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Active vs Passive trade offs?
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Old 16th January 2019, 11:50 AM   #41
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Active vs Passive trade offs?
Lol, relax and enjoy the wider view; you will like it later, I think :P
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Old 16th January 2019, 07:56 PM   #42
mark100 is offline mark100  United States
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Add me to the group that would advise against using multiple (4 to 6) small tops instead of 2 larger ones.
Unless you have a horizontal dispersion need greater than 90-100 degrees, a single box will sound much better than multiples splayed.
If you don't need the horizontal dispersion, and you stack the multiples vertically horn-to horn, you will get more comb filtering dipping lower in freq than you want.
And cheap small boxes aren't going to hold patter well horizontally, so you're sure to get combing when you array then horiz.
I'd strongly advise to put all the money that would go into multiples and build better single 90 degree boxes....a good CD on top a 12" is tried and true..

FWIW..
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Old 16th January 2019, 11:36 PM   #43
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Cheers Mark. I am only going one top and 2 subs per side. Or subs in the middle.
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Old 17th January 2019, 05:07 PM   #44
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Killer build! I bet this system sounds amazing!
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