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I shipped mine to Jeff, if we are honest out of ignorance, and had him do the work. It did only cost me $100 to ship a pallet as I get goos shipping discounts. But I also needed a little repair on one of the woofer female mounting threads.

I know RMK and a few others who have done xo upgrades or xo and BMS cd upgrades and just had Jeff ship them after he built the xo's. I and everyone else I think would highly recommend the BMS CD. I did feel the selenium CD sounded very nice and clinical but the BMS has nicer high top end sound IMO. It's a worthy upgrade IMO. You have three T12's?



I bought dholmes triple 12's, I believe they were made late 2009 early 2010. Ill get ahold of Jeff and look into it. I appreciate the info.
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I bought dholmes triple 12's, I believe they were made late 2009 early 2010. Ill get ahold of Jeff and look into it. I appreciate the info.
This is just my opinion but I would not bother with the upgrade. The performance delta is small and there are much better ways to spend the money (like having your system professionally setup/calibrated ).

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Can anyone comment on the differences of the Triple 8 Jeff use to make vs the new current 228HT (not the R version) or the older 228HT that just got replaced and their implications?

Has anyone ever done a comparison? Has anyone ever upgraded from a Tripple 8 to the 228HT (older one as new one just came out)? What differences did it make?
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Can anyone comment on the differences of the Triple 8 Jeff use to make vs the new current 228HT (not the R version) or the older 228HT that just got replaced and their implications?

Has anyone ever done a comparison? Has anyone ever upgraded from a Tripple 8 to the 228HT (older one as new one just came out)? What differences did it make?
I am probably the worst to give info as I am still learning the new lineup myself, however there are two different models in the 228 lineup. The HT is a two way with a compression driver and the other is a 3 way with a coaxial driver, the same driver used in the 212HTR. Personally I have never heard the triple 8's or at least I don't think I have, so I cannot compare the two. Certainly using the horns gives better coverage and off axis listening. I believe the 228 uses the 60X60? RMK upgraded from the T12 to the 212HT's and now to the 215's so he could elaborate on a comparison better than me. I am sure he will be along soon @RMK

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I am probably the worst to give info as I am still learning the new lineup myself, however there are two different models in the 228 lineup. The HT is a two way with a compression driver and the other is a 3 way with a coaxial driver, the same driver used in the 212HTR. Personally I have never heard the triple 8's or at least I don't think I have, so I cannot compare the two. Certainly using the horns gives better coverage and off axis listening. I believe the 228 uses the 60X60? RMK upgraded from the T12 to the 212HT's and now to the 215's so he could elaborate on a comparison better than me. I am sure he will be along soon @RMK

Further to what Reef said there's been three different models of the 228's. I had the original 228HT's which uses a 1" BMS CD in them and were a 2-way, the current version of the 228HT's are still a 2-way but now use a 1.4" BMS CD and have a lower crossover point and a revised crossover along with the new wooden waveguide. And then there's the 228HTR, which is now a 3-way using the awesome BMS 1.4" coax compression driver. Man I really wish that speaker was around when I bought my 228's.
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