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sumacSK 16th September 2012 07:34 PM

Smallest box volume for Dayton RS100-8
 
Hi all,

I want to use RS100-8 fullrange driver as mid in my next project crossed around 200Hz. I need to use it in a very small box ~ 0.3-0.4 litres. It will have bump around 200Hz with q around 1.5. I would equalize using linkwitz transform. Will there be a problem with a back wave escaping through the cone because of the small box being not big enough to contain enough stuffing? or any other reason why this is not a good idea?

thanks
martin

picowallspeaker 16th September 2012 08:11 PM

If also BR tuning is used for some mids , there must be a reason ...
200 Hz is a critical freq ( which it isn't ? :) ) and is the mid bass in full ,
so it needs some breathe .
I hope it's not a mid positioned in a paper tube as often seen in some
old designs ; cylindrical is also the worst environment for a speaker ( in axis ).
If you show the box .... !?!

sumacSK 17th September 2012 04:47 PM

not really sure what you are trying to say???


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