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Old 12th December 2011, 02:53 AM   #1
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Default Scan-Speak Discovery 10F/4424G / 10F/8424G

Scanspeak Discovery 10F/4424G, 4" Midrange 4 ohm: Madisound Speaker Store
Scanspeak Discovery 10F/8424G 4" Midrange 8 ohm: Madisound Speaker Store

The price is a big turn off. I could have sworn these were around $60 each when I first saw them. Did the neodymium really go up so fast, or was I just dreaming? I sure wish they were cheaper. Why keep using neodymium if it drives cost up so much? On the other hand, the one thing I always want more of with 3" drivers is motor strength.

Cost aside, I thought the results on Krutke's blog looked pretty promising. Looking at Sd, they're really about a 3.5" driver. Has anyone tried these as full-range? Any thoughts on the "coated NRSC fibre glass cone"?
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Old 12th December 2011, 03:51 AM   #2
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They are indeed great drivers but expensive. The extended and ultra flat Frequency Response paired with the high sensitivity are unbeatable.
I think they work really well as fullranges if you can live with the narrowing dispersion of 3" drivers. You will need woofers for the low end, they are not capable of any reasonable bass.
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