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fEARful 15 Sub Questions

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by DrumsAndBass, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. One of the kit options on the speakerhardware site lists some options for the electrolytic capacitor for the shunt. How does this cap affect power handling ? Is any power wasted ?

  2. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    The capacitors are used for the low pass in the amp, unlike resistors in an L-Pad they're not a power soak. You'll lose so little efficiency that its well below notice.
  3. rpsands


    Jul 6, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    It's to shunt high frequencies to ground basically, I think analogous to a tone pot in a bass. :)

    You want it, it'll smooth out the midrange of the 3015LF and make it usable on its own if you don't want a lot of highs (or have another cab delivering the highs/mids).

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