Simplexx filter protection?

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Chopthebass
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Simplexx filter protection?

#1 Post by Chopthebass » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:46 am

I have seen some commercial cabs have a bulb as protection for the HF horn. The Simplexx plans don't show this. Is it needed? Is my horn safe without one?

I am using the Eminence BG8 horn (think that's the name)

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Re: Simplexx filter protection?

#2 Post by J_Dunavin » Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:54 pm

I believe that is there to help against people plugging and unplugging the speaker while the amp is on, and morons cranking the gain to 11.
I think if you follow good gain structure set up and stay under your voltage limit, you'll be cool.

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Re: Simplexx filter protection?

#3 Post by Bill Fitzmaurice » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:13 pm

It's there to help compensate for the deficiencies of the cheap tweeters and inadequate high pass filters used by commercial bass cab manufacturers.

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