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Old 24th October 2008, 09:40 AM   #1
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Default Any recommendation on using Vifa 1" ring radiator (XT25TG30-04)

Any recommendation on using Vifa 1" ring radiator (XT25TG30-04)
over Vifa 1" (DX25TG05-04) silk dome tweeter?

From here: http://www.tymphany.com/xt25tg30-04
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Old 24th October 2008, 03:33 PM   #2
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I have used the XT25 and I like it. I have not tried the DX25.

But I can make two comments:

The first one is a bit strange. If one were using the tweeter with a waveguide, the XT25 would work much better. I have had problems with the domes causing a response dip and the DX25 has a dip in the same frequency range even in the flat baffle tests.

Perhaps a more useful suggestion is to look at this web page:

http://www.zaphaudio.com/tweetermishmash/compare.html

Here you can see and compare the responses of the DX25 and XT25. From this, I would pick the XT25 for smoother freq. response and lower harmonic distortion in the listening range. (esp. the odd harmonics)

I am not so keen on the looks of the XT25. But one gets use to it and it does work well.
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Old 24th October 2008, 06:34 PM   #3
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Hi

I would recommend the BG version any time.

http://www.madisound.com/catalog/pro...oducts_id=8402

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The TG30 is an old version, and the new BG60 sounds alot better. I never really liked the DX25.
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Old 25th October 2008, 09:10 AM   #4
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Maybe I am wrong, but isn't it DX25 very similar to the tweeter emploied in the big ProAc?

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