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18 SOUND ND2080
18 Sound ND2080 Neodymium High Frequency Driver

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Product Code: 18-SOUND-ND2080


18 Sound ND2080 2" Neodymium High Frequency Driver

Size: 2" throat
Power Rating: 100W AES
Frequency Response: 500-20kHz
Sensitivity: 110db
Impedance: 8 ohms
Voice Coil: 3"
Crossover Frequency: 800Hz
Weight: 8 lbs.

The ND2080 2-inch exit high frequency compression driver has been designed for high quality sound systems application.

The titanium diaphragm is produced in house and has been developed to assure unmatched transient response. The diaphragm assembly is made by joining the former directly to the titanium dome on its upper bend edge. In comparison with a usual straight former joint, the driver design assures extended frequency energy transfer for improved response linearity and unparallel reliability. This feature allows proper motion control of the dome in real working conditions. A proprietary treated Nomex former is used as Nomex shows a 30% higher value of tensile elongation at a working operative temperature (200°C) when compared to Kapton. Moreover, this proprietary former material is also suitable for use in higher moisture content environments.

The ND2080 powerful neodymium magnet assembly has been designed to obtain 22KGauss in the gap for major benefits in transient response. The motor structure, throughout the precisely coherent phase plug with 3 circumferential slots and copper ring on the pole piece, reduces inductance effect and distortion. Four top plate air ducts have been designed to act as a loading chamber for the diaphragm, implementing mid band distortion and response figures.

The custom designed O-ring creates a tight seal between the plate and the cover assuring air chamber loading. Excellent heat dissipation and thermal exchange are guaranteed by the direct contact between the magnetic structure and the aluminum cover which leads to a lower power compression value.

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  • 110 dB SPL 1W / 1m average sensitivity
  • 2-inch exit throat
  • 3-inch edgewound aluminum voice coil
  • 200W program power handling
  • Pure titamium diaphragm Neodymium magnetic structure
  • Excellent thermal exchange

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