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Celestion Debuts CDX14-3040 Compression Driver

Celestion has bowed a new neodymium magnet compression driver.

New York, NY (May 14, 2018)—Celestion has launched its new CDX14-3040 neodymium magnet compression driver.

The compression driver is designed around a single-piece pure titanium diaphragm and surround, together with a compact lightweight magnet assembly.

Celestion Bows A-Type Impulse Responses

The CDX14-3040 is a 1.4-inch exit, 3-inch voice coil neodymium magnet compression driver. It features a stiff and light edgewound coil copper clad aluminium voice coil and reportedly delivers 75 Wrms (AES standard) power handling as well as sporting a sensitivity of 106.5 dB from 500 Hz to 20 kHz. Celestion recommends a minimum crossover frequency of 1 kHz (at 12 dB/octave).

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The CDX14-3040 is the third large-format compression driver developed by Celestion to incorporate a 3-inch single-piece titanium diaphragm and surround, following the introduction of two ferrite magnet drivers: the 1.4-inch exit CDX14-3030 and 2-inch exit CDX20-3020.

The CDX14-3040 weighs in at 1.4kg/3.1lb at a diameter of 135mm/5.3in.

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