Off the Meter

Off the Meter

Written by Frank Doris


These interestingly odd speakers came from a Panasonic all-in-one system, possibly from the 1970s. We suppose they looked cutting edge back in the day!


This classic logo was everywhere. From The Audio Classics Collection, photos by Howard Kneller.


A Simpson Model 250 multimeter, year unknown. We love the look of these old Bakelite-cased meters. From the author's collection.


The paint-filled etched lettering has stood the test of time.


Attention electronic hobbyists: do these Nexium pills remind you of anything? From the author's collection of antacids.


We can't get enough of old Philips ads and brochures. This one from 1957.


Howard Kneller’s audiophile adventures are documented on his YouTube channel (The Listening Chair with Howard Kneller) and on Instagram (@howardkneller). His art and photography can also be found on Instagram (@howardkneller.photog). Finally, he posts a bit of everything on Facebook (@howardkneller).

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