DIY Ribbon Project

The Proof of Concept Protype


This describes the first small ribbon I built to see if I could make something that had the potential to be a high quality driver. It worked well and gave me the confidence to go forward with the full size ribbon line.

Construction of the Big Ribbons


This has full construction pictures, both mechanical and electrical. It also includes a description of a DIY ribbon pleater.



Mounting and initial measurements using JustMLS.

Designing a Matching Transformer


Designing and building a toroidal matching transformer from scratch.


How did this get started? What is a “True” Ribbon Driver (and what is a “fake” one—just kidding).

What It Cost


Here is the breakdown of what it would cost to duplicate my big ribbons