The Design of Active Crossovers by Douglas Self
The Design of Active Crossovers Douglas Self ebook
ISBN: 0240817389, 9780240817385
Publisher: Focal Press
And, as the title will tell you, i am totally new to all this DIY speaker crossover lark. After having debated back and forth on running my new tweeters off my headunit to gain a biampable option vs. I believe the title says it all. X4 adopts professional active filter technology and uses a 4-inch woofer and a 4/5 inch metal dome tweeter. In short, any cost and design complications in systems using active crossovers are offset by the following gains: "The end result? However, the noise and distortion figures of the crossover would negate the advantages of the Class-A Stereo Amplifier. In some passive crossovers this is adjusted for by reversing the polarity of adjacent loudspeakers. At the crossover point More recent design trends are for power to be decreased to -6 dB (1/4) to each loudspeaker at the crossover point, and the slope rate can be selected. The system is designed for studio near-field monitoring and multimedia desktop environment. Electronic active crossovers can have extra compensating circuitry. I note that you featured an Active Crossover design in the January 2003 issue. Crossover Points & Order At the crossover point, power to each loudspeaker is reduced -3 dB (1/2) so total sound energy is 1. Hivi Swan X4 Professional Active Crossover Monitor Product Introduction http://i700.photobucket.com/albums/ww10/AMTechnologies/Hivi%20Speakers/X4/1_zps17d1e919.jpg Swans X4 is a compact 2-way professional active speaker system.