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Old 20th February 2009, 01:34 PM   #1
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Default Alpair 5...multi-flare box suggestions

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I've searched the heck out of this forum for suggested boxes with regards to the "Alpair 5 Grey" and/or "multi-flare enclosures" but had no luck, though I may very well be missing a thread that is right under my nose. I am a furniture designer/builder with a well stocked wood shop and would like to build a very small reference "desktop" system for my office using the Alpair 5 and if ideal a TL box similar to the "multi-flare" architecture. My goal is to keep enclosures as small as possible yet yield as much bass as possible and roll off to a small sub somewhere in the 100Hz area. I've researched a bit and found these "multi-flare" box systems which seem like an interesting way implementing a TL into a small box.

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http://spiralspeaker.web.fc2.com/aaaspeaker/extra/engmf140/eng-mf140.html

The author uses a PARC driver that, to my knowledge, is not available in the US. I am curious on your opinions regarding the Alpair 5's fit in this type of box architecture. If so can anyone recommend a starting point for box volume and port size. I appreciate any input you may have, in favor or against this box architecture and driver combination, I see very little written about it and speaker building is a relatively new thing to me.....dovetails, yes....filters, not yet

Christof
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Old 20th February 2009, 06:14 PM   #2
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that Multi Flare just looks like a strange ML-TL to me....

but it appears that I have built just what you are looking for:
http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...31#post1684431

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Old 20th February 2009, 06:41 PM   #3
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Thanks, Henkjan
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