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Alpine SPR-17LS mid-woofer for 2way monitor?
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Old 11th August 2007, 11:32 PM   #1
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Default Alpine SPR-17LS mid-woofer for 2way monitor?

I have 2 of these high quality 6" Alpine component car woofers, and 2 vifa XT25TG30-04 tweeters. They are both 4 ohms, and the Alpines have soft spider-surrounds, just like home woofers. I also have two 0.5 cf enclosures, with no cutouts yet, and thinking of designing a crossover for them, but no specs are avail from Alpine.
Is it worth trying, or better get two $30 6" Daytons from PartsExpress?
But these alpines look very high quality, with cast frames, heavy magnets, and aluminum phase plugs. What to do?
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Go with the Daytons - the Alpines might look nice but I guarantee you the Daytons will outperform them. I have them in my speakers.

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http://www.zaphaudio.com/5.5test/
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Go with the Daytons - the Alpines might look nice but I guarantee you the Daytons will outperform them. I have them in my speakers.

Read a test/review here:

http://www.zaphaudio.com/5.5test/

I agree with you.
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So, for my 0.5 cu ft ~ 14L box the RS-150 or RS-180 is more suitable?
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Old 12th August 2007, 04:19 PM   #5
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For 0.5 cu. ft. I'd recommend the RS150, though either one will probably be OK; the 180 can be crossed to a sub a little lower.
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