Adire XBL2 Technology: Who Understands It and How Good Is It?

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  1. Arthur S

    Arthur S Cinematographer

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    Adire Audio has come up with a new (subwoofer) motor technology that seems to approach state-of-the-art. Inexpensive, and apparently capable of extremely fine performance.

    You can read about it here

    http://adireaudio.com/Files/XBL2DetailsPaper.pdf

    Those of you who have followed my posts may be able to guess which new subwoofer incorporates this technology.

    Just how good is this driver going to be?
     
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    Welcome to 2002. The Adire Brahma drivers have it. The Adire Koda drivers have it. The Adire Sadhara sub had an XBL^2 driver in it. The Resonant Engineering XXX series drivers had it. All of Ascendant Audio's old drivers had it. The new Exodus audio subs will have it. I alomost bought some mid's from Adire that have it. According to Dan W., a lot of other companies use XBL^2 for their speakers (not just subs) but he's under non-disclosure agreements.

    Again, according to Dan, XBL^2 is not a cure all for subs. You still need to know the trade-offs when designing a driver. There's some great technical discussion over at Adire's forum on SIN.

    -Robert
     

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