[AMRadio] I need som advice


manualman manualman at juno.com
Fri Oct 23 13:41:03 EDT 2009


Look at the speaker ads in Part Express, and other sites, that refer to
speakers as "speaker drivers". They generally have the "classic" wide
range speaker response as in the"good of days" when we went to the local
stores to buy a replacement speaker.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 19:16:49 -0500 Robert Nickels <ranickel at comcast.net>
writes:
> Jim Wilhite wrote:
> > Boy my ears are pinned back on this one.  I need a 10 inch speaker 
> for 
> > my old HQ 129 speaker.  
> Jim - take a look around Parts Express:  
> http://www.parts-express.com/home.cfm
> 
> Problem is, nowadays anything in the 10" range is likely to be a 
> woofer 
> or sub-woofer that's meant to be used as part of a 2 or 3-way system 
> and 
> what you want is a good old-fashioned "full range" speaker, which is 
> 
> proving to be harder to find than I thought it would be.  But here's 
> a 
> low-cost 10:" that I think I'd be willing to try:
> 
> http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=290-262
> 
> While the frequency response of this $17 woofer is given as 74-5000 
> hz, 
> it might sound pretty good.  If you wanted more highs, you could try 
> the 
> approach used by Jensen and others who used to make full-range 
> speakers 
> by  suspending a smaller PM speaker across the cone with a simple 
> series 
> capacitor crossover to handle the midrange frequencies.
> 
> 73, Bob W9RAN


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