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Old 28th August 2005, 05:17 PM   #1
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i plan to build a 3-way with a side firing sub(powered).wher should the sub be crossed.i'm thinking 80-100hz.at what point does base become 2 directional to be used on the side

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Old 28th August 2005, 05:50 PM   #2
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100Hz crossover is OK with 2nd-order filter or better. It's a subjective thing really, I wouldn't cross it above 150Hz.
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I've done side firing subs and have crossed over at 80Hz. Depends on the mid woofer, but you can always play with that but go no higher than 100Hz.
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