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  1. I.S.C.T. Speaker with dual 'Sealed & Vented' compartment enclosures ....

    DIY Speakers
    Hi there, I have been over the last three month or more working on my drawings for one of my 5 upcoming and new I.S.C.T (Innovative Slice Construction Technique) Sandwich build type enclosure projects, and unfortunately I can’t find a lot about the subject at all in my own manual nor the...
  2. Help needed with testing drivers and building enclosures

    DIY Speakers
    Hi HTSers, I salvaged 4 subwoofers from a restaurant installation we recently did. http://imgur.com/a/Fuuew I'm busy removing the drivers from the enclosures at the moment and intent to build new enclosures. The drivers have no markings on them such as manufacturer or wattage, etc, so I...
  3. Car Audio guy But newbie in Home audio, Need advice in building enclosures

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello, new here. In the process Of building sub woofer Cabinets soon for my living room, Question is , i do not know where to start. ive built dozens of car audio subwoofer enclosures with great sucess, Home audio is new for me. Some guys i hear build massive 8 cu.ft enclosures and some build...
  4. 3D printing of speaker enclosures

    DIY Audio
    Hello, First post, be gentle. I've been working on a project for some time, modelling some quite complex speakers in my 3D software with the intention of using a 3D printer to make them. I was interested to see if anyone has any links or experience in any equations that can be used to predict...
  5. Dual 10" subs in Bamboo enclosures, what do you think?

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Well I haven't been posting too much lately cause I've been busy with work as well as my little side project. I'll give some background on this build first. I have definitive BP-8060ST towers and I heard something in one of the towers a few months back. I emailed definitive and told them there...
  6. finish for enclosures options

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    so i have all my speakers done and i want to color match them. 2 sealed 18's, 2 tritrix towers and sealed tritrix center. simplest would be an oil base primer then duratex them. not really sure how that will look since i dont have anything with that finish. all my components are gloss to satin...
  7. Building In Ceiling Speaker Enclosures

    DIY Speakers
    Hello new friends, I look to you for guidance... I am getting ready to install all of my in wall speakers for my 7.1 system. I bought all Polk Audio LCi series speakers for my setup. After bouncing around on the Polk Audio forum, I have decided to place my rears(Lc65i's) as well as my...
  8. Help me connect a plate amp to two sub boxes

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    I bought and have a MiniDSP amp version coming in the next few days and need some advice of how to wired it. Right now I have a dual sealed opposed 15" sub (JBL GTI MKI DVC6ohm drivers) wired for a 6ohm load. I'm thinking of adding a second box with one 15" GTI driver for a total of three...
  9. Bandpass enclosures??

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have 15 inch driver in a bandpass* (built for this specific driver by a car stereo company-I bought it as a used demo) enclosure; I was told that it doesn't matter which way the driver faces. At present, the driver is facing into the largest (most volume) portion of the enclosure which is...
  10. AV123 MFW-15 enclosures

    Classifieds - Speakers and Subwoofers
    Like the title says, I am looking for AV123 MFW-15 subwoofer enclosures with either blown amps, blown drivers, or both. Any color. Looking to pickup within 150 miles of 61611 (to save on shipping). Thanks!
  11. 8x 18" LMS Ultra 5400s in 4 sealed enclosures (~40ft^3)

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    I originally posted my build on the AVS forum, but figured I'd repost it here as well since there are so many nice builds. Originally this build was for 8 Maelstrom-X 18s, but after the QC and build house issues, I've modified my cabinets to take 18" LMS Ultra 5400s. The LMS is a much better...
  12. Multiple drivers in same enclosure vs multiple drivers in their own enclosures

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I know I've seen it discussed in passing in other threads, but what is the impact of 2 drivers in an enclosure that is say 20 cuft, versus each driver in their own 10 cuft?
  13. Fatbox Sub Enclosures on eBay?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Has anyone used the Fatbox subwoofer enclosures sold on e-Bay? They are *outrageously* expensive -- $320 + $120 shipping just for the 18" enclosure -- but are they any good? The page says it has a volume of 5 cubic feet (after all displacements), 66.5 sq in port area, 1" *industrial* mdf, 2"...
  14. Newbie: I would like to build my first TM bookshelf enclosures (sealed)

    DIY Speakers
    Newbie: I would like to build my first TM bookshelf enclosures (sealed) I would like to understand how to use the online enclosure calculator. Would the forum suggest a calculator to use? I do not know how to build crossovers so my plan was to use some pre made ones from parts express My...
  15. Paradigm sub2 / ML Descent style enclosures

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have an idea but wanted to bounce it off the sub experts here regarding calculating the volume for a six sided enclosure like the new Paradigm SUB1 and 2 and the Martin Logan Descent. I am thinking I can first calculate the volume of a Triangular enclosure using the great enclosure calculator...
  16. Subwoofer enclosures vs efficiency

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I will like to compare the efficiency of the same sub in two different enclosures. Lets say you have a AE AV15X driver in a sealed 4cf box and then decide to use the same driver in a 8cf PR/ported box. Lets say you are using 1,300 watts to power the sub. My question is, what will be the...
  17. Are these DIY tower enclosures of good quality?

    DIY Speakers
    Are these DIY tower enclosures well built or would you recommend changing the build?: http://www.geocities.com/cc00541/MiniStatements_3.html Click on cabinet drawings.
  18. Custom subwoofer and mid bass enclosures

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Here are some pics of a custom project we are working on right now. They are custom enclosures for JBL 1500AL,s and 1200FE's 4 of each.
  19. Two Monster LLT enclosures, free...1st come 1st serve

    Classifieds - Speakers and Subwoofers
    Well, as most of you know, I'm moving to yet another phase in my subwoofer experimentation, and going with a quad sealed setup. so for anyone who wants to try a REAL, massive, 650+ Liter, 18" driver, ported enclosure(s), you have a chance to get them.....1st come 1st serve. You can use one of...
  20. Already built the enclosures- now I want roundover edges?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I've already cut all of the pieces for my enclosures. I've also already assembled both of them, aside from the enclosure tops. I realize it would have been much easier to do before assemly, but now I have decided I want roudover edges. Is there a good way to go about this? If so- how? I don't...
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