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Spldecendant
10-27-2012, 04:18 PM
So I just bough 4 6.5 mid speakers and 4 tweeters and the guy I got it of says I don't need crossovers and that u can use bass blockers on the tweeters is he right the amp I'm running them in is a onyx 125.4

Spldecendant
10-27-2012, 10:23 PM
Anyone know? What's the downside to not using crossovers

mylows10
10-27-2012, 10:31 PM
just run them active

Spldecendant
10-28-2012, 01:13 AM
I don't no much about door speaker setups what do u mean active

keep_hope_alive
10-28-2012, 01:16 AM
you need crossovers. a single "bass blocker" cap needs to be so small and crossover at such a high frequency that you rely on the woofers for treble - which, depending on placement and response, can be problematic.

tell us more about the speakers. there are thousands of 6.5" woofers out there - we need specifics, make/model of both woofer and tweeter, pics are nice too.

Spldecendant
10-28-2012, 01:55 AM
There oxygen audio 6.5's and there o2 tweeters also kinda similar to the ones tech force has but mine have the bullet in the middle

zako
10-28-2012, 05:21 AM
Bad idea. If the tweeters are not tamed enough, they will sound harsh and fatiguing. If you got component sets complete with passive crossovers, then use the crossovers.

marc2112
10-28-2012, 07:55 AM
I agree with zako... get some crossovers and save yourself lots of headaches.

Phoenix Risen
10-28-2012, 08:12 AM
or as was stated above... run them active. that amp has an ok crossover section iirc, or spend a bit on a nice active deck to make it worth while...