Surrealistic Audio Zone

Surrealistic Audio Zone

Written by Frank Doris

Here's a pair of classic JBL L100s, sadly without the iconic grid-like foam grilles, which perhaps have crumbled into the sands of audio time.


 Now that is an old-school driver.


Presence and Brilliance controls allow for adjustment of the midrange and tweeter levels. From The Audio Classics Collection, photos by Howard Kneller.


Is it possible that recreational substances were involved in the creation of this René Magritte-like 1974 Sansui ad?



And the wheels on the tuner go round and round...a circa 1959 Fisher Model 101-R stereo tuner in stunning condition. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Joe Haupt.


We love those "T" and "V"-shaped antennas. From Popular Electronics, April 1955.


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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