Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Planet10 modded drivers in Omegas
Planet10 modded drivers in Omegas
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
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 6th March 2009, 03:15 AM   #1
audiophile36 is offline audiophile36  United States
diyAudio Member
 
audiophile36's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: South Euclid,Ohio
Default Planet10 modded drivers in Omegas

I have a pair of Omega Super 3 speakers that use the Fostex fe127e driver...Omega claims to have modded the drivers,but I was wondering if anyone has replaced the standard Fostex drivers with a fully tricked out pair of Planet10's 127's,and if so what improvements were gained?

Anyone know what Omega does to the drivers anyway...from the outside the cone looks standard.
__________________
If it sounds good it is good!
  Reply With Quote
Old 6th March 2009, 03:45 PM   #2
gurley123 is offline gurley123  United States
diyAudio Member
 
gurley123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Go for it. At worst you'll have an extra set of drivers to use in a new project.

I don't really know what Louis does to his drivers. Have you checked the forums on his site?
  Reply With Quote
Old 6th March 2009, 06:27 PM   #3
chrisb is offline chrisb
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: victoria BC
Default Re: Planet10 modded drivers in Omegas

Quote:
Originally posted by audiophile36
I have a pair of Omega Super 3 speakers that use the Fostex fe127e driver...Omega claims to have modded the drivers,but I was wondering if anyone has replaced the standard Fostex drivers with a fully tricked out pair of Planet10's 127's,and if so what improvements were gained?

Anyone know what Omega does to the drivers anyway...from the outside the cone looks standard.

Quote:
Originally posted by gurley123
Go for it. At worst you'll have an extra set of drivers to use in a new project.

I don't really know what Louis does to his drivers. Have you checked the forums on his site?
Well, I think that Louis switched drivers at least a couple of years from Fostex to custom OEM hemp coned drivers ( not Hemp Acoustics). I had a brief opportunity to hear one of the little guys at the Craftsman's Room at last years VSAC, and they were very pleasant.

Even though there's no current proprietary interest, Louis might not be eager to divulge exactly what his treatments to the FE127E would have entailed.

As for what you might expect from full zoot treated drivers, here are a few customer comments:

http://www.planet10-hifi.com/driver-reviews.html
__________________
kinda burnt out - taking a break
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Planet10 modded drivers in OmegasHide 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

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
planet10-hifi, clearance of a few R&D pairs of EnABLed drivers planet10 Swap Meet 11 27th January 2012 03:42 AM
Planet10 FE127 drivers FS tubesguy Swap Meet 7 24th November 2008 08:37 PM
Help ID Phillip 5.25" drivers? Planet10? Sparky OR Full Range 1 11th August 2008 03:20 PM
One for Planet10? Anyone see these before? MJL21193 Multi-Way 26 30th May 2008 10:31 PM
Planet10 looking for drivers mashaffer Multi-Way 5 5th July 2006 05:25 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:33 AM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 16.67%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio
Wiki