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  1. diy sub question - Infinite Baffle

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
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  2. Infinite Baffle Sub-woofer Question

    IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello, I am brand new to this and have been trying to learn about speaker building. This may seem like a dumb question, but the answer will help me understand more than I knew before :smile: Would it be possible to not have an extra room, but just have a cylinder from each woofer go out through...
  3. Baffle wall, screen wall or open front

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi all, Im closing on my new house in a couple weeks and im planning on getting the basement/theater finished up as one of my first projects. Ive actually aready done a fair amount of work on the basement as Im buying the house from my father. So i have the rough construction done, wiring done...
  4. First measurement of my Infinite Baffle

    REW Forum
    Hello, been trying to do this for over 5 years. Laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts installed. Downloaded REW 5.1 and have installed .sh Sound-card USB Behringer UCA202 Radioshack Digital spl meter and associated .cal file. Possible error in measurement sweep of sub-woofer, graph enclosed. Is there...
  5. Chamfer baffle

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi All, I am building a 12" down firing sealed speaker cabinet. The baffle will be made out of two sheets of 7/8" mdf. Is it recommended to chamfer or round over the driver cut out before installation? If yes Front and back?
  6. Sealed- Infinite Baffle question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Looking to build a new house for my 2 10" subs... Want to be a really solid sealed enclosure. since they need very small volume.. the "sonotube" idea really caught my attention. Although, im wondering if any of you tried to do a tube-like enclosure with wood? meaning the internal will be a...
  7. Baffle Surface Treatment

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello Everyone; New to posting on here. Hoping you will be able to help resolve some ideas i am working on. The 2 questions i have relate to baffle design, its actually for an installation i am doing in my car, [ Admin , i hope this is ok ] Bare with me on this because i...
  8. REW with open baffle speakers

    REW Forum
    Hello New to the forum and REW. I just installed it on my laptop and was playing with the Room Sim feature but my speakers are open baffle so obviously the sim isn't accurate in this regard. I was wondering if there are a any threads that deal with how to approach using REW with open baffle...
  9. Open baffle line array (OBLA-33)

    DIY Audio
    I haven't posted here in a long time but thought you guys might like to see my first speaker build. I don't know if it's inappropriate to link my build on another site, so if it is mods please delete. Here is the link for anyone interested. http://audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?t=643433...
  10. Further info on Open Baffle speakers

    Two Channel Audio
    Hi Guys, Thank you to all those people who made encouraging comments about my first attempts at speaker building. Here are some thoughts about my current speakers. I have two pairs - one pair for Home theatre: Hawthorn Silver Iris 10'' co-axials with compression drivers and one pair for...
  11. Fancy some DIY speakers? Go open baffles

    DIY Speakers
    Hi Folks, I am new to the DIY scene and have just built some speakers for the very first time. I have gone for open baffle due to the following reasons; 1. Little or no woodworking skills. 2. Minimal tools required. 3. I have a small garage with no work bench. 4. My wife likes speakers to be...
  12. Open baffle speakers on a budget

    Two Channel Audio
    Hi Guys, I am new to this forum and this section. I have acquired the DIY speaker bug! I could not resist the temptation to make my own pair of speakers. These were my criteria; 1. Under $800 a pair 2. Suitable for all types of listening 3. Simple to use and build 4. Contemporary looks with...
  13. Having fun with DIYopen baffle speakers for stereo and home theatre room

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi Guys, I am new to this forum and the DIY fraternity in general. However, I have been having some fun with some new open baffle speakers I have made. The criteria was: 1. Cheap to build 2. Looks contemporary 3. Sounds good 4. Could be used in a variety of listening settings. I have...
  14. Fi q18 infinite baffle

    IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    Well thanks to the great deal I managed to get from Sonnie I am getting ready to do 2 manifolds each with 2 18's. They will be installed in a full open basement, I am planning on using a inuke 6000dsp to power them, will this be ok power wise? And what sort of feedback can I get from fellow...
  15. Infinite Baffle prelim planning

    IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    I'm thinking of an IB system in the floor of my theater. My theater room is small, 15.5 x 8.5 x 10 ft. Basement room below is 27 x 8 x 8, it does have a varying amount of stuff in it. So not all the cf are present. This seems like a good candidate for IB? How many drivers/power would I...
  16. Open Baffle Linear Array Crossover HELP!!!

    DIY Audio
    I'm really hoping someone on here can help me. A 'friend' of mine built these speakers for me ... but never completed them (fine tuning/crossovers) :crying: AS you can see in the pictures each speaker has 29 Apex Jr. round ribbon tweeters. 9 Peerless India 5" and one Dayton DCV 8" powered by...
  17. In wall speakers / baffle wall

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi, I'm in the middle of my home cinema built but i would like some advice please. I have build the main speakers 7 line arrays with 6 mids and 6 tweeters wired for a 4 ohm load. I designed the speakers to be wall mountable or in wall. I have attached a picture and you will notice that when...
  18. Dayton ultimax 10 with butcher block baffle

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Long time lurker going in for his first build thread. I've had a um-10 and a bash 300 amp sitting here teasing me since last winter so I thought its about time to get things started. This will be a small (just over 1cf seal) design using a piece of butcher block maple to make the baffle. I'm...
  19. Curved baffle centre channel - help with design

    DIY Speakers
    Hi All, I'm thinking outside the box a little for my next project, a curved baffle centre channel. After searching this forum for curved baffle speakers, the only thread that came anywhere near to what I want to do is the wine barrel subwoofer by Mark DN, but it's the barrel that's the common...
  20. open baffle project

    DIY Speakers
    Here is a project that I have been working on for a while. It is an open baffle "hybrid" two-way design. Open baffle part is an 8" fullrange driver, there is also a 12" sub in a sealed down firing cabinet. The sonic characteristics of this design, after alot of experimenting and modeling, is...