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Test Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB 25mm dome with waveguide, 6 Ω

Datasheet © www.heissmann-acoustics.de
Measurements in DIN baffle in 70cm distance at 2,83V. Level scaled to 1m

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Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB Sound Pressure & Impedance (Scatter)

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Very broadband and symmetrical superelevation from 800Hz to 10kHz, which can be easily equalized with the crossover. This is due to the waveguide and already a first indication of its effectiveness.

The efficiency reaches broadband 95dB but then drops down to 88dB in super high. In the case of linear tuning, therefore, no more than the named 88dB / 2,83V / m are achieved.

The impedance path is interference-free and shows a slightly asymmetrical "resonance hill" around 900Hz. More commonly seen with tweeters with coupling volume. Sometimes in the form of a "misshapen" double bump. Some measurements of the Seas DXT found in the network show such a behavior. Ansich unproblematic, in my eyes but not exactly "beautiful".

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB Sound pressure at angles (15 °, 30 °, 45 °, 60 °)

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Extremely even directivity into the super high tone. In large parts near the so-called constant directivity Behavior.

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB decay behavior

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Even and fast decay over all frequencies.

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB level linearity 85, 90, 95 and 100dB

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Frequency response level corrected, based on the 85dB measurement

Even and low dynamic compression from 100dB / m <= 0,5dB (Please note the scaling => 20dB-Range)

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB harmonic distortions

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Extremely low harmonic distortion even at 100dB. K2 increases evenly with the level and remains below the 100% mark until 2dB starting at 1kHz.

K3 increasing below 2,5kHz, above that at the measurability limit.


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Summary


Nowadays the straightening behavior of loudspeakers is getting more and more important. The Seas DXT stands out in this discipline from the competition. No other known tweeter of this size shows as uniform straightening as the Seas DXT.

However, it requires a careful baffle design to maintain this behavior. In "normal widths" baffles (~ 20cm) eg. The Seas DXT tends to widen significantly at angles around 3kHz.

Work very well:

  • a virtually nonexistent ...
  • or a very wide baffle.

See also here

Also in all other disciplines of the Seas DXT shows without blemish and blame.

 

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