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Drivers for 15" version of X1

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Topic: Drivers for 15" version of X1
Posted By: SozeSoundSystem
Subject: Drivers for 15" version of X1
Date Posted: 20 September 2017 at 5:07pm
I've recently got 4 X1 design subs, scaled down to a 15" size. I can't find any plans for these anywhere but I've been told the previous drivers being used in these were PD.1550's.

Assuming these are appropriate drivers for these bins, could anyone tell me if PD156's would sound any good in there? Or P Audio P150/2226's?

If anyone could recommend a driver that would work better than any of these id like to hear about that too.


Posted By: mini-mad
Date Posted: 20 September 2017 at 5:12pm
Scaled down? On the grounds that these boxes are unique I don't think anyone could speculate as to what a driver would sound like in them. Just aim for a driver with similar specs to the bigger 18" version and make sure the paper cone is nice and think and strong enough as the was known to tear drivers apart that wasn't up to scratch!

If it sounds like a gorilla is trying to escape, turn it down.

Posted By: cravings
Date Posted: 20 September 2017 at 5:49pm
they may have been on the forum before. i remember a guy a few years ago building a load of 15" X1s..

Posted By: SozeSoundSystem
Date Posted: 20 September 2017 at 7:05pm
Couldn't find anything when I searched, but I'll have another look and see if I can find that thread, cheers

Posted By: SozeSoundSystem
Date Posted: 20 September 2017 at 7:09pm
Hadn't heard about the tearing issue! Will keep that in mind, thanks

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