Part of the problem is that the ‘s are right about at head level now. The horns may be advertised as a bi-radial horn, they have the response characteristics closer to a CD horn, and take similar eq. If I don’t allow international shipping, do I still win the bet? Maybe come down lower with that changeover. I now own 2 of the bins, which I reloaded with E and horns, with the drivers.

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Just my 2 cents worth of opinion I do believe that the compression driver spec sheets from the s and ’80s were all derived from the horn.

I’ve also used these horns originally with drivers. Thats still high enough to not stress the HF driver in PA use but takes better advantage of the horns’ abilities. Yes, list the parts package, offer the crossovers for free but note them as not a factory JBL assembly.

They are HUGE for home stereo, and would be nearly impossible jgl ship intact. Help FAQs Go to top. The time now is I find the horn sound better with the modded ‘s on the horns.

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Extra Tabs by vBulletin Hispano. That horn is known to have a bit of the classic bell activity due to its metal construction. If I go lower, its jl to tell the difference in the room, but closer to the speaker stacks the high mids 1. My ‘s sound sweet with Aluminium diaphragms. Hello – I have a question about extending the upper range of some drivers. Sign in Already have an account? Results 1 to 11 of I never checked the specs on the until about a week ago and was surprised to find that they were only rated to about 12K with the original phenolics.


If I keep the s, I might just fly them since I have 8 foot ceilings in the basement. Thats why the low-mid is set a little high. Thanks for the advice.

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Or is there another horn that would be better suited as the main HF horn in a smallish watt per side system that will sound good close to the front and still be able to project into a medium size room on occasion? By the way, the tips on the PS were very helpful Figure you’ll be shipping to Japan. I searched through all the comments I could find on this site about the and it seems like the majority of folks think the was a bit of a dog, although there are some nice wood horns that have copied the shape.

This is tweeter territory.

Since I dont really need the long throw so much anymore, I’m hoping that putting them in sealed front loaded boxes will get rid of the honk up front. Too harsh up close.


Presumably, JBL wouldnt have replaced the with the unless there was a clear sonic advantage to doing so, but maybe the s were just 261 and easier to cast. I think I found it!

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Previous 1 2 Next. As jnl as your HF driver is concernedsince you have installed a dia in there you effectively have a and it should play cleanly as high as you will need to go.

So I’m looking to improve the accuracy, without sacrificing too much SPL. I’d like to think I’m getting better performance from the horns with the diaphrams, but maybe not.