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Old 25th February 2005, 06:16 PM   #1
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Default Measurements for the Peerless HDS182 6.5" mid?

Does anyone have actual t/s measurements for this driver (not just the manufacturer's published parameters)?
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Old 25th February 2005, 06:26 PM   #2
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You're assuming they are different. Why would they fudge on the T/S?
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Old 25th February 2005, 09:09 PM   #3
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I was wondering if the published ts are right-off-the-assembly-line, or if they determine typical broken-in values and publish those. Also wondering if ts parameters stablize or continue to drift indefinitely. Personally, I would prefer to have broken-in ts params from the manufacturer.
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You're assuming they are different. Why would they fudge on the T/S?
Not sure why they'd want to fudge, but from my understanding, they do. Published t/s specs are often off by large amounts - sometimes up to 50%.
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I believe Scan drivers are broken in before T/S are measured, but Peerless and Vifa are not.
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Old 26th February 2005, 12:28 AM   #6
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As far as I know peerless have had some problems with T/S parameters over the years but now they have sorted it all out. From what I have heard the HDS series are pretty accurate.

Oh good its the one with the phase plug. I have used this driver with a SS d2905/95 tweeter with very good results. I just used the t/s from peerless for the box and its worked fine.

Here is my measurement of the HDS with plug. Mine also includes bafflestep.
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