Lite is a smaller version of the Frugel-Horn Mk3 for nominally 3" drivers. After
doing the FHXL at the encouragement of the diy community, we did this one because
we are really enamoured of the Fostex FF85wk.
There are 10s of early FF85wk horn designs that preceded this one.
The prototype (pictured below) was built in early 2015, and the design was officially
introduced in June 2015 after lots of listening and tweaking.
As would be expected of such a small horn, it does not go all that low, but it does
go low enuff to give the illusion of bass, and provides a very satisfying performance.
Addition of subwoofers would give you a truly full-range system.
Sims show that a number of other drivers will work. Those are Fountek FR88ex, FR89ex,
FE85. Vifa TC9FD, AuraSound NS3, most 3" TB units (some with the huge motors
may have some clearance issues), Alpair 6.2 M & P (will require a supraBaffle
to fit big bezel), ScanSpeak 10F... the NS3 are now happily playing in a set of FHL
Frugel-Horn Lite Main Thread:
Frugel-Horn Lite for 3"
The Frugel-Horn is free
design for any non-commercial diyer. Builders are encouraged to contribute at least
feedback to help improve & fine-tune the Frugel-Horn. Commercial builders are
required to fullfil a (very) few requirements: Use of Designs
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