On 2/18/2014 12:23 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
> I probably didn't make clear that these are in the office, not the
> studio. I don't need mission-critical here, just good sounding.
> The 5" Mackies seem interesting but can 5" speakers put out enough bass?
> I know there are claims but I think we're up against the limits of
> physics with these 5-6" "woofers" and moving enough air to create bass
If the volume is low enough, yes. St higher volumes, there's no
substitute for cubic inches of sir-moving capacity, which means either
bigger woofers or longer linear excursions. But at office-type volumes,
a 6.5" woofer can give good response, if the system's well-designed.