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  1. JBL 2242... Has anyone built one of these?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I found a deal on a pair of these JBL2242's that were used mildly by a church, and are now for sale. I spoke with the seller that recommended minimum of 5 cu. ft. But would be better in 8 cu. ft. I know they don't dive as deep as my Malestrom X Gen ll does. Was thinking of using to fill around...
  2. havent built a PC in about 15yrs

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    so..... i'm looking for a good Kodi setup on the cheap. Will connect to AVR/TV, would like to add OTA tuner (not required), would like to play old ROMs, want to keep it on the CHEAP! $$$<$500.00 any thoughts?
  3. Built my first absorption panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Nothing fancy but built a few panels today. I won't need too much more absorption but this will do for now. I'll start building some diffusion stuff next. Time for trial/error on placement.
  4. Scratch built phono stage

    DIY Audio
    Here is my latest project; three gain stage phono pre with passive RIAA.
  5. Need ideas for built in subs...

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi Guys - Long time lurker here. I've been slowly building out my home theater and I think this year I want to take on some built in subs. There are many days were I wish this room was just a big empty box instead of being finished with all the built in space, but alas it is what I have to...
  6. Home Built Cinema Subs

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    These are my version of the JBL theatre subs. Dimensions are the same but the cabinets are 1" mdf instead of 3/4" particle board, and more extensively braced (with oak). Drivers are 18" RCF, almost one quarter the cost, but unfortunately, 2.5 db less efficient.
  7. Best Sub $1000 or under with Built in Eq?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hey guys lookin for a new sub to go with my Denon Avr-x3000 reciever (which has Audyssey multieq xt).... I have an ooooold Yamaha sw-3 12 inch atm. Been thinking i need to tame a few sub peaks in my room... audyssey xt doesn't quite cut it. Been looking at Paradigm dsp-3200 with pbk...
  8. How to built a 3D home theater.

    How to built a 3D home theater.
  9. Built in Blue-Ray Disc Player means?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Friends I was going thru denon 4520/4000 model. There was a mention of built in Blu Ray disc player. What does this mean. Will there be a player where i can insert blu ray discs and watch movies. Can i insert dvd's as well.
  10. Built in unit around screen?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    So for the past few weeks I've been building a wall unit to go around my theater screen. The idea came from a simple issue of hiding speaker wire. There are slots for me to slide my front towers into as well as one for my center channel and sub. It fits all the way from wall to the screen and...
  11. New home being built, need advice on theater room

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello everyone, my house is being built right now and they are just finishing up framing. I have a home theater room planned for above the garage. I'm a bit concerned after reading some posts on here that the room dimensions are not good. The room is almost a square (see photo). Any advice on...
  12. Need help with first HT Sub Built with TC Sounds TC9 12" Subwoofer

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys, I planned on upgrading my HT setup and have had my heart set on Kplisch speakers all the way around along with a Denon Receiver. My current receiver is one that I bought a couple of years ago; the AVR-791, which I really enjoy, but don't get to hear the great audio that this receiver...
  13. Factory built in-floor subwoofer options?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hi there: I'm helping a friend-of-a-friend get his living room home theater together. They're re-doing their whole room, down to the studs, which opens up lots of nice options. On the downside, the wife is adamantly opposed to boxes on the floor, so no floorstanding speakers or subs has been an...
  14. Speakers being built for RMAF

    DIY Speakers
    Here they are as they arrived.
  15. Custom built EL34 tube amp

    DIY Audio
    Here is my version of the Dynaco ST70 tube amp if it were built today. The only original Dynaco parts are the output transformers. I changed the layout a bit and used more filtering in the power supply section and better parts through out.
  16. Need some help understanding what I just built

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello, I'm thinking some of you can chime in here. I just finished building my first sonosub and have been messing with it in my (non-dedicated) modest home theater. The idea came from boredom and lack of funds at the moment more than anything. After mostly lurking on here for a month or so...
  17. Sub w/ or w/o built in EQ

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hello, I'm struggling with whether to buy (2) subs with built in EQ -vs- w/o. My budget is around $ 1500.00 - $ 1800.00 for the two subs. Do I buy a sub, ...i.e. a Velodyne with built in DSP / EQ or do I buy a model without a built in EQ and purchase a separate EQ device, i.e. Antimode 8033...
  18. Where to X-over front towers with built in subs

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi all, In my previous set up i had an dedicated IB sub and all my surround speakers were high pass crossed over at 80 hz per THX recommendations. I still have my dedicated IB sub but my new front towers have built in 10" subs with a 250 amp. How should i cross over the subs built into the...
  19. To Test A Newly Built Folded Horn Subwoofer

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All, I just recently completed building a folded horn sub-woofer. I was reading in the forum how others have used the REW software to evaluate other subs built and wanted to do the same. From what I have read, one first is required to become a member of this forum before you can download...
  20. question regarding my sub built

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Good afternoon , I used GRaham Perkins services to help me with the design of a sub .I am using a TC Sounds LMS-R 15 inches DVC sub with a 20 X 20 box made out of 3/4 inch MDF as per Graham design. I must say that i am very please with Graham services and support. You will find pictures of...