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ZYGI
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Reply #30 - 08/05/13 at 00:23:52
 
Dan,

Can you explain a little about the worlds worst...I.E. Too much bass? No Bass? What happened?

Zygi
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Reply #31 - 08/06/13 at 02:53:30
 
Zygi

It wasn't the bass, as I'm using a sub and too much / not enough bass from the DNA's probably wouldn't even be noticed unless it was causing a conflict somehow.  It just sounded bad.  I noticed immediately that I didn't like it, and that's pretty unusual for me (I usually can't tell the difference).   It may have been a range of frequencies that were too loud or too quite, possibly too loud as its very possible it sounded tinny.  I didn't spend much time listening to them.  I've had those same speakers in other cabinets with moderate to good success (if I ever had superior success with them, they would still be in those cabinets) but they did not do well in the DNA.

So, why use a folded horn design if you are not all that interested in bass output I hear you thinking.  The design makes a difference in how the speaker sounds in the non-bass range too.  My best sounding speakers are a bigger set of back loaded folded horn design with the Dayton 8" full range speakers.

Dan
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Reply #32 - 01/13/14 at 19:46:43
 
Anyone tried Vifa ne149? If so, how does it perform in the DNA?
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Reply #33 - 02/24/14 at 18:14:49
 
BTW, I have a set of the Tang Band, W5 1880's for sale.  See the classifieds.
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Reply #34 - 06/01/14 at 02:34:53
 
Steve Deckert,

I have been considering the E.J. Jordan EIKONA 2 driver for a horn loudspeaker project.

Do you think it could work in your DNA Horn?

Cliff Smiley
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