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Old 14th April 2018, 10:55 PM
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Default Re: WDXRS Supertweeters

Read my last but one post. I have now decided they are not worth bothering with in my system, however, I know several people who absolutely enjoy their inclusion with their speakers. Each to their own.
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Old 15th April 2018, 01:51 PM
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Default Re: WDXRS Supertweeters

After testing the Batpures with my WD25Tex this weekend my conclusions are :
1. Better connected to the tweeter outputs of my external crossovers than the full range input on said crossovers-
2. I hear no difference if placed on rear baffle instead of in full view on tweeter face plate
3. I´d rather have them connected than not because sound seems less grainy

All in my system , my room, my well worn cartridge and my lugs yesterday afternoon. Tomorrow, who knows ?

My back aches from reaching round the back of my shelves so I won´t be repeating this testing lark.
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Old 13th May 2018, 11:28 AM
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I have decided to fit the batpures semi.permanently on the rear baffle firing upwards and maybe slightly tilted back toward the rear wall. I shall drill through the back of the speaker’s ”neck” and install a female mini jack socket flush with the rear baffle and connect direct to the Millennium terminals inside the speaker so no nasty dangly bits of wire. The batpures themselves will be stuck onto a beechwood doorstop in the shape of a quarter of an orange with 2 adjacent flat sides, one for the batpures and the other for the male minijack so they will resemble the backpack active crossovers of yesteryear a la ARC or Isobariks. Then I can experiment to my heart’s content firing left right or vertical or of course remove them if necessary. A dab of blutak will prevent inadvertent rotation.
Sounds good anyway. Photos will be posted when finished but don’t hold your breath waiting.

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Old 16th May 2019, 01:06 PM
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Probably not much use to many here, but I recently lent my Taket Batpures to a mate who runs the Wd20s with the concentric cones and I am astounded by the improvement I hear, much, much greater than the effect with my Wd25TMillenniums so maybe concentric tweeters do benefit more than a separate tweeter which is something I think I read years ago somewhere and would explain wgy Tannoy sell them. In fact it may well have been Peter who mentioned the fact that the advantages of a concentric driver (point source stereo etc.) could be, to a certain extent, offset by the disadvantage of having the tweeter recessed inside a bigger bass cone. Anyway my mate´s system´s sound has improved no end in clarity etc. in fact even deaf old me found a notable increase in the volume level across the board which I have never noticed when using them with my Wd25Ts- Weird.

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