Jennings Electronic Industries
Part 4 of 5
This page, which will grow, is a repository of adverts and articles on "Jennings Electronic Industries" in 1973. The principal source is "Beat Instrumental" magazine, aimed squarely at professional musicians and those working in the recording industry.
In the main, the articles are normally quite brief, but informative nonetheless, regularly giving glimpses of new items and things that were to be (or had been) shown at the principal musical equipment fairs: the Frankfurt Musikmesse, normally in February or March; and the Associated Musical Instrument Industries Fair in London in August.
Short pricelist given in the back of "Beat Instrumental", January 1973. This was repeated in copies throughout the year. Compare with the typescript pricelist of December 1972, available here.
January 1973. Advert for the J73 organ, which seems to have been added to the range in late 1972. It is not mentioned in connexion with the AMII fair in August '72, but appears in the pricelist from December.
January 1973. Note from the magazine's "Focus on PA"
February 1973. Note from the "Guitar Review".
March 1973. full page, repeated from August 1971.
May 1973. Advertising some pretty hefty reductions.
June 1973. Compare with the pries for January, above. Some noticeable steps up.
August 1973. The new range and JEI JV100. Repeated in the September and October issues.
August 1973. The re-dressing and expansion of the range.
October 1973. Shot of the JEI display at the Associated Musical Instrument Industries fair in August. Visible equipment: B3 (1x15") cab in foreground with new-style B50 amplifier on top; behind them a B1 cab (1x18") with new-style B100 amplifier; and behind those a B2 (2x15") cab. At right, an AC15, a V30 and AC40 in the background.
To date, no new-style B50 or B100 amps have surfaced.
October 1973. Brief note following the A.M.I.I. fair.