I Absolutely Do NOT Want To Reopen the 35 Page Speaker Diffusion Thread, But...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by frankie5fingers, May 15, 2011.

  1. frankie5fingers

    frankie5fingers Member

    Jan 16, 2009
    Don't need to re-start that one but I tried Jay Mitchell's dispersion technique using 3/4" foam rather than a beam blocking device. One of my tweeds has a 2X12 cab - love the tone, but maybe just a little harsh in the upper range in a small space (like a home studio). I was about to swap one of the speakers for an Alnico to calm a little of the highs, but hadn't done it yet since I have another cab with Alnico's in it. So...
    I bought two 12" open cell foam squares from Grainger Supply, cut them into 12" circles, with ~3" hole in the center.
    Less than $10.00 and 15 minutes later, it resulted in the perfect solution (for me anyway, YMMV).
    So I'd like to add Jay's name to the list of knowledgeable folks to whom I owe a debt of thanks for sharing their expertise without reservation.
    Thanks to Jay Mitchell for an elegantly simple solution to a complex problem.

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