Eton Arcosia and Orchestra drivers

eriksquires

Member
2013-05-10 4:11 pm
Mtoc,

I just learned about them at Madisound. That is in fact a great deal of mullah. Given the flash, I'm curious if they are specifically for car installations.

If the speakers are all that you'd think they would have provided better specs. The specs aren't bad, but if they are great sounding you would have wanted to see more to justify the price tag. Hopefully some bored individual will try them out.

Best,


Erik
 

eriksquires

Member
2013-05-10 4:11 pm
Wolf,

In general, I'm a big fan of composites and interrupting resonance waves in cone design so the manufacturing idea (if not the colors) has merit. It's just that the flashy magnet covers make me wonder where they plan on putting them. :) Maybe in a Crystal Cable-like transparent speaker?

I also get that more exotic manufacturing is more expensive. Just no idea as to the final value. Maybe they sound like 3" full rangers. :) I don't know.

Best,

Erik
 
I looked them a few days ago, would be interested to hear a raw midwoofer but they look like a driver with low price/performance ratio. If Eton want to send me a free one to test and hear, fine, but would never spend the money they ask for when I can buy drivers that, at least, I find better on paper, like the Satori line or the Revelator range.
 

eriksquires

Member
2013-05-10 4:11 pm
I looked them a few days ago, would be interested to hear a raw midwoofer but they look like a driver with low price/performance ratio. If Eton want to send me a free one to test and hear, fine, but would never spend the money they ask for when I can buy drivers that, at least, I find better on paper, like the Satori line or the Revelator range.

Mario,

Exactly!

Of course, the cynic in me wonders if they aren't priced high just so manufacturers can sell speakers using them for more money. There's a pretty standard mark up based on driver costs. If I make a speaker with 4 of those beauties in them, then I can charge $56,000 per pair and not worry about them showing up in a competitor's $1,000 pair of speakers.

The truth is that sound quality is but a small part of pricing strategy.

Or, these speakers may be super good also. I have no idea.

Best,


Erik
 

TMM

Member
2007-09-01 8:37 am
Australia
A year on, has anyone used the smaller versions of Orchestra/Symphony/Arcosia?
Whilst they may not be the best value, they are beautiful looking drivers, from the front at least.
The two that caught my eye were the 4" Orchestra and Symphony, both with phase plugs. The latter is meant more for mid duties and the impedance spike is alot less. Anyone know what differences there are in the motor?
Orchestra | ETON

Symphony II | ETON
 
Found a test of the Eton 3" MG ie the one that looks like they used a sherbet UFO for the dustcap.
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So with that in mind I will probably go for this brand new 3" Eton, which use a similar chassis, magnet and hopefully similar spec motor. No graphs as yet, so taking a chance. But the 4" measures well.
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