Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Multi-Way Conventional loudspeakers with crossovers

Dynapleats dp-12
Dynapleats dp-12
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 4th January 2003, 01:34 AM   #1
Ilianh is offline Ilianh  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
Ilianh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Montreal, Canada
Send a message via MSN to Ilianh
Default Dynapleats dp-12

Anyone ever heard of this drivers? I'm not even sure how it works exactly. Looks like a ribbon driver.

Its sold in a store near where I live... and I was wondering about its capabilities to be used as a mid.. or even as surround speakers... who knows, i cant find any info about it :|
  Reply With Quote
Old 4th January 2003, 01:43 AM   #2
Ilianh is offline Ilianh  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
Ilianh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Montreal, Canada
Send a message via MSN to Ilianh
I found this
http://www.snippets.org/alsr/dynaplt.html

what do you guys think? is it worth making something out of em?
  Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2003, 03:03 AM   #3
fdegrove is offline fdegrove  Europe
diyAudio Senior Member
 
fdegrove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Belgium
Default DYNAPLEATS

Hi,

Years ago these speakers sounded very promising on paper.
The idea was to drive a flat,synthetic diafragm from the centre to create an ideal point source.

Although I still remember some of the sales hype I picked up at some Hi-Fi exhibitions I visited the company disapeared a number of years later.
I recall they compared the sound pattern emanating from the unit to the effect one gets by throwing a pebble into a pond,ripples travelling from the center outwards.

IMO,if you can lay your hands on a number of these units cheap,why not use them for some project?

Cheers,
__________________
Frank
  Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2003, 05:19 AM   #4
Ilianh is offline Ilianh  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
Ilianh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Montreal, Canada
Send a message via MSN to Ilianh
Thanks for the reply,
Any ideas where I can find more specs for those drivers?

I'd maybe look forward to using them as flat satelite speakers or mids in a speaker
  Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2003, 12:36 PM   #5
fdegrove is offline fdegrove  Europe
diyAudio Senior Member
 
fdegrove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Belgium
Default SAWAFUJI

Hi,

This the only other useful link I can come up with:

DYNAPLEATS

Cheers,
__________________
Frank
  Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2003, 06:28 PM   #6
mwmkravchenko is offline mwmkravchenko  Canada
Mark Kravchenko
diyAudio Member
 
mwmkravchenko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Perth Canada
Dynapleats dp-12
Default DynaPleats

THere was a great article in Speaker Builder a few years back using the dynapleats in a line source. The only place that I know of that still carries them is Addison in Montreal. If you are interested I could look up the article for you. I seem to remember there being a need for a resonance trap circuit and then they became rather smooth in response.

Mark
  Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2003, 06:38 PM   #7
Ilianh is offline Ilianh  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
Ilianh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Montreal, Canada
Send a message via MSN to Ilianh
Thanks for the link fdegrove,

Mark,
hehe, well thats where I saw em, in that Addison..

That article would be great, because the more I look into those speakers, the more I see a good midrange.
My next diy will probably use them if I can find enough specs.
  Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2003, 06:42 PM   #8
fdegrove is offline fdegrove  Europe
diyAudio Senior Member
 
fdegrove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Belgium
Default DYNAPLEATS

Hi Mark,

Very kind of you to offer.
If you don't mind to do so,I'm always willing to learn something new.

If my e-mail address is needed,just send a message through the forum and I'll reply to it.

Thanks,
__________________
Frank
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Dynapleats dp-12Hide 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

Forum Jump


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:37 AM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 17.65%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio
Wiki