Pioneer HPM - 100 Floorstanding Speakers

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Joey a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: March 19, 2015

Bottom Line:   
This is to J Wald. The only place I've seen like the one you described is the Audio Club in Frankfort Germany. I bought all of my ,now vintage equipment there. You could just give them an equipment combination and go to the speaker room and listen. I bought a pair of HPM 100's there and actually carried them back to Friedburg in an army jeep believe it or not. That was in 1976. I have not used these speakers for over 30 years an hooked them up this week and they still sound great. I also have an SX 1050 receiver I'm gonna have to break it out next.

Whether or not you were talking about Germany, thanks any ways for the memories.

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Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1996



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by J Wald a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: October 15, 2014

Bottom Line:   
In the early 70's, I worked with a guy that was WAY into his audio system. All components hanging from his ceiling by chain as to eliminate any unwanted noise. Macintosh, Bang and Olufsen, JBL L45's etc. All really nice stuff. I had purchased a system of my own, but wasn't real happy with the Altec Stonehenge 1's that I was using. My co-worker insisted that I replace them with JBL Century 100's, so off to the stereo store I went. They had a vast array of speakers, amp, receivers, and the rest, all mix and match with the push of a button. The JBL's sounded great, until I selected the newest speaker in the room; the Pioneer HPM 100's. OMG, it was like night and day. I hurriedly switched back to the JBL's and what sounded pristine just a moment earlier, now sounded like mud. The Pioneers were just that much better. I've had those speaker for 39 years, and they still sound great. I'll never sell them.

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Product model year:   Pre 1995



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Norbert a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: July 1, 2014

Bottom Line:   
Today I pulled out of the garage my audio equipment all purchased in1976

HPM-100 speakers
SPEC-4 amp
SPEC-1 Pre-amp
SG-9500 Equalizer
CT-F1000 Tape deck
Technics SL-2000
TEAC A-1200U Reel to Reel

Hooked it all up and plugged a laptop into it.

Everything powered up and working, started to play my long list of mp3 oldies.

Found a few old vinyl albums and some old 7" reels of tape, going to play them next

This Stuff still sounds great !


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Product model year:   Pre 1995



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by James Hembd a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: June 25, 2014

Bottom Line:   
I own 6 Pioneer Hpm-100's All of them still functioning after
20+ years of service. No cheap foam to blow out. They were designed by
the best engineers in the business and still out perform with today's stereo's.
I have a newer 7 channel 120 watts per channel system with a subwoofer
hooked up via HDMI blueray with HD sound. It is like going out to the movies.
4 way adjustable tweeters and midrange. You can shake the walls if you want.
The best I have ever owned. Would not trade them for anything, Unless
I could find the 15" from the same year, which I have never tried.
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Product model year:   Pre 1995



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Keith a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: September 2, 2013

Bottom Line:   
Wow! I will keep this short. I was in a thrift store in Manhattan, KS and saw some old beat up speakers on the floor. No grills and all the dust covers pushed in. I could see they were in fact Pioneer HPM 100s. The cabinets were beat up so I asked the guy how much. He said $20 I said $15 we split at $18! Got them home took a vacuum and pulled out the dust covers and these things are like everyone else says, just awesome. I say that because I own a pair of Klipschorns and they rock just as loud. If you can get some at a good price don't wait the build quality is second to none. They blow away anything in the sub $500 price range. Although the female approval factor might be low due to their size. I am now looking for a second pair not sure I will find any for $18.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   Pre 1995




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