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biovizier 17th July 2006 09:31 AM

Tweeter Quest
 
Dear All,

I heard a really good ribbon tweeter over the weekend. Its spurred me on with an idea I have had for some time - namely replacing the vifa tweeter in my pmc mb2-xbd-a with something of the standard of the rest of the drivers. What ribbon units would people recommend as being the best around? In addition what are the pros and cons of ribbon v. electrostatic. What are the best electrostatic tweeters currently?

Regards,

Nick.

leonrocks 17th July 2006 10:27 AM

Ribbon Tweeters
 
Have heard and enjoyed Raven and Beengineering ribbon tweeters. Highly recommended.

biovizier 17th July 2006 10:37 AM

So far the following have been suggested:

BG NEO3-PDR PLANAR TWEETER w/BACK CUP
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=264-735

Raal 70-10
http://www.raalribbon.com/products_flatfoil_70-10.htm

Raven R3.2 MMX
http://www.orcadesign.com/products/raven/ravenr3.htm#

biovizier 17th July 2006 10:38 AM

Thanks - already had the raven recommended, the raal looks pretty interesting though. Do you have a link for the other unit?

Thanks!

Nick

biovizier 17th July 2006 11:08 AM

HI-VI RT1L ROUND PLANAR TWEETER
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshow...TOKEN=40236284
http://www.swanspeaker.com/product/htm/view.asp?id=226

leonrocks 17th July 2006 11:13 AM

tweeters
 
Beengineering aka Alian

available at www.e-speakers.com

biovizier 17th July 2006 11:17 AM

Thanks - I dont think they will fit on my front baffle ;)

sreten 17th July 2006 03:09 PM

http://www.zaphaudio.com/nondomes/

Hi, Is a good read, :)/sreten.

ShinOBIWAN 17th July 2006 03:56 PM

I'd avoid ribbons personally but this one sounded pretty superb to me in a pair of AC Harmony floorstanders.

Aurum Cantus G1
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=276-420


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