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Mighty big speakers [message #26876] Fri, 20 June 2008 23:47 Go to next message
DICK is currently offline  DICK
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I figured these speakers to be exotic as there is'nt too many 27 inch woofers available. And, well their pert near mighty big in size.

Re: Mighty big speakers [message #26877 is a reply to message #26876] Sun, 22 June 2008 22:40 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wayne Parham is currently offline  Wayne Parham
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Those actually look like really great speakers. I would assume the bass cabinets are somewhat overdamped to conjugate room gain, and if so, the alignment required would probably make those 27" monsters get downright infrasonic.


27" woofer!?!? [message #26881 is a reply to message #26876] Thu, 26 June 2008 00:02 Go to previous messageGo to next message
colinhester is currently offline  colinhester
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Damn.....and I thought my 18"s could move some air....C

Re: Mighty big speakers [message #26882 is a reply to message #26876] Thu, 24 July 2008 22:08 Go to previous message
jpvanson is currently offline  jpvanson
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Oh, look at those little 27" woofers. Personally, I'd prefer 63" woofers by Diatone (Mitsubishi) myself or a the very least the comparatively compact 31.5" woofers (again).

Actually, as for those Opals, I wonder how good the bass really is. Sure, there's no replacement for displacement, but it appears that most large woofers made today are designed for efficiency in PA systems and sacrifice extension that would be desired in home audio settings. Sure, those 27" woofers look impressive, but what's the point if a few quality 12"s provide lower distortion and deeper extension?

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