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    Comparable to DLS IR3? Looking into high end midranges for 3way active.

    I've been running my DLS IR3's for a few years now and love them. But as this last set is starting to wear out and go bad I'm considering other directions. These IR3's were run approx 600hz up to about 5khz off a clean 50wrms. Amp is my ppi art ax606.2 w/ a very flexible 3 way xover. I think my re xxx mids are cut around 250-300hz on the top side but I'd have to go and double check. Wouldn't mind a 4in mid range that goes a little lower with ease and would blend with my upper mid bass end better.

    Would like to find some other dome speakers, as domes seem to be more forgiving when it comes not being perfectly on axis, but notholdingmy breath. Still open to traditional cone speakers. Doubtful I can find a 2 ohm driver but that would be sweet to get more power of out my amp.

    Or maybe a less expensive but stil decentl quality driver that I can run two at 2ohms?

    What do you guys recommed in that price range, say $250ish



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    Re: Comparable to DLS IR3? Looking into 3in ish high end midranges.

    Look at the cdt Es lines then hit me back for price




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    Re: Comparable to DLS IR3? Looking into high end midranges for 3way active.

    pm'd

    are the es line better than the cs line?



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    American Power Systems 240amp H.O. Alty / (2) Deka 8a31, 1/0 front to back.
    Unknown Prototype 3k @ 1ohm. TRF/PSI 8 layer 4in coil hybrid beast in 3 cubs @ 33Hz / Raammat 40sqft in the trunk.
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    Re: Comparable to DLS IR3? Looking into 3in ish high end midranges.

    stupid question lol. the es lines are way more expensive lol



    FORMER SETUP:
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    American Power Systems 240amp H.O. Alty / (2) Deka 8a31, 1/0 front to back.
    Unknown Prototype 3k @ 1ohm. TRF/PSI 8 layer 4in coil hybrid beast in 3 cubs @ 33Hz / Raammat 40sqft in the trunk.
    Quote Originally Posted by Haunz View Post
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    Re: Comparable to DLS IR3? Looking into high end midranges for 3way active.

    Where do you have your mids installed now and where are they aimed?



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    Re: Comparable to DLS IR3? Looking into high end midranges for 3way active.

    dash corners and aimed towards the center/respective seats. just not perfectly angled



    FORMER SETUP:
    Pioneer Avic N5 Navi + CD-UB100 USB Adapter. RARE Circa 1996 PPI Ax606.2 in BLACK (1 of 400ish made) with 2 rare black graphic spacers.
    CDT DRT-25 1'' Silk Dome Tweeters / CDT ES-04 4'' Midranges / RE Audio XXX 6.5'' 2ohm Neo Mids In Glassed Kick Pods
    American Power Systems 240amp H.O. Alty / (2) Deka 8a31, 1/0 front to back.
    Unknown Prototype 3k @ 1ohm. TRF/PSI 8 layer 4in coil hybrid beast in 3 cubs @ 33Hz / Raammat 40sqft in the trunk.
    Quote Originally Posted by Haunz View Post
    You could put 12V to my balls and clamp my dick to get 3kW+.
    Quote Originally Posted by Slayerx View Post
    Glad this got bumped so I could fap to it again.

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