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Old 2nd February 2006, 08:31 PM   #221
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Dave: In the pic of the "Ron-horns" , it looks like Chris has got the deflector just a few inches from the wall. Does that set-up work ok? Don
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Old 2nd February 2006, 09:34 PM   #223
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Hi Don,

Pardon my butting in but aren't the deflectors part of the base?

Or do you mean the whole speaker might be further away from the wall?

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EDIT: After reading Don's post again, I believe he's fully aware of the deflector being a part of the base. My bad.
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Old 2nd February 2006, 09:38 PM   #224
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Thought I'd chime in. The deflector is part of the actual speaker, attached to the base. And, Ron designed them to be used near a wall to get the most out of them.
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Hi Dave,

How do they sound? are they broken in yet?

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any thoughts? preferences between the two?
I haven't heard the RonHorns yet.

The Fostex box was slapped together as a starting point. We didn't expect much from it, but have been very pleasantly surprised. When one considers their diminuative size & unobtrusive presentation, they are quite outstanding.

Chris has made some comments on the comparison, i get to hear them tomorrow.

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Dave: In the pic of the "Ron-horns" , it looks like Chris has got the deflector just a few inches from the wall. Does that set-up work ok? Don
To elaborate on what has already been mentioned, the horn is designed for 1/4 space and as such the deflector is theorectically best placed flat against a backwall. That the deflector is there gives some more latitude thou, the actual mouth being formed by the space between the exit of the cabinet and the extents of the deflector.

Just before Ron published this, i independently came up with the same idea (pyramidal deflectors thou) spurred on from the deflector in Bob Hayes' Daleks.

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Thanks Guys: The pic in question got my attention 'cause in my room, close to the wall (not to say "off the wall")is good.
How's the bass from that lil feller, Dave?
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How's the bass from that lil feller
Surprising

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And the RonHorns by themselves. These are about a metre high.
how deep are they?
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