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  1. JohnRice

    Speaker crossovers, 10hz above, or one octave above?

    This topic comes up a lot and people tend to insist on setting a crossover that's too low. I find it hard to believe a company like SVS would advocate only allowing a 10Hz buffer, but that article linked above does explain why that's never going to be a good solution. It also explains why I...
  2. JohnRice

    Speaker crossovers, 10hz above, or one octave above?

    It appears you have already decided what you are going to do, so I have to wonder why you asked the question in the first place.
  3. JohnRice

    Speaker crossovers, 10hz above, or one octave above?

    It depends on a lot of factors, but let's assume you have a good subwoofer and it is designed to reproduce frequencies to well over 100Hz. Why would you limit its range so much? Or, let's put it this way. Say your subwoofer has usable output up to 200Hz. You would never set the crossover to...
  4. JohnRice

    Speaker crossovers, 10hz above, or one octave above?

    I generally suggest one octave (double) as a starting point, but there are a lot of variables that play into it. Sometimes it ends up lower or even higher.
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