Anyone tried the Cornu horn? (BD-Design)

by GC, Monday, January 31, 2005, 09:38 (4740 days ago) @ GC

Hi,

I know Cornu personally.

Bert is right. You can't just take a midrange (and up) horn and stick it on a Cornu backloaded horn, that will make the sound unbalanced a lot. You can combine frontloaded and backloaded horns, but they will have to be designed together. Cornu is developing a speaker with both front and rear horn (for the Fostex FE108EZ driver, a 10 cm fullrange unit) and the preliminary conclusion is that it's very hard, but when you get it right it's magical. ;-)

With specific regard for the Cornu-Oris combination: Simply screwing an Oris to the Cornu spirals wouldn't get the best out of the Oris and the Cornu horns.

Ivo

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