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  1. Help designing a HT

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Assuming I had the land, what is the optimal size and shape of a personal Home Theater. I am looking to buy a house, and one request is a backyard large enough to accommodate a small building detached from the house as a Home Theater. Assuming reasonable building costs, foundation, walls...
  2. New YouTube Channel on Speaker Designing How To's

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys, I've heard some people in the past (at least on Parts Express Tech Talk) request video explainers on how to use some of the software out there so I've decided to start a YouTube channel for exactly that. I don't have all my gear here, so I'm starting with Woofer Box and Circuit...
  3. Need help designing spkr -> line level converter

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    :help:I am wanting to run speaker level outputs (Front L/R) from an ~95watt Sony STR DH720 into a QSC USA 850 (Input Impedance:20Kohm balanced & unbalanced "non-inverting" [??]", or 20k ohm "inverting" .... quotations mean :dontknow:. This looks like a helpful site...
  4. Designing a 2.1 system with existing equipment (Adire/CSS/Dynaudio)

    DIY Speakers
    Hi folks, I'm in desperate need of some expert advice for my to be 2.1 Music/HT setup. Maybe first some background: I'm a 32 yr old bloke from Belgium (you know, that tiny country known for it's waffles, beer and "french" fries) with quite some (outdated?) experience in car audio. For some...
  5. Designing a Transmission Line Cabinet

    DIY Audio
    Hi folks. I'm keen to build a pair of transmission line speakers and this is the first time I've seriously looked at the science behind cabinet design - it's pretty mind boggling stuff! I have got as far as choosing a woofer and tweeter, have used the T/S parameters to come up with the length...
  6. Help Building and Designing First Sub

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi all, Been lurking and researching for many hours over the Christmas break and getting close to pulling the trigger. I will need some help finalizing my decision. I am new to the topic so even defining a clear scope of what I want is so so. My room is 2.75m wide x 5m long * 2.45m high =...
  7. I need some help designing a wet bar

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Left a room approximately 18 ' x 39.5 ' in my basement with two small windows and a walk out skidding door. I have 9 feet ceilings. I need help with a wet bar design before they start framing my basement. I have a theater room towards the back that measures 15.5 x 23' no windows, in the back...
  8. Building a new house, would like some help designing home theater room

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi everyone, I'm in the process of building a house, and would like to use the bonus room in my floorplan as a home theater room. My builder is a custom builder, so they tweaked the floorplan some to accommodate this. I showed them this thread as my inspiration of what could be done with the...
  9. Help designing a subwoofer with external amp for home theatre

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys, first time on this forum and I was wondering if you could help me with designing a subwoofer. I'm going to need help with pretty much everything, so far what I have picked out is a Behringer EP4000 amplifier to drive the subwoofer. This will be running off of a yamaha rxv671...
  10. Designing a horn for 2way

    DIY Speakers
    Hello I have a pair of these mids http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=264-874 I would like to build a 2 way speaker system using this tweeter http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=264-1014 I have horns rep and have been reading this...
  11. First time designing a HT and need advice on front wall build.

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    I've spent the last two weeks going through this forum and I've gotten a lot of ideas and taken the advice given to others. While I continue to plan out my build the ideas keep flowing. My goal is to do this in phases but my initial phase is to get the basic layout done and get the sound right...
  12. Designing a HT from scratch

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi, everyone. Long-time lurker, first-time poster. I am planning to construct a separate out-building that will house a recording studio, an office and a home theater. It's still in the paper-and-pencil stage so I want to solicit expert advice early on while I can change plans easily. I have...
  13. Need help with designing a full range center channel

    DIY Speakers
    I have thought about build this type of center channel for a while . If I found the information needed for project I will build this. I have some Yamaha floorstanders with dual eights in them . The bass is pretty decent for what they are. If the center channel goes well, I will build some new...
  14. Novice needs help with designing a subwoofer

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi, I am am new here and just want to say what a great forum it is, I have read up about many peoples projects and I fancy building a subwoofer myself, it will be used for gaming, music, movies and general tv. Due to the availability of subwoofer drivers in the UK, the two drivers I am...
  15. Photos of Livingroom...need help designing

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, Many of you have been very helpful at learning about equipment choices, tv's, and especially receivers and speakers. I was hoping to do a built-in wall unit (you'll see the alcove in the photos, but I think it is just too expensive). The alcove is about 9.5'W x 2'D x 9'H although...
  16. help designing box

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    okay first off im real excited that i got a svs plate amp off craigslist for $40 that has never been used:yikes: that amp is rated at 525watts rms has hipass philter and crossover the hipass has 16Hz, 20Hz, 25Hz settings or disable have a Dayton RSS390HF-4 15" Reference HF Subwoofer 4...
  17. Designing House with HT in Basement

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello, I am new to this site and have spent a lot of time looking at different threads and have read different opinions on what to have. Since I am designing my house, and the basement is wide open to any dimensions I want, I figured I would just post a question. I have included a proposed...
  18. Help Designing a box for two MAW-10

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have two new MAW-10's That I purchased from Mach 5 audio. I built a box for them thinking I was going to put them in my girls car but ended up getting a Soundsplinter RL-P for it. So I am going to use these in my living room. My problem is I think the box is tuned to high for home use. Its...
  19. Help designing ported box for rss265-hf w/ winisd?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    As a new windisd user, it looks like the "best" vented enclosure for this dayton rss265-hf-4 would be 2.4 cu ft. (2.37 exactly), with a 4" vent, 23" long. Do you concur? Does the 2.4 cu. ft. include the space taken up by the vent? How much air space does the driver take up? .10 cu ft...
  20. Designing mid-high speakers to match SUB

    DIY Speakers
    Hi, Im building this sub: http://www.geocities.com/adrian_mack/ I now need to start looking into creating my 5 additional speakers for the mid-high frequencies to give me the 5.1 setup. At the moment I have bose cube speakers, their sound isnt fantastic but the size is perfect. How possible...
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