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Old 24th September 2003, 02:07 AM   #1
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Default Crossover components: what should I use?

Which brands of capacitors and inductors are recommended for hi-fi loudspeaker designs keeping price and quality in mind. (If the diffrence in quality is worth it I'll most likely pay it.) Thanks in advance.

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Old 24th September 2003, 04:03 AM   #2
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Hello Scott,

I would start by looking at the Solen website.

Look at the 'fast' capacitors and 'hepta-litz' inductors.

I find these parts to be quite good when hooked up in a point to point crossover and with quality wire.

Long break-in is necessary.


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Old 25th September 2003, 01:33 PM   #3
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there is a brief text on crossover components on the ariel web site:

or go to ldsg: (good reference)

good luck

By the way, solen caps are subject to a lot of discussion, some like them, others not at all, but if you dont want to pay 35USD for a single capacitor, they might be a good choice. There has been discussion on this forum about croosover components in a tread called " Audio Caps Rules" or something like that. Go read it

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