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Side Show
01-21-2014, 11:40 PM
i'm after some other opinions on what tweeters I should use with my mw180 dynaudios (midbass driver) I've got a brand new set of pioneer tsd131prs and tsc160r, 2 sets of rs6 kicker resolutions splits and a set of focal polyglass 4V2 4"splits with TN47 tweeters. Ohh and I've got a set of DDC-F17C in my car now.

I am wanting to run a 3-way active front stage consisting of the dyns for midbass, the tsd131prs for the midrange and the tweeters from the tsd131prs splits for the highs.

what would you recommend I run out of the speakers provided? should I run a 4" for the midrange or would the 5 3/4 be better?

also any crossover points you would suggest for each tobe crossed at would help also.

I've got dynaudio x360 passive crossovers aswell, would these be worth using at all? or is it a waste of time without having the rest of the 3 way set?

Side Show
01-22-2014, 12:02 AM
cmon, any help or suggestions would be great, I have only ever run 2-way front stage and that was just using the passive crossovers.

keep_hope_alive
01-22-2014, 12:27 AM
I think you are wasting the best speakers in your set as midbass. they DynAudio speakers are clearly the best speakers you own.

use them as midrange. then pick a woofer with decent excursion and low Fs as your midbass.

crossover points should be around:
60Hz-300Hz for midbass
200Hz-6kHz for midrange
4kHz HPF for tweeters.


actual ranges depend on actual measured response with the installation. aiming and position determine usable crossover ranges.

Side Show
01-22-2014, 12:43 AM
so you suggest I use the 8"dyns as midrange speakers instead of midbass drivers? and use 6"mids for mid bass?

I was hopeing to go 1"tweet, 4"or 5 3/4"mid range, and the 8's for midbass then either my dd9510g or xt15f.

thanks for your response keep_hope_alive, would you recommend I look at buying new midrange speakers and tweets so I can use the dyns at midbass drivers?

cheers for the xover points

Side Show
01-22-2014, 12:45 AM
all the systems I have had have been missing midbass, specially with the 15"sub... i'm now running a 10"dd but there is still a huge freq range that jus doesn't get played by anything (well it does you just cant hear it)

Side Show
01-22-2014, 03:34 AM
cmon guys any input is helpful

pickup1
01-22-2014, 06:40 AM
Use the drivers you have now for the midbass, find some md142 for mid range, md102 for the tweeters,
Then find a 3 way crossover, active.....
The passive crossovers you have already, are they 2 way or 3 way?

keep_hope_alive
01-22-2014, 09:49 AM
sorry, I didn't see the Dyn's were 8". keep them as midbass since beaming would be a problem.

I liked the RS6 series. but smaller drivers are easier to aim and aiming is key for midbass.

it would be to your benefit to do some auditioning of speakers. make a few boxes with removable baffles and experiment.

you won't be able to use the existing passive crossovers for a mix of drivers and 3-way crossover points.

Side Show
01-22-2014, 08:36 PM
the dynaudio passive crossovers are a 3-way crossover. I have a heap of other crossovers that I can used to go active. (the mw180s are recommended to use with the passive crossovers I have. out of the tweets I have, what would best match the dyns and 131prs mids

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also thanks very much for your replys, much appreciated

Side Show
01-23-2014, 12:46 AM
any?

mylows10
01-23-2014, 02:16 AM
Just get all Dynaudio

sbelew
01-23-2014, 02:19 AM
Get with keep_hope_alive ; and follow his advice. Trust me, the mans knows his stuff

Side Show
01-23-2014, 03:04 AM
the rs6 are nice and I have 4 of them too, but I am leaning more towards the 5 and 3/4" pioneers for mid-range or the focal 4"polyglass 4v2's

Side Show
01-23-2014, 03:07 AM
1"tweet
5 3/4"or 4" midrange
8" midbass.

or do you think i'm going to get the same clarity from the rs6's over the "focals and pioneers for midrange.

what would you run?

Side Show
01-23-2014, 03:23 AM
Just get all Dynaudio

might have too, should I look at the 3"mid

mylows10
01-23-2014, 09:51 AM
might have too, should I look at the 3"mid

I would. I'm really contemplating the dyn's for my next setup I'll have to call my rep to see what kind of personal deal I can get

keep_hope_alive
01-23-2014, 11:14 AM
the rs6 are nice and I have 4 of them too, but I am leaning more towards the 5 and 3/4" pioneers for mid-range or the focal 4"polyglass 4v2's

I understand the desire to run a smaller mid.


1"tweet
5 3/4"or 4" midrange
8" midbass.

or do you think i'm going to get the same clarity from the rs6's over the "focals and pioneers for midrange.

what would you run?

I would experiment, but would lean toward the 4" polyglass. you'll want a flexible electronic crossover so you can adjust their bandwidth according to their performance/response.


might have too, should I look at the 3"mid

I think an all Dyn setup would be your best bet also - you can get a 3-way crossover made to work with the entire set. You have enough speakers to sell to fund the purchase.

Side Show
01-23-2014, 07:30 PM
thanks a heap for your replys and recommendations..... I got a good deal on the dyns $200 each, might start having a look for more speakers....

I currently have DDC-17C alpine splits, and basalt 2-way pioneer coaxils for rear fill, I've got two orbital blue marine batts, kx600.4 and kx1200.1 kickers and a dd9510g sub. this is whats in my car atm, but am going to sell the car and get a new fj cruiser and am wanting to put in the best possible system I can into it.

Side Show
01-30-2014, 10:13 PM
I used to sell dynaudio, wish I didn't pass up a set of the 3"mid-range drivers for $150 on the bay last year.... i'll keep looking for some, again that's everyone for your input.