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T/S parameters for drivers in parallel
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Old 23rd April 2004, 03:57 PM   #1
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Default T/S parameters for drivers in parallel

Hi all,
does anyone ever measured the T/S parameters for a set of drivers in parallel ?
Are the rules of thumb (usually stated: Re:=Re/N, Vas:=n*Vas, ..., and so on) confirmed by some measurement ?
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Old 23rd April 2004, 04:34 PM   #2
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For modeling two drivers wired in parallel Vas, and Sd are doubled, impedance in halved, and SPL is +6.
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Old 23rd April 2004, 06:36 PM   #3
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I posted this in a previous thread:
Assuming that

a is the number of elements that are connected in series, electrically,
b is 1 for normal configuration 2 for isobaric configuration and
n is the total number of elements,


Isobarik mounting meaning mounted in pairs, no more. Index 1 are the new values.

For two elements connected in parallel electrically and mounted side by side on the baffle (not isobarik), a=1, b=1 and n=2.
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