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  1. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
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  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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...
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