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Old 3rd September 2009, 11:32 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by cuibono View Post
That would be my guess. Good luck with your design!
I had a bit longer listening session last night and more convinced that S9 and S10 sounds similar, albeit the difference in xo point, baffle width, and cone/driver material. I will do proper measurements outside this weekend to confirm and remove subjectivity.

If that observation is correct then this is both good and bad news. The good news is that the similarity may reflect the accuracy of reproduction. If speakers are correct, shouldn't they all sound the same? In that case one could listen to S9, S10, Orion, or NaO and they all *should* sound the same?

The bad news is then there is little room for improvements? And what's left is about getting value for money? And that means using L21 is not the way to go because P13 (and other smaller mids) are cheaper, not to mention the added complexity of notch filter, larger baffle (looks), more expensive tweeter requirements etc. of the larger L21.
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