Altec/Western Electric

Altec/Western Electric In 1930, AT&T's Western Electric established a division for the specific purpose of installing and servicing their loudspeakers and electronic products for motion picture use. By 1936, Western Electric had shed its audio equipment manufacturing division. They reincorporated as "Altec Service Company", the "Altec" standing for "all technical". Known to this day mostly for speakers, they also produced many fine microphones.

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