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    can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    so i FINALLY am getting my CMX kicks back after rainbow f*ckin around with the warranty for like 6 or so months. im pretty sure the xover ARE functioning but they were damaged also (didnt realize until recently), so since i still have the warranty id like to exchange them. but god knows its probably going to be several months till i see them again. so would it be possible to sub other Xovers in their place till i get mine back (im assuming i wont find someone selling ONLY their CMX Xovers)? cant go active b/c i dont have the spare channels or the processing to do so.







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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    Best thing to do would be to find the literature on both crossovers to find out what the crossover points are. If they are the same or very close then yah you should be able to swap them.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    so the crossover points is the only worry?




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    I was bored at work. Looking here:
    http://car.rainbow-audio.de/products...n=6&art=231160

    And clicking the technical data link on the lower right looks like your crossover point on the cmx 265 crossovers is 3200hz.

    Yeah, your only worry should be the crossover point (assuming your using a HPF off your HU before the passive crossover). You don't want the speakers playing frequencies they can't handle. Some sets will have different crossover points.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    Quote Originally Posted by tsenfw View Post
    I was bored at work. Looking here:
    http://car.rainbow-audio.de/products...n=6&art=231160

    And clicking the technical data link on the lower right looks like your crossover point on the cmx 265 crossovers is 3200hz.

    Yeah, your only worry should be the crossover point (assuming your using a HPF off your HU before the passive crossover). You don't want the speakers playing frequencies they can't handle. Some sets will have different crossover points.
    wtf, i could find that earlier lol. well what about the slope? impedance? i never quite understood how you can take 2 drivers that are 4ohm and 100wrms each and put them together with a xover to have a final load of 4ohm and final power handling of 100wrms...




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    Quote Originally Posted by fatryan View Post
    wtf, i could find that earlier lol. well what about the slope? impedance? i never quite understood how you can take 2 drivers that are 4ohm and 100wrms each and put them together with a xover to have a final load of 4ohm and final power handling of 100wrms...
    That "technical data" link on the page I linked says: 2 x 12 dB/Oct crossover slope.

    From what I was told in threads here, presumably the crossover splits input power by only sending the high frequencies to the tweeter and the lower ones to the mids, resulting in only a 4ohm load. There's probably a very tiny unnoticeable loss of power I would think though.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    What set of crossovers are you planning to swap in temporarily, let compare them.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    Quote Originally Posted by tsenfw View Post
    That "technical data" link on the page I linked says: 2 x 12 dB/Oct crossover slope.

    From what I was told in threads here, presumably the crossover splits input power by only sending the high frequencies to the tweeter and the lower ones to the mids, resulting in only a 4ohm load. There's probably a very tiny unnoticeable loss of power I would think though.
    well ive heard its something like 30% loss actually




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    Quote Originally Posted by tsenfw View Post
    What set of crossovers are you planning to swap in temporarily, let compare them.
    i dunno, havent looked for any yet. i wanted to see if it was possible first.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    I have some from my pioneer rev component set. Crossover point is 3000kz, I'll have too look up the slope though. You can borrow them if you want just pay the shipping.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    Whoops ... just looked it up these cross at 5kz. It be fine for your tweeters but don't know if you kicks can handle that.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    yeah i think thats a bit too off. thanx though man

    not much in the classifieds. perhaps some type X xovers. i dunno their crossover frequency or anything else for that matter. alpines website sux.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    I know the rsd's cross at 3kz, that's what I got the rev's confused with. You might be able to find some of those if you post a WTB.




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    Re: can i temporarily sub other Xovers for my CMXs?

    yeah, i thin im gonna run this buy aaron at premier audio first though.




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