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Old 2nd February 2015, 10:10 AM   #1
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What enclosures would people recommend for the L Cao F6? I see a few other people have used them in Karlsonators, what other options are there please? I believe the FHXL would be "OK", but not great, any other ideas please? I've not found any enclosure plans specifically for this driver. Specs are here:

L.Cao LAOCAO F6 6? 12W Full Range High Sensitive Speaker W/ Paper Cone
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Old 2nd February 2015, 11:39 AM   #2
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It works well in a mini Karlsonator 6. I think I have modeled it and Freddi has used it as such and reports good reviews.
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Old 2nd February 2015, 12:07 PM   #3
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its a nice little driver and quite extended on top for not using a whizzer cone.
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Old 2nd February 2015, 03:39 PM   #4
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Drivers with similar specs are typically good in a TQWT or Metronome.

It probably wouldn't be horrible in a simple reflex either, though it'd likely sound a little warm and fuzzy.
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Old 2nd February 2015, 09:31 PM   #5
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PS. I don't see why it wouldn't work in an FH3, provided it is about the right size.
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Old 2nd February 2015, 09:55 PM   #6
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People are still trying drivers in the FHXL, it is the right size. Large Vas and high Qt would likely mean more damping required.

When Scott gets back from his road-trip he might be convinced to do a sim.

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Old 2nd February 2015, 10:16 PM   #7
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Thanks Dave, as you can probably tell I'm certainly no cabinet designer but the qts and fs are quite a bit different from the Alpair 10.3 so I guess it might need some tweaks to the FHXL design for it to be optimal (or would it?).

I've seen the plots of the Karlsonator and they look very nice but I must admit I'm not a big fan of the aesthetics.

The metronomes look interesting but I'm not sure what dimensions are required.

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Thanks Dave, as you can probably tell I'm certainly no cabinet designer but the qts and fs are quite a bit different from the Alpair 10.3 so I guess it might need some tweaks to the FHXL design for it to be optimal (or would it?).
The 1st driver that was tried in the FHXL other than an A10x was FE168eSigma, and the builder said they work fine. These are as different in T/S from the A10 as the LChao but in the other direction.

The FH3 had proven very tuneable for a wide range of drivers, i expect the same out of the FHXL. But i would get a sim before installing anything not proven

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FAO Scott if you are back, anything to add please?
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Old 17th February 2015, 01:38 PM   #10
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That's a nice looking driver - would be interested in listening impressions once it's hooked up.

I wonder if it would suit a... darn, can't remember what they're called... a box tall enough for 1/4 wave resonance with a port firing down on the floor
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