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Old 18th January 2013, 10:02 PM   #11
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"I take it you've had a bad experiences with Seismic Audio"

Their racks are an exceptional value, as are their Speakon speaker cables. Their signal cables are OK as long as you are willing to check them out and repair them the first time you use them. Stay away from their drivers.

In the end, cheap drivers cost you way too much.
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Old 19th January 2013, 12:10 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by wyteNoyes View Post
As for the Pi Speakers, @ > $3000, a little out of my price range... alright alot out of my price range.

12π basshorn driver kit $270.00
Pi Speaker Kits, Subwoofer Kits, 12Pi basshorn driver kit
Are you kidding me?
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Old 19th January 2013, 01:20 AM   #13
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My mistake I just saw the $3200 one and left the site.
wonder what is so special about this: Pi Speakers, Subwoofers, 12Pi basshorn subwoofer
Dosen't look like $2800 worth of wood, Must have a large labor charge.

While it looks tempting, still not sure I could swing $270 + Shipping (I assume it doesn't ship free), I would Have to sell a few things to get it, and there is no guarantee I could sell anything. Not to mention storing it...too bad it doesn't fold up, and it is a little big to be a part time coffee table

I think I will just build a ported cab for a Peavey Low Rider 18.
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Old 19th January 2013, 02:38 AM   #14
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You ask for it, tell me, for that price tag ($270.00 kit), how you gonna do this
Specifications: 30-100Hz, 108dB/2.83v/1M, 1600 watts RMS, 138dB/1M maxiumum output
Extras (cooling plugs and plates), wood, DIY and shipping with you, decor I don't know about that...
Here another really "tight budget"
three π subwoofer kit $135.00

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Old 21st January 2013, 04:37 PM   #15
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If money is tight but volume of box is not important, why not go for a regular Eminence Beta15 in a 1000L Bass reflex? As far as I can recall, you can get extension down to near 20hz at 95db/2,83V if you have enough room for it. That 12π basshorn is almost as big and 3x the price of a Beta15, you have to get the materials anyway.

If you're skint it's not a great idea to decide on getting a new sub, if you want a decent quality sub it will cost a bit to get a good output reliable one.
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Old 21st January 2013, 05:19 PM   #16
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Yes you aren't buying good subs if you need them for free. I agree. Or if you aren't building them yourself as a DIY project to cut on price.
OP should know what he's getting into and he seems a little bit deceived.
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