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Old 2nd April 2011, 03:00 AM   #11
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Hey trog, you've got a 1" full-range driver and a 2W amp; just hook it up without the filter.
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Old 3rd April 2011, 06:52 PM   #12
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Hey borispm

This line was supported with 16 4" drivers and crossed at anywhere between 1000 and 3000Hz using DCX xover.Never sounded good,lots of coloration.
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Old 3rd April 2011, 07:04 PM   #13
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Just to clarify my somewhat curt response,
It's a small FR driver and 2W amplifier. YMMV but to me there seems little point in adding a crossover to the speaker. I think you'd be better served putting the filter or a tone control before the amplifier.
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Old 4th April 2011, 12:51 AM   #14
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Hi Maduras,

That sounds pretty bad then... I have a pair of Altec Lansing FX6021 and they have those kind of 1" "full range drivers" yet they sound okay. I know they can't be the same driver, they are closer to TangBand's version, but it's still usable.
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Thanks for all the replies. I'll try some different values with a test setup and without to see how they sound.
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Old 26th April 2011, 12:10 AM   #16
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Wouldn't you like to extend the low end and see how it handles it? I always thought about making full range speakers with this driver for some friends that often listen to music with the built-in laptop speakers. I once calculated a ported box for this driver (with mh-audio vented box calculator) and it gives a F3 of 130Hz. Of course I hadn't kept distortion in mind, but you could make the experience.

Also, what would be much better, I thought about putting them in sealed boxes, with F3 of 190Hz like recommended at the driver specs, and making a "subwoofer" (actually a central mono woofer) with something like the Aurasound NS3-193, which is small and has great Xmax, good for achieving great bass. It could work great with the Elliot's Electronically Assisted Subwoofer circuit ( Sub-Woofer Controller - you'll learn its principles and how to build it on this link), resulting in a small enclosure with flat and deep bass response, matching with your B1S speakers for real full range! What do you think?

I'm a newbie too, so I have lots of ideas but no practice neither much knowledge. Can anyone with knowledge give any opinion?
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