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post #1 of 3 Old 07-11-2013, 04:59 AM - Thread Starter
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I am in the process of building another pair of speakers, this time I want to try some sonotunbes.

At the top firing into a inverted cone, for an 'omin directional' output I was thinking the Dayton 4" RS100

At the bottom firing down like a traditional sonosub a Exodus EX-Anarchy, then adding a crossover at something like 2000Hz between these two.


My question is would this be worth my time, or would this be a misfit ?

If this is viable my next question would be the cone at the top, dimensions, angle etc, any specifics I should worry about?


Made a quick 3D model of what my thought are:



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That's a really neat idea. I too am looking to utilize sonotube for fullrange speakers.

I was originally going to do open baffle, but then i was leaning toward bipoles with one driver facing the wall and one facing out into the room.

Hopefully someone can chime in on the benefits of both designs.
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I am in the process of building another pair of speakers, this time I want to try some sonotunbes.

At the top firing into a inverted cone, for an 'omin directional' output I was thinking the Dayton 4" RS100

At the bottom firing down like a traditional sonosub a Exodus EX-Anarchy, then adding a crossover at something like 2000Hz between these two.


My question is would this be worth my time, or would this be a misfit ?

One classic design that is something like this is the Linkwitz Pluto

http://www.linkwitzlab.com/Pluto/Pluto-2.1.htm

You could scale it up to work as a 3-way with a large bottom end driver.

A 4" driver can be very effective with a far lower crossover point - as low as 400-600 Hz. I'd recommend that because it and the bass driver are so far apart.
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