Leak Sandwich loudspeaker

Discussion in 'Audio Equipment' started by Michael Harrison, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. Does anyone have experience of the Leak Sandwich loudspeaker from the
    1950s/1960s? How does its performance compare with modern speakers?
    I would be interested to learn from those who know.
     
    Michael Harrison, Nov 21, 2008
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  2. Michael Harrison

    Pete Guest

    On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 12:46:38 -0000, "Michael Harrison"
    <> wrote:

    >Does anyone have experience of the Leak Sandwich loudspeaker from the
    >1950s/1960s? How does its performance compare with modern speakers?
    >I would be interested to learn from those who know.
    >


    It was several orders of magnitude better than anything made today but
    the British gov't drove it underground and snuffed the project for
    security reasons.
     
    Pete, Dec 17, 2008
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  3. On Tue, 16 Dec 2008 20:44:03 -0500, Pete <> wrote:

    >On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 12:46:38 -0000, "Michael Harrison"
    ><> wrote:
    >
    >>Does anyone have experience of the Leak Sandwich loudspeaker from the
    >>1950s/1960s? How does its performance compare with modern speakers?
    >>I would be interested to learn from those who know.
    >>

    >
    >It was several orders of magnitude better than anything made today but
    >the British gov't drove it underground and snuffed the project for
    >security reasons.


    It was way ahead of its time but that time has past. I loved the
    structural integrity.

    Kal
     
    Kalman Rubinson, Dec 17, 2008
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  4. Michael Harrison

    Kim Elve Guest

    "Pete" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 12:46:38 -0000, "Michael Harrison"
    > <> wrote:
    >
    >>Does anyone have experience of the Leak Sandwich loudspeaker from the
    >>1950s/1960s? How does its performance compare with modern speakers?
    >>I would be interested to learn from those who know.
    >>

    >
    > It was several orders of magnitude better than anything made today but
    > the British gov't drove it underground and snuffed the project for
    > security reasons.


    Yes, I remember hearing something like that also. I recall also hearing that
    the last known pair were nailed up in a large wooden crate and stored in
    some massive undisclosed warehouse somewhere in Briton.
     
    Kim Elve, Dec 17, 2008
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