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#400862 - 02/10/14 12:21 PM New Tweeter
Ian Offline
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In response to the new tweeter questions over in the Home Theatre section I thought I would switch it to the What’s New category.

The tweeter change is happening across the entire line. I have put a picture below of the standard round faceplate version. The new tweeter has a die cast aluminum face plate for better rigidity and cooling, a larger rear chamber to lower the resonance frequency further below the crossover region, and a new horn design that Andrew developed to be smoother off-axis above 12 kHz.

I noticed some were not sure about the new look but it could be more of a QS4 thing. The consensus around the factory was that it is much nicer looking.


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#400864 - 02/10/14 12:38 PM Re: New Tweeter [Re: Ian]
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Can't wait to open these boxes...
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#400865 - 02/10/14 12:52 PM Re: New Tweeter [Re: Ian]
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I really like the look...

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#400871 - 02/10/14 05:58 PM Re: New Tweeter [Re: Ian]
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Me, too.

Crossover change required or not?
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#400874 - 02/10/14 06:27 PM Re: New Tweeter [Re: tomtuttle]
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There is no crossover change required.
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#400875 - 02/10/14 06:36 PM Re: New Tweeter [Re: Ian]
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oooh i like it! smile

Can't wait!. Will be trading up to the m100's sometime this year
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#400883 - 02/11/14 12:30 AM Re: New Tweeter [Re: Ian]
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Originally Posted By: Ian
There is no crossover change required.


Ooh, nice. Maybe I'll order some and swap mine out.

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#400887 - 02/11/14 10:03 AM Re: New Tweeter [Re: CV]
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Hi Ian, did you make some for the VP160 because they are not round. smile

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#400895 - 02/11/14 01:13 PM Re: New Tweeter [Re: SBrown]
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Yes, we have all the configurations as before.
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#400900 - 02/11/14 06:26 PM Re: New Tweeter [Re: Ian]
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How much are the tweeters ? Do they do any improvements to the sound ?
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