Cheap European 8 inch driver

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Chris_Allen
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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#16 Post by Chris_Allen » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:17 am

That's a fine looking build.
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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#17 Post by Tom Smit » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:22 pm

Nice handle! That is the first time that I have seen that on a horn sub.
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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#18 Post by Think » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:21 am

Better late then never; looks nice!
Chris_Allen wrote:I've just ordered 4 of these drivers, I'll report back on their build quality compared to the Tang Band when I get them.
Did you report allready report back somewhere else or can you give your opinion about this Omnes Audio W8-670Z driver?

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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#19 Post by marcus_frisk » Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:59 pm

Tom Smit wrote:Nice handle! That is the first time that I have seen that on a horn sub.
Thanks! I had a sturdy plastic handle laying around and mounted it so it wouldn't be in the way of anything. Worked out great. The TAT is very easy to move around thanks to it.
Chris_Allen wrote:That's a fine looking build.
It really is. But Michael Ewald Hansen on this forum is the one to blame for that. I've just swapped drivers and added a handle. Here is his presentation of the TAT: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=19634&hilit=TAT

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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#20 Post by Chris_Allen » Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:09 pm

Think wrote: Did you report allready report back somewhere else or can you give your opinion about this Omnes Audio W8-670Z driver?
Not had chance to build more T18's yet - 2018 might be a good year.
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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#21 Post by marcus_frisk » Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:17 pm

Chris_Allen wrote:2018 might be a good year.
I have good hopes in that as well :fingers:

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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#22 Post by marcus_frisk » Thu Aug 12, 2021 2:44 pm

Still going strong my little EU driver. Part of a nano PA system now days serving as a sub for two 3" fullrange Eminence drivers in a sealed enclosure. Jaw droppers!
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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#23 Post by Seth » Thu Aug 12, 2021 3:38 pm

marcus_frisk wrote:
Thu Aug 12, 2021 2:44 pm
...a nano PA system now days serving as a sub for two 3" fullrange Eminence drivers in a sealed enclosure. Jaw droppers!
That's pretty bad ass Marcus :thumbsup:

I eyeballed that amp for a while. Thought it would be perfect for 4 Wedgehorn 6/8's. How do you like it?
Build in process - 2 WH6, one Alpha 6a loaded, one PRV Audio 6MB250-NDY loaded

Two 2x6 shorty SLA Pro's
One T39, 16", 3012LF loaded
Tall AutoTuba, 20" wide, 2x 8" MCM 55-2421
TruckTuba, 8½" wide, 2x 8" MCM 55-2421

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Re: Cheap European 8 inch driver

#24 Post by marcus_frisk » Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:51 am

Thanks Seth!

It's noisy, but I order a pair of Noctua fans and wired them in series (for 24V) and have not had any issues with noise nor overheating. It's a cheap amp, but great for the money. Bet it would work just fine with 4-8 wedges.

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