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Old 4th February 2010, 02:09 AM   #1
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Default OB 12cx DE10 Alpha15a

Okay first pics.

You will notice similarities to a couple of designs. Haven't finished the base plates yet, or taken measurements. But things sound promising. So far no dsp or x-over to the 12cx and a simple 2.0 claritycap to the DE10.
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Old 4th February 2010, 02:39 AM   #2
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This is the 12cx at 1.0 meter mic directed at cone center
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Old 4th February 2010, 03:14 AM   #3
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May I ask the purpose of the 'compression chamber' in front of the woofer? (I also saw this on the products of Emerald Physics.)

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Old 4th February 2010, 03:46 AM   #4
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with the DE10 and only a ClarityCap 2.0

The Alpha amp is a WF 100k x-over at 100hz

As much as I could find out, the volume was approximated by a look at the original product. I took that figure and plugged it into winalpha and played with the volumes. The theory has been put out as sort of a front ported infinite rear volume sub. This in turn increases the power handling. I tried the Alpha on a simple flat mount and two different volume chambers. This seemed to work.
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Old 8th February 2010, 07:59 AM   #5
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Looking good. Have you compared the sound of your setup with/without horns. I have similar setup that have Beta 10 and use ME10 horns with the DE10. They sound pretty darn good.
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