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    Default Need help identifying speakers...

    I have a set of speakers I bought off craigslist...decent set, Polk, stickers on back have serial number and a "7" on them...any clue? They are from the 70's I believe, thus, why I posted in the vintage section.

    I have a kenwood KR-7600 powering them which sounds great...any suggestings of what the speakers?



    Thanks in advance,
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    Later Monitor 7A (or early 7B?) by the looks of it. Peerless tweeter; pegs for the grille instead of "super-Velcro"
    How many fuses on the back?

    Here's my 1978 Monitor 7A for comparison.



    EDIT Oy the mass loading on your PR is different; I'm gonna vote Monitor 7B.

    FWIW here's what the very original "Monitor Series Model 7" looked like:

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    Lucky find there!!;)

    Enjoy.:D
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    Very nice!

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    Thanks for the early replies. There is a single external fuse above the wire jacks...in perfect shape.

    Any other opinions or thoughts on how these speakers rate?

    Jason

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    Default another quick identification

    I do not own these, but have a chance to buy them for 65 bucks.

    Do you know what these are?



    And is 65 a decent price?

    Thanks again for you patience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knie0012 View Post
    I do not own these, but have a chance to buy them for 65 bucks.

    Do you know what these are?



    And is 65 a decent price?

    Thanks again for you patience.

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    12B,s I think. anybody?

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    Quote Originally Posted by knie0012 View Post
    Any other opinions or thoughts on how these speakers rate?

    Jason
    I've owned a pair for 32 years; I think they're OK :-)
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    Monitor 7A's. I've got a pair exactly like them, and they sound magnificent. Probably somewhat later production examples.
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    I've got a pair just like them, also marked "7" that I bought new in '79. A happy accident.
    It looks like you got the oak vinyl, mine are rosewood.

    They may be the best bargain speakers ever made. They image great, and pair them with a good musical subwoofer, and they're great.

    Welcome to Polk!
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