Mini Speaker using Wavecor FR084WA01 (3.5" Full-Range)

Wavecor FR084WA01 is recommended for its excellent sound quality and high cost performance.

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Sound Quality Top 3 (3" - 3.5")
1st : TangBand W3-1878
2nd : MarkAudio MAOP5
3rd : Wavecor FR084WA01

Cost Paformance Top 3 (3" - 3.5")
1st : Wavecor FR084WA01
2nd : SPK Audio FR03E
3rd : MarkAudio CHN519

 

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GM

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Another good one, so searched you for any others and this one is so 'hollow'/'muffled' yet resonant! (even factoring in my tinnitus) that I'm not sure if it's the recording, driver, box design or a combination thereof, though this one is audibly worse, so 'thinking' the latter, which if true indicates (to me anyway) 'we' should be spending more data gathering time using these tiny 'FR' drivers to better choose, design, 'voice' truly wide speaker systems (less a true subsystem that I've learned the hard way should always be a separate system.
 
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Another good one, so searched you for any others and this one is so 'hollow'/'muffled' yet resonant! (even factoring in my tinnitus) that I'm not sure if it's the recording, driver, box design or a combination thereof, though this one is audibly worse, so 'thinking' the latter, which if true indicates (to me anyway) 'we' should be spending more data gathering time using these tiny 'FR' drivers to better choose, design, 'voice' truly wide speaker systems (less a true subsystem that I've learned the hard way should always be a separate system.

Hi, GM.

When I try to produce bass with a small driver and a small box, I am going to have glitches and things to lose.
Making a box is really difficult, and I am still trying to figure it out.
 
Greets!

Understood, wasn't critiquing your designs per se, after all a couple sound great to me on youtude (a rarity even with my favored Altec, W.E., etc. ones), just got me thinking we may need to go 'small' to get a different perspective globally (if this makes any sense translated :scratch1:) and fine tune it further in the critical 300-9600 Hz (5) octave BW.

IOW, easy enough to ~ 'slap' together a large (ML)TL/horn and 'stuff to taste', etc., to get a high SQ performance and quite another to do it in miniature without over damping as these others highlight.
 
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