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Old 2nd October 2007, 08:28 PM   #1
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Default open baffle width?

I am going to make an O.B. line array using Ten 5" full range per channel. How wide should the baffle be? I don't expect any bass to speak of, but I don't want to screw it up either! Thanks for any responce.
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Old 2nd October 2007, 09:16 PM   #2
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Will you be using a tweeter(s)?
If not, you will get some bad comb filtering from those 5" drivers.

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Old 2nd October 2007, 10:30 PM   #3
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No tweeters, I built some sealed enclosure'd array's using 17 4" full rangers with 25 3/4" tweeters each and the tweeters don't add much. I power tapered them and they image well. I would like to try some O.B. goodness this time.
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Old 3rd October 2007, 03:56 AM   #4
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Here is a useful chart:
http://melhuish.org/audio/baffle.html
For a fullrange line array I wouldn`t go beyond 3", maybe the Veravox 3 (30$ at Solen)?
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