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16-Oct-2021

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Martin 1 X 15 Horn



Martin horn plans as requested:

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CLICK TO VIEW & DOWNLOAD THE PLANS 2


[plans will print out to an A4 page]

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'Martin 1 X 15 Horn'


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Name: chris meisenheimer
Email: viber18@piasanet.com
Activity: Professional
Date: 11-Nov-04

hello my name is chris. And I love and have built your dual 15" w-bin acbinet for my d.j. biz, and am quite satisfied. however my next quest is to build the dual 18" design. the only problem is that I am from the U.S. And I do not know metrics. Do you have an english conversion for this construction?


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Name: jay
Email: jayssound@hotmail.com
Activity: Professional
Date: 06-Jan-05

just one thing to say about this cab it is one serious cab


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Name: Norman
Email: normancoral@lycos.com
Activity: Hobby-ist
Date: 19-Jul-05

i've checked the martin 2 x 15 horn plans. The plan appears to be for 1x15. do you have plans for the 2 x 15? thanks


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Name: Patrick Angus
Email: pcangus@shaw.ca
Activity: part-timer
Date: 27-Jan-06

got plans for the other cabs that go with this?


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Name: Chris
Email: spinmaster_chris@hotmail.com
Activity: Hobby-ist
Date: 25-Apr-06

This Martin Horn looks like fantastic fun to build. Althought i see it labeled as for 2 x 15" but i can only see space for one! Mistakes aside, i was just wondering, what is its intended purpose? Its for Bass, Bass & Mid, Mid? There is nothign written anywhere about frequency responces and things.


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Name: Dennis
Email: djdac_db@hotmail.com
Activity: part-timer
Date: 16-Jul-08

Big but still good horn, goes deep but can need some help with the lower mid bas..

i started with using eminence kappa 15 but they didn't keep up with deep bass, so i got 2 kicker comp VR 15" (long throw driver), mutch better, no problem to get your pants shake on the dance floor, but not shure if they last so long if you push them all day long in sevral months.....


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Name: tsutcliff @gmail.com
Email: tsutcliff @gmail.com
Activity: Professional
Date: 18-Jun-10

"hello my name is chris. And I love and have built your dual 15" w-bin acbinet for my d.j. biz, and am quite satisfied. however my next quest is to build the dual 18" design. the only problem is that I am from the U.S. And I do not know metrics. Do you have an english conversion for this construction?"

use the internet


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Name: Peter Gray
Email: graypb@gmail.com
Activity: Professional
Date: 13-Jun-11

Best used in pairs or x 4 in a stack. Two of these (wheels on bottom) are much easier to handle than the
original 2x15 version, and better bass than the later low profile 2x15. The classic Martin rig would have a 2x12
mid, either direct radiator angled or the later 'philishave' (horn-loaded) 2x12, with 2" compression driver horns,
usually JBL 2441 on Martin flares. Very early rigs did not use a mid speaker and went straight to horns at
around 500Hz - not fi! Oldie but still effective I imagine!


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Name: Matthias D
Email: denil.matthias@gmail.com
Activity: part-timer
Date: 22-Feb-15

I've redrawn these plans,
I can't build anything at the moment but I enjoy reconstructing them in CAD software, so that I can print out blueprints when I'm up for the job.
if you'd like a clear copy in PDF format,
please e-mail me.


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Name: Greg M.
Email: a31ford@gmail.com
Activity: part-timer
Date: 23-Feb-15

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THANK YOU !!!!

Ran 12 of these in my youth during the 80's in rock bands around Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. STILL have not found anything that even comes close to their punch !!

I've been sitting on a stash of 40 sheets of Baltic Birch for over 17 years, just waiting to find a set of plans.....



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Name: Antwan
Email: tbilikian29@gmail.com
Activity: part-timer
Date: 17-Jun-17

I did perches 4 Martin 1x15 Empty no drives, can anybody recommend a good 15" drive`s please. There is no Loud in my Vocabulary !!!


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Name: Anto Bilikian
Email: tbilikian29@gmail.com
Activity: part-timer
Date: 19-Jan-18

Hi,
I have purchased 4 Marti 115`s empty Cab`s I was wondering if Eminence Kappa 15 A WOULD BE GOOD MATCH ? i THANK YOU IN Advance
Tony


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Cabinet plans

Each page contains a downloadable plan as a gif image, sized to print-out onto an A4 page.

STARTER FULL-RANGE 3 DRIVER CABINET

4 X 10" FULL-RANGE CABINET

2 X 15" FULL-RANGE CABINET

2 X 15" FOLDED BASS-BIN FOR MODULAR SYSTEM

1 X 15" REAR HORN LOADED SCOOP BASS-BIN FOR MODULAR SYSTEM

1 X 15" 2 WAY FULL-RANGE REFLEX CABINET (can also be simple bass unit)

2 X 12" ANGLED SHORT-THROW MID CAB FOR MODULAR SYSTEMS

2 X 10" MID AND HIGH FREQUENCY CABINET FOR PASSIVE SYSTEM

HF LARGE HORN CABINET FOR ACTIVE SYSTEM

EASY BASS CAB FOR 15"/18" BASS - (single or double!!)
[Kindly supplied by Celestion uk]
[also can build as 10"/12"/15"/18" + tweeter for full-range]

15" CELESTION W-BIN BASS CAB

MARTIN 15" HORN

EAW BH 882 DUAL 18" BASS

CERWIN VEGA 18" BASSBIN - EARTHQUAKE B36

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