Who makes this horn?

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Hello all,

I am building some Triad Platinum LCR HT clones. I have got a good handle on all the drivers used in their line EXCEPT this horn:

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The info I have:

(as listed by Triad)

-These are 1" cloth dome tweeters


"The tweeters are horn-loaded with a "Dispersion Control Lens". This lens adds some directionality, controlling the tweeter dispersion for use in multi-speaker home theater situations. The lens consists of several stepped sections, making up a horn with a very fast opening angle.



I know Triad uses Scanspeak, Seas and (*although they dont admit it) some Tymphany/Vifa products on the lower end units.

Also....if I had to guess I would say the OD of the horn is ~3"x10" but this is just an assessment based on its relative size next to the Scanspeak 5.25.


Has anyone ever seen a horn like this? Any insight would be appreciated.

Tks,

~JH
 
-These are 1" cloth dome tweeters


"The tweeters are horn-loaded with a "Dispersion Control Lens". This lens adds some directionality, controlling the tweeter dispersion for use in multi-speaker home theater situations. The lens consists of several stepped sections, making up a horn with a very fast opening angle.


Has anyone ever seen a horn like this? Any insight would be appreciated.
Jonny,

Considering that the Triad Platinum LCR now appear to have a molded front baffle, the horn is probably of their own design.

Having seen polar response measurements of this type of horn (less the diffraction steps) it would not be something I'd want to put in front of a dome tweeter.

Art
 

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Jonny,

Considering that the Triad Platinum LCR now appear to have a molded front baffle, the horn is probably of their own design.

Having seen polar response measurements of this type of horn (less the diffraction steps) it would not be something I'd want to put in front of a dome tweeter.

Art


I believe you are correct and they are having them made for them.

-I also agree that under normal circumstances I would never consider putting a soft dome in a horn but recently heard a set of these speakers and they have really done their homework. I was very skeptical but they work and are awesome for their intended use.

I will likely give up on the horn idea if I cant find something that is the equivalent and known to work with the combo.

~JH
 
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If you have some friends who are good woodworkers maybe they can replicate that horn profile and you can find a reasonably similar soft dome tweeter (or tweeters) to experiment with? Could you carefully take an impression and make a mold and make your own with resin? (if you have a pair?)
 
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