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Old 2nd October 2002, 06:57 PM   #1
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Default Which tweeter sounds better?

Can anyone tell me, which tweeter sounds better?

Raven/Esg ribbon tweeter

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the new Scan Speak R2904/700000 tweeter


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Old 4th October 2002, 04:01 PM   #2
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These two drivers use very different technology and are quite expensive. For sure they will sound different, but which one sounds better is a subjective question. The sound will change depending on the enclosure, crossover, room, amp, cd player, etc. Too many variables to be objective. So, I will say: I prefer the scan-speak (mainly based on their other tweeter that I listened).
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Old 4th October 2002, 04:07 PM   #3
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And although I never heard Scan Speak my vote goes to Raven. I've been using it for 7 years now and still can't find anything wrong about it.
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still can't find nothing wrong about it
Ah, the double negative trick.

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Old 4th October 2002, 06:11 PM   #5
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What about a Manger schallwandler? It's also a quite amazing product (and expensive)(http://www.manger-msw.com/) What about the Morel Supreme http://www.morel.co.il/index/index.htm and not to forget the tweeters which perform very well at a fraction of the cost of the above mentioned examples
So much is offerered, it doesn't end with a comparison between just two of them...

As always you have to listen for yourself and form your own opinion. Every brand has their own topproduct.
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Manger
I hate this name because the meaning of this word in french is "to eat" My brain can not associate it with a driver brand. Sorry to be off subject.
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Old 4th October 2002, 10:14 PM   #7
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Here is a curve ball for ya.

If you're comparing Raven/ESg;

then consider http://www.stageaccompany.com/cdload.html

end.

If you want high impact, high spl, high sound quality,
high sensitivity;

then consider link above.

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If $600 is too much to pay for one tweeter;

then ignore link above.

end.

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Old 7th October 2002, 03:08 AM   #8
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I've used several Scanspeaks from the 9xxx series. Both the 9700 and the 9900 is exellent; used by dynlavy, Proac etc....
I cannot recement those drivers enough!

Thou I've never heard the Scanspeak ringradiator, I've heard from others that it's not as good as the price should indicate.

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