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Expand Your Sound with The Power of the 70's
Wednesday Feb 15, 2017 (00:04:16)
Cerwin Vega Mobile, the oldest running car audio company in the world right now, has brought back a blast from the past. Their latest creation is a new version of an old woofer that was designed in the early 70's. It's sole original purpose was specifically for movie theaters and pro audio. Known as a Stroker, it was exclusively used for the movie Earthquake for a sound process called Sound Surround. It even won an Academy Award.
This sound was as big as you could get and some people had the crazy idea of integrating them into their car stereo systems. This sparked a cult like environment of people who would have SPL (Sound Pressure Level) contests to see how loud they could play. The company stopped production about 20 years ago. Gone but not forgotten, they decided to bring it back and into the 21st century, totally redesigned but based upon that original 1972 version.
Weighing in at 97 pounds, the range is over 170 decibels in a car. It's made in 15" and 18" sizes with prices start at $1,499.99. Get yours at Amazon.
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