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Old 31st October 2005, 10:59 PM   #1
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Smile Labhorns finshed, some initial measurements

Finished my labs a week ago. Just got round to measuring them outside.

Will post some corner loaded plots once they're set up properly. (need some help lifting one on top of the other.)

Initial sweeps / test tones suggest they're way overkill for my room, but hey

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Old 31st October 2005, 11:10 PM   #2
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image uploading broke, will try again tomorrow. (hopefully with in room plots too! )

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Old 1st November 2005, 06:02 AM   #3
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construction pics here:

Doesanyone cross horn subs to sealed for low bass ?

Heres a plot next to the single cab plot from prosound web.:
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Old 1st November 2005, 06:06 AM   #4
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Finished my labs a week ago. Just got round to measuring them outside.



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Initial sweeps / test tones suggest they're way overkill for my room, but hey

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Not overkill, just right!

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Old 1st November 2005, 07:20 AM   #5
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Rob, what I'm dying to know is "how do they sound?!" Especially in comparison to your SS 10" speakers and your tempests ...

Is that plot nearfield?

It actually looks fairly smooth, not that hard to eq and get to something nice and flat. What are you using for eq?
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Old 1st November 2005, 12:17 PM   #6
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Paul, the measurement was taken at 2m with the mic on the ground, in the middle of my garden.

Behringer ecm8000 mic, trueRTA software.

Hopefully tonight I'll have help to stack them and be able to measure them in room, corner loaded.

Will hopefully have enough horsepower in the dcx to do all eq'ing. Otherwise I have a DEQ2496 aswell (am hoping not to need it and sell it on though)

Looking forwards to hearing them in my system.....

Have to build new boxes to fit my tempests in now though

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Old 1st November 2005, 01:18 PM   #7
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Rob, you haven't tried them out in your system yet?

I use Ultracurve for my system fullrange for eq and find it very worthwhile mostly for that purpose, and will be getting DCX soon as well.
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Hi Rob, can you tell us what's the scale in dB on your graph?
Each big line is 5 dB?

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Rob, you haven't tried them out in your system yet?


I've had some personal rubbish to deal with the last 2 weeks (car crash was one of the things) so the labs went on the back burner. The day I installed the drivers I tried test tones through them (in my garage)

Bear in mind it takes 2 people to carry 1 if it's not on wheels, and I was stupid enough not to put carry handles on them...

Basically last night was the first time I could move them into my garden to measure, then into the middle of my living room.I've just got them stacked, corner loaded and am about to do the in room measurements. Once I've had a breather that is...


Simon5 - that was careless of me to crop the scale off... here you go :

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...car crash was one of the things...

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Rob, everyone is ok ?

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