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post #1 of 17 Old 03-26-2013, 07:37 PM - Thread Starter
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My setup pales in comparison to some of yours but it works for where I am and being space limited its pretty overkill. Plus when i do get a larger space everything will just end up sounding better. Decided to go the DIY route as i felt it yielded better results per $ spent, and i like building stuff. The flat packs from DIYSoundGroup made things super simple. My build thread is linked in my signature. Decided to DIY my own stand as well as i could not find anything commercially available that would fit what i wanted. Everything turned out great IMO. Speakers are amazing and I'm really happy with how the stand came out. I still need to build a center. Just not sure which yet.

I'm also going to start looking into a miniDSP and some treatments



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2x DIY Dayton - RSS460HO-4 18" each in a 4 CUFT box

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This is what it looked like before I started


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You have a cool set up.. The DIY speakers look great. I have the same amp. Thanks for sharing. JT

My meager set up

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That is some transformation, those subs must really fill your space with thunderous power smile.gif Thanks for sharing!

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got my new LED strip bias light installed. much better than the desk lamp i was using

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Also changed to the Onkyo 818 as it got me Audyssey XT 32. Ive had it for about a month now. Like it over the Yamaha

Response after running audyssey


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Nice setup. I like it. I'm thinking of going DIY subs if I ever decide to replace my current ones.

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got my new LED strip bias light installed. much better than the desk lamp i was using

Which lights are those?

Where do you have them mounted?

I bought some strip lights but they don't seem to be bright enough for what I am looking for.

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these from ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/310621089492?var=610178518766&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

they are stuck right to the back of the TV


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Just now seeing this, looks great man love the new lighting.

As you may remember I've heard your speakers and subs before (mrsmithers build) - congrats on a kick arse setup both sound fantastic.

Looking at the picks I was thinking.... if I was watching a horror movie in that room I think the shadows from the odd shaped ceiling would freak the sh*t out of me. But then I remembered in my old age I don't really watch horror movies anymore.

Speaking of those angles, do you think they help smooth the frequency response?


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in theroy they should however i think because the room is so smallthe reflections bay be doing more harm than good. Ill get around to testing someacoustic panels at some point see if it helps. TBH nothing really sounds bad, so im slightly unmotivated currently. I do have a nice house resonance at like 200hz which is pretty comical when it shows up

I did pick up a miniDSP, excited to play with it


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I got a new TV a while ago and just realized i didnt post it in here



building a center as well
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Wow! This build deserves a:



Aannndd daaaayyyyuuummmmm nearfield 24" sub in that room.


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soooo, this is what dreams are made of....WOW!!, it probably equates to installing transducers to the house foundation.


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soooo, this is what dreams are made of....WOW!!, it probably equates to installing transducers to the house foundation.
lol yea that's pretty accurate


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Nice work on your DIY!

I use to have all DIY and it is a nice way to go, for the money it cannot be beat when done properly.
Your small space look amazing and also use to have a back light when I had a monitor (with a projector it is a no no).

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