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If they're anything similar in sound quality to the 10" version they should be fantastic. The SN10MB series II is the best midwoofer I've ever heard, regardless of cost. It's quite simply astonishing when it comes the clarity of voices, pretty much on par with my Fostex FE206 in BLH in that respect, and that's saying a whole lot actually.

EDIT: And to answer a previous question in this thread, the 10" version needed about a week of run-in 24/7 to loosen up so I'd expect the same from the 12" version.



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Saturnus, have you tested the powerhandling?

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Originally posted by Mircea Bartic Mircea Bartic wrote:

Saturnus, have you tested the powerhandling?

No, power handling doesn't really interest me that much. Pretty much any well constructed speaker can take oceans of power. But also because I don't have an amp with enough power to actually really test it. My biggest amp is 300W into 8 Ohms, more than enough for almost anything, and not big enough to damage almost any driver except some high frequency drivers with improper filtering.

Sound quality is much more important to me given that it's supposed to reproduce the midrange spectrum and especially voices.

Power handling is more interesting for a bass speaker IMO.

EDIT: Let me interject here that many people focus way too much on having big and capable sub stacks. When it comes down to it really, any speaker system without a well sounding midrange will always sound bad no matter how good a bass range it has.



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mircea Bartic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 January 2011 at 8:12pm
this is what we have developed using SN10MB
http://www.forum.poweraudio.ro/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=10653
it is loaded with SN10MB , Selenium D220Ti  and PH1919 from P-audio

the passive crossover is our own design with electronic protection for the HF (faster transistors instead of slow lamps)


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Hi jerronimo.
You wrote in a comment that you "SN 12 MB can get them for around 140,- euro a piece" Can you tell me where you can buy them at a such reasonable price? I want to replace the speakers in my line array system. First of all just in one and to see how it works.


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