Home High Efficiency Speaker Asylum

Need speakers that can rock with just one watt? You found da place.

RE: What happens if...

I believe that you're listening to the difference in polar control at lower frequencies in the horizontal direction (assuming the EV horn is in a horizontal orientation), but maybe not so much in terms of "cutoff frequency" which is a function of the path length for exponential and hyperbolic horn profiles (but less so for conical and other straight-sided horns).

The Klipsch K-402 horn does the same thing. It's good down to 170 Hz based on 1/4 wavelength alone, but the biggest effect of the increased size of the horn is its control of polars with frequency. It's like night/day compared to its little brother, the K-510 horn, at lower midrange and mid-bass frequencies.


Chris
"As far as the ear can tell, consistently clean and spacious bass can be reproduced only by a driver unit coupled to a horn-type acoustic transformer..."; Jack Dinsdale, May 1974


This post is made possible by the generous support of people like you and our sponsors:
  Atma-Sphere Music Systems, Inc.  


Follow Ups Full Thread
Follow Ups

FAQ

Post a Message!

Forgot Password?
Moniker (Username):
Password (Optional):
  Remember my Moniker & Password  (What's this?)    Eat Me
E-Mail (Optional):
Subject:
Message:   (Posts are subject to Content Rules)
Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Upload Image:
E-mail Replies:  Automagically notify you when someone responds.