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    Default That's what I call a front end.

    That's what I call a front end.
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    Might look pretty good if your house was an old warehouse with LOTS of room to spare...........Those things are...
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    I'll bet money that a pair of busted up Rti28's will blow those things away.:D
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    that thing looks like glorified HVAC vents...

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    ****ing awesome.

    Where's the link to the site you ganked this from? I'd like to read more on them.

    Those are some bitchin' horns, period.

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    Early, I'll take that bet! :D
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    HOLY SH#T!!!! Please post the link. I want more info! Man, horns that size just makes me all horny:D.

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    Very low WAF! I think my wife would have to draw the line on those!


    But they are some of the better looking horns I've seen, great paint or texture effect.
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    Hi Guys,
    What do you mean, what site did I gank these from? This is my livingroom dammit.

    Just Kidding. I frequent the www.htguide.com site. In the audio section there is a long thread called show your 2 channel. Some wild stuff in there.
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    Imagine if these were just the surround speakers? I wonder if they are full range...
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    Oh, me so horny!

    Damn, those are UNREAL!

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    Originally posted by 2+2
    that thing looks like glorified HVAC vents...
    Uh-huh... rotate them 90 degrees forward and they look just like the vent hoods on trichloroethene cleaning booths. :p

    I like the dual grab bars. Give yourself a real hummer with these!

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    Mike, you sick puppy.....no doubt you fit right in here! :D
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    Originally posted by F1nut
    Mike, you sick puppy.....no doubt you fit right in here! :D
    I won't speculate on what the vertical ducting might be necessary for. But, perhaps this is one of the "new ideas" in SDA technology? DGA-AV

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    Default Re: Audio Site

    Originally posted by venomclan
    www.htguide.com
    Nice site... I like their Flea Market policing...
    http://www.htguide.com/forum/showthread.php4?t=9266

    Also the drop-down preview you see just passing over a thread topic is really cool... minimizes the wear and tear on IE's "back" button.
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    Could someone explain how horns work from that pic. Are the only things making sound from the cone in the middle. That looks like a single full range speaker covering all frequencies or just the highs.

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    The horn is attached to a woofer...

    which is at the other end of the horn :D
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    I didn't see any info, but assuming by the pics it is a single driver that is rear loaded. The horn compresses and there-in attenuates the frequencies. The bigger the horn the more capable it is in reproducing the lower frequenies. I would say that this one doesn't attenuate the smaller high frequencies much at all but does boost the lower octaves. I would assume that most of the higher freqs come from the front of the driver and that the horn takes the rear stroke of the driver to reproduce the lower freqs., attenuates them to get the most out of the lower end. The volume of the horn will dictate the range of freqs reproduced and attenuated, while the length puts it back in-phase with the front at that freq.

    It looks like either a Lowther or Fostex driver. It might be a Supravox or Moth but I doubt it. Judging by the size, I'd say it shold be flat to around 35 or 40 hz with a gradual roll-off after that. The highs should be solid to around 16-18Khz. No need for a sub, tweeter, or crossover. Probably around 105 db efficient. I would love to hear these.

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    That is SO bitchin'........stuff like that really makes one humble. What an incredible design and execution effort.
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    www.passlabs.com/np/KleinHorn.pdf

    Mr. Pass's writeup on el-pipe-o is also a great read. I can only imagine the devastation after his parties with them and the horns... :D

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    Where can you read about EL PIPE-O?

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    Originally posted by okiepolkie
    Where can you read about EL PIPE-O?
    El pipo has to be one bitchin sub!

    http://www.passdiy.com/projects/el-pipe-o-1.htm
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    Damn... the pipes would stop somewhere around mid to upper 2nd floor... would definitely place a premium on getting the placement right the first time..

    Could always suspend them from attic rafters for a down-firing mode... that way I'd be sure I could hear them... ;)
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    You might be able to find 90 deg. elbows out of PVC that diameter. Make it into a corkscrew.
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    Found these beautiful horns surfing.

    Thought all would enjoy!!

    Look at the closeups for some great detail pics.

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