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Hehe I should buy them and do surround with Cicadas.
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post #182 of 3866
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Yup. Someone should probably buy them.
How well do those sound? Looks like they got only one driver. (I am just confused right now, I thought high end systems are at least two way or more.)
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How well do those sound? Looks like they got only one driver. (I am just confused right now, I thought high end systems are at least two way or more.)
Some very nice single driver systems do exist - they have a massive advantage over multi-driver systems (the lack of a crossover and thus a lack of issues related to poor balance from one driver to another). That said, they usually can't produce near the same SPL or cover the same range as a true full-range speaker can, but nevertheless I've greatly enjoyed the incredibly natural sound presented from some of the single driver systems I've heard.
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post #184 of 3866
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How well do those sound? Looks like they got only one driver. (I am just confused right now, I thought high end systems are at least two way or more.)
More doesn't necessarily = better
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Hehe I should buy them and do surround with Cicadas.
that would be insane
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How about a setup that includes some computer speakers? I'm slowly replacing my current sound setup. Right now I have a Yamaha RX-V390 hooked up to two Sony's I found in the garage with a z-5500 sub plugged in through the tape out with a old equalizer in between to filter out any frequencies above 120 hz.


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post #187 of 3866
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How well do those sound? Looks like they got only one driver. (I am just confused right now, I thought high end systems are at least two way or more.)
in more of a purist view the less in the signal path the better. All speakers with two or more drivers have some sort of crossover. A single driver speaker does not have anything between the driver and the amp.
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in more of a purist view the less in the signal path the better. All speakers with two or more drivers have some sort of crossover. A single driver speaker does not have anything between the driver and the amp.
I agree with that comment that's why in car audio I always have an active setup over a passive. It's better to control the amp/frequency of the tweeter & mid-woofer.
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I agree with that comment that's why in car audio I always have an active setup over a passive. It's better to control the amp/frequency of the tweeter & mid-woofer.
actually, passive is a bit more pure than active... you've got things backwards.
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actually, passive is a bit more pure than active... you've got things backwards.
But the thing is you don't have that much control over the frequency range. May be different in Home Audio but in car audio most people I know use Active speakers over passive. But I wouldn't mind be enlightened.
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