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Old 2nd May 2005, 08:36 PM   #1
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Default Amusing DIY mock-ups

Today i decided to prove to myself that ribbon tweeters actually work!
By the way. The T/S values are outstanding! Also, that i can burn holes in the foil with my amp cranked...
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Old 2nd May 2005, 09:30 PM   #2
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Ripples on the foil are vertical beam shaping?

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Old 2nd May 2005, 09:34 PM   #3
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exactly.
also, they are spaced unevenly to break up standing waves. it is also difficult to see, but the ribbon has been given a longitudinal torsional twist to aid in vertical dispersion.
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the following is a link to a video of another ribbon folly. it is simply tinfoil over a HD magnet... Not crossed over, and playing Bass Mekanik. FUN!!! My poooor amp...

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~tkwolick/ribbondeath.wmv
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My poooor amp...

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~tkwolick/ribbondeath.wmv [/B][/QUOTE]


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