Yes, but unless it's literally part of the building it's not practical.could you use a modestly powered but robust driver like those recommended in BFM cabs, but extend the horn until it had an opening say 8 or 10 feet high and roughly the same wide, and get tremendous output from very little energy?
4 Tuba30 16" wide with uhhhhh I think BP102 or something loaded... I can't remember but its one of the recommended drivers. I haven't used them in a few years, I'd actually consider trading them for a set of Tech 1200
I HATE SCRIMS & FACADES!!!!
^Looks great man! I'm looking to build around 8 Tuba 30 eventually. Probably gonna build 1 pair at a time as I obtain enough funds. And looking at how well they perform, I'll need to get another pair of tops to keep up!
edit: Probably going to use the LAB 12 drivers
Last edited by Scott; 07-12-2012 at 11:22 PM.
lab 12 all the way!
I've read this thread for years, but always wondered about the practicality of making these subs active with passovers, independent volume, and thru features like retail subs.
Has anything been discovered that would be easy to add to the BFM subs that would be like this:
Yes, active is a PITA. Subs should be in a corner, and if a corner is available then it is likely to be 50 ft away from your booth. And that means extra power outlets to worry about, and gain knobs you need to leave your booth to get to.
Let's say your onboard amp goes. That gives you less options when in crisis in the field. Not to mention the extra weight you have to carry at one time up a flight of stairs.
Active has it's up sides, less pack space, and some come with remote control linking for line array rigs. But not my cup of tea