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Old 18th February 2005, 03:06 AM   #1
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Well the nice fedex man delivered my atlas the other day (no school cause i was home sick) i ordered it friday and it way there by wednesday, but enough about shipping what about the sub? The first thing i noticed was that the package was a fair bit heavier than the tempests. I ripped it open, checked the spider was still atatched, and gave it a look over! first thing i noticed was the moter. Not HUGE not oversized, but definately made for some serious output (lots of venting and very solid). The carbon fiber dustcap is definately cool. Anyway it was too much to bear so i took it up stairs, hooked it up to my amp, and did some 20hz excursion tests with the signal generator. The first thing i noticed, was that off of very little power, you can get more than 2" of stroke! no sounds of stress either. I hope to give y'all some lsitening impressions in a box soon, but i gotta build it first, and stuff is holding that off.

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Old 18th February 2005, 03:41 AM   #2
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2" of excursion off of very little power probably can't be a good thing, IMO... I've been wondering how good they are, though. Xmax is said to be 18mm, right? And the maximum excursion would be...?
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the maximum excursion would be the pressure inside the box vs moter strength. Its XBL^2 so it doesnt bottom out( the cone will hit the basket before the vc hits the backplate. And by a small amount of power I mean that I still have a fair bit of headroom on my 240 watt amp. 1" each way should not be a dificult task for an XBL^2 moter.
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What is the total cost in Canadian dollars to ship the Atlas to TO?
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Well the nice fedex man delivered my atlas the other day (no school cause i was home sick) i ordered it friday and it way there by wednesday, but enough about shipping what about the sub? The first thing i noticed was that the package was a fair bit heavier than the tempests. I ripped it open, checked the spider was still atatched, and gave it a look over! first thing i noticed was the moter. Not HUGE not oversized, but definately made for some serious output (lots of venting and very solid). The carbon fiber dustcap is definately cool. Anyway it was too much to bear so i took it up stairs, hooked it up to my amp, and did some 20hz excursion tests with the signal generator. The first thing i noticed, was that off of very little power, you can get more than 2" of stroke! no sounds of stress either. I hope to give y'all some lsitening impressions in a box soon, but i gotta build it first, and stuff is holding that off.

Anyone want some excursion p0rn?
hi xstephanx, i just installed an atlas 12 and it really amazed me! i think you'll love it. have fun, crippledchicken


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Sorry folks i was away in montreal for the weekend, but yeah i love the atlas, i cant wait to get it installed but recent family events caused a putting off of the building.


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The first thing i noticed, was that off of very little power, you can get more than 2" of stroke!

But that's also without an enclosure.
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What is the total cost in Canadian dollars to ship the Atlas to TO?
Probably under 20$ + tax + duties so maximum 25$ ???
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