Originally Posted by Tack
Does anyone know yet if the INukes are going to cut it for higher freqs? Im not a fancy amp man by any standard, but some of the class D amps don't sound so great up high. Then add Behringer to that......
Hate to see people buy all this stuff to go active and have hiss or distortion. Most of the cheapie amps we deal with here are for sub duty.
I don't know that it has been tested or used with hf drivers. This is definitely a concern of mine when using compression drivers. It doesn't take much amp hiss to be severely annoying with a 100db+ sensitivity driver. I've never used pro amps on a CD.
Originally Posted by omegaslast
Wouldnt the minidsp be cheaper
2x inuke1000 $400 and then 1x minidsp for $150? as opposed to $150 extra for two inuke 1000dsps (which im not sure if people have actually given good reviews for in terms of interface)
also i plan on using 4 ohm TD15Ms with inuke1000, or would it be in my best interest to go for an 8ohm just in case the impedance likes to drop too much on the 4ohm versions
I guess it would be an extra $50 which would nearly be a wash when you account for cabling and enclosure if you are referring to the balanced unit. You do reduce the risk of a ground loop problem with contained DSP. Either way will work.
I'd probably go with something like the Dayton DTA-100a for $100 on the HFs. It is likely to have a lower noise floor than the cheap pro amps. The chipamp used in those is well known. The iNuke 1000 would be more well suited to the woofer portion. Then use a MiniDSP for the crossover.
These amps will be able to drive either the 4ohm or 8ohm versions. If you go 4 ohm, you likely lose the ability to try a passive design at some point in the future. Someone might design something for a 4 ohm driver, but it is not as likely as for a 8 ohm driver.
I don't see any advantage of the 4ohm over the 8ohm to be honest even in active.