What happenned to SEAS Exotic? - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Full Range
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Gallery Wiki Blogs Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 16th June 2008, 01:35 PM   #1
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Default What happenned to SEAS Exotic?

Just wondering if anyone completed a cab for these? I'm really curious if SEAS managed to move things for FRs considering all the R&D they may have in comparison with smaller manufactorers.
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2008, 01:15 AM   #2
The one and only
Nelson Pass's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2001
I've been working with OB's for these, and it looks like the high
excursion of these drivers will make them a prime candidate as
a FR driver which can deliver some bottom end in an OB without
help from a woofer. The next step is to try a larger baffle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2008, 02:58 AM   #3
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Maui, Hawai'i, USA
How big a baffle do you have them in now, Nelson?


  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2008, 04:34 AM   #4
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Aug 2006
2.1mm peak one way travel is "high excursion" ?

Keep it simple
My Page Of SV1000 and DIY Stereo Links
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2008, 06:15 AM   #5
diyAudio Member
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Switzerland
For a fullranger this is even extremly high excursion !


  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2008, 09:39 AM   #6
diyAudio Member
vitalstates's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: uk
A thought occurred, and that is, at what price do certain items cease to be mainstream DIY objects.

I may be way off the mark but I've long held the suspicion that Lowther, AER, and now Feastrex are out of reach of the average DIYer. Could it be that value for money has kept the DIY bunch from the F8 as well??

  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2008, 09:49 AM   #7
diyAudio Member
Scottmoose's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: UK
I suspect that's pretty much the case -they aren't cheap, so the user-base is much smaller than for, say, the dominant Fostex et al units. Really, they have to be counted with those drivers on the next rungs up on the price-scale -Lowther, AER, Feastrex etc.
"'That'll do", comes the cry of the perfectionist down the ages.' James May -The Reassembler
www.wodendesign.com Community sites www.frugal-horn.com http://frugal-phile.com/
  Reply With Quote


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sealed enclosure for SEAS Exotic johnsonad Full Range 58 9th October 2011 08:14 PM
Seas Exotic Pricing Arc Full Range 68 23rd November 2010 10:05 PM
New Seas Exotic drivers bambadoo Multi-Way 21 28th September 2010 08:50 PM
Seas Exotic X2-08 ;T35 out of stock limono Multi-Way 4 17th October 2009 01:59 PM
Sealed box SEAS Exotic vs. Lowther RLH davidross Multi-Way 0 10th April 2009 05:55 PM

New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:37 PM.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2017 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2