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  1. best diy subs to use

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    hi i am after buying 4 do it yourself subs that are incredibly cheap to build that can compete with the very best subs currently in the market for sound quality with the very lowest frequecy bass extension and sounds top notch i want it for bone crunching teeth rattling gut wrenching make you...
  2. Complete DIY sub noob.... (kinda)

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Kinda in that I have worked at a car stereo store in the past, but never got into construction. For some reason, I thought it might be fun to build some of my own subs for my HT. FWIW I recently picked up a used pair of SVS CS-Ultras with matching amp (500+ watts to each @ 4 ohm). I love them...
  3. Best Noob Friendly Sealed DIY Subwoofer

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I just want to know if the Dayton Ultimax 18" driver and flat pack cabinet is the best valued noob friendly to build sealed subwoofer on the market. This is for a basement system where eventually I would like to build 2 subs. Building both of these subs would cost me about $1300...
  4. DIY dude from Switzerland

    New Member Introductions
    Hi! I`m Matija and I have a passion for DIY audio. It`s nice to be able to contribute to this awesome Forum.
  5. can you help with diy sub build

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Good evening I want to build 2 X 12 inches subwoofer for my home theater. I am looking to build a sub that will be very tight, fast and articulate with its bass response that would provide a great movie game and musical experience! my listening preferences are as follow: 5% music, 45 % games...
  6. DIY sub

    System Setup and Connection
    New to forum so if this is in the wrong place let me know. I built a sonosub with a Mach 5 audio mj18. My receiver is an onkyo tx-nr609. I bought a behringer km1700 to use to power the sub. I bought rca to 1/4" adapter cable. But when I have the rca plugged to the sub out (on receiver) and into...
  7. confuse about box size for diy sub

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Good evening I am thinking about building a new subwoofer using this driver dayton Audio RSS390HO-4 15" . Still undecided if i will go vented or sealed. reading the info about this driver on Parts-Express website. In the optimum cabinet size recommended by using BassBox 6 they recommend a box...
  8. Avid DIY builder from PA

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I am an avid Speaker builder/designer who loves to do DIY work. I've built some speakers that are sealed, ported and even passive radiator. I have a YouTube channel which anyone wants to learn or even have suggestions just look up 123Toid on YouTube. I'd post the link and...
  9. DIY Projects: Non-Audio Related

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Since there's pile of people around here are pretty handy, here's a question: What projects have you done or are working on that don't have anything to do with your HT/Listening setups? I'll start. Here's a few shots of a taiko drum I built (one of dozens at this point) for a high school in...
  10. DIY Bi-Amp setup for front 3 channels

    DIY Audio
    I am going to give building an amp a try now. I just ordered a Bang & Olufsen ICEpower 50ASX2 SE 2x50W Class D Amplifier, and a B&O ICEpower 125ASX2 amplifier module. This will give me enough power to power 2 of my new speakers (bi-amped). Iam still looking for one more of each to finish off the...
  11. First DIY Sub - Sonosub project

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    hey all, Im looking at building my frist DIY Sub, a sonosub to complement my pc13ultra to even out the bass response in my room. While I was at it I was thinking of doing something bigger. my initial plan was to go: h 47 x w 20 dual 3.5 inch ports with a 1 inch flared exit 22 inches in length...
  12. DIY Crossover Issue Help

    DIY Speakers
    I have been working with DIY audio for years. I believe my understanding is somewhere in between intermediate to advance in terms of theory. I built my own home theater system and the goal was to stay moderately cheap. I used Dayton reference series for all my drivers. I'm happy with the overall...
  13. FS: 120? DIY Sitra screen with border

    Classifieds - Video Displays and Projectors
    Looking to sell my diy 120" screen I have just recently sold my house and going to live in a place where I can no longer use my screen or projector. It's a 120" sintra screen with an aluminum. Frame and velvet border that i sprayed a Sherwin Williams n9 color, very light gray. I'm in NJ. $100...
  14. I.C.S.T – A divine DIY Ear & Eye Candy and my first project for this spring 2017 NZ season ……

    DIY Speakers
    Options, options & once again options in a long list which accompanies my newest I.S.C.T - DIY project Enclosure I build AS IS with neither CNC machinery nor any other fancy equipment other then with a set of standard tools. But lets start off this by mentioning that the shape used in this...
  15. FS: Two Gjallarhorn Subwoofers in Iowa

    Classifieds - Speakers and Subwoofers
    For Sale: Two Gjallarhorn Subwoofers with TC Sounds LMS Ultra 5400s finished with Duratex. These are fantastic home theatre subs that are hard to beat if you have the space for them. Data-Bass Details: http://www.data-bass.com/data?page=system&id=45 Build thread...
  16. GIK Acoustics DIY Acoustical Panel Build Thread

    Home Audio Acoustics
    DIY Panels from GIK A funny thing happened at RMAF. I was talking with Glenn and Shelly from GIK about their new DIY panel kits, and commented that they were exactly what I need to finish my front wall. Then Glenn offered to send me panels for the purpose if I would review them. Naturally I...
  17. DIY 2 way Synergy speakers

    DIY Speakers
    I have been wanting to make a full range horn loaded speaker for a while...so today I picked up 2 4x8' sheets of 3/4 MDF to do some testing. I will be starting with a 40" x 27 1/2" x 26" horn, and then adding some woofers to them after running REW on them. If they sound as good as I have heard...
  18. DIY Screen for a short throw projector

    DIY Screens
    Hi Everyone, I've been reading about DIY painted screens for a while now and but I just wanted a definitive answer for a specific question. Is there no DIY ALR painted that will work with a short throw projector (.5:1) throw ratio? Is my best bet then is to use a plain matte grey surface...
  19. Need recommendations for Screen DIY with Acer H6510BD

    DIY Screens
    Good day HTS's Experts! I have DLP Projector Acer H6510BD, 3000 Lumens, 10000:1 Contrast. I can not decide on painting walls for home theater projector in the living room. Room with one window measures 11'x19 'with 9.5 foot ceilings. Wall for paint on the opposite side of the window and...
  20. FS: Parts Express Dayton Reference Maple Bookshelf Speakers RS621 - $275 obo

    Classifieds - Speakers and Subwoofers
    Pre-assembled Dayton Reference bookshelf speakers. Great condition. Dayton Audio RS621MK Speaker Kit Pair Maple Based on the Parts Express DIY Project Showcase "The Encore" project, these versatile, small in stature speakers are BIG on sound. They are terrific when used in a home theater...
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