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  1. Computer Rebuild Issue

    REW Forum
    I've had to rebuild a computer from scratch. Scratch means no setup disk other than the Windows Win 7 Install. I had to find all drivers from the internet. I've got everything working audio wise, the Win 7 Sound screen can send HDMI audio out to each speaker, I can see the UMIK-1 microphone...
  2. Thorens TD-126 Rebuild

    DIY Audio
    After sitting dormant for several years my old Thorens TD-126 needed an overhaul. The grey/green rubberized paint had deteriorated due to ozone, and the electrolytic capacitors were drying out, causing wow and flutter. I replaced the caps with new Nichicons. The motor and pulley were...
  3. Should I rebuild my Cantons?

    DIY Speakers
    I have a pair of beautiful old Canton Karat 960's that I have loved for years. They sound very clean and natural. Problem is they are starting to have problems. One of them has started to pop quite a bit and the midrange output has dropped out. I opened it up yesterday and the midrange is...
  4. My rebuild system

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    I lost my system (and house, condo and ~12 guitars/basses) to my ex, so I'm rebuilding my system (in an apartment) from scratch. :rant: Do far, the system contains: Dynaudio BM5A mains and center. The mains sit on 24 inch Pangea stands and are crossed-over with the built-in high pass at 80Hz...
  5. rebuild sony towers!!!

    DIY Speakers
    I have a set of Sony towers with dual 6.5" woofers that were given to me... They sounded good the last time I heard them.. the cabinets went through a basement flood.. ruined the gotten 2" s of the cabinets.. just throwing the idea around if I should rebuild or do something different.. I built...
  6. My DIY Altec re-build

    DIY Speakers
    My speakers are not a full DIY speaker from the ground up, but rather a rebuild of a pair of 1979 Altec Lansing Model 15s (2-way, 802-8D compression driver in bent horn, 12" woofer re-conned by Altec in 1991). I rebuilt the crossover using Solen Fast Caps, rewired the speakers w/ Kimber 4TC...
  7. In progress family room rebuild

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    I'm keeping the mancave with the Benq w500, and 100" screen. although I may have to buy an Epson 8350 for it because this 8700UB is spoiling me rotten. I thought I wanted to have a larger venue for movie watching then just a comfy leather loveseat in my 12X10 mancave. My family room is 13.5 X...
  8. Shiva-X Rebuild

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Little help from the Shacksters? I am deciding to dismantle this sonosub and rebuild it as a traditional sub for possible resale. Looking at the Shiva-X build notes, it says that 140L tuned to 17hz was the maximum suggested size for this driver. Did I build this too big? Would a 140L...
  9. Klipsch Rebuild

    DIY Speakers
    I had posted this in the econowave forum on AK but nobody responded with anything usefull so I thought I would try this here: A while back in the econowave thread I had mentioned doing the econowave mod for my Klipsch KG 4.2 speakers. At the time I was told that I should modify the crossover...
  10. Rebuild of old front speakers (again)

    DIY Speakers
    These are the before pictures of my next project. Plywood baffles and backs are to be replaced with 2 pcs 3/4" MDF glued, clamped and screwed together. More to follow...
  11. Rebuild of old front speakers (again)

    DIY Speakers
    I'm starting to rebuild a pair of speakers that I originally built back in the 70's. These originally started out with 8" woofers, (2) 4" midrange and a radio shack horn tweeter and a crossover. I later tried 12" woofers and have since gone to a 10" woofer, a single mid and kept the old horn...
  12. Post Divorce Rebuild

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Well in my previous married life I had a full 7 seat 7.2 dedicated theater that doubled as my show room for my custom install business. Upon the divorce I let the ex keep the house and the full theater so her son would stay home more often and out of trouble. Since then I have been putting...
  13. Pro-audio amplifier vs. Carver amp rebuild

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Several years back I purchased two SVS CS 25-31 subs, and used a Carver M400a to power them. I bought that amp new, back when I was in college, it's close to 30 years old. I've been using it since about 2005 as the sub amp, prior to that it was always used as my primary stereo amp. A couple...
  14. jl audio 13w1v2-4 rebuild

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    currently in a 23" cube with very little bracing, while it doesnt walk across the floor i cant put anything on top of it cause is rattles whatever might be on top, its powered by a stock bash 300. my room is really small 11x10x8 so i think i want a smaller box ive modeled up a few different if...
  15. Fisher Theater Rebuild

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Howdy - been a lurker here for a while learning and getting ready :nerd: My wife and I plan to update our current "theater" into a real one. We have a basement (very rare in NC) that we're currently using, but plan to completely refresh it (go from a big-screen TV to projector, etc). Here is...
  16. TC2000 12 Rebuild help

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Going to be rebuilding my box from the sonotube its in now, moving to an apartment soon, need something more visually pleasing probably going for a regular box, ~3.5cuft and i want to try dual tuning at ~19-20 and the other at 26 or so, dont know if i want to do like SVS and plug and unplug one...
  17. Rebuild cabs or add bracing

    DIY Speakers
    As seen in a different post here I have been playing with rebuilding\improving some existing speakers. I have gotten my waveguide where I am happy with the response and am ready to work on the boxes. The boxes are 1/2" particle board with some sort of a composite plasic front as seen below...
  18. Home theater rebuild phase 1: Center channel

    DIY Speakers
    I've been thinking about rebuilding my whole home theater setup for a while. Currently I have a Velodyne CHT speaker setup with two sealed subs I made that use the 12" Dayton Titanic. I enjoy this setup a lot but it has some flaws that I think I can address. Problems 1. Needs more mid-bass...
  19. Rebuild The Wall - Luther Wright and The Wrongs

    CD-BD-DVD Music | Vinyl Records
    I just p/u up this disc for my dad to give for fathers day. It is a remake of The Wall done by the Bluegrass band Luther Wright and the Wrongs. Yup, you heard that right...a blue grass cover of the wall. Lets clarify two important parts: I do not listen to country/bluegrass I am a diehard...
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