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  1. Looking for help on which box to build... Or not

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I'm looking for help recommending on what to build for my basement home theater/entertainment room. I can't decide wether to build a transmission line, a tapped horn or an IB. I was planning on either using one SI HST 18 mkiii or possibly a resilient sounds Platinum 18. I like the Fs and...
  2. Clean Box Pro newbie issue

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Please be gentle as I am not a sound guy. I do photography and video. Shooting video at a pageant and wanted to connect to the sound board using the Clean Box Pro. We are connecting 1 XLR unbalanced line in to the CBP from the snake from the soundboard and then tried both the 1/8" to 1/8" on the...
  3. In ceiling or box speakers for ATMOS?

    System Setup and Connection
    My room is 15' x 25'. My 7.1 system speakers are all floor standing of one sort or another. My ceiling is plaster, but it is the first floor with a second floor above. I will be adding 4 height channels. The Atmos discussions I have seen show in ceiling speakers just in front of and just...
  4. what does transmission line setting do in WinIsd it affects my box response!

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    anyone know what use 'transmission line' model for port simulation setting in advanced in winISD means? i notice i get a way different response with my 3 cu ft single 16x7cm square port 15 in sub box (basically a tl606 design from an old gallien kreuger cab i dont use) with it checked i get 3db...
  5. Box build

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello fellow better sound seekers!! Im seeking wisdom on biulding diy box for an Alpine type-r 12" SWR-1222D... I have some measurements..but not totally foresure how to compensate if needed to actually build a t-line box! The #'s i have are from the owners manual which only says for...
  6. Optimized impulse responce of subwoofer; Horn VS Vented box

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi, I am investigating how to get best possible impulse response from a sub that will go all the way or close to 20Hz. Ideally I want to play 20Hz square-wave and it will still look as a square-wave when I measure it with a good microphone. My first approach was that a horn loudspeaker would be...
  7. How to connect CABLE TV SET TOP BOX to LCD MONITOR?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    How to connect CABLE TV SET TOP BOX to LCD MONITOR? My local cable tv operator has supplied a set top box and it is having 'Composite Video Output' This is the item specifications DVB-S MPEG-2 SD Compliant Composite Video Output: CVBS RF Modulator CH3/CH4 or CH21~CH69 (Optional) Stereo Audio...
  8. Sub box build tips and tricks

    DIY Audio
    Ok guys doing a basic 4 cube box for a SI HT18 and want to see what everyone does for tips and tricks when building their boxes. So let me start of with, I like to use fiberglass resin on the inside of the box at the joints for a 100% seal and joint re-enforcement. What do you guys do?
  9. Ported box lining

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Should I put a lining on my ported box? I read it decreases upper end sensitivity. Anybody have any opinions or experiences with and without lining?. Thanks
  10. Looking for suggestions as to the best box for SDX12

    Creative Sound Solutions
    I am downsizing my HT from an 18" to a 12 ( maybe 2 12's ) TBD. But based on a single 12 in what i would say more resembles a bedroom HY than a true HT, what is the best box? 90% HT, and of that 90% is just watching TV. So i am looking for something to anchor my swan 6.1's. My main question is...
  11. car sub and box help

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I been looking at using a car sub for ht use building a sono tube box and looking to go ported with it and use just one sub. heres what ones I been looking at...
  12. Building a new box for existing sub

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Currently working on implementing a subwoofer into my current stereo setup as I want more bass for watching movies with. Currently I have a NAD C355 amp paired with EB Acoustics EB1 speakers. I have a subwoofer that was previously in my old car a JL Audio 8w3v2-D2 and I am planning to power it...
  13. Dayton um 18-22 box volume

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi Im having issues with WinISD, It wont accept the parameters or wdr file. Could someone please calculate the volume and port size on a (Dayton um 18-22 18" Ultimax DVC) with one port at about 19hz for me please. Powered by a Dayton sa1000. Thanks
  14. Box data files for Theater 1 for use in CARA

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi, i want to simulate my Teufel Theater 1 surround system inside the CARA simulation program. Does anyone happen to have the box information file for those speakers? They are not coming with the application and maybe someone has created a file for those speakers already. If not, i would have...
  15. What is the physical difference between a car subwoofer box and a home theater subwoofer box/enclosure?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    As far as materials, aren't they the same? If there were a place for a plate amp, wouldn't that be the same? This makes the big assumption the box has the correct cubic feet, but most were about 3^3ft that I saw. There are many out there, and some are pretty cheap used. Is the only difference...
  16. Can I just build a 3 cubic foot box?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have read so much I can't figure it out. I have Winisd, and I enter all the stuff. I see the box it suggests, but then I look at real projects and none of the enclosures look like what Winisd or any of the plans online look like. Finally, I keep reading about making a 2-4^3 box. Can I just...
  17. Impulse Buy = What do I do with this box???

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Sooooo I was on ebay the other night and couldn't pass up a deal on a triple 12" vented car audio box ($80 and free shipping). I am a music and gaming nut so I was planning on using it as-is with some budget drivers (most likely Pioneer Champion 4-Ohms DVC wired for a total of 6-ohms) to pair up...
  18. Trouble for the 21" curved box build

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I've been enjoying my 21" DIY sub for 4 years now, but I've hit a problem. The other day I was doing some rewiring in my audio rack and I think I accidentally turned up the gain on the ep4000 powering my sub. I was taking a shower with the system turned to the maximum I would normally turn...
  19. can I use a Yamaha receiver preout to power a home theater in a box?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I apologize, if this question have been answered already. I tried to find an answer for my question, but couldn't find it. I'm going to buy a Yamaha RX-V463 5.1receiver to connect a panasonic surround speakers, and with the intention to use its preamp to power my samsung d5300 home theater...
  20. hush box design help wanted :)

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    hey guys, i have a small ht and my pj is located just behind my seating position in the sealing. i would like to lower my noise floor and the pj is the villain, it might not be to bad, but i want it as silent as i possible can. my pj is a jvc dila hd350. it has air intake on the front and has...