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I am updating my monitors and was wondering if ribbon vs dome tweeters is a thing. Aside from the frequency and quality differences, I was also thinking about ear fatigue and tinnitus. If you have sensitive ears, or might be prone to tinnitus, are ribbon tweeters better than dome tweeters? Has anyone moved from dome to ribbon or vice versa, if so, what did you find?

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this is a rabbit hole ūüôā¬†

i prefer the dome tweeters myself - i find the ribbons are too harsh for me. but i know a bunch of clients who have the ribbons and absolutely swear by them.

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I've long thought that when buying speakers or monitors, I should blindfold my self and have a friend guide me around to audition various speakers. I wonder which ones I would like the best.

It would eliminate looks bias and also get the ears a bit more pricked up.

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I used to have an Event ASP 6 for a long time. Dome tweeter. I liked it a lot, but I eventually added a subwoofer.

Last year I got an Adam A8X. Ribbon.  It has far better bass and high end, but I think it really needs a midrange driver to be perfect.

Still I like it a lot better and the high end is excellent. It definitely does not need a subwoofer. I can feel the air from the ports 10 feet away. I like having a power switch on the front. It is easy to adjust the curves.

My ears are not so good anymore (I wonder why?), so take that into account. I would not call them harsh at all.

It does require a few days of break-in, maybe longer. I fed it pink noise for a week with both speakers out-of-phase facing one another.

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