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1st and 2nd Order Crossover Calculator and Response Simulator

New improved version of the crossover calc this now includes a graphical plot of the frequency response. Due to the size of the graphics, the form below will submit to a full page version of the calculator. You can select 1st order or 2nd order slopes, with the option of Linkwitz-Riley on 2nd order. We […]

2nd order Butterworth Passive Crossover Calculator

To save you time, we’ve put together a calculator for one of the most common passive crossovers, a 2nd order Butterworth. You can configure the Impedance of the woofer and tweeter, and the crossover frequency. C1, C2, L1 and L2 correspond to the relavant capacitors and inductors in the diagram below: Where Vin is connected […]

Passive Crossovers/Filters – how do they work?

Some of the basics of crossovers have been covered in this article: https://speakerwizard.co.uk/loudspeaker-basics-crossovers-why-do-we-need-them/ – here we will go into a little more detail of how passive filters work, and give you the tools to design your own. Crossovers and Filters Lets’s start with a reminder of the basics, a crossover is a combination of high […]