Originally Posted by FattyMcButterPants
The PV 15X looks very interesting. Anyone know how it compared to something like the PSA XV15se? I guess without CEA2010 measurements it's tough to say, but this appears to be a monster
We just sent one to Josh Ricci of Data-bass.com to receive a full battery of CEA 2010 testing.
He probably won't get to it for a week or two, but we did speak on the phone.
He seemed optimistic, based on the sheer displacement capability of the driver (Over 2.75 inches peak to peak travel), the size of the enclosure and the powerful 1000w amp. That should be enough to put it in the top tier of commercial ported subs. The only variable I see is that the Dayton, being a class AB amp may do better on long term sweeps than on the burst. However, the Dayton did very well in the CHT VS-18.1 tests with Paul Appolonio a few years back. And that was being run at 500w into 8 ohms.
That being said, if it ranks well among the XV15, FV15 hp, PB-13U and VTF-15 but doesn't come out with the best numbers of the group, that is good company to be in as all are excellent subs and I would be honored to just have it rank well among them.
It just occurred to me those are a whole lot of similar letter/number combinations.
I probably should have come up with a more original name!