Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter

Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter

Brand:| Model: ET 448
Overview
The Morel ET448 Elite tweeter is based on the famous Morel MDT 44 compact soft dome tweeter and its unique qualities. Featuring IDR™ (Improved Dispersion Recess), improved magnets and aluminum faceplates. Small faceplate for close placement to woofer or midrange for improved sound integration.
Highlights
  • IDR™ (Improved Dispersion Recess)
  • Large Hexatech™ aluminum voice coil
  • Double neodymium magnet system
  • Replaceable Accuflex™ diaphragm
  • High power handling
  • Ferrofluid cooled
Part # 
277-074
Weight: 0.4 lbs.  
IN STOCK
List Price$156.99
Regular Price$117.20
You Save20%
Sale Price
$93.76
Part # 277-074
Qty:  EA
Available Payment Methods

Product Details

Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter

The Morel ET448 Elite tweeter is based on the famous Morel MDT 44 compact soft dome tweeter and its unique qualities. The new IDR™ (Improved Dispersion Recess) technology and an aluminum faceplate with a new refined texture offers extraordinary acoustical characteristics and exceptional quality finish. Small faceplate allows very close placement to woofer or midrange for improved sound integration. Fully shielded for A/V use.



Product Specifications
  • Tweeter TypeSoft Dome
  • Cone / Dome Diameter1-1/8"
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)120 Watts
  • Frequency Response2,200 to 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity92 dB 1W/1m
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)750 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)5.20 ohms
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter3.70"
  • Cutout Diameter2.83"
  • Depth2.17"
Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter
  • BrandMorel
  • ModelET 448
  • Part Number277-074
  • UPC844632065965
  • Product CategoryTweeters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (3 Reviews)
  • Weight0.4 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Similar Products

View similar products to the Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter
in the Tweeters product category.

Reviews

Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter
Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter is rated 4.3333 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great little tweeterThis is a good dome tweeter. It is nice that you can replace the dome if you ever burn it out. For the money this unit is hard to beat. It has a low resonance fairly high efficiency and good dispersion. It is rated 92db with one watt. That is about one db higher than I measure. This tweeter is very smooth and forgiving. If you don't have the best electronics this is a great choice. I does not have the resolution or speed of a ribbon but at it's price it is an excellent choice. I wish Moral would use a cooper flux shorting ring in the unit to flatten out the impedance. Highly recommended
Date published: 2013-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Gooooooood TweeterAssembling a high end system in my Acura MDX required a tweeter that was smaller than my beloved Dynavox TD2801XL. I decided to look at the Morel lineup of tweeters because they're so good. The Morel Supreme ST 728 was considered, but didn't fit the budget. Instead I purchased a pair of ET 448s, as they were less costly (though not cheap), and I liked the reviews I read from other users. While I upgraded the midranges in the front doors, replaced the amplifiers with more powerful versions, added vacuum tubed line buffers and played with many subwoofer configurations before deciding on 4 Titanic MK II subs in isobaric configuration, the ET 448s have gone untouched. Why? Because they are SUPERB sounding! A friend who has been building/selling high end loudspeakers for 35 years listened to my system and the first thing he said was “nice tweeters”. Regardless of how high I crank the volume, the ET 448 never screeches or becomes otherwise abrasive sounding. I have these tweeters crossed in at 3150 Hz at a 24 dB slope. The sound is sweet yet detailed.
Date published: 2012-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from High quality tweeter for dipole configurationThis is a sweet warm tweeter. I used it to convert my mmtmm front speakers to dipole mmttmm. My front speakers consist of 4 focal 5k013l and a raven 2.1 ribbon tweeter. The morel was installed on the back of these speakers in opposite phase. The soundstage is amazing. Although I made all speakers dipole in my 7.2 home theater it wasn't until I made the front speakers dipole that all the sound came together. The morels have a very natural sound to them and although there are few people using them in this configuration I hope it helps you in your project to know what I did.
Date published: 2010-03-09

Product Q&A

Get your questions answered from other customers
who own this product or have experience with it.
If your question requires design or troubleshooting information,
please email tech@parts-expresss.com  for a prompt reply.
Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter

Is the replacement diaphragm available for these tweeters

Asked by: frankieA
Unfortunately no, we do not offer a diaphragm for these tweeters.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-16

What crossover would you recommend for this tweeter being used to add high frequency as stand alone units?

Asked by: oldlux53
If you are referring to using this as a super tweeter, you can cross it just about anywhere you want. Usually they are crossed around 10-12kHz, which would require a 1.5-2 uF capacitor.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-11

This tweeter has a spl of 92 db compared to the EM 1308 at a spl of 88db

Should tweeters have a higher spl db rating than mid range speakers and if so by how much?
Asked by: cavemanmusic
Tweeters generally have a higher sensitivity that midranges or woofers due to the nature of the design. There is no set number for this, it can vary from one model to another.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2012-08-27

Customer Projects

Customer projects that include: Morel ET 448 1-1/8" Soft Dome Tweeter

If you built a project using this product, post it in the Parts Express Project Gallery.

Customer Discussions


If you would like to start a discussion about this product, post a thread in the TechTalk Customer Forum.

Recently Viewed Products

Get Deals
emailed to you every week.

Be the first to hear about new and exciting products,special pricing and incredible deals!

See This Week's "GET DEALS" Email
Parts Express
725 Pleasant Valley Dr.Springboro,OH45066USA
800-338-0531

© 1996-2014 Parts Express, All Rights Reserved

Host-Name:ZNODE1
Live Chat Software