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Old 01-13-2007, 10:59 AM - Thread Starter
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I have been out of the speaker building hobby for about 10 years so please excuse my ignorance. I remember reading about this technique and am wondering if any one has experience with it. Does it mean that every parallel component in the x-over and negative terminals on drivers are all connected separately to a common terminal at x-over and then connected to negative binding post terminal of speaker? I read about this a long time ago in some literature from NothCreek, just wondering if I have it right. Thanks for any help.
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Old 01-13-2007, 11:21 AM
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You can star ground if you want, but it's not mandatory.

This crossover has three terminals, one for input, one for W, one for T.

Each pair of terminals has a + and - terminal.

If you were to look at the other side of the circuit board, the - terminals will be
all connected via circuit board traces.

You don't need to make one terminal, you can make a few along the same path
because the length is too small to manifest gremlins.

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