Bookshelf-Sized CBT array - Constant Directivity through 5,000hz

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  1. Armaegis

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    So what does one call a stacked horizontal array of a vertical line array?
     
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    I think that these CBT units on top of an OB - M bass unit would sound great. I heard the original Keele arrays with OB bass support at RMAF a few years ago and it was the best sound I had heard at the show.

    Congrats for bringing this to market Vadim.

    ..dB
     
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    How large would an open baffle bass need to be? One of the appealing things about this unit is the small 5" x 15" size.
     
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    Quite large. Think linkwitz LX521 type bass units. A small sealed sub will be more compact
     
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    Thank you!

    They do sound great with OB bass. My setup at home has 2 2x12 ripoles for bottom end running in stereo. For added front/back wave separation, the ripoles are built into an Ikea Kallax unit in the upper right and lower left slots so that the whole face of the shelf/console effectively acts as a giant baffle without consuming any extra living room space. Plays down to 20hz with DSP. Once I have a chance to pick my head up from the Hook Audio launch, I want to release free plans for the subs as the KOBS (Kallax Open Baffle Subwoofer).

    Drums and upright bass are incredible.

    To the question of "how large," a standard issue ripole sub is a 15" cube depending on the driver.

    http://jazzman-esl-page.blogspot.com/2011/01/ripole-subs-are-underway.html
     
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    anyone hear these?
     
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    I missed this thread the first time around, sent an email to see if these are still available.
     
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    The OP originally posted on several forums, including ASR where he said he sent a review unit to Amir for testing. That was back in February and I couldn't find anybody on the web who reported receiving or hearing it. I assume issues came up that prevented putting it in production.
     

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