Category Archives: Speakers

The Speaker Spotter – March 3rd, 2016

Some interesting stuff on Craigslist in this week’s The Speaker Spotter, a curated selection of Seattle’s local speakers for sale online. As always, Retrovoltage is not affiliated with any of these sellers and you should click through the link to the … Continue reading

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The Speaker Spotter – February 14th, 2016

Another installment of the occasional series “The Speaker Spotter”, showcasing interesting speakers for sale right now on the local Seattle Craigslist. As always, I am not affiliated with any of these postings. If the linked ad doesn’t load, it’s likely … Continue reading

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The Speaker Spotter – November 6th, 2015

Today’s Speaker Spotter showing the most interesting speakers for sale on the local Craigslist has a number of rare, unusual, and high-end speakers you’re not likely to find anywhere else. As always, I’m not affiliated with any of these sellers, … Continue reading

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The Speaker Spotter – September 30th, 2015

It’s back! Another installment in this occasional series, “The Speaker Spotter”, picking out the most interesting speakers available on my local Craigslist. Today’s Speaker Spotter focuses on bookshelf speakers for the best sound possible in a small package. As always, … Continue reading

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Speakers of Craigslist: June 3rd, 2015

It’s back – the Speakers of Craigslist, a periodic round-up of what’s interesting on my local Craigslist these days. Sorry for the hiatus, putting these together is a bit of work! As always, I am not affiliated with any of … Continue reading

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How Speakers Make Sound

If you’re looking for a great visual primer on how speakers convert electricity into the music you hear, check out this fantastic animated infographic by Jacob O’Neil at Animagraffs  How Speakers Make Sound

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Mailbag: Can An Antique Permanent Magnet Speaker Catch Fire?

Here’s a question I received recently that I thought could use a Mailbag post: Can an antique permanent magnet speaker catch fire? Interesting question. Short answer? Maybe. Longer answer? Well: It really depends what the source of the fire is. Pretty … Continue reading

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