Interesting Edwards Horn

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schrader_ian01
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Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:07 pm

I recently acquired an Edwards horn from an eBay reseller. It was new old stock and the horn is in great condition. However when I search the model number on YouTube, nothing on the horn comes up. It looks exactly like and 882-1B, except it's an 881-1B. I have the documentation, and it is a legitimate member of the 880 series of horns. As far as I can tell, it's functionally identical to the 882, the only difference I can find is that there's no pitch adjustment potentiometer to be found. Has anyone else heard of this horn, or better yet, does anyone else have this horn?
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Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:52 am

The 881-1B appears to be a 12VDC version of the 882-1B. Here are the 881-1B's specifications:

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In comparison, the 882-1B is a 24VDC horn with a current draw of 36 mA.
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Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:44 pm

You think you can make a video of it? We need more Adaptahorn videos as the old Edwards horn on YouTube.
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