BGW Timeline

  • 1971 - Started production in a garage.
  • First product the Model 1000 Laboratory Power Amplifier introduced the following new concepts to the industry:
    1. Modular Construction
    2. DC Speaker protection
    3. Magnetic circuit breaker mains protection
    4. Low impedance operation
  • 1974 - Selected by Universal Studios to supply amplifiers for the Sensurroundú Systems for the movie Earthquake; Introduced Model 750A and 500D - Proves very successful with 500D replacing Crown DC300 as the new Industry Standard
  • 1977 - Movie Saturday Night Fever sparked the Disco Boom. More BGW Amps used in Discos than any other brand according to Billboard Magazine in 1978
  • 1978 - Full complimentary Models 750B & C Introduced
  • 1979 - Model 20 Crossover with Sub Bass Introduced
  • 1980 - Commercial Amp Models 620 & 320 Introduced
  • 1982 - Proline Model 7000 Introduced
  • 1983 - Expanded into the sheet metal fabrication business; Proline II Model 8000 Introduced;Model 150 Single Rack Professional Amp Introduced; Model 2125 Single - Channel Contractor Amp Introduced
  • 1985 - Models 750D&E Replace 750B&C; 1985 Proline II Models 7500 and 6500 Shipped
  • 1986 - Signal Processing Amp Models SPA1 & 3 Installed at Orange County Performing Arts Center
  • 1987 - Model 85 Broadcast Amp and Grand Touring Model GTA Introduced
  • 1988 - Model GTB Grand Touring Amp Shipped; Fourth Generation 750 Models F&G Introduced
  • 1989 - First 2 Unit High Tri-Amp Shipped
  • 1990 - Professional Models 200, 350 and 350A Shipped
  • 1991 - Rack Mount Accessory Metal Products Introduced; 1991 GTC Compact Grand Touring Amp Introduced
  • 1992 - BGW U86 Rack Mount Computer and Universal Chassis Introduced
  • 1993 - Performance Series Models 1,2 and 4 Introduced; BGW Self Powered SubWoofer Model M2200 Introduced
  • 1994 - Performance Series Model 3 Introduced
  • 1995 - Model M1100 Self Powered Subwoofer Introduced
  • 1996 - Millennium Series Amplifiers Introduced
  • 1997 - Founder and President- Brian Gary Wachner passed away; Barbara Wachner became President and Chairman
  • 1999 - Millennium 2 TMC-2 and Millennium 3 TMC-2 Theater Crossover Amplifiers Shipped
  • 2000 - CX-1 & CX-2 adapters introduced, RN Racks delivered, FaastLink technology introduced.
  • 2002 - Introduced 4 new lines of power amp, the C Series, VX Series, X Series, and GT Series. These products are the highest power BGW amplifiers in the company's history and include computer control abilities.

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Amplifier Technologies, Inc.,
1749 Chapin Road
Montebello, California 90640.
Phone: 323-278-0001
Fax: 323-278-0083
Email: info@bgw.com