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For info on my dual BMD Alpha devastators, scroll to near the end of this thread!


Update: devastators are done! Gtg scheduled to show others what they added to my system. Gtg is 1-11-20! So far the attendees are: @hd0823 @imrf @VicTorious1 @brian6751 @thisismyname123 @Soloact @Jefro6996
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Thanks to the devastator index, I found a design I can actually fit and integrate into my theater system. I’ve been considering swapping my hst’s for 24’s or 21’s, and thanks for @eng-399 I’ve been able to see that with my size cabs, I only get marginal improvements. So for a little wood, and the cost of a couple drivers, I decided to go with a couple devastator micros. That’s the back story. Here’s the fun part, I’ll be taking and sharing a lot of pics, and maybe a vid or two. @Red Five suggested I run these from 60-90hz ish, though they are designed to run up to 120hz, I will crossover to my mains lower then that. And my hst’s will handle 12-60hz. They take care of that range with authority, so these devastators will amp up the midbass a lot. With 2000 watts, one will hit 135db in the range I will use them for, and I’ll have 2. So if I understand correctly, this should make for a fun time. Driver is the Lavoce WAF154.00 these are heavy. And I put a little power into them and wow. They look sweet with that cone moving.

Thanks also to @hd0823 for the bad influence, and for building his devastators. His are insane with the 21’s. I know mine will be too.
 

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2 devastators WOW that is awesome!!!

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I would hate to take credit for something I said to both Mike and Jeremy and not directly to you but it’s true. Jermey and Mike both said that you wanted to change something in you setup to make it more impactful, I said why doesn’t he just build 2 V3 put them in his furnace room and call it a day. Look now you are doing it but in a smaller but an amazing way.

I look forward to hearing these in person


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2 devastators WOW that is awesome!!!

Game changer

I would hate to take credit for something I said to both Mike and Jeremy and not directly to you but it’s true. Jermey and Mike both said that you wanted to change something in you setup to make it more impactful, I said why doesn’t he just build 2 V3 put them in his furnace room and call it a day. Look now you are doing it but in a smaller but an amazing way.

I look forward to hearing these in person


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Yeah, swapping out drivers in the subs wasn’t exactly what I’m after. Anything I did wouldn’t hang with the hst’s down low in my size cabs. This way I’ll keep that performance, and up the midbass like I want.
I’ve also been tweaking the mains and adding boosts to the midbass. I watched the original Jurassic Park last night with some fresh boosts and dang, the thunder storm and t-Rex scene was excellent.
 

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Adding Devastators...well that didn't take long:p
 

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Or you could sell me the HST18s and get yourself 4 21s:)


I seriously considered selling the hst’s. I just love them though. And every model shows other subs just hanging in with them below 20-25 hz, then rising. So I think this path is best. I’m not lacking 12-60hz. I can’t wait to see where these put me.
 

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Following this for sure! I’ve been debating back and forth between the micro and mini but believe I have settled on the mini due to the same tune as the larger version. I’m very interested in how well these integrate between the low end and you mains. A couple of us have has issue with some cancellations playing with the multiple tunes but playing with the slope of the crossover should provide excellent results!
 

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Or just wait 5 min until I sell these. Hahahaha!
No, for real


Haha. I was going to say that but didn’t want to be a jerk. BUT, yes when you’re ready to sell them, shoot me a text. Lol


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I seriously considered selling the hst’s. I just love them though. And every model shows other subs just hanging in with them below 20-25 hz, then rising. So I think this path is best. I’m not lacking 12-60hz. I can’t wait to see where these put me.
I actually considered two ported 21s, but if I do that, I would have enough space for 2 more HS24s:(
 

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Thanks to the devastator index, I found a design I can actually fit and integrate into my theater system. I’ve been considering swapping my hst’s for 24’s or 21’s, and thanks for @eng-399 I’ve been able to see that with my size cabs, I only get marginal improvements. So for a little wood, and the cost of a couple drivers, I decided to go with a couple devastator micros. That’s the back story. Here’s the fun part, I’ll be taking and sharing a lot of pics, and maybe a vid or two. @Red Five suggested I run these from 60-90hz ish, though they are designed to run up to 120hz, I will crossover to my mains lower then that. And my hst’s will handle 12-60hz. They take care of that range with authority, so these devastators will amp up the midbass a lot. With 2000 watts, one will hit 135db in the range I will use them for, and I’ll have 2. So if I understand correctly, this should make for a fun time. Driver is the Lavoce WAF154.00 these are heavy. And I put a little power into them and wow. They look sweet with that cone moving.

Thanks also to @hd0823 for the bad influence, and for building his devastators. His are insane with the 21’s. I know mine will be too.
Yeah I cant wait to see these done. I'm going to have to come down and here them in the room.

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