Romy, i hope this post doesn't offend your sensibilities. I am not gonna say a word about the physics principles that have led me to the conclusion that this is something that should be tried ( unless you ask of course ).
The idea i have is a speaker similar to your Macondo but with a few very important differences. Instead of having having horns fire only forward i was thinking a second identical set of horns firing backward and electrically out of phase. The ribbon tweeter would have a dipole design - i have developed a technology for such a ribbon:
( or whatever. Borat = Me. i am banned from Diy Audio now as Borat as well, so i can't see which is the last thread i had on that technology, but it is all boring and besides the point. the point is that it is possible to build an open back symmetrical-front-to-back ribbon ( suitable for dipole use ) which would actually have a superior field to regular ribbons which is closed at the back )
ok and finally instead of the sealed bass i would have a dipole bass.
now subjectively everybody who has heard dynamic dipole bass, that i know of, has liked it ( when it is powerful enough, that is when the module is big enough ). i also haven't come across any feedback that would suggest that opening the back of a ribbon would make it sound worse. the only real questionable aspect here is adding a second set of back firing, inverted phase horns. mathematically speaking it is what the design "needs" but of course the real question is - what does it sound like ? that's why i have to ask - has anybody tried this ?
has anybody tried a horn speaker with second set of horns firing back ( in or out of phase ) ?
has anybody tried a horn speaker with a dipole bass section ?
PS: if anybody knows how to separate text into paragraphs let me know pliz.
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