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Old 12th July 2007, 12:02 PM   #1
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Default Use your old car/shelf LS in home or garage !!!

Hi All,

I've been at audio for decades, and have just started refining this project -
http://fullrangedriver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=1744

I have heard car systems which are a real delight to listen to from a SQ point of view, but audio purists generally do not give car LS a second look.
These 'knock-up' LS/cabinets extend that for home use, and have genuine output down to 25Hz.

I particularly like 6x9s because their shape overcomes a characteristic 'sound' as can be developed by a constant driver cone driver radius.

Some years ago there was a massive comparison test of 6x9s, but manufacturers seem to change their lines nearly every year. Has there been any more recent driver shoot-outs that members can point me to ? (Though I would not be interested in any which are-over-the-top price-wise, and besides they would have to beat these very reasonable Kenwoods.)

If anyone tries this home bipole arrangement I should be very pleased to hear from them at
graham.maynard4@virgin.net


Cheers ........... Graham.
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Old 24th July 2007, 02:34 PM   #2
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Design finished, and most satisfactory.
http://fullrangedriver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=1761
Could use any spare full range, coax or components you have from 6.5" to 8", or 6x9 or 7x10.
http://server6.theimagehosting.com/i...G_0655.6ee.jpg
Only those who try this will appreciate how easy it is to get good sound, and with four drivers being driven by the left/right front/rear outputs of a head unit, a really compact room system could be achieved.

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