Throat Diameter

The narrowest point of the mouthpiece’s Cup’s is referred to as its throat. So, the throat diameter is the diameter of the hole or aperture which leads into the backbore. The diagram below shows how the throat diameter is measured.

The visual effect of modifying the throat diameter of a mouthpiece is nowhere nearly as dramatic as some of the changes you may have made already but in organological terms, such changes have a profound effect on a mouthpiece’s performance. The diagram below allows you to experiment with the Throat Diameter slider.

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To find out more about the effects of the changes you are making you may go over to About the Throat.

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