-

Jump to content



Photo
- - - - -

Simple 3-way crossover help...


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
5 replies to this topic

#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Sam_Walls

Sam_Walls

    Extra

  • 18 posts
  • Join Date: Jan 08 2004

Posted March 07 2005 - 01:54 PM

I need help designing a 3way crossover for around 10 bux. i know its a cheap budget but maybe we can work with it. THe crossover needs to be realivly simple and just needs to block low freqs going to the tweeter and highs to the woofer. The woofers of choice are...

Partsexpress

http://www.partsexpr....90-335&scqty=2

http://www.partsexpr....80-115&scqty=2

http://www.partsexpr....97-408&scqty=2

All opinions welcomed.

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   David Bikeman

David Bikeman

    Stunt Coordinator

  • 164 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 15 2004

Posted March 07 2005 - 02:20 PM

For such an inexpensive setup, why deal with a three way?

David

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   John Garcia

John Garcia

    Executive Producer

  • 11,542 posts
  • Join Date: Jun 24 1999
  • Real Name:John
  • LocationNorCal

Posted March 07 2005 - 05:01 PM

Crossovers are anything but simple if you want it to actually sound good. The fact is, for something like this, why not just pick up one of PE's standard 3-way X-overs?
HT: Emotiva UMC-200, Emotiva XPA-3, Carnegie Acoustics CSB-1s + CSC-1, GR Research A/V-1s, Epik Empire, Oppo BDP-105, PS4, PS3,URC R-50, APC-H10, Panamax 5100 Bluejeans Cable
System Two: Marantz PM7200, Pioneer FS52s, Panasonic BD79
(stolen) : Marantz SR-8300, GR Research A/V-2s, Sony SCD-222ES SACD, Panasonic BD-65, PS3 60G (250G)

Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it’ll spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein

 


#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Sam_Walls

Sam_Walls

    Extra

  • 18 posts
  • Join Date: Jan 08 2004

Posted March 07 2005 - 11:55 PM

For such an inexpensive setup, why deal with a three way?

David

Could you recomend a 2way setup for about $60 a pair.

#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Dustin B

Dustin B

    Producer

  • 3,128 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 10 2001

Posted March 08 2005 - 12:52 AM

To get anything worth building I think you're going to have to raise your budget to at least $100 for a pair.

http://www.speakerbu....ts/DBP/dbp.htm

http://www.adireaudi....eFrameText.htm

It's too bad Sound Clearing House went under. They had a nice kit around the $100 mark too.

Post in the DIY area. People there might be able to recommend a few other ~$100 kits out there.

Also, if you really want to attempt designing your own, go to the library and check out the Loud Speaker Design Cookbook by Vance Dickanson.
Constant Area Screen - The Only Way To Go

My Home Theatre Page

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Robert_J

Robert_J

    Lead Actor

  • 8,158 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 22 2000
  • Real Name:Robert
  • LocationMississippi

Posted March 08 2005 - 01:06 AM

$30 per speaker will be VERY difficult if you want them to sound decent. Here are some proven designs but most are still more than your budget.

http://www.d-web.com...rs/speakers.htm
http://www.speakerbuilder.net
http://www.ipee.com/NSB/UBHT.html
http://www.speakerbuilding.us/

-Robert