Originally Posted by Bigus
An open baffle woofer/subwoofer mates ideally with planar dipole speakers but are practical only down so low. What is the lowest frequency you want your ESL to cover, and how low is your target for subwoofer response?
Understood. But I don't see the need for open baffle, as my ESL (DIY) plays down to 200 Hz.
What I am doing here with an IB, is the HT portion of bass in an HT/Music setup.
As said, ESLs play down to around 200Hz, and I have 2 10" drivers in two 8' folded t-lines that take over from there, that's what I use for music
. (t-line exit faces wall, so pseudo dipole i suppose)
However, for movies
and such, the t-lines are not quite enough, so I will x-over the t-lines @ 60Hz (HPF), and have the IB take over bass duties from 60Hz on down.
It's complicated I know, but it allows for this dual-duty setup I have.
If the sound of the IB is good enough, I just may keep this setup for both music and movies, but I doubt it, I like a more pure stereo setup for music, and the t-lines are fine for that.