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Old 16th September 2007, 09:34 PM   #1
Stentor is offline Stentor  United Kingdom
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Hello from Stentor. For anyone else whose Greek mythology is a little rusty, Homer said "his voice was as powerful as fifty voices of other men". Not Homer Simpson, the other one.

To explain my name choice: I have 2 x 42" high x 30" wide x 24" deep homebrew VOTT copy cabinets in a fetching shade of Beech veneer. They have 1 x 15" Wharfedale drivers each, mid boxes atop with 8 x 4" Wharfedale drivers each, le tout ensemble iced with 2 off 8 x 1" Wharfedale Mylar tweeters.

I'll go into the graphic eqs, electronic x-overs, amps, etc when you've reawoken.

Meantime I need some inspiration please for a roofspace-mounted 1 x 18" subwoofer, preferably in a horn enclosure. I have lots of space and an available mouth perimeter in the ceiling of about 9' (but more could be made available). I have about 250W to drive it, but I like LOTS of headroom - say 20dB - so a target input power of 25W would be very nice. X-over point and bandwidth is open at the moment.

Any ideas?

I'll be repeating this in another appropriate thread.

Best wishes from Stentor
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Old 16th September 2007, 09:43 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum,,,

You should post the atticWoof question on the subwoofer forum,,,

Are your wharfedale mids the lovely cast basket ones with the big soupcan magnet on the back?

community sites t-linespeakers.org, frugal-horn.com, frugal-phile.com ........ commercial site planet10-HiFi
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Old 16th September 2007, 10:40 PM   #3
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