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Old 22nd October 2011, 12:42 PM   #11
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What about xmax? How high xmax is in your list, compared to other variables? Or Rms/Qes?
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Old 22nd October 2011, 12:42 PM   #12
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First - what are your goals?
That goes a long way toward driver selection.
Box size?
Box style?
Cost?
Single driver, 2 way, 3 way?
New or vintage?

All those and more should be taken into consideration.
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Old 22nd October 2011, 01:09 PM   #13
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I'd also ask what your goals are. It is easy to overestimate how much the driver you choose will affect the sound you get, but the way you use it has a significant effect on how it sounds, and choosing a driver that suits your purpose is a part of this.

For example I prefer paper coned woofers with high efficiency and sometimes with low Xmax and high fs. This is in stark contrast to some here but the Xmax and fs is simply a design choice. I tend to prefer the sound of paper cones.
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