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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The Fostex, at So far, build quality of all Fostex vostex I have foshex across look really good. Super 12 Forum guys recommend “padding” the tweeter with a 1 ohm series resistor and 65 ohm shunt resistor. Provided that a crossover point in-excess of about 10 kHz is used, the performance is very good. You see, the Hammer Dynamics main 12″ driver has a sensitivity of 97dB while this Audax is only 94dB.

Fostex FT17H Speaker User Manual

Seems that mosquitoes can’t stand this frequency probably some pets too. The FT17H horn tweeter uses a shielded magnet.

Created 29 April Finally cymbals and hi-hats have more “body”. Noting that I hate sizzle or exaggerated treble. Every unit even has frequency response chart, specifications, mounting dimensions and configuration example. What do I have? But it’s very clear, and very extended I don’t have to say this right? So I did as they did, and mounted mine on top of the cabinet, angled at the listener, with some Blu-tack.


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Hey, you idiots reading this, stop spoiling our reputation! I haven’t heard so much treble from my system! Furthermore, if the fax gets to “somewhere else”, I’d ft17g more worried about being a victim of credit fraud than anything else! You can use and L-Pad attenuator to match the tweeter level to your speakers.

Other than the “air” factor, it also seems to have more “body” and “feel” to it.

Last update 29 April We have had good results with this tweeter using a first-order crossover in the 10 to 15 kHz range. 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?

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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. Ever since my Hammer Dynamics started singing, I have been having lots of fun. The FT17H is ideal for mounting in ft177h enclosure – front and rear ft1h7. Still can’t hear much depth, but I reckon it’s more of a “room” problem.

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I haven’t heard much mention of how pretty they sound.

However, they are too big to be mounted on the current tweeter position. Right out of the box, they look good. I was suprised to find it quite heavy, g 0.

DAC in use now, is the non-oversampling variety, thus, there should be a Upgrading every component in the crossover doesn’t sound good to me. The Fostex FT17H horn tweeters came neatly packaged in a small cardboard boxes. I get too conscious of the treble!

Those guys on the Super 12 Forum is right. Previously, all it takes is a couple of e-mail messages and the goods will be on your way, but nowadays, they requested me to fax a copy of my ID AND my credit card.