Questions on Quality Technics Speakers

Panasonic has produced Technics speakers for over 50 years. If you need sharp-looking vintage home speakers, check eBay for Technics stereo speakers at a reasonable cost. New, used, refurbished speakers and generally anything related to Technics is offered at low prices.

What types, configurations, and colors are there for Technics speakers?

Technics has home speakers dating back to 1965. Naturally, the styles evolved throughout the years. The colors have always remained black, brown, or silver. Configurations include a single speaker, single subwoofer, a 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 4.0, and 5.1 systems. Although many users created their own custom types, the official types include:

  • Floor-standing tower
  • Center channel, subwoofer
  • Surround/satellite
  • Mixed system
  • Bookshelf
What speaker design, shape, and general weight do Technics have?

Vintage Technics systems have some heft to their weight. The speakers alone can weigh 25 to 30 pounds each. When an amplifier, turntable, receiver, or other components are added, they can add additional weight totaling 100 pounds or more. Even new Technics systems tend to pack a lot of components into their products.

Speaker design includes 2-way and 3-way to accommodate high-definition and high-fidelity sound. Newer models have Bluetooth for wireless setup, but the majority of Technics systems are connected by wires. Audio inputs include digital coaxial RCA, raw cable jack, XLR, and stereo L/R RCA. Unique speaker shapes include:

  • Horn
  • Spherical
  • Rectangle
  • Square
  • Round
Are there any specs available for vintage Technics speakers?

Always check with the manufacturer for full specifications on all models made and produced. Picking two vintage Technics speakers at random, here is an idea of the specs you might find. Technics SB-7070 4-way speakers include grilles for woofers. In addition, each speaker has its own cabinet. All the speakers have their own circuit breakers, so there are no fuses. There is a 14-inch ported woofer, a 5 1/2-inch lower midrange with surrounds upgraded to butyl rubber, 4-inch upper midrange/tweeter, and a 3-inch super tweeter. You can adjust the midrange and high levels with controls. Each has its own dustcap. Their dimensions are 42 inches high, 18 inches wide, 16 inches in depth. See the manufacturer site for details on measurements.

A pair of 1980u001as vintage Technics SB-CR77 3-way speakers have a 12-inch woofer, a 4-inch midrange, and a 2 5/32-inch tweeter. The speakers also come with eight Ohms and fabric covers. As each set of Technics speakers come with their own specs, itu001as always okay to ask for more details.