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Old 15th February 2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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Recommendations please. I have a 16' x 16' room,plenty of power, and a desire to hear something different from an enclosure. I have listened to 10.2 Pensils, 10.2 MarKen T, 7.3 Pensils and MarKen 7.3. Just got some EL70' quads and looking for advice. Next stop will be FAST with all of the above drivers in sealed units over CA22RNX. This weekend i hope to compare 7.3 MarKen with newly eNabled 10.2's. Boxes are ready and waiting for shipment. Funtimes!
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I have a semi-universal mid-tweeter TL i just need to separate from eeSTee.

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Old 15th February 2012, 09:53 PM   #4
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From Canada to US in 4 days is amazing, period. We have all grown accustom to the modern world and the speed at which it operates. I dont want to talk about eNabled drivers until i recut baffle with proper diameter, but they seem to image better with more detail. Castle or Coniston? Whats is eeSTee. The only one i know of makes makeup. You saying i need help , or patience? Google here we come! Dave you rock, Kudos!

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eeSTee = ST = SuperTysen

The current working name is a play on NesTee the name of one of Tysen's stuffed dog plushies.

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Old 15th February 2012, 10:41 PM   #6
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I just purchased 3 sheets of BB, so i will start on the woofer first and then do the individual cabinets for the FR's. I noticed in the past, you recommended larger enclosures than I might expect, just wandering why. I am traveling tomorrow, and will be figuring numbers for variable active XO. Put it off too long, time to jump in. I was thinking sealed boxes at about 1.5 times VAS as a start. for each driver. thinking something like this

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Hmm... I've had something like this in mind for quite some time. Not the most aesthetic of solutions, but definitely one of the most flexible, giving the user the option of trying out a variety of mid-tweets with the dedicated woof cabinet.
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Hmm... I've had something like this in mind for quite some time. Not the most aesthetic of solutions, but definitely one of the most flexible, giving the user the option of trying out a variety of mid-tweets with the dedicated woof cabinet.
Eaxctly. Figure out what you like first and then finetune.
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I have been doing some looking and if i try to cross around 350 Hz, i should be trying to keep the centerpoints of the drivers with 8-10", correct? Crossing lower means getting them even closer i think.
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As far as I know, crossing lower means you can keep them further apart. Lower frquency wavelengths are longer. I remember Dave stating that max centre to centre distance should be 1/4 of wavelength.

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