Simple crossover tests


2005-05-27 11:12 am
Does anyone have any easy "rule of thumb" ways of assessing when a crossover network is correct, which do not use complex test gear? (other than: if it sounds right, it probably is).

An example of the thing I'm after is to deliberately reverse the phase of the tweeter to assess the performance of the crossover- the amount of on-axis cancellation gives you a clue as to how well individual filter outputs are matched in phase and amplitude.

(this was actually suggested by Linkwitz in his 1976 paper)