Angled Center Channel? - diyAudio
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 22nd April 2006, 12:09 AM   #1
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: New York
Default Angled Center Channel?

I'm in the final stages of a center Channel I'm building.
Uses 2 Vifa TC11MG-07 and two Linaeum ribbons.(Yes the omni directional Shack ones.)The speaker will be sitting ontop of a 46" projection Tv that is rather high(5 ft easy)as there is no other place.

I was wondering instead of putting on the flat sides should I make an angled design where say the speaker is at maybe 10-45 deg angle?

I couldn't see the Linaeums being a big issue with this or would they?But I'd think the mids would.Any thoughts on this?
  Reply With Quote
Old 22nd April 2006, 04:09 PM   #2
diyAudio Member
 
edjosh23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Raleigh/Atlanta
I'm not exactly sure I understand your design, but angled center channels are a good idea. Just be sure to do the proper calculations and you will be very happy to end with a center channel that you listen to on axis.

Good Luck,

Josh
  Reply With Quote
Old 22nd April 2006, 10:12 PM   #3
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: New York
This is what I'm talking about in the drawing(If you can call it that.)An TTMM Linaeums are stacked one on the other.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg center1.jpg (16.9 KB, 118 views)
  Reply With Quote
Old 22nd April 2006, 10:29 PM   #4
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: New York
Here's a pic.(Perhaps the worst picture you've ever seen as well.Only cam I have right now is a CleverCam!As seen on TV!)
Attached Images
File Type: jpg cam.jpg (38.4 KB, 130 views)
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd April 2006, 01:43 AM   #5
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: New York
Hmm I've been listening to this all day and I think (Not to toot my own horn as it were)this is a very intelligble center..Sounds really clear and dialouge is crystal.

I think these Linaeums stacked one on the other work pretty well.Anyone ever stack the dipole Linaeums and do some measurements?Or even side by side?

One reason for the stack is one is just not enough(82db sensitivity?I think) to match the 2 VIfa mids.I've had the Linaeums for years never used them cause no matter the driver they sounded a bit anemic.
  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
Need center channel help Ryan_Mc Multi-Way 0 12th February 2009 03:36 AM
Center channel with one mid Buzzy Multi-Way 11 17th October 2008 03:52 PM
Center channel 66Panel Multi-Way 0 25th August 2008 03:48 AM
Center channel using TB flaevor Multi-Way 2 3rd May 2005 08:27 PM
Center Channel wigginjs Multi-Way 6 26th October 2004 01:48 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:03 PM.


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