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Klipsch has introduced a limited run of 75 pairs of the Klipschorn loudspeakers ($25,000 per pair) in celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary. According to the Indianapolis-based organization, the Klipschorn was developed in 1946 by company founder Paul W. Klipsch to enable customers “to experience the power, detail and emotion of a live performance at home”. Klipsch also states that it is the only speaker to be have been in continuous production for 75 years and is relatively unchanged since inception.
The new speaker, dubbed the AK6, includes a fully enclosed low frequency horn cabinet allowing better placement versatility, as the enclosure itself functions as a room corner for better bass delivery and imaging. Additionally, a 1-inch titanium tweeter and a 90° x 40° Tractrix horn extends output “beyond” 20kHz.
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