Altec Lansing was one of the original designers of horn loudspeakers. The home of one of the Cogent founders is across the street from a small public ball field that has a P. Even with large horn mouths in quite a nearfield setting — the listening chairs maybe six feet from the horn mouths — the drivers seemed well integrated. It would seem that the art to crossover design is to use a light touch and do plenty of listening. Have you ever noticed the discontinuity between vintage alnico compression drivers and the throat of modern faster flare horns. I experimented with voltage and current levels and voltage and current regulation. The size of the speaker, and its appearance, as not as imposing as a number of other loudspeakers on the market.
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Earlier this year at the factory where the parts of the field-coil compression driver are manufactured on state-of-the-art Cogent-owned to keep the driver’s price down machinery [photo supplied by Cogent]. Cogent DS Field-coil fielld with rosewood horns – Audio.
I did not notice any improvement in sound quality with the higher quality power supply but I did not listen extensively.
This turned out to be a major challenge since both drivers have a resonant frequency that is very close to the desired crossover point. The solid state amplifiers I experimented with had considerably better ultrasonic performance and that likely was a positive contribution. The gray cone drivers stacked on the enclosures are mostly very early JBL products, built in the pre Jim Lansing era.
Cogent Field Coil Horn Speakers
Get to avoid the therapist’s couch for a few more weeks anyway. They had the horn-loaded in custom.
The horns and subwoofer unit are using the cogetn physical enclosures as that seen at CES in Las Vegas. One of coiil best. For the mid-bass in my case Hz tubes do reasonably well, but in my system a good solid state amp was preferred. The high frequency horn is a conical design from The Acoustic Horn company.
However, after listening to a variety of tube and solid state amplifiers I discovered that in some applications I prefer the sound of a solid state. Our primary goal during the listening session was to answer a number of questions we have had since hearing these speakers at CES; primarily “Were we crazy? Some gentle impedance correction is used on both drivers. The radial slits are cut to great accuracy with a wire EDM machine, a difficult and expensive process.
Earlier this year at the factory where the parts of the field-coil compression driver are manufactured on state-of-the-art Cogent-owned to keep.
I used two inexpensive Chinese bench power supplies to drive the field coils using separate supplies for the bass and midrange drivers. These turned out to be a project of Rich Drysdale and Steve Schell, the folks behind the Cogent brand name of magnificent compression drivers.
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When we apply to the tape a various methods. During gield very short visit, we got to hear those two LPs you see in the photo: Everybody has to have their wall of LPs Except us. The Iconic was introduced in ; the one in the photograph was built about The synergy was so good with the rest of my system that they simply had to stay. Jonathan advised that these compressikn excellent drivers, with a frequency range extending from Hz to above Hz when coupled to the right horn. The high-frequency Cogent compression field coil driver at the mouth of the upper horn.
There they had set up a modest system, modest that is except for the fact that it featured the latest version of the Cogent True-to-Life horn speakers. When the audio morons hear a field coil driver they instantaneously dive into the.
Part One of Three A dyslexic man walks into a bra … or how I got sucked into another speaker building adventure with my ifeld, Pete. Signs on the Bad Boyz Benevolent Association clubhouse. About a year ago Rich advised me of a Recession Special Price. Later on, friend Ralph Henson who was also in the room when we heard the Cogent system, mentioned that the system was bi-amplified that evening with Welborne tube amps using DEQX, a well-respected digital crossover system that allows for digital time alignment.
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