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Old 1st October 2005, 02:20 AM   #1
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Default Crossover Modification

I've got a crossover designed for a very expensive 8 ohm nominal tweeter. While I'm saving up for the tweeters, I'd like to use my current tweeters with my new crossover. My current tweeters are 6 ohm nominal. Can I just put a 2 ohm power resistor in series with my current tweeter and maintain the cutoff frequency of the crossover?

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Old 1st October 2005, 05:05 AM   #2
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Hi Jim,

In theory yes, but the 8 ohm nominal is just that. You really need to know the exact impedance at the crossover point of the two tweeters and add the difference in resistance.
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