Hanging your Horn(s)


So does the www add up when it comes to issues like hanging horns? All the WE horns have hooks to suspend them; was this just a practical trait or something to do with the sound? Hard to test these things and come to some real solid conclusion on the matter. Set about doing that. In a nutshell…the sound is far more open when hung. Is this because of the height? I think not. in the image you can see that the 16a here is about 40cm off the floor, enought to actually lie below. That is exactly what I did and “WONDERFULL” a lot of music coming just from the slight vibration of the horn’s bottom panel. So so trumpet players play their horn on the ground?

My advice hang your horns…

2 Comments Add yours

  1. stéphane says:

    Hi Tim,
    Very informative blog on your vintage audio memory.
    See you soon.


  2. Smoot says:

    Walt Bender was a proponent of hanging speakers and we’re right they do sound more open, and in my opinion more 3D

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