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Hello I'm an Italian Klipsch Fan, I would like to write a history of Klipsch Heresys (Home series), can anyone tell me if my reconstruction is correct?

 

Klipsch model H

 

FIRST SERIES  (One of these it's in the Klipsch Museum of audio History)

TW: University HF-206

MID HORN: K1000 + K-55 (?)

WOOFER: K-22 (Bicone Electrovoice SP12B first series with brown basket)

CROSSOVER: K-1000 -5000 W??

 

 

SECOND SERIES circa 1958

TW: K-77 (Electrovoice T35 ALNICO)

MID HORN: K1000 + K-55/ K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22 (Bicone Electrovoice SP12B first/second series)

CROSSOVER: K-1000-5000-W ??

 

 

Klipsch model H-700 (circa 1967)

 

FIRST SERIES of H-700

TW: K-77 (Electrovoice T35 ALNICO)

MID HORN: K700 + K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22 (Biconico Electrovoice SP12B second series with white basket)

CROSSOVER: Type C/Type B (when used as center channel of complete Klipschorn system)

 

SECOND SERIES of H-700 (some of these models are marked 'Heresy')

TW: K-77 (Electrovoice T35 ALNICO)

MID HORN: K700 + K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22 (CTS Red Surround no bicone)

CROSSOVER: Type C/Type B(when used as center channel of complete Klipschorn system)

 

Klipsch Heresy

 

FIRST SERIES of Heresy (circa 1974)

TW: K-77 (Electrovoice T35 ALNICO)

MID HORN: K700 + K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22-E (Eminence Alnico)

CROSSOVER: Type D

 

SECOND SERIES of Heresy

TW: K-77 (Electrovoice T35 ALNICO)

MID HORN: K700 + K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22-E (Eminence Alnico)

CROSSOVER: Type E (the only difference between the “Type D” and the “Type E” it's the polarity inverted of MID and TW)

 

THIRD SERIES of Heresy circa 1978

TW: K-77 (Electrovoice T35 ALNICO)

MID HORN: K700 + K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22-EF (Eminence Ferrite clear basket/black basket)

some of these woofers are marked K-22 or K-22-E

CROSSOVER: Type E

 

 

FOURTH series of Heresy

TW: K-77-M (Electrovoice T35 Ferrite)

MID HORN: K700 + K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22-EF (Eminence Ferrite clear basket/black basket)

some of these woofers are marked K-22 or K-22-E

CROSSOVER: Type E

 

FIFTH series of Heresy

TW: K-77-M (Electrovoice T35 Ferrite)

MID HORN: K700 + K-55-V(Atlas)

WOOFER: K-22-R

CROSSOVER: Type E

 

 

SIXTH series of Heresy (last version of Heresy I )

TW: K-77-M(Electrovoice T35 Ferrite)

MID HORN: K-701 (plastic material) + K-53-K

WOOFER: K-22-K

CROSSOVER: Type E2

 

 

Klipsch Heresy II (’90)

TW: K-76-K

MID HORN: K701 + K-53-K

WOOFER: K-24-K

 

Klipsch Heresy III (2000)

TW: K-107-TI

MID HORN: K-701 + K-53-TI

WOOFER: K-28-E fibra composita

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On ‎8‎/‎29‎/‎2017 at 8:12 AM, dtel's wife said:

The links jjptkd posted above would be my input (since I wrote most of it).  The actual "Heresy History" (second link above) was written by former Klipsch employee, Mark Kauffman, a co-worker and friend.

 

JRH

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