Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers

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beowulf

Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« on: 15 Aug 2019, 08:11 am »
Did anybody check these out yet?  99dB very tube friendly and they look pretty stellar, very tank like build and for a good price!





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Re: Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« Reply #1 on: 15 Aug 2019, 08:22 am »
Freq x dB chart too good to be true.
A few days a go there was other topic on this driver:
https://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=162682.0

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Re: Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« Reply #2 on: 15 Aug 2019, 02:30 pm »
Check out the Decware general discussion forums. Several folks building OB's with the Lii Audio Crystal 10" and F-15 drivers. Based on responses these single driver speakers are yielding excellent results.

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Re: Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« Reply #3 on: 15 Aug 2019, 05:48 pm »
Looks like Lii takes a lot of inspiration from the Coral Beta 10, not at all a bad thing.






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Re: Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« Reply #4 on: 15 Aug 2019, 06:17 pm »
Speaking of inspired, the Lii 6.5" driver has the mid-cone suspension like the legendary Western Electric 755 and later Altec 755. Interesting experiment at $250/pair. I remember when Altec touted this decoupled cone design as allowing the center cone to reproduce mids and highs and the outer ring to couple in for the bass. In the '70s I discounted this, after all Stereo Review and Audio magazines said woofer + tweeter + crossover had to be better.  :duh: Of course even Altec placed them below their woofer + compression driver coaxs. As soon as I get the time machine working its back to 1976 to pick up a pair. The first picture below is me contemplating missed HiFi opportunities, with a 755 looking down second row far right.



https://www.lii-audio.com/index.php/product/6-5-inch-full-range-hi-fi-speaker-exquisite-design-bakelite-cone-for-tube-amplifier-m6-2-pcs/#



And the real deal...



http://streetcomanches.zohosites.com/My-Altec-Lansing-ramble.html



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Re: Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« Reply #5 on: 16 Aug 2019, 04:01 am »
The prices showed at Lii site are for pair or each driver? :scratch:

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Re: Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« Reply #6 on: 16 Aug 2019, 04:54 am »
The prices showed at Lii site are for pair or each driver? :scratch:

I'm pretty sure, it's for a pair.

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Re: Lii Audio Crystal-10 Drivers
« Reply #7 on: 16 Aug 2019, 05:08 am »
I'm pretty sure, it's for a pair.
That is good news, thanks.
They mention its a pair in the tittle I failed to see that :duh:
Seems there are a typo at the F15 specs:
14.Mms 13.70 grams
that is a too little weight for a 15'' cone and the big wheezer it use.
https://www.lii-audio.com/index.php/product/recommended-15-full-range-speaker-driver-for-music-loudspeaker-with-tube-amplifier-f-15-in-pair/
The 10'' 99dB seems the more suited to small tube amps of this brand imo.
I suppose they are all Ferrite magnet.