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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: Pyle 15's

    They're 12's.

    I gotta start sleeping more than three hours a night.



    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: Pyle 15's

    It must be the green surrounds.




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    Re: Pyle 15's

    Quote Originally Posted by ciaonzo View Post
    I had an old school pair of these actually took the power quite well but sounded like dog sh1t




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    Re: Pyle 15's

    I'm likin' that silver logo, too. I don't think I've seen those since I was in high school.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigmann6374 View Post
    I had an old school pair of these actually took the power quite well but sounded like dog sh1t
    Big box, little box?



    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: Pyle 15's

    [QUOTE=ciaonzo;8323732]I'm likin' that silver logo, too. I don't think I've seen those since I was in high school.

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    Big box, little box?[/QUOTE

    It was a bigger box around 3 cubes they were bass cabs I built for a home theater setting they moved real nice and gave real deep bass but obviously output was limited.




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    Re: Pyle 15's

    Old school car audio gear for home theater, lol.

    I've done it, too.



    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: Pyle 15's

    Quote Originally Posted by ciaonzo View Post
    Old school car audio gear for home theater, lol.

    I've done it, too.
    Hey it works! lol




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    Quote Originally Posted by ciaonzo View Post
    Old school car audio gear for home theater, lol.

    I've done it, too.
    Hey it works! lol




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