You are most likely going to get a weak-sounding talkbox that leaks sound very badly - no matter how tight you tape or seal it! Guitars Join Date Sep 2004 Location Just north of The ATL Posts 22,550 Likes (Given) 3 Likes (Received) 535 Re: DIY talkbox using a compression horn driver Originally Posted by fingerace Van Halen for example says he can't use one... Please login or register.Did you miss your activation email? 1 Hour 1 Day 1 Week 1 Month Forever Login with username, password and session length News: SMF for DIYStompboxes.com! |HOME|
www.billfitzmaurice.com www.billfitzmaurice.info/forum Comment Cancel Post jcaste New Member Join Date: Apr 2007 Posts: 3 #3 04-03-2007, 08:50 AM Re: Help to chose a horn driver for a talkbox Provided Link: Parts My rants, products, services and incoherent babblings on my blog. All rights reserved. © 1996-2016 Parts Express, All Rights Reserved All times are GMT-5. My intent is to make a document that people can refer to that should answer most, if not all, of those questions.2. http://www.diystompboxes.com/smfforum/index.php?topic=34055.0
I will post some pics.Steve Logged Funk it up,Steve Rodgre Poster2 Posts: 1098 Total likes: 0 Roger L. Use an industrial driver like the 242-854,but find one that's not 70v. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose TALKBOX QUESTION? Add to Want to watch this again later?
Over the years I have moved it from a old box (arion distorion spray painted black) to a plastic enclosure with a input 1/4 jack and a jack for the tube. or get a screw-on driver and use a tube that fits inside the opening. With that in mind, today I may or may not agree with the post you just read! I guess either one works well, but since many of the DIY people who make talkboxes use a HD they find in old speakers, it's given by a friend, or found
Van Halen for example says he can't use one... the best one to buy? Originally Posted by Marinblues Remember: "Good" is what sounds good to you...everything else is marketing. http://www.gfworks.jp/talkbox/compression_driver.html If the sound comes from the tube, why do I need a microphone?16.
is 500hz low enough for a compression driver that is going to be used in a talkbox? I find this size harder to talk with, but after some practice it becomes more natural. For horns, my Exp has been 'just make sure the horn is able to do what is 'forced' to do', a little overkill is certainly better than a slight underrating. To keep the tube tight in the PVC, I just used a strip of duct tape wrapped around the tube, and pushed it in.It worked well, but I ended up blowing
Logged My layouts galleryA few quick sound samples coma57 member Posts: 7 Total likes: 0 Suitable horn driver for talk box... « Reply #1 on: June 10, 2005, 11:49:35 AM »
The “carrier” signal would be your guitar, keyboard, or whatever else (sometimes it’s fun to use a drum machine!), and the “modulator” in this case would be your voice talking/singing into Eminence Psd2002 Roger Troutman always set up 2 systems so that he could continue his performance even if one blew up during his stage. How To Make A Talkbox For Guitar That's why I was looking at class-d amp modules.
How come my words aren’t clear?13. Sign in to make your opinion count. All Rights Reserved. Connect a set of speaker leads to the driver and then plug that into an amp, make sure the impedance of the amp is correct for the driver you are using. Horn Driver
Results 1 to 16 of 16 1Likes Top All This Page 1 Post By jrfrond Thread: What driver for a talk box? Can anyone recommend a good driver to make one? might shake the fillings out of the teeth). My rants, products, services and incoherent babblings on my blog.
Martinelli Supporting Member Join Date Jun 2008 Location Italy Posts 1,139 Hi Steve, I wouldn't worry too much, I'd say any small speaker would do just fine...years ago I built one Comment Cancel Post jcaste New Member Join Date: Apr 2007 Posts: 3 #4 04-03-2007, 09:33 AM How to mount the HD? You can certainly build a talkbox, including amp, driver, tubing, connectors, and wire, for less than it costs to buy a good pre-made talkbox.
Just know that the guitar signal can not go to the talk bod and your guitar amp at the same time...the effect will be so faint it simply won't be worth Reason: Grammar Hoc unum scio: me nihil scire. There are cheap Chinese power amps and suitable power supplies on ebay. With that in mind, today I may or may not agree with the post you just read!
I built a “ghetto talkbox”. All rights reserved. With guitar I think you'd need a good distorted sound, so I'm not sure the car amp would be a good idea. Also, I am using a rocktron banshee and am getting ok results but for me it doesnt record very well...direct into a rode nt1a then direct into mackie blackjack pre.
Search Plugins & More Search Developers (Brand) Latest Reviews Product Rankings Product Ratings Groups: Whats's in? Cancel Unsubscribe Working... Also, when recording, talkboxing at low levels can make your mouth noises more obvious. 9. However, if you don’t want to spend the time and effort, and want a decent pre-made box, I have a couple of suggestions.
The method was crude but as I recall the tone was really there. "I've heard magic defined as "a technology you don't understand". Jesus; Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:19 pm deaf dunderkwac wrote:kaden wrote:You cut the horn off near the driver (before the flare, while it's still tubular) and bodge the hose on with A friend of mine drove his off of the extra speaker output from his guitar amp with a suitable voltage-dropping resistor network (memory is weak, but I thought it was a My friend used a larger tube expanded with deft use of heat to fit over his driver and a hose clamp.
I've never tried, but I like the whole idea of it. I'll go ahead and place the order tomorrow then! I might try that, I just have to figure out how to attached the two sizes without any leakage. Share Quote 14th December 2011 #9 trialsin808 Gear interested With that in mind, today I may or may not agree with the post you just read!
Otherwise slobber runs down the tube and you end up replacing really nasty drivers a lot. Register Help Remember Me? Also of note you really need to pump the mic up with a PA system...if the mic is not loud enough you'll never hear it. Do I have to have a Yamaha DX100? 15.
i got the moves like Wyman... All ya gotta do after that is figure out how to use it, and it ain't as easy as it looks. Am also going to be using a keyboard ive got some nord lead patches that have worked ok in the past...so if 50w guitar amp is working for you at the Connect with Facebook Quick Links Mark Forums Read Open Contacts Popup Networking Contacts Social Groups User Control Panel Edit Avatar Edit Your Details Edit Options More Chat Room Merchandise Tips &