Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Multi-Way

Multi-Way Conventional loudspeakers with crossovers

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 3rd May 2002, 04:15 PM   #1
jmiyake is offline jmiyake  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: San Jose, Ca.
Default Keep my JBL 2226 drivers or start over

Hi All,
I own a pair of subs with JBL 2226's. I have been pvery retty pleased with them. They have tremendous output, and quite a lot of impact. However, I wish to build new enclosures, since the old ones don't fit my new room.

My questions is:
Should I purchase new age long throw subwoofers, and start from scratch?

OR

Should I save the money and just stay with the JBL's?

Obviously it will be hundreds of dollars cheaper to stay with what I've got. However do you the new gen woofers are so superior, that I should really fork out the added dough?

James
  Reply With Quote
Old 13th May 2002, 05:58 AM   #2
diyAudio Member
 
audioaficionado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Medford, Oregon, USA
It all depends on what design you want to implement. They won't go real low unless you use ports or passive radiators and Fb tuned lown to 20Hz. You'll also have to run an active filter to tame their rising response. They're very nice drivers but if you want <16Hz @ 120dB you might have to look elsewhere.

BTW, how much would you sell them for
__________________

audioaficionado
  Reply With Quote
Old 13th May 2002, 11:32 AM   #3
Edgar is offline Edgar  Norway
diyAudio Member
 
Edgar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Norway, FlorÝ
Hi James!
Take a look at this link.

http://member.newsguy.com/~stigerik/almighty/

I have heard this particular system and I think it's some of the best bass reproduction i have ever heard, he is not braging in his descriptions. But as audioaficionado said, you have to use a rather large bassreflex enclosure and active x/o with EQ. Implemented this way it's hard to beat!

Edgar
  Reply With Quote
Old 13th May 2002, 11:23 PM   #4
jmiyake is offline jmiyake  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: San Jose, Ca.
Talking Still almighty then

Ok, I suppose I'll hang on to them. They ARE pretty mighty. I'll just do a new cabinet that fits into the room.

Thanks,

James
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any Exp. w TH using JBL 2206 or 2226? HK26147 Subwoofers 9 23rd August 2008 08:46 PM
Wtb Jbl 2226 corkster Swap Meet 2 1st February 2008 11:24 AM
811b/806a 16ohm with jbl 2226 or supravox 285 GMF ark Multi-Way 17 30th July 2006 06:17 PM
WTB JBL 2226 chassis needing recone or a pair good used drivers RobWells Swap Meet 10 24th April 2005 09:42 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:51 AM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2