Re-Purposing drivers from mackie hd1801's

Mike Jerkovic

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Oct 6, 2019
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I have a hand full of mackie 1801's, and they are great when they work, but tons of issues.

Looking to use the drivers and FAB some dual 18 enclosures for them. Cant really decide how to go about it. Was hoping for some inspiration, opinions, ideas from the group.
Cheers. :)
 

David Morison

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Best thing to do would be to measure the Thiele/Small parameters of the drivers and then model them in something like WinISD. That's free software, and so is REW which can be used with very little extra outboard kit to derive an impedance curve of the driver, one of the main things you need to do to get the T/S parameters.