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Item: You are bidding on pair of Altec Lansing 1003B horns with 291-16A High Frequency Compression drivers. The units came out of a University Theater. They have been in dry inside storage. They were tested and sound great. The rare pair of Altec Lan291-16A high frequency compression drivers with 1003B horns. These historical drivers sound great and weigh in at a rugged 20 lbs apiece, with the horn they weigh 53lbs each. They have Alnico motors with Alnico V magnets The 288, for many years, was acknowledges as the finest compression driver available for full range sound reproduction in motion picture theatres. The 291-16A was co-marketed with the 288C embodying many similar performance characteristics but with a higher capacity power rating. these drivers can handle 50 watts apiece instead of 20 watts apiece like the 288s. These drivers were a continued improvement on the technology used in thousands of fine theaters and large arenas. You can use adapters to make them fit a multitude of horns. The magnetic assembly used in the 291-16a is capable of producing a gap flux density of at least 16,000 gauss. The magnet is Alnico V and weighs at least 3.4 pounds. The 291-16a was used in many speakers such as the older, 815 pound monster Voice of the Theatre A10 in which utilized a single 291-16a driver with a 311-90B horn and four 515B woofers in each cabinet(and a N500F crossover). The 291-16a can be used in conjunction with the following horns: 1804B, 1504B, 1004B, 1505B, 1005B, 1500B, 805B, 1003B, 203B, 311-90B, and others. There were many adapters made to make connections possible. The connection is a three bolt connection. The driver was originally designed for smooth sound reproduction from 500-16,000 cycles. The voice coil is a 2.8" coil and works great with 500C networks or other networks with a dividing frequency of 500Hz. It has a 6.5" diameter and height of 4 7/8" and a weight of 20 lbs each. This pair of drivers test great with matching ohm readings and sounds great. They measure 12.2 ohms each. The positive and negative terminals are present on one and missing on the other driver. There are some paint blemishes and a some chips in the coating on the horn but they look good. Check out my other auctions or visit my eBay Store for more Vintage Electronics including tube, test, Ham, SW, Audio, and more. Please contact me with any questions. Please check out the pictures below for more details. This is vintage audio gear and is sold "as is". SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE IMAGES Please Read Prior to Placing Your Bid: You are bidding on unrestored vintage electronics. This item should be looked at as a project to be restored, not as a unit in perfect working condition. These items have not been tested by a technician. They have been listed as accurately and as honestly as possible, with any know defects disclosed. It should be expected that this item may need cleaning, adjusting, and possibly repairs to restore the unit to a "new" operating condition. Please do not bid on this item if this is not what you expect. This item is sold "as is". Be sure to add me to your favorites list!! Check out my other items! Recent accolades: "Every once in a blue moon does one run across an Ebayer that can package perfectly, ship quickly, and supply a product in mint condition! Hats off to you!! Thank you very much for your efforts!" videojetman Shipping: I will ship the best way. The horns will weigh about 63 lbs each boxed up and ready to go. They will ship in two boxes about 40" x 44" x 20". I will charge $100.00 for the packing and handling of these speakers. They will require custom boxes and lots of polystryene foam sheets to box them safely. I pride myself in excellent packing of your item. Most are foam wrapped, then bubble wrapped or foam surrounded and placed in a new or like new box, with the voids filled with bubble wrap or sheet foam or peanuts. I generally ship USPS Priority Mail, UPS or FedEx for domestic and FedEX or USPS Priority Mail or Express Mail International for International shipments. Payment: Payment is expected within 5 days or I reserve the right to relist upaid items after 5 days. Note to Paypal buyers; I will only ship to the confirmed address listed with your Paypal payment. As this is vintage electronics it is sold "as is". International Buyers: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyers responsibility. Please check with your Country's custom office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying the item. These charges are usually collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up - do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. We do not mark items below value or mark them as "gifts" - US and International governmnet regulations prohibit such behavior. I do not accept Paypal unless I am shipping to a confirmed Paypal address. About me: I enjoy bringing vintage electronics to auction for your consideration. Together we are saving a piece of electronic history. I hope that you have found the treasure you have been looking for. Be sure to add me to your favorites list! Check out my other items! Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. BE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE IMAGES Powered by eBay Turbo ListerThe free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.
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