April 6, 2021Drivers Evaluation
Frequency Response in 18 liters Bass Reflex. Baffle Width=9-1/2″
Mic at 36 ins, On Axis • Impulse Window=5ms • No Smoothing applied
Blue plot = Nearfield
Brown plot=Port Output. Port DIA=1-1/2″, L=3.0″
Bass Reflex Modeling
CAW634 Bass – 120Hz 24dB/oct Low Pass
As before, I’m reviewing the Morel CAW634 strictly for the bass. The Swallow-TPC satellite takes care of the mid/high section. A 24dB/oct electronic crossover divides the CAW634 with the Swallow-TPC.
I was quite surprised when I heard the CAW634. The bass is not too bad. It’s punchy and there’s even texture. Not something that I was expecting. It is not as tight and fast as I would like but at least it’s not junk.
My anger with the Morel CAW634 woofer came when I measured a Qts of 0.59. Morel specs clearly states Qts=0.42. If I had wanted a Qts of 0.59, I could have bought a Dayton or something. At most, it’ll cost $50. This Morel CAW634 cost me $154.
At least, during playback, there are some redeeming qualities but for the price, there are better woofers around like the Satori or the Seas. Frankly, I’m very disappointed with this CAW634. This woofer is nowhere close to their MDT29 and CAT378 tweeters that I have. I was impressed enough by their tweeters that I forked out $154 for their 6″ woofer. Maybe Morel should just make tweeters only and stay away from woofers.