The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread

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pwag

Re: The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread
« Reply #820 on: 14 Oct 2019, 07:13 pm »
http://www.pathaudio.eu/

The use of copper tubing allows to drain interferences and this is why we used the third long leadout. It's connected only to the casing, having no contact with the signal transmitted by the resistor. The third leadout should be joined to the ground or "-" speaker input.

mikeeastman

Re: The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread
« Reply #821 on: 14 Oct 2019, 07:28 pm »
Here a pic of my x-over lets start there.


So the 2 short wires connect same as the resistor now, the long wire goes to?

Tyson

Re: The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread
« Reply #822 on: 14 Oct 2019, 07:32 pm »
The 2 short wires on the Path audio are your leads, just like on any other resistor.  The longer, more flexible wire is a shield drain.  You can connect it if you want to, but you don't have to.  Supposedly it's a little more quiet, if you connect it.  I connected mine to the negative wiring in the crossover. 

mikeeastman

Re: The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread
« Reply #823 on: 14 Oct 2019, 07:36 pm »
Thanks, I'll give that a try.

Tyson

Re: The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread
« Reply #824 on: 15 Oct 2019, 04:58 pm »
Mike, I see you have Jupiters bypassed with the Miflix caps.  I've been thinking about bypassing my Jupiter caps too.  How do they sound?  Was it a noticeable improvement over running the Jupiters without a bypass?

mikeeastman

Re: The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread
« Reply #825 on: 15 Oct 2019, 06:02 pm »
I had Sonicap Platinums as bypass caps before. The Miflix were a definite  improvement, more detail and more dynamic. I think you'll like the difference.

As you know with these speaker every change can be heard.

Tyson

Re: The OFFICIAL Super-7 thread
« Reply #826 on: Today at 12:51 am »
I found some pure silver speaker wire in my storage closet and decided to use them for the subs on my Super 7s.  Ordered some new speakOn connectors that had gold plating instead of the steel connectors I had before. 

Got everything in and assembled today.  Hooked it up and.... wow, the lower mids are MUCH clearer and way better integrated with the mid panels. 

It was a bit surprising how much affect it had on the mids, but then again considering how high the subs play up to, it actually makes sense. 

Anyway, lesson learned - the cabling on the subs matters.  If you have generic wire on your subs, try out something better, you might be surprised!

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« Reply #827 on: Today at 03:17 am »
Are your silver cables solid core or stranded?  Also, what guage and insulation type?  Just curious. 

I was considering wiring mine with 3’ runs of Kimber 12TC.  Well, I was when I was working.  Have to find a job before I can do anything new to my rig.