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 Post subject: Funnel Speaker
PostPosted: Jan Fri 13, 2017 5:07 pm 
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A quick and easy way to get a "loudspeaker" for your crystal set is to grab a plastic funnel in the automotive section. A crystal earpiece dropped into the end makes for a decent "speaker" when you would like to listen to your local station without being glued to the earpiece. The long smaller diameter funnels work better than the large, shorter ones.


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 Post subject: Re: Funnel Speaker
PostPosted: Jan Sat 14, 2017 1:37 am 
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A while back YouTube user Victrola Guy demonstrated a transmission funnel as a substitute horn for his Edison cylinder player (see photo below). He said the sound was surprisingly good. I bought one to test on my Edison and it did quite well for a $2 funnel. Thanks to your suggestion, it will now find another use with one of my crystal sets.


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