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dafobbishon3
01-02-2009, 12:40 PM
i was wondering. any of you guys prefer silk tweeters personally?
im about to get a new set on comps and it consists of silk dome tweeters.
is this a good peice? for music, i listen to rap, R&B for that deep bass, and rock and techno as well.

dafobbishon3
01-02-2009, 12:56 PM
anyone?

joetama
01-02-2009, 12:57 PM
Diaphragm material does make up some of the sound but the entire tweeter design is more responsible for the overall sound.

I end up liking a lot of silk dome tweeters, but it is ultimately the design as a whole that I like.

dafobbishon3
01-02-2009, 07:59 PM
yeahh i think i like silk tweeters too. it just sounds reallly nicee. you hear practically everything.

Adnan
01-02-2009, 08:07 PM
silk will make your techno come alive...great detail with rock too

pjhabit
01-02-2009, 08:10 PM
Soft domes usually have a smoother sound vs. a hard dome that tends to be sharper......usually
(as already stated, design can negate either of these assumptions)

dafobbishon3
01-03-2009, 12:15 AM
really??
mannn i can't wait.
after i get those comps. i'll get a new amp to power that and bridge that amp to my other amp for my subs. it's going to be a nice set up.

for that tweeter, where in the car would be a perfect place to put it near the dash?

dafobbishon3
01-03-2009, 12:52 AM
I need to know the most ideal place to set the tweeter anyone ???

JimJ
01-03-2009, 12:56 AM
Diaphragm material does make up some of the sound but the entire tweeter design is more responsible for the overall sound.

I end up liking a lot of silk dome tweeters, but it is ultimately the design as a whole that I like.

I really want to hear a set of plasma tweets someday :)


I need to know the most ideal place to set the tweeter anyone ???

Are you concerned with stuff like stage height, width, instrument spacing, etc? Rap doesn't have a lot of that :)

dafobbishon3
01-03-2009, 01:00 AM
man how much would plasma be??

dafobbishon3
01-03-2009, 09:56 AM
oh well i mean what about for techno and rock cause rap isn't hte only thing i listen to
so where should i aim/place the mids&&tweeters??

joetama
01-03-2009, 10:19 AM
I really want to hear a set of plasma tweets someday :)



Are you concerned with stuff like stage height, width, instrument spacing, etc? Rap doesn't have a lot of that :)

Indeed... My dad always talks about these Natural Gas tweeters, said they are the most awesome thing he ever heard.

Adnan
01-03-2009, 12:50 PM
oh well i mean what about for techno and rock cause rap isn't hte only thing i listen to
so where should i aim/place the mids&&tweeters??

for silks i would mount them on the A pillar and swivel it towards yourself
i hear swivelling them against the windshield works good too
since the sound bounces right back but personnally not sure if i would
do that

mendon mafia
01-03-2009, 01:29 PM
just point the tweets at your ears.

dafobbishon3
01-03-2009, 05:16 PM
for silks i would mount them on the A pillar and swivel it towards yourself
i hear swivelling them against the windshield works good too
since the sound bounces right back but personnally not sure if i would
do that

really ? Is. That bad for the tweeter if you place it there??

Steveopevo
01-03-2009, 06:12 PM
after listening to the harsh tweets of infinity kappas I am now tone deaf :crying:

x2o
01-03-2009, 11:02 PM
I personally prefer silk domes for the most part. I understand the tweeter design can effect the sound possibly more then the cone material, but from all the speakers I have heard, silk domes sound so much smoother and easier on the ears then metal/alum domes. It's all preference though, some people love really bright, possibly even harsh tweeters. I like them silky smooth :D.

dafobbishon3
01-03-2009, 11:36 PM
yeah i starting to think. silk does really bring the SMOOOTh out of the music. those other types, its harsh and LOUD, and i mean thats not BAD, loud is GOOD. but im going to SQ cause my bostons have really good && loud sq. :]

dafobbishon3
01-04-2009, 12:38 AM
silk silk silk :]

nathanh
01-04-2009, 04:05 AM
cross firing against each other across the a pillar. like left one pointing not at you, but near you. then the left one pointing towards the passenger. i'm guessing your not going rediculous sq, so it's no big deal to just run them in stock spot if you have one. but having the left one firing directly at you isn't the best idea.

shaneb
01-04-2009, 04:18 AM
cross firing against each other across the a pillar. like left one pointing not at you, but near you. then the left one pointing towards the passenger. i'm guessing your not going rediculous sq, so it's no big deal to just run them in stock spot if you have one. but having the left one firing directly at you isn't the best idea.

Yes, crossfire them, put them in the dash or a-pillar each firing at opposite listener.
You could mount them at the windshield, but then you are getting into unpredictable reflections.
Your best bet, which I think most people who actually care do, is get some tape or velcro and wire them up and play with different placements. It relies solely on your goals for your audio. So get some tape and play with it. Personally I think crossfiring is best, but use the tape method to see where they need to be mounted for the best effect.

Adnan
01-05-2009, 11:26 AM
really ? Is. That bad for the tweeter if you place it there??

i havent tried yet but i dont think i'd personally like it....i have a friend of mine
who had his tweeters placed like that in his envoy...didnt sound too great to me

dafobbishon3
01-05-2009, 11:53 AM
cross firing against each other across the a pillar. like left one pointing not at you, but near you. then the left one pointing towards the passenger. i'm guessing your not going rediculous sq, so it's no big deal to just run them in stock spot if you have one. but having the left one firing directly at you isn't the best idea.
no I done have a stock spot for it
but i am going for sq I want the arc fd 6000 its like the only good comp for my budget :(

dafobbishon3
01-05-2009, 11:42 PM
yeah???

DanH
01-06-2009, 07:43 AM
For me, metal domes work great in home audio, but unless you have a gigantic car, there's just too little airspace in a car for metal dome tweeters.

And for super posh tweeters, you need to get dome diamond dome tweeters:

http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/display.aspx?terid=2275&infid=2272&artid=1572

http://assets.bowers-wilkins.com/med/Libraries/3/Diamond_tweeters_l2_w817_h328.jpg?dm=6330224309827 00000

dafobbishon3
01-08-2009, 10:45 AM
diamond tweets?
**** those sound expensive. do those sound smoother than the silk tweets???

Torgus
01-08-2009, 12:23 PM
i love silk and hate metal tweeters. much to harsh for me.

dafobbishon3
01-09-2009, 01:09 AM
yeah man. :] me too. silk sounds the shitt

dafobbishon3
01-09-2009, 11:23 AM
now where is this A pillar located?? :| what can i say? i'm a noob? :]

dafobbishon3
01-09-2009, 01:27 PM
Bumpageeeeeee

Etac
01-09-2009, 02:33 PM
alot of problems with metal tweeters can usually be tuned out and my old cal 25 ti's are some of the nicest tweeters i've ever heard.