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

High Power Coax designs??
High Power Coax designs??
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 11th March 2007, 04:47 PM   #1
Zero Cool is offline Zero Cool  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Zero Cool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: MN
Default High Power Coax designs??

I am looking for some Coax drivers for stage P.A. monitor use. something that sounds good and is clean through the crossover area.

These need to handle high SPL's with ease. they will be limited to maybe 50-60hz on the low end and dont need to go above 10-15K.

I have been looking at the eminence coax drivers but the crossover point to there suggested "super" tweeter seems a bit high at 3.5K for a 12" woofer to get up to easily.

I need some low end and most P.A. woofers seem to be pretty shy on the bottom. so a 12 or 15" coax is going to have to do the trick.

A 15" would be my first pick the get the lowend but then i am concerned about what it can do at the top end before the horn kicks in. so maybe a 12" is a better way to go?

it might be possible to do a 10" coax with a 10" woofer. but then the cost and the weight goes way up....



Anyone have any suggestions?


Zc
  Reply With Quote
Old 11th March 2007, 05:03 PM   #2
Cal Weldon is offline Cal Weldon  Canada
Speakerholic
diyAudio Moderator
 
Cal Weldon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Near Vancouver
High Power Coax designs??
I just picked up a pair of these. Unfortunately I can't tell what they sound like as I haven't played with them yet.

PA drivers often need an EQ anyway so I wouldn't worry too much how balanced the sound is.

They need an XO.

http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=299-766
__________________
planet10 needs your help:
Let's help Ruth and Dave
  Reply With Quote
Old 12th March 2007, 08:43 AM   #3
bohngus is offline bohngus  Italy
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Firenze
Check the coax from B&C (http://www.bcspeakers.com/), they have good response curve and low distortion, and some models have a low crossover point.

Best regards
  Reply With Quote
Old 13th March 2007, 11:56 PM   #4
Brett is offline Brett
diyAudio Member
 
Brett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
One of the BMS drivers, or one of these.
http://www.assistanceaudio.com/15_Assaudcoaxial.html
  Reply With Quote
Old 14th March 2007, 10:12 PM   #5
tinitus is offline tinitus  Europe
diyAudio Moderator R.I.P.
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
High Power Coax designs??
And there is BEYMA
  Reply With Quote

Reply


High Power Coax designs??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

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best high efficiency coax - any suggestions? Defo Multi-Way 35 11th July 2009 04:28 PM
High End designs? jaholbro20 Multi-Way 3 15th December 2008 04:36 AM
High-end DAC designs? sidd0rs Digital Source 18 27th October 2008 05:17 PM
High Efficiency designs? EDDIEMUNSTER Multi-Way 36 9th May 2007 01:55 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:39 AM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 16.67%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio
Wiki