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The Cross Over Design Cookbook
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by Mark Lawrence

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Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1
What are Crossovers?
1st order Crossover
2nd order Crossover

Chapter 2
How Crossovers Work
Resistors
Capacitors
Inductors
Combining Components
Frequency Plots

Chapter 3
Speaker Motors
Zobel Networks
Impedance Resonance
Thiele-Small Parameters
Resonance Compensation
L-pads
Final Watt-V Crossover
What We've Learned
Crossover Cookbook

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Introduction: How to read this book1
 
Chapter 1. Simple Cross Overs1
What are cross overs?4
Designing and building a first order cross over7
Designing and building a second order cross over9
 
Chapter 2. How components work13
How our simple cross overs work10
Resistors13
Capacitors15
Inductors20
Combining basic components25
How to make frequency plots28
 
Chapter 3. Speaker motors and cross overs32
Calculating Zobel impedance compensation networks33
Impedance resonance compensators35
Measuring Thiele-Small parameters36
Designing a resonance compensation circuit38
Driver efficiency and L-pads40
Final Watt-V Crossover40
What we've learned so far43
Crossover Cookbook43
 
Chapter 4: The Theory Behind Cross Overs47
A simple introduction to filter theory49
Types of filters51
Properties of different filter alignments51
The story of Q53
Types of filter alignments55
Filter orders57
Phase59
Phase, group delay, and time delay60
Lots of filter functions62
Second order filters62
Third order filters63
Fourth order filters63
Fifth order filters64
Sixth order filters64
Cross overs for three and four way systems64
 
Chapter 5. Parallel Cross Overs65
Summation errors in Serial Cross Overs67
What is a Parallel cross over?68
Designing a second order parallel cross over70
Designing a three way parallel cross over70
A Cross Over and Equalization Circuit for Electro Static Speakers76
 
Chapter 6. Active Cross Overs79
 
Appendix 1: Electronics Suppliers165
 
Appendix 2: References168
 
Appendix 3: Thiele-Small Measurement Worksheet173


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