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Old 7th November 2010, 01:57 PM   #1
mcr483 is offline mcr483  Finland
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Hi!

I have a pair fostex fe126e drivers and I dont know what to do with them..

does anyone have a good idea for small mltl box desing for them.
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Old 7th November 2010, 03:58 PM   #2
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Fostex themselves, as far as I can remember!
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Old 7th November 2010, 04:50 PM   #3
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The FE126e is best in a horn enclosure. Check out the plans at Planet10.
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Old 7th November 2010, 04:54 PM   #4
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They're lovely, if a little bass limited. I advise stuffing the tapered end and around the fold where the driver sits. Still, it's a personal preference.

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Old 8th November 2010, 04:03 PM   #5
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thank for the answers.

I have in mind something like cyburgs needle style
floorstanding speakers.

I build the last time mikasa design and I my wife said that they are too big..
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Old 8th November 2010, 04:22 PM   #6
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thank for the answers.

I have in mind something like cyburgs needle style
floorstanding speakers.

I build the last time mikasa design and I my wife said that they are too big..

got room for FH3 to work? they're quite good - the Fostex "recommended" hybrid thingamajiggy - not so much
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Old 8th November 2010, 04:27 PM   #7
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+1 ... Do consider the Frugel-Horn Mk3!

My girlfriend instantly liked them after seeing pictures. (She likes the look of the Needles too.)

Here's the thread w/ pictures if you haven't come across it yet: Frugel-Horn Mk3
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Old 8th November 2010, 05:37 PM   #8
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all ready reading the fh3 thread.
they are a pretty deep enclosures..
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Old 8th November 2010, 05:57 PM   #9
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+1 ... Do consider the Frugel-Horn Mk3!

My girlfriend instantly liked them after seeing pictures. (She likes the look of the Needles too.)

Here's the thread w/ pictures if you haven't come across it yet: Frugel-Horn Mk3
I hadn't come across it yet either. It looks like those have a baffle that can be changed out.

Perhaps the next build I do will not block the view from my windows. The sweep/arc would be a challenge to cut though. Also moving seems sort of problematic. I'm talking about moving in a truck. Are these going to have the deflector as well?
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I hadn't come across it yet either. It looks like those have a baffle that can be changed out.

Perhaps the next build I do will not block the view from my windows. The sweep/arc would be a challenge to cut though. Also moving seems sort of problematic. I'm talking about moving in a truck. Are these going to have the deflector as well?
AFAIK the replaceable baffle is a "custom" addon - it's not in the official plans. Easy enough to implement, it seems.

And re. cutting the arc - there's a Trick Clamp a flexible board on, trace its curve. It's described in the plans, as well as either in that thread or the beta build thread: http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/full-...ta-builds.html
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