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RE: Your post was about your experience with crossover caps




Any added external electronic crossover will have caps in the active audio circuit ( to create the roll-off ), and more caps in the power supply to filter the supply voltages.

It becomes a question of

(a) using a passive crossover, at speaker level or

(b) having a whole other gain stage ( called an active crossover)

with extra cabling, extra RCA jack connections ( in and out ) and less than perfect electronics, repeated " one more time" in the added external active crossover's line stage.

The user gets to " pick their poison ", so to speak.

I prefer as simple as possible, and HIGH efficiency.

So, I run just a two-stage direct-coupled 2A3 SET amplifier into a two - way mass-loaded ALTEC A7-800, with my own DIY speaker-level passive crossovers, film caps multiple-bypassed to get the music played back OK to my ears.


Have fun in the hobby, I still surely do !


Jeff Medwin



Edits: 03/25/17

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