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    Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    Item(s) for Sale:

    (2) 12" 3HP prototypes. Extremely rare, the only two I've ever seen or know of.

    Only selling them as a pair.


    Item(s) Description/Condition:

    Musical and beastly.

    Very long coil (3.5"WW), massive copper sleeve on the pole. Crazy power handling.

    Never used, only tested. Essentially brand new.

    Specs:

    Dual 2ohm

    Re = 1.5/coil, specs pulled in series.
    Fs = 25.8894 Hz
    Zmax = 38.7039 ohms
    Qes = 0.5122
    Qms = 6.0229
    Qts = 0.4720
    Le = 0.9676 mH (at 1 kHz)
    Diam = 246.3800 mm ( 9.7000 in )
    Sd = .0477 m^2( 73.8981 in^2)
    Vas = 24.6562 L ( 0.8707 ft^3)
    BL = 21.8359 N/A
    Mms = 494.9209 g
    Cms = 76.3590 uM/N
    Kms =13096.0332 N/M
    Rms = 13.3669 R mechanical
    Efficiency = 0.0785 %
    Sensitivity= 80.9664 dB @1W/1m



    Price:

    $650 plus half of shipping (CONUS) from 53527. Heavy mugs.

    No trades, please.


    Shipping and Miscellaneous Item Information:

    Tops and motors will ship separately to avoid damages.


    Item Pictures:

    More pics and info on this link. --> If You Like TC Goodness, Bring The Jerkin's and Some Tissues.
    Last edited by ciaonzo; 03-01-2011 at 09:32 PM.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.




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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    Trade for my soul?



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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    Quote Originally Posted by RAM_Designs View Post
    Trade for my soul?



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    PM'd



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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    any trades?



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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    Quote Originally Posted by [zack] View Post
    any trades?
    No, thank you for asking. Will edit to reflect this.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    danggg, GLWS!



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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    Coffee break.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

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    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    how much picked up




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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    OP...

    i just wanted to let you know i dug up a thread about your explanation of tc sounds motors. you are ******* awesome. your knowledge is unmatched, and you have wayyy too many TC sounds subs. i have showed all my guys at work that thread an you have educated us all. your a ******* ****** and i am now one of your groupies.

    BUMP FOR A BAD AZZ MOTHA FUKKA

    p.s. you are awesome and i am now gay for you

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    Quote Originally Posted by jackdaniels View Post
    how much picked up
    $650

    Quote Originally Posted by chris the man View Post
    OP...

    i just wanted to let you know i dug up a thread about your explanation of tc sounds motors. you are ******* awesome. your knowledge is unmatched, and you have wayyy too many TC sounds subs. i have showed all my guys at work that thread an you have educated us all. your a ******* ****** and i am now one of your groupies.

    BUMP FOR A BAD AZZ MOTHA FUKKA

    p.s. you are awesome and i am now gay for you

    -]
    Very kind of you, I appreciate it. I definitely don't know it all and love to be proven wrong so that I may learn something as well. Plenty of very knowledgeable folks around here so please don't take my word as gospel!



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    sooooo ****



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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    i just got a chubby! these r beautiful. glws wish i had money.



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    Re: Rare Pair of 12" TC Sounds Prototypes

    Thanks, fellas!



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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