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What makes pioneer 6x9 speakers stand out from the rest of the crowd? The look and design of the sound system is by far the best among other manufacturers. How can this be? Can it be because of their component speakers, which are smaller than full range speakers but produce more power? Or are there other reasons that have contributed to the high popularity of these products? In this Music Buyer Guide, we will attempt to give advice on how to purchase the best speaker system for any situation.

As we all know, there are three types of speaker systems. These are full range, sub woofer, and rms. All have their advantages and disadvantages depending on your intended use, price range, and local acoustics. We will start with the full range system.

This is a good general category to start out with, because it gives us a pretty good idea of what is available. We can choose between true sub-woofers and coaxial speakers, true audio inter-amps, true or virtual midrange speakers, tweeter, and passive crossover units. There is a little bit of work involved in getting everything set up correctly, but this is easily accomplished by a competent installer with knowledge of proper crossover and signal flow settings.

Next is the sub-woofer section, where we can learn about such things as tweeters, bass shakers, insets, and insamcers. It's also good to learn about power handling and power amplification capabilities, because we will need this in some cases. Power handling limits are usually measured in watts, so we must also decide if we want to go with a receiver with a built-in amp or if we need separate amp for the bass, midrange, and the main sound system. The amplifier's wattage will determine its power and efficiency, so we'll need to factor that in when deciding on what to buy. In addition, we can learn about the kinds of speaker enclosures we should be considering and what kinds of connectors are best for our purposes.

Tweeters can come in many varieties, including wood or metal. Metal tweeters are often used in bookshelf loudspeakers, or as part of satellite or subwoofer systems. The main advantage to a metal tweeter is that it is less susceptible to "crossover distortion," or the phenomenon wherein one frequency is picked up and then amplified by the other speaker. Wood tweeters, on the other hand, are more likely to suffer from "crossover distortion," due to the fact that they are usually placed closer to the listener. If we place them too close, their reproduction and tonal qualities will tend to become uneven.

We can conclude that tweeters and mid-range speakers make up the primary components in a car stereo system. The other main components are known as "subwoofers," which can consist of cabinets (and/or enclosures), surround speakers, and even satellite and factory car speakers. Although tweeters and midrange frequencies are the main focus of this article, some people use speakers to reproduce bass.

Tweeters are often designed with a combination of high-quality woofers and mid-range and high-quality tweeters. A good woofer must have a low frequency extension (horn) that is long enough to send energy to the speaker enclosure and a high sensitivity that lets it reproduce sound at very high volumes. Some tweeters have a magnet structure that improves their power capability. Some coaxial speakers use voice coils that produce extremely high frequencies and these are commonly called "super crossovers."

Crossovers allow the woofer to " crossover" with another speaker. In addition to this, some crossovers will allow the woofer to push harder and have a better high frequency response than a speaker with lessensitivity. The term "crossover" is simply a word used to describe how a unit's operation is altered by the change in input signal. If you compare a speaker with a "transformer" or an amplifier that has multiple functions, you are using a "crossover." So, although tweeters and midrange frequencies are the main focus of this article, it should be emphasized that all speakers will have some crossover operation.

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