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  1. DIY Speakers
    Well I never thought I would be starting a thread in this forum! It's been over 35 years since I've built speakers and I thought my DIY speaker building days were over!!. I have always bought commercial speakers since those days..because I didn't think I could build anything better in the price...
  2. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    i am in the front end of putting together a new sub. i'm at amatur level on win isd so i'm asking for help here. i posted in another forum and recieved some help there, but there were lots of doubts with the design so i'm posting here for more opinions. basically i have 4 12"s and my initial...
  3. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello, I am planning our new subwoofer for the new house. I have not decided on a LLT or infinite baffle but this thread is limited to the manifold design. I also have not decided on the drivers. I may either use the two Titanic 12's in my closet or purchase 4-8 Mach 5 IXL 18.4's. It just...
  4. DIY Speakers
    I am building a set of speaker cabinets with one JBL 2445 compression driver and a JBL 2206 driver. I would like to do a sealed enclosure with a high pass at 45hz and a low pass at 1500hz, which may change depending on my taste and preference's. Can someone model the 2206 driver for me? I want...
  5. Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm building a new home and have a covered patio with 10' ceilings. I want to put a projector and audio system (maybe in wall ceiling speakers) since the home is in its framing stage, could someone give some advise? Some times I like watching movies out doors, and would prefer not to have wires...
  6. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Need recommendation to get me unstuck. I have a room 19'Wx27'Lx10'H and I cannot decide for the life of me on a screen size. I'm totally stuck between 110 & 119! I have an Epson PowerLite ProCinema 6010 proj and two rows. My first row is like a goal post seating arrangement with chaise on one...
  7. Home Audio Acoustics
    A client of mine came up with this. The metal stuff is Cable Tray used by electrical contractors. It can be found for about a buck or two per foot. His Pics can do the rest of the talking. DD
  8. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello Friends! I want some information regarding audio design system. Can you please suggest me how i can design audio tunes. Please refer basic steps to me for audio design as i am a beginner in this field.
  9. DIY Speakers
    Hello, I have two component sets that i would like to use at home. First is the Hertz HV165XL (6.5inch component set). Secondly i have a Alpine Type R SPR-17S (6.5inch component set). I have tried to model it in the Win ISD but i cannot find enough information to make it work right. I would...
  10. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    So I am soon going to be building my first DIY subs and had a couple questions... I plan to basically make some interchangeable sonotube endcaps so I can do several different types of subs using common end-caps which I will clamp onto different lengths of sonotube to allow me to figure out what...
  11. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello guys, I am new to the site and i just want to say that i enjoy reading all the post here and i am slowly learning. I tried using the winisd program for my build but my technical knowledge is almost zero when reading all the numbers.:scratch: Anyways I am planning on building my first...
  12. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I am currently working on designing my 1st subwoofer and was hoping some of the experienced builders here would help sanity check me... Design Objectives: A sub for 90% HT / 10% music use. Desire low extension - based on experiences with a "tunable" commercial sub, I am targeting a tuning...
  13. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    From CNET's David Katzmaier: The list: Best design: LG LM9600 series Best features: Samsung UNES8000 series Best picture quality: Panasonic TC-PVT50 series Best value: Panasonic TC-PST50 series Full article, which includes runner-ups, is located here.
  14. DIY Speakers
    Since reading Not's thread on the LG clones I have asked Sanway what other equipment do they sell. SO they told me they clone just about everything they sell and you can buy separate speakers from them such as 6.5's or 10s, 12's and 15's. SO I was able to get some T/S info from them in regards...
  15. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Maybe you don't care how many features a TV has. Maybe you just want to see the coolest design going. Maybe all you want is the best bang for your buck, or the best picture regardless of cost. See the rest here at CNET
  16. DIY Speakers
    Well my plan on building the Zaph B3S speaker fell through. His box is just too big for for the wall mount area constraint. So I started looking into pre-built small speakers and the wife likes the Gallos and Orbs, but we talked and decided to give a couple of DIY designs a chance first. I...
  17. DIY Speakers
    Ok basically i have a pair of 6X9 speakers and i bought an enclosure for them off ebay, about .31 cubic feet in size. Now, although their response is largely increased, the lower frequencies are not that good. How do you go about designing an enclosure to get better bass? I'm currently studying...
  18. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi All Looking at attempting my first DIY HT Sub build. Currently I have 2 12" alpine type R's that I had for my car audio that I'm no longer using. To try and keep costs down I'd like to use them for this build. I have been doing a little reading here and there and have read that 2 enclosures...
  19. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello! I'm looking at building my first sub and need guidance. Been reading through a fair amount, and need to confirm or straighten some conclusions I'm arriving at. First some context: I'm only concerned with 2 channel high fidelity music. So very fast, taut bass is key to me. Of course I...
  20. REW Forum
    I wanted to pose some questions concerning the use of REW for generating individual driver measurements in the designing and testing of appropriate crossover networks. I've seen the topic addressed a few times on the forum yet not in any great detail. Understanding that the intended purpose of...
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