indeed optimal, but with that set-up limitation in Australian right-hand drive vehicles, the simpler set-up is a great compromise. Midranges can (and often do) go in the A pillars with the tweeters, but installation constraints limit the available angles there â€” and your path length is shortened this way. So how do we maximise path length plus give a great sound with my suggested system?
The answer is simple â€” dastardly even. Start with a natural cone mid-bass driver (paper pulp is my fave); look for a high Qts, great for big leaky doors. The most important component in this whole system by far is the tweeter, for reasons which will become obvious. Look for a LARGE soft dome, a voice coil at least one-inch diameter, good power handling and an Fs (resonant frequency) less than 1kHz, indeed the
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