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What type of material is used in Cessaro horns?
Since a few years, after a lot of testing with different materials and also full wood versions, Cessaro uses now composite horns which are handmade and based on a two shell construction with a special polymer rubber filling in between (the inner and outer shell).
It has the least sound of it's own, not (only) while knocking on it but while playing the full sound spectrum.

And no i don't have measurements to prove. (maybe/probably the manufacturer has)

It is some kind of composite material. Very hard, heavy and inert. Put you hand on while playing you dont feel a thing no vibration. I hear some people commented that they are not as organic sounding as wood one. I think that is more brain and preference talking.

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Tang
No to be honest it is not hard. But yes it is heavy and you are right you don't feel any vibration.
 
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Hi Barry, I am in Munich for the audio show, is there still a meal planned at the Ristorante-Pizzeria-Italia for 7:30 on the Friday night? If so I would like to attend.
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Stuart

Hi Stuart
Yes there is but I have only booked a table for four.
I'll try to get a table for five tomorrow and get back to you.
Best
Barry
 

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Hi Barry, I am in Munich for the audio show, is there still a meal planned at the Ristorante-Pizzeria-Italia for 7:30 on the Friday night? If so I would like to attend.
Cheers,
Stuart

Hi Stuart
Just a quick note to confirm a table for five is now booked for 8.00pm in the name of Fawcett.
I look forward to seeing you there.
Best
Barry
 

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Saturday 19:00 at the Spatenhaus. 1st Level.

Hi just a quick question, when you say "1st level" ? Did you mean ground floor or next level up?
 

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Hi just a quick question, when you say "1st level" ? Did you mean ground floor or next level up?
The next level up from the ground floor.
 

TooCool4

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Cool thanks GMKF, just the same way we say it in the UK. Just had to check as Americans say it differently. ;)
 

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If anyone ends up hearing the new Joseph Audio Perspective 2 Graphene speakers, I'd love to hear about it. Thanks.
 

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I think the composite material from which Ralph fabricates his horns is very impressive.
 

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It is some kind of composite material. Very hard, heavy and inert. Put you hand on while playing you dont feel a thing no vibration. I hear some people commented that they are not as organic sounding as wood one. I think that is more brain and preference talking.

Kind regards,
Tang

Yes I agree these people are thinking with their brain
 

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For people who are at Munich. Tell us which are the three rooms you find top most impressive in your opinion.

Kind regards,
Tang
 
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For people who are at Munich. Tell us which are the three rooms you find top most impressive in your opinion.

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Tang
I'm not there but a couple of friends who are say the WE room by far. Looking at the pictures they sent this year's combination of horns and setup, I'm not surprised.

WE.jpg
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I'm not there but a couple of friends who are say the WE room by far. Looking at the pictures they sent this year's combination of horns and setup, I'm not surprised.

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david

I heard the same David - by a large margin superior.

What are the horns and drivers being used this year btw? Apparently the bass is deep also this year.
 

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For people who are at Munich. Tell us which are the three rooms you find top most impressive in your opinion.

Kind regards,
Tang

WE. I will think think up the other two later
 

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I heard the same David - by a large margin superior.

What are the horns and drivers being used this year btw? Apparently the bass is deep also this year.

Bass is always the key to everything Bill and that's why the speakers sound better, in the past they were kind of cutoff at the thigh from what I understand. My friends aren't vintage guys, hard tell the horns types from the pics but I like the way they arrange them as in a multiway system, still most significant improvement seems to be the bass.

david
 

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Bass is always the key to everything Bill and that's why the speakers sound better, in the past they were kind of cutoff at the thigh from what I understand. Hard tell the horns types from the pics but I like the way they arrange them as in a multiway system, still most significant improvement seems to be the bass.

david

Yeah I liked them most when I visited a few years back by a long way tbh. I wasn’t terribly arsed by the lack of bass depth but very cool that they have achieved that also this year. They just made music sound real when I was there.
 

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My top three were Nagra/YG Sonjas, Vitus SIA 30 and MSB.
Listened to a few horns including the Aries Cerat but their attraction continues to elude me.
They all sound coloured to me compared with high end cone speakers.
 
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At Marriott the Diesis audio was excellent
 

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