Conical vs Axisymmetric

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Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:46 pm

  • Eh .... what? Was thinking of selling the KW152s and getting a pair of K12s. Mostly for the weight factor. Checking specs it shows the K Series coverage as Conical; the KW Series as Axisymmetric. What does that even mean? And should I care?
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Fri Dec 11, 2015 2:35 pm

  • Conical means cone-shaped. Equal dispersion at all angles.

    Axisymmetric means the dispersion is equal in both the X and Y axes. A cone is axisymmetric, and so is a pyramid, but a pyramid is not conical.
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Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:58 am

  • i have 4 kw181 and a pair of k12 i am doing an out door show and wanna get another pair of k12 will i get combi filtering from the k12 speaker cause they will be on stands next to each other (2 k12 per a side)
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