Tagline: Sounds Good Just KOSS
World famous manufacturer of headphones, headsets and microphones.
Now it's hard to imagine, but initially the company was engaged in renting TVs. In those years when electronics cost fabulous money and were bought on credit, many hospitals preferred to rent them (as an additional service for wealthy patients). Founded JC Koss Hospital Television Rental Company was in 1953 John Koss. However, in 1958, Koss, together with Martin Lange, took up a completely different business - the production of stereo headphones. The reason for such a sharp transition was the demonstration on the show Milwaukee HiFi they developed a new model of the phonograph, during which the public was much more interested in the headphones used to show all the capabilities of the device than in itself. The partners immediately appreciated the potential of stereo headphones and decided to start their production. This is how the world's first SP-3 stereo headphones are born. So it appears Koss Corporation.
The 60s is a golden era in the history of the company. There were no serious competitors yet, its products were known and respected everywhere - the consumers of Koss headphones were not only ordinary inhabitants, but also the military. Products Koss repeatedly received a proud prefix "The first in the world...". And not only products: the headphones of this particular company for the first time began to be sold with a lifetime warranty. The Sound of KOSS becomes a kind of standard.
Headphones became the most famous model PortaProproduced since 1984. During this time, they practically did not change externally, although they were repeatedly improved technically.
The company's headquarters is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA). Products are collected mainly in Asia. However, the hi-end segment is still in the US.