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Peavey RD 1.6 Versarray Ribbon Tweeter 7 Ohm

Brand:| Model: RD 1.6
Overview
Repair your Peavey Versarray speakers, or build a set of high output speakers with Peavey's RD 1.6 ribbon tweeter. The high, 97 dB (@2.83V) sensitivity keeps up with many professional audio drivers. A stackable design also makes this a great choice for line arrays. Parts Express exclusive buyout!
Highlights
  • Peavey Versarray ribbon tweeter
  • 8 mm wide by 120 mm high reinforced ribbon diaphragm
  • High output for a true ribbon tweeter, 97 dB
  • Extremely fast transient response, wide frequency response, and high sensitivity
Part # 
299-465
Weight: 2.2000 lbs.  
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Product Details

Peavey RD 1.6 Versarray Ribbon Tweeter 7 Ohm

Peavey used the RD 1.6 ribbon tweeter in their acclaimed Versarray™ series of line array speakers to set a new benchmark for high fidelity, in sound reinforcement applications, while retaining high sensitivity and wide dispersion.

A 4.72" high by 0.31" wide sandwiched-aluminum diaphragm is immersed in magnetic flux from the neodymium magnet, and a built-in, step-up transformer keeps the impedance at a benign 7 ohm load for simple crossover calculation while maximizing output for a high 97 dB sensitivity at 2.83V. 

The natural planar wavefront of the RD 1.6 minimizes vertical off-axis dispersion, making this tweeter conducive to a stacked line array design with minimal comb filtering effects. Horizontal off-axis dispersion remains nearly flat to 45° from the high-pass crossover point (2,500 Hz @ 18 dB/octave is recommended) out to 40,000 Hz. This increases the sweet spot, for life-like imaging across a wider sound stage.

Save on the Peavey RD 1.6 planar ribbon tweeter through this Parts Express exclusive buyout. Quantities are limited.



Product Specifications
  • Tweeter TypeRibbon
  • Impedance7 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)20 Watts
  • Frequency Response1,200 to 40,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity97.0 dB 1W/1m
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • DC Resistance (Re)0.02 ohms
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter6.50 x 3.35"
  • Cutout Diameter4.88 x 2.40"
  • Depth2.90"
Peavey RD 1.6 Versarray Ribbon Tweeter 7 Ohm
  • BrandPeavey
  • ModelRD 1.6
  • Part Number299-465
  • UPC848864007816
  • Product CategoryTweeters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (7 Reviews)
  • Weight2.2000 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

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

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Reviews

Peavey RD 1.6 Versarray Ribbon Tweeter 7 Ohm
Peavey RD 1.6 Versarray Ribbon Tweeter 7 Ohm is rated 4.8571 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Efficient and AccurateI have been upgrading a pair of high-efficiency speakers (Bozak B-302a) and have been searching endlesly for a super tweeter that comes close to the 1-Watt sensitivity of these Bozaks. This is a really good one.I have written a better review than space on this site permits and you can see RTA measurements and my personal subjective impressions at http://http://audiophile-musings.blogspot.com/If you are looking to fill the top octave, this is the driver to get and at $100 a pop, you could pick up spares. The only downside is that it only handles 30 watts but most folks will attenuate their output by more than -3B essentially doubling the power handling ability.
Date published: 2013-05-30

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