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  1. help needed with wiring diagram

    DIY Speakers
    iv got a question an i hope you can help im planin to build some bookshelf speakers that have 2 8in woofers an a planar tweeter in a two way config using the Dayton Audio 700-LPF-8 Low Pass an Dayton Audio 700-HPF-8 High Pass but my problem is i cant see how to do that , i know it should be...
  2. hypex HS 500 wiring diagram

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi! I just bought a HS 500 from a guy, and it came in 2 pieces, the plate amp and the control panel. It is pretty straightforward, looks like everything plugs together . Problem is, I cant find anywhere to connect the actual subwoofer to. Nothing identified on the PC board as being + or -, in...
  3. Energy Take1 Center Speaker wiring problem

    DIY Speakers
    I hope this is not considered off topic, as it seemed the best forum to ask for assistance. The front of my Energy 1 center speaker fell off, pulling all of the wiring loose. So I have 4 wires - blue, red, black and white - and 3 speakers (2 mid and 1 tweeter?) that need reconnecting. The 2...
  4. Help with wiring and speaker box

    DIY Speakers
    Okay I am trying to build a MMTMM or quad center speaker. I have searched all over the web and got the parts that I need. Granted this is not going to be an center I just want something Unique better than the Sony center my gal got a while back. So My question is in the crude drawing I have...
  5. INuke 3000 Wiring

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    **Subs:** Dayton Audio DVC385-88 x2 **Receiver:** Denon 1913 AVR **Amp:** iNuke NU3000 non dsp I am a little confused on wiring my subs for the inuke. I assumed that I could simple connect my avr to the amp with one rca to xlr cable and then wire the subs to 2ohms and run the amp on mono...
  6. Internal wiring gauge?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I'm working on 2 sealed UM18s that I want to power off of a Crown XLS5000, 1600x2 at 4 ohms. I was planning on internally wiring with 14AWG, mostly because its flexible, but should I be using a thicker gauge? Parts express is telling me 10AWG. Its only about 30" so I figured 14AWG would be...
  7. Need Help wiring up 2 Ultimax DVC 15!!

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello HTS.. I am trying to wire up my 2 15 Ultimax DVC subs. Each sub is dual voice coil at 2ohm's. Is there a way to wire these subs up to I can run my amp at 4ohm mono? Thank you
  8. Beginner amp and subwoofer wiring help - 4 channel amp for 2 4ohm DVC subs.

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    After many hours of research and frustration, im still unable to find a way to wire my subs up correctly. It may be that my 2 subwoofers are unable to be wired at the correct impendance for my amp. I have the 4 channel Fusion PF-4004 amp, found here: [link removed because of post count] The for...
  9. HT Wiring

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I’m in the process of building a dedicated HT. I’m at the wiring point and I’m finding that I’m pretty green when it comes to the video side. I have 2 questions. 1) I’d like to hear peoples’ recommendations as to what wires I should be running so make sure I have maximum flexibility with...
  10. Speaker/Subwoofer Wiring Question

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hello everyone, I bought 50 ft of speaker/Subwoofer cable. 50 ft is more than enough to wire the whole space were the Speakers and Receiver will be located. Is there any specific method to cut the cables to distribute to the different speakers/Subwoofer into the receiver? This is my first...
  11. Amp Wiring Impedance Help - Behringer EP2500

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Hey guys, got a question for wiring up my Behringer EP2500 amp. For the past two years I have been running a Eminance Eminator 15" 4-ohm SVC in a custom box for the past 2 years with GOOD results but recently came across an awesome deal on a triple 12" vented car audio sub box. (keep in mind I...
  12. Wiring question

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I know it's illegal to run general purpose stranded speaker wire inside a wall. Is it ok to run it inside a wall if it's inside metal conduit?
  13. Question about Sub drivers and DVC wiring

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello. My Father has purchased a Crown XLS 1500 amp for use in his studio. I'm considering building him a subwoofer rather than him purchasing one. I'm really liking the Dayton Ultimax series. What I would like to know is the XLS 1500 he just purchased has Speakon outputs. If I were to build...
  14. Finding wire in ceilings in pre-wired home

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I am helping a neighbor install speakers in a great-room that has been pre-wired but nothing has been installed. In an effort to find the wire in the ceiling and walls, I've been looking at options. A leading option seems to be the Triplett 3399 Fox/Hound setup available for ~$80. I've...
  15. Subwoofer Project Internal Wiring

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I'm going to build two subs for my HT, my first speaker build (ever). Each will be Dayton 15" Ultimax in 3 cu ft sealed enclosures powered by one EP4000. I'm looking for help with the internal wiring. I'm planning to use 12 gauge Belden speaker wire (stranded) since I have a 500' spool of...
  16. Onkyo 818 wiring for sub

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Just received the 818 and the Klipsch sub that I have is not equipped for RCA-wired connection. Any idea on how to connect this sub to the 818 or am I just out of luck? Thanks in advance. :huh:
  17. I need a lesson in wiring!!!

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Team, I am building my first home theater as part of finishing my basement. I have decided to take on the wiring myself. While most of the experts on this site would say, "go for it", I am hesitant due to my lack of basic home theater wiring knowledge. Attached are the renderings I created...
  18. Monaural out to line level (L/R) inputs

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Just got a new 7.2 receiver and am hooking it up to an older Polk subwoofer. The receiver has 2 subwoofer RCA outputs (monaural) and the subwoofer has a left and right RCA line input (it also has speaker level inputs/outputs but I don't want to use these). Can I use just one RCA cable to either...
  19. Impendance measure using REW - wiring problem

    REW Forum
    Impedance measurement using REW - wiring problem Hi all, I would need some help to measure the impedance of my woofer. I have successfully measured the SPL & Phase (pls see attachment) regarding frequency using my laptop without any pain. It might not be precise enough, but the curve...
  20. Wiring: Just the facts Mam

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hello one and all from the bustling metropolis of Wentzville, Missouri population 6000 and a dog! Now, after my dorky introduction comes the question. I have been going back in forth in my mind about wiring my home theater (new construction) or forking out the money for a pro to do it. On the...