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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2020 10:10 pm 
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So I recently picked up an old speaker from a thrift barn and have had trouble identifying it. I think its a PA speaker from the University Speakers company is there any info on this company?

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Did a Google search and found some info. But the only products I can find info about seem to be household stereo speakers.

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So I recently picked up an old speaker from a thrift barn and have had trouble identifying it. I think its a PA speaker from the University Speakers company is there any info on this company?
I think I know what you're talking about--University Sound. I remember a video made by Canadian YouTuber Garret Claridge in which he found an old burned University Sound PA speaker abandoned in a forest. They seem to have been around for quite some time, since I see some of their products listed as "vintage". They were a division of Altec Lansing Corporation, but new information seems to suggest that Electro-Voice acquired the brand name.

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I went to an antique show awhile back and noticed some on the fairground/racetrack. They had decent voice clarity for their age.

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Any info on if this brand still is actively sold, or where to get parts or support for it?

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Any info on if this brand still is actively sold, or where to get parts or support for it?
Can't be sure, but I think they were bought up by a bigger company.

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