Which of these would you suggest?

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  1. Jarrett

    Jarrett Member

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    My current speaker specs are:

    System Type: 15-inch 3-Way, bass-reflex
    Frequency Response: 50 Hz – 18 kHz (-10DB) or 58 Hz – 17 kHz (-3 dB)
    Coverage Pattern: 90H x 45V
    Crossover Frequency: 400Hz, 3.5 k Hz
    Power: Continuous / Program / Peak
    Full Range 400w /800w /1600 (current power amp only pushing 300w total)
    Sensitivity (1w @ 1m): 96dB
    Maximum SPL: 122dB / 128dB peak
    LF Driver: 15-inch Heavy Duty Woofer
    MF Driver: 6-inch Woofer
    HF Driver: 1-inch exit 1.5-inch VC Titanium Driver

    I'm thinking about replacing them with a pair of these:
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    Which would you suggest? Any or something else?
     
  2. modulusman

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    Number 3 the Yamaha DBR. I would not buy Mackie any more don't know anything about the Turbosound you listed except the weight and the 1 inch high frequency driver is smaller than the others which makes it a non starter for me.
     
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    I noticed that. Why is the driver size important when they are less than half of an inch different?
     
  4. mattball826

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    The more accurate rating are RMS power values, so the non RMS ratings are Peak BS numbers at some measures spec yada yada.

    Stay far away from Mackie Thump. They are truly the POS speaker if there ever was one. Then if or more like WHEN it fails good luck finding parts. 2. Mackie is proprietary on the drivers.. ie no replacement drivers will fit in the cabs. They custom design the cabs and speakers so only their casted size speakers fit... in most cases the woofer diameter is about 5-10mm wider opening so no other speaker you buy as a replacement will fit securely. Dick move if evar! But that is Mackie under Loud Tech which imo are the worst company ever to deal with. Many newer Ampeg owners are just finding out..
     
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    Thanks for the heads up.

    I'm kinda leaning towards the Turbosound Milans. Any known issues there?
     
  6. modulusman

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    So the heaviest one with the smallest high frequency diaphragm.:confused: Have you heard them in person?
     
  7. Jarrett

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    Yes, they sound fantastic. Glad I bought them.
     

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