Wedgehorn 6 - Which woofer choice?

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Wedgehorn 6 - Which woofer choice?

#1 Post by nola50 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:30 am

I'm about to build 2 WH 6 cabs. I have an ART SLA 4 for the monitors.

The amp channel specs are:
8 ohms, 100 watts
4 ohms, 140 watts

Which 6 should I choose: Alpha 6a or Alphalite 6a ?

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Re: Wedgehorn 6 - Which woofer choice?

#2 Post by Rune Bivrin » Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:32 am

Either will be fine. The AlphaLite will be...

wait for it...

...ligther. And more expensive.

It's doubtful the weight savings will be worth the extra cost, but that's your call.
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O12 with no tweeter.
3 x WedgeHorns.
2 x Jack 10 without tweeters.
2 x DR250.
2 x 16" T39
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Re: Wedgehorn 6 - Which woofer choice?

#3 Post by Chris_Allen » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:11 am

I'd go with the Alpha 6a.

The lite makes more sense in the SLA Pro.
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Re: Wedgehorn 6 - Which woofer choice?

#4 Post by nola50 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:09 am

I found an unopened pair of Dayton Audio PA165-8 speakers. I think these were the original choice, back in the day!

https://www.parts-express.com/dayton-au ... r--295-015

Thanxabunch!

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Re: Wedgehorn 6 - Which woofer choice?

#5 Post by nola50 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:46 pm

Annnnnd I found a bunch of these!

Motorola rectangular piezos (made in Mexico) with a metal frame and 154K 100V capacitor across the leads. What is that for? Should I remove it?

Might be a good thing?

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