Who wants a massive speaker for $45?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by merlin, Sep 26, 2003.

  1. That looks very......DIFFERENT :meh:
  2. Be interesting.... mount it to your ceiling.. :eek:


  3. Killdar


    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine


    or something.:meh:
  4. thrash_jazz


    Jan 11, 2002
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Artist: JAF Basses, Circle K Strings
    That'd go well with a Wishnevsky bass... :meh:
  5. That'd make a great sub in my car. But the car itself would be it's box.
  6. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Some of you people spend a lot of time on ebay.
  7. Looks like it's gonna be an ingrown pool or something.

    I don't like it:meh:

    Maybe the speaker melted and cooled in that form:)
  8. fastplant


    Sep 26, 2002
    25 watts? :meh:
  9. maybe Yamaha designed it as a "neighbour-annoying" speaker- intended to be mounted flat on an adjoining wall, and drum'n bass fed into it, as revenge for them waking you up by using a power drill etc. :p
  10. I'm just dumbfounded as to what the actual purpose of that speaker really was:confused:
  11. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Looks like it fell off the truck.
  12. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    hey nick, still using that funky avatar? very cool. I'd like to try that speaker. That'd be awesome to mount to a wall or floor for a sub. I wonder what the actual freqency response on that would be...
  13. I actually remember those goofy speakers.It was Yamaha's idea that their "new" line of speakers
    should be shaped like "ears" because that was the
    shape humans had attached to each side of their
    head(no I'm not making this up)so they'd respond
    more accurately.Right.Oddly enough,Fender had some
    amps,decades ago that used the very same speakers.
    The speakers sounded horrible,didn't last very long or take any kind of abuse from what I remember(the cone was made of foam)and they weren't very efficient.Anybody else remember this
    marketing "faux pas"?:meh:
  14. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    I hate to be a smartalec, but..

    Many car sub installations actually USE the car as a box :D

    So there! :p

    ..mmm yummy freebies...

  15. heyyyy, my name is alec!
  16. lneal


    Apr 12, 2002
    Lee County, Alabama
    I was young when they came out with those things, but read about them later on. Fender called those bass amps the "Bantam" and they were open backed combos if I remember correctly. The speakers Fender used were trapeziodal in shape, I believe. Those foam speakers enjoyed about 5 minutes of fame and then faded away.
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