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planet10 8th May 2010 03:14 AM

It's not easy being green -- just pictures
Note: this thread is the picture posts extracted from this active thread

One of the nice things about the white Fostex cones is that they can be made almost any colour... here is a recent set i did for a client in NY.

She likes these better than her TB 1772 (both sonically & cosmetically). I expect the TB to land here soon for the same treatment.

Here is a robin's egg blue FE126. These are in the UK now... they are pre-EnABL.

Another shade of blue... pretreated (and matched) for the client to do their own EnABL

More to follow.


planet10 18th May 2010 08:28 AM

Here are a couple more examples.

This one is an experiment to see about blending 2 colours together to get a gradient... i didn't suceed but learned a lot and still ended up with a pretty set of drivers (we have just built a special set of mFonken to house these (for our Fostex archives)

A set of light blue with purple spots:

One more for tonight. A client had his DCA4 sent directly here. He wanted Maroon with yellow spots. I drove a maroon Jaguar for awhile. I used that as a colour reference. He loves them.


planet10 1st September 2010 07:40 AM

Gold on gold Alpair6eN

Black with White Spots FE206eN


planet10 2nd October 2010 09:28 AM

Tangband W8-1808, and the mates to the FE126eN in the 1st post (W8-1772 & FE127eN)


planet10 2nd October 2010 09:34 AM

Natural w Black FE126eN (with dustcap accident recovery), Silver CHR70eN, FE103A natural w black


planet10 14th October 2010 10:29 PM

Just off the bench:

FE126eN^2 -- 1st of the new Fostex FE126En with EnABL2 (and a fancy colour)

And a customer's set of FF165KeN out of a set of Super Abbey's in a more conservative scheme:


planet10 19th October 2010 06:15 PM


A couple more.

FE126eN that will go into RonHorn A126 as computer speakers

And Mark Audio #6/CSS EL166 midbasses (a matching set of FF85KeN slots in between)


planet10 3rd November 2010 07:49 AM

The 1st set of Alpair12eN (off to Greece):

And a set of FE207eN (target was to get the spots to match the plugs):


planet10 22nd November 2010 04:30 AM

One of my favourite experiments, my personal FE126eN until they met an untimely end at this year's diyFEST

The most popular colour scheme Natural with Brown modeled by an FE127eN

And a variation on the second most popular Natural with Black, with a contrasting dustcap (experimental FE126En)


planet10 22nd November 2010 04:32 AM

FF85KeN in its normal clour scheme:

And an experiment in Black with grey


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