Cogent DS- 1. 42. Field Coil Driver and Rosewood Horn Full range. These are the famous Cogent field coil DS- 1. They were made with the help of one of the cogent designers and a professional cabinet maker they use in LA. We spent a long time picking out some incredible rosewood veneer and I had him round the outer edge and bend the veneer around it instead of a 9.
You will never find a more beautiful horn. Custom wood stands that allow angle and tilt control included. These are the ultimate horn drivers. Power supplies included and pictured. I paid 1. 7k+ for all this but never used them but once for a couple hours with some prototype bass boxes. Basically I bit off more than I want to admit I can chew.
Plus my new girlfriend has taken over the living room and the GFAF factor is not in my favor. Shipping will involve lots of boxes. The horns are new and the Cogents were hardly used by Kevin Brooks who I got them from. He already had an ALE system. When I heard them at RMAF years ago in a set up owned by the Teres turntable designer I thought they were spectacular. Lots of people who heard that setup thought it was the best sound they ever heard. I was going to make some bass boxes with twin 1.
JBL Everest. Now I can't even remember where I planned on crossing them over. So these can be the heart of an awesome ultimate system if you know what you are doing.
Cogent DS- 1. 42. Field- coil drivers with rosewood horns. I have for sale a pair of the fabulous, world- class Cogent DS- 1. These are, according to many horn experts, the best midrange compression drivers ever built by man. I certainly concur.
Cogent DS-1428 for sale. I have for sale a pair of the fabulous, world-class Cogent DS-1428 field coil compression drivers. These are, according to many horn experts. Professional Studio allows unskilled cogent field coil compression drivers state approved, six hour.
A pair of them was at the heart of the finest audio system I ever heard, at any price, at RMAF 2. I bought these not long ago, locally.
Cogent Field Coil Horn Speakers. I found that the midrange drivers sounded best with current regulation and the bass drivers did best with voltage regulation. Cogent DS-1428 Field Coil Driver and Rosewood Horn for sale. These are the famous Cogent field coil DS-1428 drivers and custom $5k rosewood conical horns. They were. I have for sale a pair of the fabulous, world-class Cogent DS-1428 field coil compression drivers. These are, according to many horn experts, the best midrange. Later I learned from Steve Schell and Bill Woods that if you cannot afford the Cogent field coil drivers—or the RCA 1428 field coil drivers.
Cogent field coil DS-1428 drivers and custom 3k rosewood conical horns made with the help of one of the cogent designers and a professional cabinet maker they use in LA.
Nov 2006- The arrival of Cogent field coil horns was easily the most significant upgrade to my system. The Cogent horns gave me all of the detail and dynamics that I. Cogent field coil compression drivers Cogent Field Coil Horn Speakers. The Cogent horns use field coil compression drivers patterned after the famous RCA 1428 drivers.
I simply had to buy them to experience the sound. After using them with 8. Hz folded bass horns, I have experienced the pinnacle of the hobby, and am now downsizing, majorly. The drivers include a pair of 3.
Hz custom- made conical horns in gorgeous rosewood. These horns were built by Cogent's horn- maker and are, I was told by Cogent, what they currently use. They are gorgeous and cannot be beaten in a midrange horn, by any other material, horn flare, or other technology. Conical horns have NO - ZERO - coloration.) The design of these horns comes from horn guru Bill Woods. Note that there is a metal insert that mates the wooden horn throat to the driver opening completely smoothly. At around 1. 10 d. B/W, compression- driver midrange horns, that also take the room almost completely out - you get all direct instead of reflected sound - are capable of revealing nuances in music like *nothing* else.
The field- coil technology takes this even further, as this magnet technology allows a driver to respond to the tiniest nuances with vanishingly low distortion. Included also are stands that allow for tilt (by moving the support fore or aft) and a pair of DC power supplies. These can be shipped pretty easily: I have the original wood crates for the horns. They are extremely sturdy, running about 4. The drivers are very beefy, about 4. UPS. So, four boxes total.
If you have the room and the wherewithal, these drivers & horns can be the basis of audio system that will meet or exceed *anything* at *any* price. I can say that with complete honesty! Tweeters are possible, but not required.
The drivers have very good output up to 1. Khz or so and can be EQed higher than that if desired. I can hear cleanly to 1. Khz but find nothing at all missing via these horns. I do have a nice pair of 8. Hz mid- bass horns with drivers available to a buyer as well if desired.
They do not match the horns aesthetically, but could re- veneered or used on a temporary basis - or long- term if one doesn't mind rosewood on red oak! If you are reading this ad be aware that you may NEVER get a chance to buy a pair of Cogent field- coil drivers used again! These are rare as they are very expensive ($1. If the why- selling wasn't clear enough: my audio system is in the living room, which isn't quite cut out for this, I have three little kids, and I do need to step back from the hobby for a bit.
For someone who wants to go all- out, these are the ticket. Pay. Pal adds 3% if used.
Buyer pays actual packing (for the drivers) and shipping costs. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. I simply cannot spend time answering basic questions for non- serious buyers.
Serious buyers do feel free to call - 4.
Audio Federation. Home Entertainment Show. During the Stereophile /. Primedia- sponsored Home Entertainment Show in Los Angeles June 1st. Cogent True- to- Life team members, Steve. Schell and Rich Drysdale.
There they. had set up a modest system, modest that is except for the fact. Cogent True- to- Life. Here. you see the heavily damped room in which the system is set up. The. horns and subwoofer unit are using the same physical enclosures as. CES 2. 00. 6 in Las Vegas. System source equipment.
Cogent compression drivers are all. Las Vegas. The room is about the same.
During our very short visit, we got to hear. LPs you see in the photo: Santana and Satchmo.
King Oliver, as well as a number of our test CDs. Pink Floyd's Dark Side of. Moon, Santana Abraxas, and Janis' Rachmaninov. First we will show the. Cogent. True- to- Life horn.
Cogent field coil compression drivers and their constituent parts, the demonstration. Other resources: Our review of the sound in the. Cogent. True- to- Life / Welborne room at CES 2. A Quicktime movie of a lecture given by. Steve Schell at the Oswalds. Mill Tube& Speaker Tasting 2.
The drivers installed in the. They feel that they.