How does changing coil DCR affect sound? - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Full Range

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 4th April 2012, 12:07 AM   #1
cyto is offline cyto  United States
diyAudio Member
cyto's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Alabama
Default How does changing coil DCR affect sound?

I was wondering how going with a larger gauge coil, and thus a lower dcr, actually changes the sound.

I see opinions saying that the dcr should stay the same but can anyone say how the sound is affected?
  Reply With Quote
Old 4th April 2012, 12:10 AM   #2
SY is offline SY  United States
diyAudio Moderator
SY's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Chicagoland
Blog Entries: 2
It depends on where and how the coil is used. In general, you'll get frequency response changes if you change the DCR, but what the changes are and how big they are will vary from case to case.

Unless you're replacing iron core coils that are run hard enough to saturate, there's little to be gained from "upgrading" inductors.
A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian is the man who finds it. - Mencken
  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
How do fuses affect the sound quality? audiogeekess Multi-Way 2 17th March 2012 03:39 PM
EV SP12C with too-low output and too-high coil DCR... jon_010101 Multi-Way 2 21st June 2009 10:31 PM
Does Voice Coil Affect Magnetic circuit? kelticwizard Multi-Way 28 13th October 2007 02:12 AM
transformer specs such as DCR and etc: how does it affect voltage on the secondary? jarthel Parts 10 1st September 2006 03:18 PM
does the resistor's ppm affect the sound? mekanoplastik Parts 9 4th June 2003 05:21 AM

New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:20 PM.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2015 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2