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post #2761 of 3866
going to be joining soon. but only after i convert my m-audio av30 from active to passive so i can use with my pioneer sx750. smile.gif then ill prob add the DA Sub1k soon. but probably later. dont need too much bass for now, haha


UPDATE : MOD COMPLETE

av30 active -> passive now. i feel like they sound so much more full than they did before with the internal amps.

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Edited by r3skyline - 6/30/12 at 6:36pm
post #2762 of 3866
Why would you choose passive over active confused.gif.

How did you design the crossover?
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post #2763 of 3866
it would have been a big mess if i wanted to use the av30 (active) with a sub + my vintage receiver. so i just used the passive system on the av30. (i just bypassed the amp on the av30)

BUUUUT, i think my son just blew the crossover. haha. so now i have to go out and get new speakers. lol

UPDATE :

Replaced my av30s with Mission MS-50s

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Edited by r3skyline - 7/1/12 at 6:33pm
post #2764 of 3866
Tannoy Revolution DC4 for desktop duty, the rest are DIY.
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UPDATE: Added a pair of Cerwin Vega XLS-6's.

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post #2766 of 3866
fixed my av30s by modifying the existing crossover. was pretty easy. so now have mission ms50, passive av30 (sound really good too!) and infinity rs225.

pioneer sx 750 and mcs 3210

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post #2767 of 3866
hey guys,

was thinking of buying active speakers, the m-audio bx5 d2's,

atm i have some tall crappy sony's and a sherwood reciever (model RD 7106)

so i ditch it and buy the actives or just upgrade speakers?

the specs for my reciever is - LINK
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post #2768 of 3866
If I were you I'd keep using that receiver and buy new passive speakers.
In my books separate amp and speakers is always better. Since speakers just simply last. An amp may die but speakers just keep on working, unless you torment them all the time in distortion levels which may shorten the lifespan off the voice coil etc.
If the amp from an active speaker dies, it such a hassle to replace and I doubt you can always find a matching replacement.

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post #2769 of 3866
or you can just turn an active speaker into passive when it dies. smile.gif
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Or replace the amps. Active is better, you just need two amps.
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