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 Post subject: Juliette Air Suspension Speakers.
PostPosted: Jan Mon 23, 2012 2:34 am 
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Got a pair of these for a couple of $ there is no manufacturer on them at all apart from "Juliette Air Suspension" on the front.
They are very late 1960s early 1970s looking speakers a bit ugly if im honest, i just got them because i like to keep some cheap speakers to use as replacements if i ever need them.
They have an RCA jack in the back as a connector, so i thought id give them a try, i was amazed at the bass response on some my Bert Kaempfert tracks, really low bass.
They are not paticularly powerful but what they do produce is a lot bigger than there size.
Any of you knowledgeable guys seen these before, know who made them, or if they where shipped with a system?
I wont be tearing them apart im going to repair one of the cabinets, need to be repinned in a corner and glued, then given a proper clean.
i can see me using them quite a bit as ugly as they are.

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 Post subject: Re: Juliette Air Suspension Speakers.
PostPosted: Jan Mon 23, 2012 2:52 am 
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Juliette was a brand of some of the cheapest crap package stereo systems that were on the market. Made Electrophonic look good. Usually made in Japan by the lowest bidder.

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 Post subject: Re: Juliette Air Suspension Speakers.
PostPosted: Jan Mon 23, 2012 3:05 am 
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I kind of knew you where going to say that, thanks for being honest

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 Post subject: Re: Juliette Air Suspension Speakers.
PostPosted: Jan Mon 23, 2012 3:06 am 
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I have a set nearly identical to those, except mine have the "horn" design where the tweeters are both at the top and bottom where yours have only has them on the top. I am also surprised how good the sound hooked up to my JVC tabletop that I just put a new Audio Technica cartridge in. Decent bass and fairly crisp highs. They are kind of ugly though. :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: Juliette Air Suspension Speakers.
PostPosted: Jan Mon 23, 2012 3:33 am 
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Yep they are ugly :) but i like the sound.

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 Post subject: Re: Juliette Air Suspension Speakers.
PostPosted: Jan Mon 23, 2012 5:22 am 
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I had a pair of those speakers that went with a mid '70's "all in one" 8-track/radio/record changer combination. I think that name appeared on cheap imported electronics in the early '60's and I don't recall seeing anything newer than the early '80's that carried that brand name. I have a 5 tube Juliette AM radio from the mid '60's and it's one of those cheap Japanese jobs that was sold under a million different brand names.

Those speakers are about as good as any other similar cheap speaker that came with an "all in one" system and they should do OK on a low powered amp; however, I've never had a Juliette stereo that performed very well.

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