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Vifa PL14WJ-09-08 Mid Woofer
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Old 10th February 2019, 10:10 AM   #1
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Default Vifa PL14WJ-09-08 Mid Woofer

Any one had any experience with this driver. I've found a kit that uses these and the tweeter I already have. Same size box and there is a crossover to suit.



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Old 10th February 2019, 05:41 PM   #2
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A buddy of mine built a pair of mtm's with the pl18 and a scan speak tweeter. They sound lovely. A bit of a chesty coloration at about 800hz, but it's subtle and they're otherwise excellent. Not sure if that helps you at all. I'd certainly take a shot on its little brother if it was me.
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Old 11th February 2019, 12:23 AM   #3
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The PL series are excellent drivers. I've used the PL11 in the past with good results.

IMO you have nothing to lose in trying it.

There's a comment about the PL14 here.
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Old 11th February 2019, 10:17 AM   #4
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Better check their free air impedance profile to be sure the suspension is in acceptable condition for bass performance.
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Old 12th February 2019, 02:51 AM   #5
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It's quite a bassy little driver, according to Troels Gravesen:
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Because it is relatively inefficient. 5" paper cones can sound a little unforgiving to my ears.

A polycone Peerless 830860 looks a good unit too:
Peerless HDS PPB 830860

Either way, a bedroom speaker really. Won't go loud. Not a lot of bass. Maybe 15L is better.
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Vifa PL (and in general, it's a house-sound kind of thing for the most part) are great drivers with a very listenable character. I rather like when drivers can be played widerange without nasty breakup, because even good crossovers can't mitigate ALL ringing.
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