Driven from a w into 8 amp would be perfect. I use the The is a 38 dia noml. Also how much power do you give them? I will probably have just over w each available to allow for peaks, does this seem about right?
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With the BMS 1″ drivers typesand they basically comprfssion the same design but with differing amounts of Xmax to allow for a lower X-Over i. I would be particularly interested in models which do not use titanium diaphragm as I have found titanium can sound a bit rough, however this may not be a problem with my intended crossover? I use the This reduction in mass also allows it to have a much smaller magnet assembly reducing weight and more comprwssion cost.
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As BMS got so many mentions I went with them and got some ‘s. The is a 38 dia noml. I had a listen with various music and I am really impressed with it.
Thanks for the suggestions chaps.
I find the sound quality to be remarkably similar accross the range with the probably just edging it. It has a very flat response to 20K in the right horn and to my ears sounds much more like a good dome tweeter than a comp. It’s got the top end of a decent bullet and is unbelievable smooth, not a hint of harshness anywhere.
The BMS is perfect for this application. Also how much power do you give them?
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A quick play with the ultradrive should have it sounding superb. On the although they are only rated at 25w continuous they have a peak rating of compressipn.
I set one up on some cheap eminence horn, probably not the best to try but I have a couple spare, and put it on a pile of half finished projects in the garden. You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.
Power handling needent be huge. The uses basically the same sort of annular diahragm but of a much smaller dia Forum Permissions You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.
Like all BMS comps they actually have a very high peak rating. I will probably have just over w each available to allow for peaks, does this seem about right? Crossed at around 3. Tony, what sort of horn are you using on your s? This page was generated in 0. Time for the next project, diy hf horn. I have never heard a compression driver sound like this.
When I did crank it it got too loud too listen to at a few metres but still sounded great. I’m after some 1″ drivers. Thanks for all the suggestions.
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I didn’t have the equipment on hand to try any eq so used the cd horn eq on the cheap berry crossover, and this did seem like more than was necessary.
I’m planning to make my first serious attempt at a diy hf horn, however it would be good to know which style of horn you have good results with. High sensitivity Good high frequency extension Compact size, probably a neo magnet They will be crossed over from a 6″ driver on a horn at around 3. I included a roll of gaffa in the shot to give an idea of size and point the horn down a bit. It really is quite a small driver.
I use a these in my own X10 style speakers crossed at 2k and they have absolutely no problems keeping up at all without ever sounding ragged.