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Old 16th January 2004, 08:50 PM   #1
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Default 2 way crossover changing Q ???????

I know a baffle step inductor is in the path,
But on a 2 way crossover to a woofer, there is an inductor in the path with the woofer and a cap in parallel....

To me this crossover inductor would change the q of the driver.......


Is this right ??????????????????
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Old 16th January 2004, 10:06 PM   #2
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Yes, you are right.

The output impedance of your amplifier and the resistance of the connections at either end of your speaker cable also change the Q.
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Old 17th January 2004, 08:04 AM   #3
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The resistance of the inductor does increase the Q of the driver slightly, and
make the amplifier damping factor essentially meaningless unless it is very low.

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