AES E-Library

AES E-Library

A New Type of Tweeter Horn Employs a Piezo-Electric Driver

Document Thumbnail

The piezoelectric momentum drive principle has been used successfully in several loudspeaker applications. The classic problem has always been coupling to the high impedance driver. A large conical diaphragm helps this situation, however, in a horn with a small throat area, phase cancellations occur. This new horn solves this problem with a throat opening in the shape of thin radial slots which flare open into tapered flutes, eliminating the need for a phase correction plug.

Author:
Affiliation:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Permalink: http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=2516

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


AES - Audio Engineering Society