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William “Bill” Grommes founded Grommes~Precision Electronics, Inc. in March of 1946. For more than six years Grommes~Precision called the corner of Milwaukee and Erie in Chicago its own. Began as a company that designed and manufactured signal tracers, Grommes~Precision soon evolved into consumer audio. The name “Grommes” was adopted specifically for Grommes~Precision Electronics’ line of consumer hi-fi products.

Chicago Mayor Daley (l) presenting Bill Grommes (r) with a Pioneer in High Fidelity Award
Chicago Mayor Daley (l) presenting Bill Grommes (r) with a Pioneer in High Fidelity Award

Lead by chief engineer and audiophile, Al Hart, Grommes became a pioneer in high-fidelity. The Grommes line started with mono block tube amplifiers, but soon evolved into pre-amplifiers, integrated amplifiers, stereo amplifiers, and tuners. Demand for quality high-fidelity amplifiers grew substantially and in 1952, Grommes~Precision moved its operations to Franklin Park, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.

By 1955, Life Magazine declared Grommes one of the best buys in hi-fidelity. Not only for its 55PG amplifier, but also it’s LJ-3 “Little Jewel” tube amplifier kit. By far, one of Grommes’ most popular products was the “Little Genie” and “Little Jewel” build-it-yourself tube amplifier kits. The kits came with a full-color instruction guide and all the parts one needed to build their own 10 watt tube amplifier. It was “So simple…it’s like magic.” To this day, many an audio engineer claim they first got the “audio bug” from assembling their own Little Genie kit. Others sometimes got even more…

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