Aeternus Lux 2.2 Modular System


Design and Construction:

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Paul Kirby

Design Goals

  • Portable
  • Low Fatigue
  • Low bass extension
  • Modular
  • Good horizontal Off-axis
  • Eventual use in 5.1 system

Key Features 

  • Large Size WxDxH = 9″x1’2″x4’10”
  • +/- 1.5dB from 75-20,000Hz
  • MTM Design
  • Inset tweeter for minimal distance between woofers, hence minimal vertical lobbing
  • Side-firing subwoofer modules (f3 of 25Hz)
  • Removable main with f3 of 70Hz
  • +/- 1.5dB from 75-20,000Hz
  • Active to passive cascaded crossover for module implementation

Drivers

  • Morel MDT30S-4 1″ Textile Dome Tweeter
  • SEAS Prestige L15RLY/P (H1141) 5.5″ Aluminum Cone Woofers
  • SB Acoustics SB29SWNRK-S75 10″ Subwoofer

Main Response (green is port measurement)

Integrated Response

Sub Response

Sub Response

Impulse Response

Impulse Response

Documentation: 

Design Report and Final Testing

Aeternus Lux Drafting

Glossy

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  1. Joel Foust
    December 25, 2015 at 11:54 pm

    Fantastic job on these! I’m a EE that has been doing DIY loudspeaker design for quite some time. I was impressed with your thought process, component selection, analysis and results. Especially the extra care obtaining wide horizontal dispersion throughout the frequency band. I’m sure they image very nicely!

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