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Old 22nd August 2006, 05:46 PM   #1
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As you know Scottmoose has been helping out with MJK sims of the Frugel-Horn (since MJK as yet doesn't do 1/8 space these are only of interest as a design reference when compared against one another)

Anyway, this spurred Scott towards implementing some of the stuff floating around in his brain and has spawned a new member of the Frugel Family... if the original Frugel-Horn is the mama, this is the tall-gangly -- but smart -- teenager.

Inspired by Terry Cain's double mouth BEN series, the Replikon (discussed here http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...threadid=55721 and conversations with GM about the big box (CC) long exponential port bass reflex style horn as respresented by the Replikon, Scott came up with a box that is very tolerent of differing driver parameters. It also requires no curves to be cut.

Scott is building the 1st prototypes now, and will hopefully get a chance to let them get a listen at the upcoming EggFest.

The working name for this horn was the FrugelBEN, but unless Terry Cain gives his blessing, we'll need to come up with a different catchy name -- DoubleFrugel is kinda derivative.

I haven't got detailed plans ready yet, but i will, in the next series of posts, attach some teasres.

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Some ealy renders to give the idea... the post of the tarted up one that follows has the most recent rev of the internals
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This one shows the proper internals, but also some liberties taken with respect to moving it away from a retangular box...
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The modeled response of 6 potential drivers -- it can be seen that the box really dominates...
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And the current rev of the plan...
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... we'll need to come up with a different catchy name -- DoubleFrugel is kinda derivative.
The Wuglelhorn?
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I just finished the Frugel-Horns, now you are making me want to try building these... d*mn you and these good designs.

Looks great

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now you are making me want to try building these... d*mn you and these good designs.
I like the way MetalMan put it, "quit pushing my woo-woo button". I said no

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I've been up at school for a couple of days, school starts tomorrow and the shop is about 100 meters from my dorm. My roomate is in the design school, so maybe I can use the shop, hopefully they have a CNC

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The modeled response of 6 potential drivers -- it can be seen that the box really dominates...
Do the really small throat and large mouth area have anything to do with the reasonably driver independent response?
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