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Best Music Albums to Test Audio System

By | September 30th, 2014|Categories: EQUIPMENT|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being an audiophile does not just mean you are constantly dragging audio equipment into your listening room, while you drown in cables and stress over whether your amp is good […]Read the full article

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SOtM sHP-100 DAC / Headphone Amplifier – Review

By | September 20th, 2014|Categories: Amplifier - Headmania|Tags: , , , , , |

If you remember, I’ve been really impressed by the SOtM sMS-100. That product made me respect this company and also aroused my curiosity regarding some of its other products. Luckily, when SOtM sent me the SMS-100, they’ve also included a small surprise in the package, the sHP-100. I’ve been meaning to review this product for over a month now, but I’ve been caught in a lot of work and personal stuff. These being said, here we are at last.… Read the full article

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Fostex FE206En Rear-Loaded Horn Speakers

By | September 2nd, 2014|Categories: DIY AUDIOFILE|Tags: , |

Once again Mark tries on the Fostex FE206En high sensitivity fullrange driver, but this time in large rear-loaded horn loudspeaker cabinets. The horn speaker cabinet plans are from the FE206En driver datasheet.

Fostex FE206En Rear-Loaded Horn Speaker Cabinet
Fostex FE206En Rear-Loaded Horn Speaker Cabinet

Each horn speaker cabinet is made up from thirty-six pieces of 21 mm thick pine plywood.  Australian beeswax is used on the outside of the horn cabinet and heavy cedar oil was applied to the mouth of the horn.

The sensitivity of the FE206En driver is greater than 96 dB / 1W / 1m, so the rear-loaded horn speakers are very well suited for use with very low power tube amplifiers.Read the full article

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