From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Cancel speaker resistance?
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 17:22:17 +0100
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 18:09:21 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Chuck Simmons
wrote (in <3D856AFD.E82EF1A0@webaccess.net>)
about 'Cancel speaker resistance?', on Mon, 16 Sep 2002:
>In that case, pretty conventional design is fine. Get low resonance
>woofers of about 8 inches or a bit bigger, good mid range speakers and
>tweeters. You then need to work out the crossover networks.
You could start with a pair of good 4 inch wide-range drivers, which
would graduate to mid-range use if you go to 3-way systems in due
course. If you DO go to 3-way systems, consider building six power amps,
and use low-level crossover filters. You don't need much power (say 10
W) for the mid-range and tweeter, so reserve the 40 W beef for the
>Living in an apartment as I do these days, I have concluded that the
>speaker system manufactures could eliminate the mid range and tweeters
>without much notice being taken by the people that buy the garbage.
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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