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Old 1st April 2016, 11:42 PM   #1
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Default Fostex fe103en in a frugal horn

Hey, guys. Can't seem to find a definitive answer to this after much searching. Does a fe103en work well in a frugal horn? I have a pair of them in really small bass reflex boxes and as expected they are missing much of the bass. I really like the sound of these drivers in the mids and highs so I want to see if I can get a little more bass out of them. I'm not expecting big bass but maybe good down to about 70Hz would be realistic? Thanks.
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Fostex fe103en in a frugal horn
Yes. The FE103En is not a bass monster, but FH3 will take it close to as low as it is capable.

Optimim BR size for the FE103En is small… about 3.5L.

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Thanks for the fast response. How low do you think they can go in the frugal horn? Will they decent bass down to about 70hz? I have a powered subwoofer I can use but right now I have to cross it over close to cross it over higher than I'd like to because I can hear the bass coming from the sub. Not exactly a seamless transition. Honestly if I can get decent upper and mid bass I'd be happy. I also like the frugal horn because later on I can try different drivers in them to see what I like best. Thanks.
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They should go at least that low.

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