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Eminence PX2:3K5 2-Way Speaker Crossover 3,500 Hz

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Eminence px crossovers feature advanced circuit design to both preserve the crossover and your HF drivers. The cabinet-ready design makes installation a snap while the fitted hardware gives you that "factory-fit" finish.
  • Designed specifically for high-power cabinets
  • Cabinet-ready design makes installation a snap
  • Complete with fitted hardware for that "factory-fit" finish
  • Crossover type: Two-way, cabinet ready
  • Crossover frequencies: 3,500 Hz, 18 dB/octave HP, 12 dB/octave LP
  • Power handling: 400 watts RMS
  • Mounting cut-out: 6" x 3.875"
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Eminence PX2:3K5 2-Way Speaker Crossover 3,500 Hz

Eminence px cabinet-ready crossovers feature advanced circuit design to both preserve the crossover and your HF drivers. A common crossover problem is L-pad failure brought about by winding burnout when maximum attenuation is prolonged. Full attenuation concentrates the maximum voltage drop in a small winding area - a potentially damaging state even with high-power L-pad devices. In px crossovers, current is limited when the high frequency level control is set to '0' on its scale (±9 dB attenuation). A secondary benefit of the design is to form a voltage divider across the high frequency driver. The high-pass protection uses custom-built aerospace lamps. The tungsten filaments effectively track the program material, dynamically maintaining a safe maximum current level to the high frequency driver without introducing distortion. This circuitry provides smooth 3:1 analog compression during input overload conditions over 250 watts RMS. At full drive level approaching clipping, the electrical attenuation to the protected high frequency driver is -4.5 dB. In every way, Eminence px crossovers are a technically superior product. For use with 8 ohm drivers.

Product Specifications
  • Crossover Type2-Way
  • ConfigurationIncludes Connector Dish
Eminence PX2:3K5 2-Way Speaker Crossover 3,500 Hz
  • BrandEminence Speaker
  • ModelPX2:3K5
  • Part Number290-622
  • UPC876358001408
  • Product CategoryAssembled Passive Crossovers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (2 Reviews)
  • Weight1.5 lbs.
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Eminence PX2:3K5 2-Way Speaker Crossover 3,500 Hz is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for 2-way Monitors & SpeakersI used this crossover on a pair of stage monitors I built recently. Each box had a 600w 15in speaker and a 20w yamaha 1.5in compression driver with alumimnum wide-dispersion horn. The attenuation switch and the HF driver protection that this unit offers work like a champ and my monitors sound fantastic, without my having to worry about constantly frying compression driver diaphrams. The fact that the unit was ready to go and had both speakon and 1/4in plugs wired in paralell was icing on the cake. I usually make my own crossovers for speakers I build, and I have to admit that I was a little reluctant to part with $90-something bucks per box...but in retrospect, I don't think I could have build them much cheaper, and not nearly with the professional fit and finish of these crossovers.
Date published: 2012-05-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It costs more, but it's worth it.I first bought one of these crossovers several years ago when one of the cheap stage monitors I had purchased for my band blew out. The cabinet was still good but some (or all) of the internal components had fried. Not knowing which of the three components was to blame I purchased a new 12" woofer, a 4x10 horn tweeter, and this Eminence 2-way crossover.The crossover was the single most expensive replacement part but it had all the features I was looking for: 1/4" and 4-pin Speakon inputs and "thru-puts", high power handling (400 Wrms), and it came premounted on a plastic plate to make it easy to mount to my existing cabinet.Four lead-wires are pre-soldered to the board and the ends are terminated with sockets to slide on the blade terminals found on most speakers. The four wires connect to the positive and negative terminals of the woofer and tweeter. The replacement woofer I purchased used larger terminals than what would fit in the sockets of this crossover so I had to cut the sockets off and install new ones.This crossover also comes with a lamp-type power sink that automatically kicks in when the input levels are too high. In my application, there is a cabinet port right next to where the crossover is mounted and on a dark stage you can see the lamp flash occasionally. It concerned me the first time it happened--I thought that something had shorted inside the cabinet, but it works just as it was designed, soaking up the excess power and keeping my replacement woofer and tweeter safe while still providing an adequate load for the power amp.Recently the second cheap stage monitor gave out and I didn't hesitate to buy another Eminence crossover to replace the one that had originally come with the cabinet.
Date published: 2008-06-10
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Eminence PX2:3K5 2-Way Speaker Crossover 3,500 Hz

Will this replace my peavey SP 2XT crossover

Asked by: Floyd pink

hello i have a custom built box with a horn driver and a 10" and a 15" will this be a good replacement for this setup?i had it built back in 2000

Asked by: gabe1482
This requires a bit more information in order to proceed. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-31

Shift in what direction to what frequency?

Asked by: kimmy
I cannot say exactly what the frequency difference would be. A 4 ohm driver will cause it to shift slightly higher, and a 16 ohm load will cause a lower shift. Both will also change the slope of the crossover.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-22

Can I use this x-over with an eight ohm woofer load and a 16 or 4 ohm tweeter load?

Asked by: sterling7
Yes, although the high pass crossover point will shift depending on which impedance load you choose to use.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-21

What would the actual Ohm load be using 2x 8Ohm drivers (Basslite Neo 10 or 12) and an 8Ohm Tweeter (APT80)?

Asked by: Jimmy B
The load to the amplifier will be roughly 4 ohms.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-08-01

I'm building a 2x12 bass cab using the 8 ohm eminence basslites, sold here. I'm pairing those two with a single apt-80 horn. How much would the low freq crossover point change if I'm running the low's at 4 ohms? Any suggestions for an alternative xover?

Asked by: Gage
Theoretically the crossover point on the low pass will roughly double, but those woofers start to roll off around 4kHz anyway so there should not be much of a difference audibly.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-06-10
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