The unique looking "Little Horn Speakers" caught my eye and I was particularly excited to see they use a familiar transducer, the Fostex FE108E Sigma. While their size is far from what most would describe as a little speaker, they are little for a horn. [Click on the images to enlarge]
The custom handcrafted speakers are produced by Specimen Products from Chicago. The enclosure (base) is made using Baltic birch plywood and this acts as the compression chamber. The horn is cast using a heavy-duty resin and both the base and horn are finished with lacquer.
The overall height is 36" (915 mm) and the bell of the horn is 14" (355 mm) across. The base is an 8" (200 mm) cube. The impedance is noted as 8 ohms with a sensitivity of 90 dB. The frequency response is listed as 77Hz to 23kHz. The speakers are well suited for use with low power tube amplifiers.
The Little Horn Speakers delivered a surprising large soundstage and you get the single-driver finesse and detail that FE108E Sigma is known to deliver. The speakers retail for $2400 / pair are available in a number of colors. More information and photographs are available from Specimen Products website.
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