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Old 8th September 2012, 02:45 AM   #1
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Default Small problem with bohlender graebener rd50 dipole project

I am planning on a BG RD50 build. On small problem is bothering me though. Well 3 small problems actually, all boys under school age!

My boys love music but do have a tendency of throwing things, hitting things etc. At the moment I have dynamic speakers and the cone are protected with metal grills.

If I got some RD50s how could I protect them? I could probably minimise the risk based on what room they're in and making sure access is restricted/supervised, but the my boys have always been good at coming up with ways to break things that were beyond my imagination. Any ideas welcome.

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Matt
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Old 8th September 2012, 05:18 AM   #2
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Wait for them to grow up like I did. Outside of that, the only thing you can do is keep them under lock & key(Not the kids!) in a lonely listening room(But that will make them try even harder, I'm afraid..)
Try here.. http://www.onlinemetals.com/merchant...p=2&top_cat=60
It would be similar to an electrostatic stator. It's also available in stainless(Tougher)
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Old 8th September 2012, 05:45 AM   #3
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What's with all of the RD-50 love all of a sudden? Not that I'm complaining, it's just odd that there seem to be 3 possible projects going at once around here. Lovely drivers, but I would not go lower than 300Hz.

Unless you are worried about someone sticking a pencil in there or something, the RD series are pretty well protected. Much better naturally than cone drivers that seem to be a big target for pets and tennis balls and such. They do nice custom sized grills here:

Custom Speaker Grills and Covers

Any dimensions you want, with or without radiused edges. I got mine there.

Greg
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