Extremely Rare Design Acoustics D-12 Dodecahedron Omnidirectional Speaker

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Extremely rare Design Acoustics D-12, a dodecahedron omnidirectional speaker. This was one of Design Acoustics first products and it essentially made the name for the company. It was reviewed by Julian Hirsch in Stereo Review in the 70's and received some of the highest marks given by Hirsch to any speaker ever. The D-12 remained for some time as the magazine's highest rated speaker, with a perfect 100% score overall. Years later, it was still mentioned favorably. This is one of the closest speakers to ever achieve true "omnidirection," radiating sound evenly in all directions. 10 drivers cover the surface, as per the original design, and the wood has been refurbished with beautiful Brazilian Rosewood. Sits on it's original chrome base.
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Details

  • Creator
    Design Acoustics (Manufacturer)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Date of Manufacture
    1970's
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Materials and Techniques
    Rosewood
  • Condition
    Good. Great restored vintage condition; blemishes consistent with age and as seen in photos..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    26.5 in. H
    67 cm H
  • Diameter
    27
  • Seller Location
    Hollywood, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU8885799284
About the Seller

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Located in Hollywood, CA

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