Big Horns at the Barn

It all started by taking down and collecting the parts to be loaded, these are the electronics, drivers, filters, open baffles… Onto this 300km path Landed the parts in the Barn Built it all up in…3 hours! Played some records…. We did play these on a “decent” turntable(s…) We kept the midnight oil burning… Moved…

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….

Switching Big Horns

The kind of day that is worth it. A lot of muscle and sweat, a few beers and good freinds to switch in the day from western electric 15a to 16a…same room, same turntable and same electronics….some may agree that this rare crazy audio….love it! Have a new bigger project on the way….need to make…

Is DC DC….and boxes that bring power

There is an underestimated evaluation of the impact that power supplies have on field coil speakers. Makers of field coil drivers tend to minimize this aspect and in general advising the use of switch power supplies or diode based regulated ones. Well with friends we have done some testing on the big systems that are…

WE16a and 15a in same room

The comments on the WE16a vs the WE15a will be made soon at this place. A few more ears need to drop in to hear the setup and then final, balanced and shared comments can be made. A small snap shot to get the idea.

Big "Very Big" Horns in the Home enviroment

There seems to be a lot of buzz and talk about the large Western Electric Horns, some saying they should not be used in anything less than a theater, others stating that the glue used in the originals give a better sound…the talk goes on and on…but many of those making the comments have no…