I like the idea of the TT as drivers cost less but it may be because my plans are from 6 years or so ago but the Eminence HL10c doesn't seem to be available anymore. Plus the plans don't give much info but is there a big difference between the 8 and 10. What would be be better for music? Plus what is the long style? That is also not in my plans.
So, TT is better for what you want for now.
So, do that, and save your dollars for mobile DJing at a later time, and do it right.
The TT long style is a TT refolded to a different format. Longer thinner etc. This might let you stand it up in a corner if space is tight, or use it as a bench with some cushions on top as well, just as examples.
Generally, cabs using 10" drivers have wider build options, and higher output compared to 8". But it doesn't matter which you choose, either will do movies or music just fine.
Even when DJing at home just remember, if you push the cabs to hard, the driver blows!
If, later, you go with T30's for DJing, let's give you a little comparison.
It will take 2 x 16" wide cabs loaded with BP102's to be as loud as 1 x 16" wide cab loaded with a 3012lf, at maximum volume.
Having said that, the BP102 is a great little driver, and it does well enough in those of Bill's designs that it fits.
Buy once cry once. If you ever think your DJing may get beyond the limits of a couple of BP loaded cabs, buy the 3012lf from the outset.
You can find HL10c's, at a price, but they are superceded. A new player in the market since then is the 3010LF, but since it is only a few dollars cheaper than the 3012lf, it makes more sense to go with the larger driver.
Yes, get updated plans from Bill.viewtopic.php?f=10&t=3432
2 x DR 250 (melded array) with March 2012 plans.
4 x 20" BP102 T39's, 2 x 28" 3012lf loaded underway.
3 x WH8 with melded array.Bunter's Audio and Lighting
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