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Old 7th July 2004, 01:37 PM   #1
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Default audax two34xo and hm170co

Hi all I just stumbled on your site and love it. I am new to the speaker building world and need some help on cab design and x-over. I aquired 2 Audax two34xo tweeters and 2 Audax hm170co (maybe hm170go?) and want to build some cabinets and x-overs. I am pretty good with wood and know basic cabinet building and bracing. But since I am new I have no clue on dimensions for the boxes and need advise on x-over.
Does anyone have a good design or can you help me?
I have read that the tweeters are not the best but since this is what I have to work with, so be it. I just want to build and listen and gradually learn to do it on my own. Then I will get back to being serious about the sound
Can Anybody Help Me? Thankyou in advance !!
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Old 7th July 2004, 02:51 PM   #2
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From the published data, the HM170C0 and G0 have quite different specs, so you would need to know which you have for anyone to suggest the optimal enclosure (particularly for a reflex enclosure).

If the label is missing, you could measure Fs to identify them. The
C0 is listed as 42Hz, while the G0 is 51.5Hz.

I like the TWO34 as the low Fs means that it can work well even with a simple first-order XO. (But then I'm getting old, and the poor output of the TWO34 above 15kHz doesn't bother me, as I can't hear it anyway!)
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Old 7th July 2004, 04:37 PM   #3
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The Audax C0 has carbon fiber cone, the G0 has paper cone.

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Old 8th July 2004, 12:55 PM   #4
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Thanks for pointing that out and for the replies.
Upon further inspection the correct model number is hm170go.
Does anyone have a good design for this set up with two34xo.
Also what about x-over for these? Will a simple cap and resister do?
Thanks for all help
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