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Old 07-29-2014, 12:16 PM
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Isn't the 360 crossed over in the Tempest at 1300hz?
Yes, I believe he was better trying to control the phase response and that worked out best.

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Old 07-29-2014, 12:18 PM
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I was comparing the specs of the raw compact drivers - not with crossover's applied to them.
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They have there place but most rely on subs from a theater standpoint to reproduce the bass. One thing that makes full range less desirable is that the deep bass may not sound as good as the rest of the spectrum in the desired location now you're stuck with limited placement options. Full range can definitely work but it's more of a balancing act.
i would deff use subs with them...no doubt about that just thought from imax point of view cause all there speakers in the real imax theaters are full range
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i would deff use subs with them...no doubt about that just thought from imax point of view cause all there speakers in the real imax theaters are full range
they're run full range, that doesn't mean they DO full range. There's just no crossover applied.
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Full range means the speaker has to act like a sub, or at least 10dB lower: 105dB ref level at 20Hz is the sort of thing 12" woofers and 400w and a big box are used for. Sure looks like a sub.

So I say if you want each channel to act like a sub, be prepared to spend 2x on drivers, wood, more complicated crossover, and buy more external amps.
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