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Old 10th July 2018, 09:36 PM   #1
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L-pad plus a Zobel. is this overkill?
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Old 10th July 2018, 11:43 PM   #2
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Those two have different function, so its not a right question. Sometime you do not need any, sometime just either one, sometimes both...
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Overkill?
I've not seen any applications so far with LPADs where a Zobel was required.

Zobels are useful when a driver is connected directly to a passive crossover network in order to assure that the load impedance presented to the network remains relatively constant in the passband and stopband of the network.
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Old 11th July 2018, 11:24 AM   #4
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Sometimes, even when attenuating several dB the resonance peak has a significant effect with tweeters. I sometimes find it useful to do both. On the other hand, when measuring and simulating, the answer should be clear.. Whatever works is OK. In my case I have a reason, it allows simpler changes free of the irrelevant impedance effect. Otherwise, keeping it simple is good too.
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