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    3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    Edited just for James

    I have a 1993 civic si hatch back
    i am doing a 3way front stage and thinking about getting horns for the mids

    so far what i have decided for my system

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    nx30 tweeters
    2 10" idmax subs

    i have a set of cx52 comps sitting here if the midbass is not enough and the tweets are not loud enough if i decide to use horns

    my question is will i get better sound quality or equal using a driver or will horns win hands down?
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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    Please make sense.




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    what didnt you understand................... please try to be helpful.....


    maybe you didnt understand by the title but i would like to know which would be better for a 3 way setup using a driver or a horn i am lookinf or opinions and personal expirience




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    The horn is completely unnecessary and will absolutely overpower everything. Why even consider it if you know exactly what you're doing?



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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    Quote Originally Posted by BadmonBuilt View Post
    i am using a nx30 as the tweeter and cx62 as mid woofer i will add a cx52 for the woofer if the cx62 isnt enough (space is a issues in a 93 civic hatch back) and also have another pair of nx30s if i go with horns and they over power the tweets

    please let me know your opinions and ofcourse i will be active
    If you're going to want some serious answers, please type out your question/problem in a serious manner. At least add some punctuation to help others decipher that secret message. More info would be nice, too. Active? how? With what equip?




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    If you go with horns, a 2-way front is all you'll need.




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    edited first post

    so you are saying i wont hear a difference with tweeters?




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    also do you think i will need both woofers for enough midbass?




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    Quote Originally Posted by BadmonBuilt View Post
    Edited just for James

    I have a 1993 civic si hatch back
    i am doing a 3way front stage and thinking about getting horns for the mids

    so far what i have decided for my system

    is
    pioneer double din avh-p4000dvd
    kenwood 9 band 1/2 din eq
    kenwood 1/2 din crossover kec-202
    cx62 mids
    nx30 tweeters
    2 10" idmax subs

    i have a set of cx52 comps sitting here if the midbass is not enough and the tweets are not loud enough if i decide to use horns

    my question is will i get better sound quality or equal using a driver or will horns win hands down?
    Quote Originally Posted by BadmonBuilt View Post
    also do you think i will need both woofers for enough midbass?
    horns don't provide mids. as for the sound it depends on which horn you get and how much power your going to feed it. where are you putting the mids at? i'd recommend the cx62. what your power ratio? knowing what your using for power is very important when it comes to horns.



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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    I am using a rf150a2 for the horns and a rf360a2 for the cx62s should I add my cx52 to the doors since I can fit those no problem and have u heard a difference with tweets when using a horn

    One more question is the sq gonna be better with horns or a pair of mid range drivers in my 3 way setup




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    you won't need the the cx52 just run the cx62. what about the power for the subs? if you plan on trying to use tweets with horns your gonna need a pair of 'real" supertweets. and they have to be more effiecent then the horns



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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    Would running 2 pairs of tweets like 2 nx30s help ? Or is the crossover point just to high for them

    I have a rf 1100a2 should give each sub about 700-750w




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    Noone?




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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    i'm not understanding what your saying? you want to run tweets with horns?



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    Re: 3-way comp w/ midrange speaker vs 3-way w/ midrange horn

    Yea for the extreme highs




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