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  1. DIY Home Theater Project

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Well I've started finishing my basement to include a dedicated theater room. It's been almost a year, with procrastination and my bank account being the reason it's taking so long. Here is the basic layout of the room that I whipped up in Visio. The room dimensions are not the best but I'm...
  2. 12-15 inch DIY Subwoofer.

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Id like to build a relatively compact (sealed maybe?) sub, 12-15 inch, powered with a proamp or plate amp. Unfortunately I'm not very familiar with the products sold this side of the pond (moved from UK to USA), so if anyone could recommend some good well priced drivers, that would be nice...
  3. DIY bass traps and absorbers

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I was shown and found some info on creating your own absorbers and bass traps using OC 703 rigid fiber. They recommend using 2 layers to get 4". I was wondering if there'd be any loss of effectiveness or gain in effectiveness if I use 13" R-38. Would that extend the absorption to lower...
  4. DIY subwoofer cable RCA terminations ??

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I realize that allegedly the best DIY RCA termination for Belden 1694A coax is by Canare and is a crimp connection. Has anyone used the F-Conn or Liberty brands of gold RCA Male compression coax connectors? (I was considering the use of 1694A coax for subwoofer cables and already have...
  5. DIY Sub project

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi folks, this will be my first diy home sub project i have not decided on driver yet was considering dayton 12" or above also the sub will be an imitation to sonotube but square im considering going with dayton plate amp. how much power do i need? will 500 watt be enough? the box outside...
  6. Opinions and suggestions on 1st DIY box

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am new to home systems. I am looking to build a subwoofer system using parts that I have available on hand that I am not using. First I just upgraded to a 7.1 receiver so I have a Sherwood amplifier not being used that can be used to drive it. It is rated @ 125 watts RMS @ 6 ohms per channel...
  7. Need decision help SVS 12" sub or DIY setup?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I am new here and would like some of your expertise. I am at trying to make a decision about whether to simply purchase a SVS 12 sub ($650 shipped from SVS) or to possibly update an old home built sub that my dad made when I was a teen. I am looking at possibly going wth a better...
  8. DIY Subwoofer: Would like some feedback!

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hey guys. I've been around here before, but I've never really been an active member. I recently built myself a sub and I wanted to get some feedback from you folks. This project is done, but I could apply suggestions and advice to the next DIY I am planning to build for my brother-in-law...
  9. Trying to do a 12" DIY job

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    well i sold my other sub i had and im wanting to do 1 12 in either a sonotube or regular ported box ive been looking at the tc 2000s, does anyone know if the few tc has left have the black cone and the tall surround, if they do that might take the cake for me, i sent them a email dont know on...