever. Bought both pair for $30. The SP-8's sound nice. The little square ones not so good. Bought them really for the uniqueness of the cabinet and driver configuration.

Any ideas what they could be?
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Don't know if these would be considered "vintage"..but...

Apogee Centaur Minors, bought in 1989-

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MY NS -1000 still sound great, the 690's are close but don't have the detail of the 1000's.
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