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Old 12th October 2007, 02:01 AM   #1
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Default Possible to do a mini metronome?

Would be near field on the desk top as a computer speaker. Sub to reinforce the bottem end. The TB w3-871 or similiar such driver. I'm picturing a 20" to 24" tall cabinet, possibly bipole. Or would this simply be a bass reflex cabinet that is shaped like the metronome? I'm OK with that as I love the look of the metronome. If it doesn't function as the original was intended a shorter cabinet would suffice.

Just thoughts in my head right now. Thanks for the great forum and knowledgable members.
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Old 13th October 2007, 06:46 AM   #2
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It will still be a Metronome. One dimension is significantly larger than the others.

Here is a cardboard Met i built for an unobtainium set of 3" TBs.

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It will still be a Metronome. One dimension is significantly larger than the others.

Here is a cardboard Met i built for an unobtainium set of 3" TBs.

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Dave,
I was wondering when you'd get around to using those

If I had been quicker, those drivers would be in *MY* basement with all the others. I know that the cardboard is a little shy of Baltic Birch, but how do they sound?

For those that don't know, Dave has what I believe to be the only set of those "Special" HiEnd prototype drivers. They're almost too nice looking to actually use in a speaker.

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Default hmmm..minimets!

another iterarion of some great enclosues

er Dave, hope ya have a little jiuce to run the lil' buggers
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Old 14th October 2007, 02:34 AM   #6
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Thanks loninappleton. I had forgot about those.
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I was wondering when you'd get around to using those

...but how do they sound?

They're almost too nice looking to actually use in a speaker.
I originally had them in some little perspex OBs... that didn't work out all that well.

Then i wanted to just get a visual on the Met shape... so i started thinking about drivers & a cardboard mockup. I settled on these superTBs.

I shoulda just let Chris make them out of 12mm ply -- it would have taken him less time than it took me to build the cardboard ones (they are double layer)

How do they sound... they show some potential, but turn them up a bit and grab the top, they feel like a vibrator... a bit big and not a very good shape to be useful at that.

As to their purpose. i love the look of the Met and at some point i'll get these recreated in ply....

Them, a T-amp of some sort, and an iPod & you have a nice little system that can be hauled out on the deck (or with a 12V battery pak, anywhere).

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I just started EnABLing some FF85 for the prototype µFonken. That is more appropriately sized for a computer desktop.

My prototypes for the 3" are about a metre tall.

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I think alot of us are very interested to know what the FF85Ks sound like, stock and post mod.

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think alot of us are very interested to know what the FF85Ks sound like
Not the least of which is me....

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