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Old 22nd December 2011, 04:06 AM   #11
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I've covered old chipboard boxes with thinish plywood as test boxes, but for the effort involved you might as well start from scratch....
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Impedance varies with frequency, use impedance plots of your drivers and make crossover calculations using the actual impedance of the driver at the crossover frequency
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Old 23rd December 2011, 04:31 PM   #12
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Default Agree

I've tried to rebuild/copy existing speakers in "new" boxes, 3/4" MDF (glue heavily and clamped) and thrown away the 1/2" particle board or plastic enclosures many a time.

I havenít had one work as well as the original so far.

So many drivers out there now; kits, modeling programs, etc. really no need to rebuilding them.
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