Buy Fostex FT17H Horn Super Tweeter: Home Audio – ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases. Fostex FT17H 8 Ohm Horn Tweeter. The FT17H is a cost considerate high performance horn tweeter with a well extended high frequency of 5kHz to 50kHz . Hi, I have build some time ago speakers with fostex ft17H tweeters. The tweeters have a 6db filter @ 10khz and have a l-pad wich gives about.
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A gasket comes affixed to the tweeter housing. We have had good results with this tweeter using a first-order crossover in the 10 to 15 kHz range.
Fostex FT17H Speaker User Manual
But it’s very clear, and very extended I don’t have to say this right? If you haven’t been on this planet lately, a search on Ebay will show you that speaker drivers with alnico magnets command a stratospheric price over their non-alnico cousins.
I haven’t heard so much treble from my system! Noting that I hate sizzle or exaggerated treble. No, not the sound, but the idea. Last update 29 April The horn super tweeter offers a crisp high frequency response that extends out well past the audible range.
The FT17H offers high cost performance and is well suited for added that last little bit of sparkle and air to high sensitivity speaker systems. However, they are too big to be mounted on the current tweeter position. Will fiddle around until I find a position I like. Haven’t done much on it, but swapping the only electrolytic in the crossover with fosex better cap yielded even better sound! Vocals are impressive too. The build quality of the Fostex FT17H horn tweeter is good for the price range.
You see, the Hammer Dynamics main 12″ driver has a fosted of 97dB while this Audax is only 94dB. Err, wish to add another point.
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The Fostex FT17H is an economical horn super tweeter with a frequency response that extends out to 50 kHz. I have to say that if anything, these tweeters are under-hyped. The Fostex, at Reason being, too many credit card frauds.
Finally cymbals and hi-hats have more “body”. Ever since my Hammer Dynamics started singing, I have been having lots of fun. I haven’t heard much mention of how pretty they sound. Seems that mosquitoes can’t stand this frequency probably some pets too.
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Provided that a crossover foostex in-excess of about 10 kHz is used, the performance is very good. Still can’t hear much depth, but I reckon it’s more of a “room” problem.
I don’t have to tell you this new procedure is a P-A-I-N. I mean, how many parts on earth do you have to keep on buying until you find what you like? The overall weight of the FT17H tweeter is g fostfx.
So far, build ft17hh of all Fostex drivers I have come across look really good. The low cost FT17H is ideal for use as a rear mounted super tweeter. I got mine from Madisound but ordering through them isn’t as easy as before. Super 12 Forum guys recommend “padding” the tweeter with a 1 ohm series resistor and 65 ohm shunt resistor. I get too conscious of the treble!
Included with the horn tweeter are mounting screws and a datasheet. The FT17H horn tweeter uses a shielded magnet. The FT17H is ideal for mounting in an enclosure – front and rear firing. What do I have?
Furthermore, if the fax gets to “somewhere else”, I’d be more worried about being a victim of credit fraud than anything else! Other than the “air” factor, it also seems to have more “body” and “feel” to it.
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Those guys on the Super 12 Forum is right. Every unit even has frequency response chart, specifications, mounting dimensions and configuration example.
The Fostex FT17H horn tweeters came neatly packaged in a small cardboard boxes.