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Tweeter Impedances

Discussion in 'In-Car Entertainment' started by Lilgaz, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. Lilgaz

    Lilgaz Vorsprung Dirk Kuyt

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    Do the tweeters have to be 4 ohms impedance if the h.u. and the other speakers in the system are ?

    I was hoping I could get away with these 2 ohm infinity kappa 10.9T tweeters

    http://www.caraudiodirect.co.uk/speakers/tweeters/infinity-kappa-10-9t.html

    If not does anybody know of any 4 ohm tweeters with crossovers or inline capacitors?

    I found some sony xplod XS H20S tweeters at 4 ohms ideal for my setup, but cant find a uk retailer and seems a bit extreme to import them from the US

    I was hoping to wire from the front components in parallel to the crossover using piggyback spades, and then to the tweeter respectively.

    Cheers

    Gaz
     
  2. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator
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    Tweeter impedances are pretty irrelevant, they don't pull any power. A 2ohm tweeter maybe very slightly louder than the 4 ohm equivalent but that's about all.
     
  3. Lilgaz

    Lilgaz Vorsprung Dirk Kuyt

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    cheers andy :icon_thumright:

    you wanna see the size of my not so stealth sub enclosure i`ve custom built for my 12" sub, its a monster!
    I`ll get some pics up when complete

    Thanks again!
     

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