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Old 15th December 2012, 12:12 AM   #1
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Default Seas U18RNX/P Vs Peerless 830883

For consideration as a future upgrade to my Lambda's. Wondering about the sound quality from these 2 drivers. Which would you choose?

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Old 15th December 2012, 01:59 AM   #2
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Seas excel 5" magnesium 24db
SS 5" paper 12db
any pro driver with a high frequency break up 24db
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Old 15th December 2012, 05:18 AM   #3
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Seas U18RNX/P without any hesitations

See also Audio Technology :
C-Quenze 18 H 52 17 06 SD
Flexunits 6 H 52 17 06 SD

The seas W18NX001 is a nice driver
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Old 15th December 2012, 11:33 AM   #4
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The Seas U18RNX/P has a strong surround resonance at 700 Hz, causing a dip in the frequency response and high distortions (3% F2). The Peerless Exclusive 830883 is flawless and the better choice.
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Old 15th December 2012, 12:53 PM   #5
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Default Wow strong opposing opinions

Strong cases each way. Hmmm. OK The current driver i m using is PP. And the Seas is PP (but a whole new type). The Peerless is nomex (which I am told is a compressed treated paper. Some people have come out against PP but the guys at Madisound said don't think of it as PP from the 1980's.
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