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fishwinker 26th September 2005 08:52 PM

Full range in Norh 5.1's
I've just got myself a T-Amp which I'm in the process of improving, but my Norh 5.1's (with their 87 dB SPL) aren't exactly a great match... Thing is, I love their looks, and I was wondering whether anyone thought it might be worth swopping the mid/bass and tweeter for a fairly inexpensive full range driver (maybe a FE166E)? Otherwise, any ideas for a fairly easy enclosure to house something similar?

Thank you.

Josephjcole 27th September 2005 12:37 PM

If you could figure out the internal volume, and port dimensions that would be the first step.

fishwinker 27th September 2005 03:32 PM

According to their website the internal volume is 13 litres. I haven't measured the port - I'll have a look tonight.

fishwinker 27th September 2005 03:32 PM

I am completely new to speaker design, so please excuse me if this is painfully obvious. Norh claim that the 5.1's begin to roll off at 55Hz and are down 10dB at 45Hz . Is that purely a function of their volume and port dimensions, or a combination of that and the drivers used? Fostex recommends an internal volume of 15litres for a BR enclosure, so the Norh's 13litres is a little on the small side. However, I'm not sure if you could class the Norhs as a BR enclosure.

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