Oral History Information
Company NameFull Compass
Jonathan Lipp formed a recording studio, which by 1977 turned into a pro audio distribution company he called Full Compass. In the early days of the company he focused on the radio broadcasting market and played a role in the growth of home recording market as equipment prices went down and the number of home studios increased in the early 1980s. Over time Full Compass branched out into sound reinforcement, pro lighting and video products as his customer base grew. Today Jonathan runs the company with his wife and the firm’s Chairman of the Board, Susan.