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Flipx99
10-24-2006, 03:14 PM
Does anyone build crossovers, or has the capability to deisgn them and show me step-by-step what to do? I am soliciting an offer, but because it is a service and not a product, it is not in the WTB.

I am looking at building a 3 way passive crossover.

thadman
10-24-2006, 04:08 PM
I'd just go ahead and buy a DCX2496, they will be in stock at the end of this month and theyre only $250. Theyve got 4-way xovers, 48dB slopes, and all the equalization you'll ever need.

Flipx99
10-24-2006, 04:16 PM
I'd just go ahead and buy a DCX2496, they will be in stock at the end of this month and theyre only $250. Theyve got 4-way xovers, 48dB slopes, and all the equalization you'll ever need.

It's kind of upper-end isn't it? I don't know if I could even figure out out to use all the features, heh.

I was thinking of doing a TMW tower powered by a Behringer A500. That is why I needed the crossovers. I don't think this would really help because it would require more than one amp.

JimJ
10-24-2006, 07:21 PM
I'd contact Dylan @ OlogyAudio...he could give you a detailed schematic if you wanted to build one yourself, or just build a set for you...

ballstothewall
10-24-2006, 09:10 PM
Just get a set of passives designed by someone who knows wtf they are doing, don't go the route of the DCX2496.

Flipx99
10-24-2006, 11:12 PM
I'd contact Dylan @ OlogyAudio...he could give you a detailed schematic if you wanted to build one yourself, or just build a set for you...

Does dylan go by ology audio on here?

baseballer1100
10-24-2006, 11:14 PM
ologyaudio is his aim s/n and hes on right now.

Flipx99
10-24-2006, 11:37 PM
I guess he signed off real quick as I don't see him

baseballer1100
10-24-2006, 11:38 PM
hes still on.

Flipx99
10-25-2006, 12:03 AM
hes still on.

oh you mean AIM...I am gonna try the online version. I am not allowed to download the real version.

Flipx99
10-25-2006, 10:24 AM
Can anyone comment on how hard it is to build this?

http://www.partsexpress.com/projectshowcase/veritas/Veritas_Crossover.jpg

I tried to solder one time, but it kept on evaporating. Do you heat the solder or the wire?

ballstothewall
10-25-2006, 01:06 PM
You heat both, the solder bonds to the wire.

That looks pretty easy to solder.

Flipx99
10-25-2006, 01:45 PM
You heat both, the solder bonds to the wire.

That looks pretty easy to solder.

I just priced the parts and its kind of expensive. Much more expensive than I thought anyways.

I figure I can buy the prefab for $45 and not worry about it. I only really go DIY if you can improve cost/performance.

I actually drew my own possible crossover and I will post pics later.

Here is what I was looking at using that crossover from Parts Express

Crossover 260-150 x2
Woofer 295-366 x4
Mids 264-422 x2 (need much better reccomendation here, something good from 375-3000hz
tweeter 264-578 x2

all powered by a Behringer A500

I can get all this from PE for $571.53 shipped.

You think that is a better plan than trying to pay someone to build the crossover for me? Would someone do it for less than $50? It seems it cost that much in parts alone.

Flipx99
10-27-2006, 01:54 PM
Anyone know of any other place that sells prefabbed crossovers?