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Old 3rd September 2007, 02:38 PM   #1
shawn1972 is offline shawn1972  Canada
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Default Piezo help

I am messing around with line array using piezo's.I am a little slow on wiring.After reading posts and trying to understand as its easier in drawing form I came up with this.Am I even close?From the cts website I have the values but need help with putting it in layman's terms.I only need 1 per woofer but for asthetics I want 2,to get woofer line and tweeter line close in size.Thanks
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Old 3rd September 2007, 03:56 PM   #2
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Hi Shawn,

I have moved this to loudspeakers.

Best I can tell, you have paralleled the tweeters with them out of phase.

Also, the higher the frequency, the harder it is to integrate multiple units. See if you can get away with just one.
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Old 3rd September 2007, 11:50 PM   #3
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Also, the higher the frequency, the harder it is to integrate multiple units. See if you can get away with just one.
Are they horns? No (practical) problem with horns. Why is that Cal ?
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shawn I wonder if can you put up more precise details of the "cts website" you mentioned please? I'd be interested.
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Old 4th September 2007, 12:08 AM   #5
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Link won't work but the site is there if you type in.Its a whitepaper
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• Piezoelectric Tweeters (295K PDF)
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What kind of piezo do you have?
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Yes thanks.Same paper.its the 1016 model which falls in the 3khz to 6khz category.
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