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Old 2nd December 2008, 04:17 PM   #1
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Hello,

I'm getting ready to build a pair of "monitors" for use with computer based DJ software for mixing using Dynaudio D/28 and Vifa MG18SK09 with a LEAP designed crossover from Madisound.

When asked port location I told them "front". I now think it would work better for me to port to the rear. And that's my question...

does it matter?

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FYI: they will be placed on a large desk (3' x 7') that is against the wall.
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If they are going against a wall, doesn't a front port make sense? Or is just the desk against the wall?
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The desk is against the wall, but the speakers will be close.
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I would say you want a front port on those speakers, guy.
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Port in front would be the initial reply, but depending on the port geometry, wide and short being worst, "midrange leakage" can affect the response.
I would ask Madisound about this in their LEAP simulation. They may be able compensate for it (port) in the crossover design.
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