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  1. Deleted 'cause I don't know what I'm talking about 😶
  2. mboxler

    1985 Cornwall issue

    It's five o'clock somewhere! This will be fun. Bringing as much stuff as I can, not knowing what the issue(s) are. Even found the old diaphragms from my Heresy's K-52-H mids, just in case his contains the Heppner K-52-H as well and one or both are bad. Also a pair of K-77-M's. Hopefully it's something simple, but we'll see. Mike
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    1985 Cornwall issue

    Looks to be in the Denver area. If you are reasonably close to the Golden area, I'd also be happy to help. Mike
  4. Thanks, Chris! Still learning, and I could never figure out what .zma files were. Opened it up in notepad and it became clearer. At first I thought the phase column represented the electrical phase shift across the driver. But it now appears that it is acoustical phase shift. Correct??? Again, thanks for the info. Mike
  5. Chris Am I reading the Crites .zma file correctly? Looks like the driver, at 800 hz, is 8.5 ohms and 38 degree phase (inductive). Seems as though a 1.7 mh inductor would be needed, or am I missing something. Mike
  6. You could try these https://www.parts-express.com/speaker-l-pad-attenuator-50w-mono-3-8-shaft-16-ohm--260-254 between the squawker output of the crossover and the BMS driver. You are going to need around 12-14 db attenuation, and they don't specify the maximum attenuation of the l-pad. Are you using the K-77 tweeter? Gorgeous speakers! Mike
  7. mboxler

    AA networks, A networks, E2 networks FS

    And which BMS mid driver...8 ohm or 16 ohm?
  8. That is old! If you want to stay at 500hz, 5mh should work. 6.4mh for 400hz. If you get a 5mh, you could wire it in series with the 1.3mh, giving you 6.3mh, and see if you like it.
  9. I was hoping you had the stock 1.3mh inductor, as that would be way too low, and would account for your measurements. But the 5mh should have been better. Any way to measure the 5mh to verify it's value?
  10. What value inductor are you using for the woofer? Looks like you would need a 6.4mh to cross a 16 ohm woofer at 400hz.
  11. mboxler

    Bi-Amping Cornscala

    The more I look at the picture, this may be easiest (and what you were suggesting). Is there enough of pin 5 exposed to allow a quick disconnect to push onto? If so, remove the wires you marked red from the input. Maybe wrap the spade with electrical tape to make sure it doesn't make contact with anything. Crimp a spade connect to one end of the wire and a quick disconnect to the other end. Connect to spade end of the wire to the input red. Push the quick disconnect onto pin 5. I think that should work. Mike
  12. mboxler

    Bi-Amping Cornscala

    Sorry for the late reply @Gints. Yes, that sounds correct, but if you want to modify the current crossover, I think this would be easier... Leave the 2.5mh inductor. Since the woofer will not be connected, no current will pass through it anyway. You can leave the 6.8uf cap in place IF you can run a wire from INPUT to pin 5 of the autoformer. This wire would be in parallel with the 6.8uF capacitor, causing very little current to pass thru the capacitor, like it's not even there. With this setup, the 3db attenuation would not be needed in the miniDSP. If you don't like the results, remove the wire, and you're right back to where you started. There shouldn't be any load issues. If you want a greater and more consistent load on the high pass amp, you could solder a 10 ohm resistor from pin 0 to pin 5. But I'd take it one step at a time. I always place an 8 ohm resistor across the tweeter output, a 13 ohm resistor across the mid output, and use a cheap amplifier to pass varying frequencies to the crossover input. Using a true RMS multimeter, I measure the voltages across everything just to be sure I didn't screw something up, then connect to the drivers. If you lived in the Denver area I'd be happy to help you with this. Hope all this makes sense! Mike
  13. mboxler

    Bi-Amping Cornscala

    Not sure how your DIY skills are, but the resulting circuit is quite simple... Autoformer 500uH inductor 4uF capacitor Here's an unfinished AB-4500 (type A, bi-amp, 4500hz) crossover just to give you an idea. I believe for your CS you would attenuate the hi-pass output of the miniDSP by 3db. The nice thing about this setup is you can attenuate the PD-5VH to match your CT-125, then attenuate the high pass output from the miniDSP to match the low pass to the woofer. Mike
  14. mboxler

    Death & Eternity

    Reminded me of this video... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBRqu0YOH14 I realize this is 6 minutes of your life that you will never get back.
  15. Radio Paradise just released their lossless web player. And for any of you using MIchael Herger's Squeezebox server and Radio Paradise plugin, he just updated the plugin to allow access to the four FLAC mixes. Mike
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