Re: little bit of crossover design information please
doesn't matter. components will be in series. at least for a simple filter.
Originally Posted by req
the filter you have described is 6db/oct optimally. The speaker may not be a resistive load which further alters the response. this may or may not matter. for instance if the speaker is no signifigantly reactive near the crossover point there shouldn't be issues. higher order filters (higher slopes) will require more components. it can get fairly expensive when you need 8 inductors and 8 capacitors. (stereo, 24db/oct slopes).
thats all a passive crossover network entails? aside from modeling how they will respond in the enclosure, and putting in +\- db slope configurations and all that fancy crap - just a cap and a coil in series with the loudspeaker and your done?
just clarifying this. any links to some good passive crossover how-to sites would be appriciated.
there are a lot of design issues that are interesting to look at if you are interested. most people aren't and go for simple filters like 6db/oct and 12db/oct then use an EQ to fix any errors. high order filters require higher Q stages which require more precise values for capacitors and high "Quality" inductors.
try sound.westhost.com 's articles section for some information.
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