Buy Fostex FT17H Horn Super Tweeter: Home Audio – ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases. Fostex FT17H 8 Ohm Horn Tweeter. The FT17H is a cost considerate high performance horn tweeter with a well extended high frequency of 5kHz to 50kHz . Hi, I have build some time ago speakers with fostex ft17H tweeters. The tweeters have a 6db filter @ 10khz and have a l-pad wich gives about.

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Provided that a crossover point in-excess of about 10 kHz fstex used, the performance is very good. The low cost FT17H is ideal for use as a rear mounted super tweeter. Will fiddle around until I find a position I like. Those guys on the Super 12 Forum is right. So I did as they did, and mounted mine on top of the cabinet, angled at the listener, with some Blu-tack. Another e-mail on the Forum recommended a single 0.

The FT17H horn fy17h uses a shielded magnet. I mean, how many parts on earth do you have to keep on buying until you find what you like?

We have had good results with this tweeter using a first-order crossover in the 10 to 15 kHz range. The FT17H horn tweeter has a high sensitivity, rated at The build quality of the Fostex FT17H horn tweeter is good for the price range. A gasket comes affixed to the tweeter housing. Err, wish to add another point. I haven’t heard so much treble from my system! Finally cymbals and hi-hats have more “body”.


I got mine from Madisound but ordering through them isn’t as easy as before. The overall weight of the FT17H tweeter is g 0. I haven’t heard much mention of how pretty they sound.

Fostex FT17H Speaker User Manual

Seems that mosquitoes can’t stand this frequency probably some pets too. Hey, you idiots reading this, stop spoiling our reputation! Since this Fostex has output up till 50kHz, there should be Haven’t done much on it, but swapping the only electrolytic in the crossover with a better cap yielded even better sound!

DAC in use now, is the non-oversampling variety, thus, there should be a Vocals are impressive too.

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The nominal impedance of the FT17H horn f17h is 8 ohms making the horn tweeters easy to drive even with small amplifiers. Reason being, too many credit card frauds.

You can use and L-Pad attenuator to match the tweeter level to your speakers. The Fostex, at You see, the Hammer Dynamics main 12″ driver has a sensitivity of 97dB while this Audax is only 94dB.

Created 29 April Right out of the box, they look good. But it’s very clear, and very extended I don’t have to say this right? The FT17H is ideal for mounting in an enclosure – front and rear firing.

Noting that I hate sizzle or exaggerated treble. The horn super tweeter offers a crisp high frequency response that extends out well past the audible range. Other than the “air” factor, it also seems to have more “body” and “feel” to it. This explains the VERY relaxed treble. Tt17h update 29 April I hear a wider, more open soundstage.


Every unit even has frequency response chart, specifications, mounting dimensions and configuration example.

I don’t have to tell you this new procedure is a P-A-I-N.

Part recommendation: Fostex FT17H

Super 12 Forum guys recommend “padding” the tweeter with a 1 ohm series resistor and 65 ohm shunt resistor. Included with the horn tweeter are mounting screws and a datasheet. Furthermore, if the fax gets to “somewhere else”, I’d be more worried about being a victim of credit fraud than anything else! Tt17h since my Hammer Dynamics started singing, I have been having lots of fun.

The Fostwx offers high cost performance and is well suited for added that last little bit of sparkle and air to high sensitivity speaker systems. The Fostex FT17H is an economical horn super tweeter with a frequency response that extends out to 50 kHz.

I was suprised to find it quite heavy, g 0. I have to say that if anything, these tweeters are under-hyped.