Hexagonal prisms loudspeakers anyone !!? - 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 12th December 2002, 12:27 PM   #1
Andy G is offline Andy G  Australia
diyAudio Member
 
Andy G's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Newcastle, Australia
Default Hexagonal prisms loudspeakers anyone !!?

Was just playing round with a sub BB6 and it sortof changed my sub into a downfiring hexagonal prism. this in turn may lead me to redesign the Ht system and give it hexagonal prism boxes as well. Seems it would be nice for diffraction etc, but I would have to be a bit careful with internal waves and damping ??

How to do the centre channel? well I guess it does not have to be a perfect hexagon, the idea of angling back the mids would give a hexagonal effect from the front anyway, I hope !

Working on actual design sketches and calcs at the moment, anyone want me to post when done?. (all drivers purchased half price at MASS sell-out)

Drivers are
fronts: 2 x Vifa M13sg-09-16 + D26NC as mtm ebs cabinet 22L 55hZ

Centre: 2 x Vifa M13sg-09-16 + D26NC with mids angled back for extra dispersion then TC08 added as centre fill from approx 1k to 4k

Rears: Vifa m11WH-09-08 + D26nc

Sub; Vifa M30WO in 65L tuned to 32Hz, powered by Jaycar 150w sub amp.

All finished in a grey/pink mottled ply !!
  Reply With Quote
Old 15th December 2002, 01:42 AM   #2
diyAudio Member
 
FrankDIY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Quebec City
Default Re: Hexagonal prisms loudspeakers anyone !!?

Quote:
Originally posted by Andy Graddon
Seems it would be nice for diffraction etc, but I would have to be a bit careful with internal waves and damping ??
For sure it can be nice design but it will be bad for internal standing waves. You have to be careful. I don't know how it can affect the diffraction.
__________________
Imagination is more important than knowledge. knowledge is limited, imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein
FrankDIY's Audio Corner
  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
Loudspeakers Gary Hubbard Multi-Way 4 19th July 2009 04:00 PM
Lime Prisms Mr Evil Multi-Way 8 13th May 2009 03:20 AM
3-way loudspeakers emoretti Multi-Way 4 16th December 2007 07:55 AM
loudspeakers sandys Multi-Way 2 25th March 2005 07:57 PM
Hexagonal HT system cabinet designs Andy G Multi-Way 0 25th December 2002 09:47 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:10 AM.


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