- Production Period
- 1993 - 1998
- Nationally Advertised Price
- $995 per pair
- Amplifiers Recommended
- 50 - 100W
- Impedance (typical)
- Frequency Response
- 29 - 20,000 Hz (+/-3dB)
- Sensitivity @2.8 Volts
- 89 dB
- Recommended Room Sizes
- 1200 - 1600 cu.ft.
- 100.2000 upgrade instructions
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If there is very little sound and it is scratchy, buzzy, or it rattles in the low frequency range, then a low repair is necessary. We must receive both speakers from you so that we can match them both to the good one.
When the system is very dull sounding but most of the sound is acceptable, it usually indicates that a high repair is necessary. Sometimes this is only noticed when one speaker is compared to another. We must receive both of your drivers so that we can match them both to the good one.
Repair/Replace Metal Can
The metal can is the protective cover enclosing the driver. This should not be removed except at the Ohm factory. If third-party repairs are attempted, the final repair cost will be higher to fix whatever additional damage is done. However, a small cosmetic dent in the area opposite the wires will have no effect on the sound. These are sold and installed only at the factory after the drivers have been tested and found to be working properly.
The grill is the cloth and frame used to cosmetically conceal the drivers without affecting the sound. Ohm now uses black grills in almost all cases. In the past, brown and brown/black mixes were used. Now they are all black. The latest style uses wood and perforated metal like the thousand series. The new ones also have no seams. They are much nicer looking than the originals.
Replace Total Driver
The total driver is the perforated metal can including all its internal parts. This option is most often used to replace lost drivers. We still need to get the other one back to make sure they are properly matched.
Upgrade to S100.2000
This can upgraded to better performance than the current Walsh 2000 by replacing the driver and input cup. The conversion process requires a screwdriver and takes only 10 minutes.
(1) With the return of the original part for recycling within 60 days.
(2) With the return of the original part for recycling before the shipment of the new part.
(3) Recycled, repaired and tested.
(4) Per pair.
(5) Special shipping rate applies.
The Walsh 100 was the smallest of the straight sided tower Walsh speakers that replaced the truncated pyramid cabinets of the earlier Walsh speakers. The Walsh 100 had real wood veneer cabinets with sharp 90 degree corners. They were made in matched mirror image pairs. There was an Ohm logo near one corner and a ”100” label next to it on the next side. When set up for peak performance, the Ohm logo was on the front of the left speaker and the ”100” on the front of the right speaker.
The driver can be upgraded to the Walsh 2000 which allows for the bass to be extended down and the treble to have wider dispersion. All necessary parts can be installed with a screwdriver and takes only 10 minutes. The upgrade comes with a 3 Year Limited Parts & Labor Warranty, assuring you of years of listening pleasure.
Harold T. says, "I just wanted to let you know the speaker upgrade installation went perfectly without any problems. The 100 Mk-2 cabinets still look great with the Walsh 2000 drivers installed.
"Their sound has taken my system to a new higher level on every recording I have listened to thus far. I have spent hours just listening with amazement. The increase in detail, expansion of soundstage, and increased stereo imaging is truly hard to believe. Many recordings, that I've had for years, I feel as though I'm hearing what the artist intended for the first time. It's almost like I have been looking through a dirty window for years and when cleaned, the colors are brighter and sharper than I ever could have imagined."
Note: Most Ohm upgrades require no specialized knowledge and are easily completed completed by any person. It takes less time to install your own upgrade than it does to package and return ship your speakers to the factory, therefore, we recommend you save time and money by doing this yourself. We ship the upgrade to your door with clear, easy instructions. If for any reason you prefer to have the factory complete your upgrade installation, we will be happy to do this for free, however, you will be responsible for shipping and handling costs each way.
Ohm allows up to $995 for the return of a complete undamaged pair of Walsh 100s toward 25% of the purchase price of new Ohm speakers.