DXT-MON 182 Reference compact speaker

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Specifications

  • Frequency range (-3dB): ~ 36-> 20000Hz
  • Sensitivity (2,83V/1m): 84 dB
  • Crossover frequency: 1950Hz LR4
  • Nominal impedance: 4 Ohm
  • Principle: 2 ways, passive membrane
  • Net volume: 18l
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 380x224x338mm

Applications

  • ambitious stereo applications in small to medium-sized rooms
  • passive near-field monitor
  • In home theater aplications as a main, center or rear speaker. With DXT-MON and DXT-Wave perfectly combinable

Characteristics

  • extremely neutral and precise reproduction
  • outstanding uniform directional behavior
  • lowest harmonic and non-linear distortions
  • the built-in drivers are of the highest quality
  • very impressive and effortless reproduction of even the lowest notes
  • Thanks to the passive membrane (Dayton DSA-215 PR) there are no problems with flow noise or "mid-range waste" that are frequently encountered in ventilated systems.

Components

Wavecor WF182BD09

Hobby Hifi 03 / 2014

These drivers (Note: WF182BD09 and WF182BD10) offer outstanding value for money. For audiophile and living room-friendly two-way floor boxes, they are simply perfect.

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB (H1499)

Test

Dayton DSA-215PR

Measurements

Enclosure

  • 38mm front
  • Body 19mm
  • Interior walls with alubutyl (double) / HDF sandwich
  • Two struts between the side walls

Crossover

DXT-MON 182 Xover


DXT-Wave-Fusion

DXT_Wave_Fusion_Amp

Specifications

  • Concept
    • 3 ways d'appolito
    • fully active
    • DSP filtering
    • Bass reflex or closed
  • Crossover frequencies: 2050Hz LR4 / 220Hz LR4
  • Maximum SPL (free field / 35-40000Hz): 103dB / m
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 1265x230x388mm
  • Net volume woofers: 2x30l
  • Frequency range (-3dB):
    • 32-40000Hz (bass reflex)
    • 43-40000Hz (closed)

Applications

  • Ambitious stereo applications in medium and larger rooms
  • As Main loudspeaker in the home cinema
  • ... extended with DXT-Mon as center / rear / surround

Characteristics

Thanks to activation with the DSP amplifier Hypex FusionAmp FA123, the excellent characteristics of the DXT-Wave have been further improved. The filtering between low - and midrange is now, unlike the passive version, with Linkwitz-Riley filters 4. Order. Passively, this slope would have been complicated and costly to accomplish. Also in terms of linearity and directional behavior small improvements could still be achieved.

Especially in terms of adaptability, the DXT-Wave-Fusion shows its strengths. Three different setups (Flat / Party / Near-Wall) can be easily changed at a flick of a switch . If necessary, individual circumstances can be dealt with at any time and suitable setups can be created.

Components

Wavecor WF182BD10

Hobby Hifi 03 / 2014

These drivers (Note: WF182BD09 and WF182BD10) offer outstanding value for money. For audiophile and living room-friendly two-way floor boxes, they are simply perfect.

Wavecor WF152BD06

Klang & Ton 02 / 2013

In this as in all other respects, the new driver is perfect: even at 95 decibel the driver has almost no distortions, has almost no resonance up to almost 10 kilohertz and shows a perfectly balanced frequency response ... The processing is Waveor-typical excellent - they only have the best materials installed.

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB (H1499)

Test

Measurements

Enclosure


DXT-Wave

dxt_wave_stereo

Specifications

  • Nominal impedance: 4 Ohm
  • Crossover frequencies: 2050Hz LR4 / 220Hz LR2
  • Sensitivity (2,83V/1m): 85,5 dB
  • Maximum SPL (free field / 35-40000Hz): 102dB / m
  • Principle: 3 ways, d'appolito, bass reflex or closed
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 1265x230x388mm
  • Net volume woofers: 2x30l
  • Frequency range (-3dB):
    • 34-40000Hz (bass reflex)
    • 45-40000Hz (closed)

Applications

  • Ambitious stereo applications in medium and larger rooms
  • As Main loudspeaker in the home cinema
  • ... extended with DXT-Mon as center / rear / surround

Characteristics

  • extremely transparent and precise reproduction
  • very convincing presentation of even the deepest notes
  • outstanding even, horizontal dispersion
  • intensive spatial representation also in acoustically non-optimized rooms by reduction of floor and ceiling reflections (=> d'appolito arrangement)
  • very low harmonic and nonlinear distortions
  • flexible as a bass reflex, closed or a mixed form of both. Thus also in difficult conditions applicable.

Components

Wavecor WF182BD10

Hobby Hifi 03 / 2014

These drivers (Note: WF182BD09 and WF182BD10) offer outstanding value for money. For audiophile and living room-friendly two-way floor boxes, they are simply perfect.

Wavecor WF152BD06

Klang & Ton 02 / 2013

In this as in all other respects, the new driver is perfect: even at 95 decibel the driver has almost no distortions, has almost no resonance up to almost 10 kilohertz and shows a perfectly balanced frequency response ... The processing is Waveor-typical excellent - they only have the best materials installed.

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB (H1499)

Test

Measurements

Enclosure


DXT-MON-STAND Slim floorstanding speaker with Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB and Wavecor WF152BD06

dxp-mon-stand

Characteristics

  • exceptionally pure and neutral sound
  • superbly uniform directivity
  • outstanding resolution
  • lowest harmonic and non-linear distortions

DXT-MON-STAND is a, only 18cm wide tower speaker based on the reference speaker DXT-MON, The measurement results of both loudspeakers almost coincide with 100%, apart from noticeably more draft in the stand version (-3dB ~ 44Hz). Despite the small size DXT-MON-STAND shows an impressive level stability.

The crossover is almost identical to DXT-MON. Only two resistors need to be adjusted.

Specifications

  • Nominal impedance: 4 Ohm
  • Crossover frequency: 1800Hz LR4
  • Sensitivity (2,83V/1m): 83 dB
  • Concept: 2 ways, bass reflex
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 900x180x208mm
  • Net volume: 12,5l
  • Frequency range (-3dB): 44-40000Hz

Applications

  • Sophisticated stereo applications in small to medium spaces
  • Home theater: Main and Rear

Components

Wavecor WF152BD06

Klang & Ton 02 / 2013

In this as in all other respects, the new driver is perfect: even at 95 decibel the driver has almost no distortions, has almost no resonance up to almost 10 kilohertz and shows a perfectly balanced frequency response ... The processing is Waveor-typical excellent - they only have the best materials installed.

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB (H1499): Test

measurements:

Further measurements: DXT-MON

Enclosure

18mm plate material, with internally glued aluminum butyl (double). The front has a thickness of 28mm.


DXT-MON

Characteristics

  • exceptionally pure and neutral sound
  • superbly uniform directivity
  • outstanding impulse response and resolution
  • lowest harmonic and non-linear distortions

Specifications

  • Nominal impedance: 4 Ohm
  • Crossover frequency: 1800Hz LR4
  • Sensitivity (2,83V/1m): 83 dB
  • Principle: 2 ways, bass reflex / passive membrane
  • Dimensions (HxWxD):
    • Version PM 8l: 308 x 204 x 244mm
    • Version PM 9,5l: 330 x 204 x 258mm
  • Net volume: 8l or 9,5l
  • Frequency range (-3dB):
    • Version PM 8l: 54 - 40000 Hz
    • Version PM 9,5l: 50 - 40000 Hz

Applications

  • Near field monitoring
  • High-end desktop speakers
  • High-quality stereo aplications in small to medium sized rooms
  • Home theater: Main / Center / Rear with subwoofer support

Components

Wavecor WF152BD06

Klang & Ton 02 / 2013

In this as in all other respects, the new driver is perfect: even at 95 decibel the driver has almost no distortions, has almost no resonance up to almost 10 kilohertz and shows a perfectly balanced frequency response ... The processing is Waveor-typical excellent - they only have the best materials installed.

Seas DXT 27TBCD / GB (H1499): Test

measurements:

Enclosure

16mm MDF, with inside alubutyl (double). The front has a thickness of 38mm. This is eg. achieved by gluing two 19mm plates.

Crossover

Cost example (ehighend.de Stand 05 / 2017)

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Test Wavecor TW030WA09 30mm dome tweeter with low sound conduction 4Ω

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

Wavecor TW030WA09

Wavecor TW030WA09 Sound Pressure & Impedance (Scattering)

TW030WA09_Amplitude_Impedanz

Very good linearity with evenly decreasing amplitude response. Extremely broadband. The efficiency is on average around 93dB / 2,83V. In the super highs, however, only to 88-90dB.

Both drivers are practically congruent in their frequency response up to 10kHz. Above very small deviations. Very good. The TW030WA09 is expressly advertised as "... best consistency" in the manufacturer data sheet.

There are no disturbances in the impedance. Practically congruent graph of both drivers. Exemplary.

The resonance frequency is at 700Hz. Very low for a driver without coupling volume. The accented resonance peak indicates that there should no ferrofluid be found in the air gap.

Wavecor TW030WA09 Sound pressure at angles (15 °, 30 °, 45 °, 60 °)

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Very even and balanced omnidirectional behavior. For a tweeter equipped with a 30mm voice coil even in the super high tones still widely radiating.

Wavecor TW030WA09 Lingering behavior

TW030WA09_Ausschwingverhalten

Very even and fast decay over all frequencies.

Wavecor TW030WA09 level linearity 85, 90, 95 and 100dB

TW030WA09_Pegellinearität
Frequency response level corrected, based on the 85dB measurement

From 100dB minimum dynamic compression <= 0,5dB in super high.

(Please note the scaling => 20dB-Range)

Wavecor TW030WA09 harmonic distortion

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Very low harmonic distortion even with 100dB. K2 increases evenly with the level, hardly exceeding the 100% mark even with the 1dB measurement.

K3 and higher-order distortions play virtually no role. One might be tempted to separate the tweeter with a steep edge at 1200Hz. Who wants to be safe takes 1,5kHz.


Rating


Frequency response / directional behavior:4.5 5 out of stars
Range:4.8 5 out of stars
Power handling:4.5 5 out of stars
Consisty:4.5 5 out of stars
Haptics:4.8 5 out of stars
Price-performance:4.5 5 out of stars

Summary


The Wavecor TW030WA09 ...

with its 30mm voice coil, a resonant frequency around 700Hz and the very low harmonic distortion already from 1kHz invites you to be married to a beautiful 20 midrange driver. Messtechnisch he makes no weaknesses, is very deep, looks classy, ​​and is, with an EIA of only 55 € (As of Dec. 2013) to be described as extremely cheap.

WaveWall-182 | On-wall | a high quality on-wall speaker

WaveWall_182

"Form follows function"

With these words, the development of WaveWall 182 is probably best paraphrased.

The generous curves flowing into the wall, along with the very small case depth, allow the excellent acoustic characteristics of the WaveWall-182.
The speakers not only fuses optically, but also acoustically with the wall.

The on-wall installation offers concrete advantages compared to conventional loudspeakers:

  • a significant gain in efficiency
  • correspondingly higher maximum level
  • lower distortions
  • smoother dispersion
  • inconspicuous integration into the living space
  • ... along with a maximum WAF

Measurements

The usual problems with conventional on-wall solutions have been successfully bypassed, in particular by the complex housing design. The dispersion is extremely uniform and without disturbances due to diffraktion, which, in particular, greatly benefits the three-dimensional representation of the sound event. Even in the vertical, the WaveWall 182 measures itself very well. It does not necessarily require an alignment to ear height. Burst-decay is flawless.

Particularly noteworthy are the outstanding low harmonic distortions, especially in the for the ear very critical midrange. Even with 100dB / m they remain in the range of inaudibility. That shows clearly how much know-how has gone into the development of the drivers.

Technical data:

  • Nominal impedance: 4 Ohm
  • Crossover frequency 1800Hz
  • Sensitivity (2,83V/1m): 85 dB
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 450 x 576 / 366 (Rear / Front) x 102 mm
  • Frequency range (-8dB): 37 - 30000 Hz
  • Consept: closed box

Applications:

  • Audiophile living room with maximum WAF
  • Center / Main / Rear in home theater
  • Center behind acoustically transparent canvas
  • Sound system in bars, pubs & cafes

Components

  • Wavecor WF182BD10
Hobby Hifi 03 / 2014

These drivers (Note: WF182BD09 and WF182BD10) offer outstanding value for money. For audiophile and living room-friendly two-way floor boxes, they are simply perfect.

  • Wavecor TW030WA09
Heißmann-Acoustics Test
Hobby-Hifi 06 / 2013

Wavecor manages with the TW030WA09 to exceed the already excellent 30-millimeter tweeters of the house. The moderate price of the tweeter is not meant to deceive that it is an excellent tweeter with high-end demand and terrific value for money.

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Test Wavecor TW022WA06 Dome tweeter 4Ω with sound guide

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

Wavecor TW022WA06

Wavecor TW022WA06 Sound Pressure & Impedance (Scattering)

Wavecor TW022WA06 amplitude and impedance (dispersion)

Very good linearity with a slight increase from 2 to 7kHz, which can be easily equalized with the crossover and / or a clever arrangement on the baffle. From 15kHz slightly decreasing amplitude response. Full level from 1kHz, with an average efficiency of 91dB / 2,83V.

Both drivers are practically congruent in the frequency response as of 1,5khz.

There are no disturbances in the impedance path. In both drivers practically congruent.

Wavecor TW022WA06 Sound pressure at angles (15 °, 30 °, 45 °, 60 °)

Wavecor TW022WA06 Angle Measurements 0-60 °

Extremely uniform omnidirectional behavior thanks to the sound transmission. The combination of sound guide and dome is extremely well done.

Wavecor TW022WA06 Lingering behavior

Wavecor TW022WA06 Lingering behavior

Even and very fast decay over all frequencies. No criticisms

Wavecor TW022WA06 harmonic distortion

Wavecor TW022WA06 harmonic distortion

The harmonic distortion is sensational for such a small (22mm voice coil) calotte. K3 remains below 95% even at 0,15dB, starting at 1,3kHz.

K2 increases slowly below 3kHz, but still allows for a separation around 1,5kHz. Even with such a deep separation, the 1% mark would not be reached. Higher-order distortion components are completely negligible. If you aim for very low-distortion loudspeakers, it will separate at 2kHz.

Rating


Frequency response / directional behavior:4.5 5 out of stars
Range:4.5 5 out of stars
Power handling:4 5 out of stars
Series constancy / without rating:0 5 out of stars
Haptics:5 5 out of stars
Price-performance:5 5 out of stars

Summary


Wavecor TW022WA06 does not have any weaknesses in metrology

  • wide frequency response
  • very good omnidirectional behavior
  • sensational (for a 22mm voice coil) lower K3
  • very good workmanship and touch quality
  • Can be used from 1,5kHz !!!
  • supposedly very low dispersion

... and all for very cheap 45 € (as of October 2013)!