We now offer five extra large diameter bells available on Summit, Gravity & Muse model trumpets. Larger diameter bells will project more to the sides of the space/room creating a more vocal sound. Compared to a smaller diameter bell, which usually focuses more like a light beam, the "X" series bells are easier on your audience and a welcome change for those typically hearing their sound as too bright or focused.
We have also made changes to bells 3 and 11, which are now available in red brass only. These will now be designated as 3R and 11R. The choice to use red brass parallels the expectations of our customers usually ordering these sizes, to produce a pyramid-shaped tonal color with a solid base and higher efficiency.
Large Diameter bells now include:
1X - 5.3" - vibrant medium bright vocal sound with a broad projection pattern
10X - 5.3" - vibrant medium dark vocal sound with a broad projection pattern
3RX - 5.3" (red brass) - dark vocal sound with a broad projection pattern
11RX - 5.3" (red brass) - very dark vocal sound with a broad projection pattern
7 - 5.3" to 5.5" - vibrant medium vocal sound with a broad projection pattern
Note on SWE bells: SWE (Standing Wave Efficiency) bells are currently in the prototype phase and are not yet available. The "SWE" line on the bell chart signifies the sound spectrum produced by one single SWE bell. This bell is elliptical in shape and produces the spectrum of several different bells combined.