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Old 2nd April 2014, 02:21 AM   #1
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Default ScanSpeak 18W/8545-01

Anyone tried the new version of the 8545?


Thinking of building a 2-way monitor
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Old 3rd April 2014, 11:32 PM   #2
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Haven't tried the new one but, the old one was phenomenal!

I used them in a two way tuned to 32 hz with a 9300 Scan Speak tweeter crossed at 2KHz.

One of the best sounding speakers I have heard. It had decent output at 30 hz. For a 7" driver, it was impressive for the 1990's. Only needed a sub for HT. No problem with music and this system could play loud with low distortion with a good powerful amp.

I may build them again, now that they are available again. I would bi-amp them this time.
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Old 21st May 2014, 06:53 PM   #3
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Now that the cone is coated, I'm wondering if it will collect dust? I'm told it's not as sticky as the coated 15Ws though.
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