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  1. Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi Guys, I'm in the process of building a subwoofer for both music and movies and are not quite "ready" to go LLT, so I thought I'd go for a sealed sub utilizing a PA driver. I want to use a PA driver to: have high SPL to limit the requirements to the built-in amp - plate amp higher dynamics...
  2. DIY Speakers
    HI, I live in shanghai and I just moved into a new place. My old speakers were axioms, but they are quite old. I'm looking for a high end build that can be sourced from chinese parts. The cabinets can be made from a furniture factory i use with plywood. any tips or suggestions? The space...
  3. Mobile Audio
    Hey there I trying to design a box to go in the back of a 96 ford ranger extended cab. I'm wanting it to sit on the little 6" curb to utilize the floor space for cargo and passengers legs. I also want to be able to use the rear fold down jumper seats which leaves me with about 16" in between...
  4. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    hi all Please help as I am getting nowhere with WINISD I am trying to model a 230L sealed enclosure with Peerless XLS 12 xmax of 12.5mm ( manufacturer's recommendation up to 22mm) Hypex 8.0 : 800w into 4ohm adjustable bass boost of 0-6db from 20-50 I am able to get a nice TFM and SPL curve...
  5. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Just the beigninning of a box modification from JBL 2240H to a SI 18-DT4. Box size is 7.03 cuft. I measured using LinearX LM using power and mass as follows. Power tests were 0.1 ,1,10 and 50 watt free air Power used for delta mass measurement 0.1,1,10 watt Delta mass used...
  6. DIY Speakers
    I am in need of assistance getting started on building a cavity for a Quam 4" speaker (Model #4C3Z8OT) http://www.quamspeakers.com/client-control/documents/techspec/QUAM_0204_GENERALPURPOSE.pdf This link is the only information I have on the speaker. I called Quam and they had no further data...
  7. Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    I am looking to build a modest output sub for a 2 channel system. My priority is low distortion. There is no need to go below about 30 Hz nor above about 60. I will use an extra amp that I have and electronic crossover. Cabinet design is not critical from an aesthetic view, but again the...
  8. DIY Speakers
    Hey Guys, I am getting closer to starting my theater build and have all the components I need. Just need to finalize my design for the in wall speakers. Some background on the project: 110" Projector Screen Epson 5020 Dayton 12" Reference Sub with 250 watt Dayton Amp -> Design 5 channel Zaph...
  9. DIY Speakers
    I want to build a pair of big speakers with lots of bass. I was thinking on using this Dayton crossover http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=260-150 With 2 15 inch series 2 dayton woofers. Now I've built boxes for subs before ( a couple llt's) but I've never tried to build...
  10. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I have two Polk Audio automotive subwoofers, model DXi124DVC... They have dual voice coils, which can be wired in parallel for 2 ohms or in series for 8 ohms. I want to build a dual sub vented box with the two subs netting 4 ohms. Here are the specs: diameter: 12" impedance: dual 4-ohms re...
  11. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Want to build to sub boxes in my theater room. Subs are SI 15's Amps are Dayton 1000 Front sub(#1) want to build behind front false wall. Maximum depth can be 15" x 17" high and length is almost unlimited Back sub (#2) I want to build into my sit-up counter at the back of the room. Maximum...
  12. DIY Speakers
    Hello All. Been toying with the idea of putting some drivers I have around the house to use in a 3 way ported speaker design and need some help with the crossover and box size. The speakers im using are Tweeter- Vifa D25AG Tweeter • Power handling: 100WRMS • Nominal impedance: 6 ohms •...
  13. Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    I never would have thought about using a keg for a sub... Pretty unique.
  14. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    i am adding 2 alpine type r 15" 2ohm dvc subs (model swr-1522D) to my dedicated theatre room. room is 15 by 22 with 8' ceiling. i am not set on ported but from what i have heard ported is best. this is 90% movies and 10% music. i am wanting to get down to the 15 hertz range if i can...
  15. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have decided to build two subs for my home theater room but am having trouble with the design of the boxes. I am going to be using the new Dayton 15" TS 400D Titanic subwoofer. To power them I have a Dayton 1000 watt plate amp for each sub. I need the boxes modeled using a depth of 17" to...
  16. Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm in the process of redoing the finished part of my basement for a modern home theater. The current basement is straight out of the 70's and just awful looking, not to mention insulated poorly. The two options I am thinking of are this: 4 inches of extruded polystyrene, furring strips and...
  17. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi Guys and Gals, I have been ever so slowly working on my room and design changing as I go to keep the WAF as high as I can as this room is both our main living room that houses our TV and guest duties and also has a screen that drops out of the housing for the Movie duties. But anyway, I...
  18. 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...
  19. Home Audio Subwoofers
    has anyone seen the new 18 inch sub from tekton?it looks like a monster. http://tektondesign.wordpress.com/2013/07/16/new-tekton-design-18-cinema-subwoofer/
  20. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Web site designers often choose what is called a "responsive" design for their sites in the age of various size screens. What this means is that the design will shrink and grow and choose what features are visible at any given time based on the "size" or "dimensions" of the screen it is being...
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