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  1. I might do something similar. Do you think you gained a lot? And do you let them overlap, or do you avoid mixing? Because originally I was gonna use my 2x skram(like sub)s tuned to around 20hz. If I cant combine them in the <40hz range, I'm not sure how much I will gain with (lets say) 4 sealed subs (similair to theHT18s). I mean, 4x 18" subs will also deliver stronlgy in the 40-80hz range.
  2. General opinions on mixing a Skram with sealed subs. Is there much to be gained (below lets say 35hz)? Or is this too narrow to benefit (a home theatre), or will interference make it impractical (after basic DSP).
  3. Been thinkering again, got a week of now till I start again with work (in the COVID19 wards; so will not have a lot of free time as you can imagine). The models with the NLW9600 make me appreciate a higher tuning some more. Xmax limited 130dB point lowest level effective 0dB FR 31hz tune 32.5hz 129.8dB 32hz tune 33.0hz (+0.5hz) 130.6dB (+0.8dB) 33hz tune 33.8hz (+1.3hz) 131.3dB (+1.3dB) 34-.. hz 131.3dB +-0dB 34hz tune
  4. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1l7Pf_MkJqLrwNJE_N-kdNn-AXEGntZG8 Here is a link to the REW files of the left MEH (+ la scala). Anything to suggest that I do? What about the delays? Any remarks on the crossovers (700hz 48dB)? Would you flatten it, or boost some of the range? I realise those are some newbie questions I guess, but I want to get it right, and I fear I'm making some mistakes over and over.
  5. Have decided to place the synergies on the 2x LaScalas I still have. That way I can boost the 60-120hz. Why only 120hz? Because that is the 1/4th WL distance between the center of the LaScala and the synergy. I'm already liking it! It also brings the speakers up to earheight (and positions the right one completely above the couch) and allows horizontal placement. Also, my OLED has been fixed! Apparently the motherboard crapped the bed.. was replaced in 10 minutes, but did cost me the price of upgrading to a better compression driver..
  6. Also, random idea. Use 2x 12" on side (horizontal) and 1x 21" (the 21LW1400 for which I have no purpose) on the other side. So a 3 way actually 2x12" is around 150-700hz 131-133dB at RMS Xmax limited. The 21"' can easily do 50-150hz 131dB, with 50-80hz at 135dB. I think if I model this as a 3-way MEH, the overlap between 80 and 150hz will add a lot more, that way it will do 135dB down to at least 135hz. And go to 50hz. As listed above, the BMS/B&C can do a theoretical 135dB at RMS. My 4x 12" solution (with ports, 75hz) would result in a response I'd prefer though, the
  7. I know.. but I just can lug it outside. However, we will be using them for an outside event, so before it takes place I'm gonna take the chance to EQ them completely. What would you recommend for inside EQ (in a 'chaotic room'). Just EQ down to 500hz? I have thought about both of them, compared to my JBL2447. At the moment I have enough channels on the XP4080 to do a 3-way. As I have listed once on AVSf: "The DCX464 lists as 110+80W with a 111.1dB/1W and 111.4dB/1W sensitivity respectively, measured on a "320hz" exponential horn, so ~134dB net. However, I'm not sure how thi
  8. Yes, importing them costs around 2500-3000.. That is WITH the K69, but that doesnt compensate.The horns I have now I got for less than 500. Resale value is nihil (although they are build by Don Keele so it has a 'name'), but I didnt bother too much as I was gonna cut holes in them which slashes their value either way 🙂 . Yes, going to a BMS4592 would save more than 8kg (20 lbs) in weight. Same for the woofers, I want 4 in it I should switch to P80Nd instead of the Fe version. Goes from 12.5kg to 6.5kg (so for 4 woofers thats 25kg..).
  9. Just basic stuff, I can EQ till I get a +-1dB flat response, but thats it. I dont require anything fancy for now. Can I maybe mail you the measurements, than you can maybe make some suggestions (mic setup, crossover choice and what not)? Normally I'm in contact with Chris A (if you know him), but I dont want to impose too much on him.
  10. Any of you guys sufficiently experienced with REW to have a look at my measurements to see what I might be doing wrong? I particularily am dissatisfied about the bass part, even when EQd flat to 80hz (with subs).
  11. At this moment I have enourmous trouble making them sound good. They are OK, they 'work'. Inteligibillity is fine, and better than most of the speakers I have had, but not superb. At least not to compensate for their size. Bass is also very poor. However I should not be mad about that It's because of the 12P80Fe driver. It modelled very poorly under 100hz. However, they are incredibly strong from 120-700hz (126dB; 2pi, RMS) A port might help (firing from sides, or top when they stand vertical.), especially if I can block them of so I can keep them 'sealed' too. Maybe
  12. I never had the K402, because they were so goddamn expensive over here in Europe. For CD I just use a JBL 2447, but I'm definetly gonna replace them. Same for the 12P80Fe. Good drivers I'm sure, but both very heavy (10+ kg each) which limits the portability. Getting the 110x80x60cm cabin down will be extremely difficult to start with, the weight will make it a lot harder to manouver them. However, I would probably go for a BMS4595 (I need a 1.5" throat..). The Radian if I can find a second hand. Maybe make a 1.4 to 1.5" adapter so I can have a wider pick of drivers.
  13. Xilica XP4080, measuring with UMIK1+REW.
  14. They are finished for now, with a single woofer each, and I have everything for a loner thread. However, I'm still not happy with them so I keep on tweaking and measuring etc till I'm satisfied.
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