Linkwitz Phoenix

dc

Member
2001-12-26 9:04 pm
NYC
I'll let you know in about 2 weeks. I'm finishing the cabinets and the XOs I built are being checked by Mr. Linkwitz at the moment.

Don Maurer has posted results of his phoenix project on Yahoo! Groups - hifi_dsp. He actually coded digital XOs with room correction. Using his digital crossovers and one speaker with a set of Scan-Speak drivers, and the other speaker with Seas drivers, his friends of his compared them favorably to $20k+ speakers.

It seems that using the Seas drivers is the way to go. Mr. Linkwitz has just recently provided instructions for parts values to use to equalize the Seas drivers.

There's a link in the FAQ section at linkwitzlab.com to the Phoenix Builders' Website and email addresses for several others that have built the Phoenix.

brad
 
I see that Mr. L uses active crossover, especially for dealing with the tweeter.

Question:
1. How does this speaker compares with other speaker using passive crossover?

2. Has any "subjectivist" (the less signal path, the better) made a reviews/comments on this speaker?

I'd like to build this speaker someday. Btw, Davey.... How much does the driver cost you?