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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 05:34 AM
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Views: 1,141
Posted By mobeer4don
Yeah, you have to watch out for the guys that...

Yeah, you have to watch out for the guys that keep telling you that twin 18 subwoofers with 3 kW power is an entry-level system :rolleyes: It is around here but we're mostly nuts.

Pick your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-19-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By mobeer4don
No, it really isn't. It just takes a few minutes...

No, it really isn't. It just takes a few minutes of reading and playing with cords and adapters and understanding bridged vs mono vs stereo input and output connections on the iNuke. The...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-19-2015, 05:25 AM
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Views: 810,781
Posted By mobeer4don
You are supposed to tell the wife/SO to buy new...

You are supposed to tell the wife/SO to buy new pillows and then use the old ones in your speakers :rolleyes: The extra drool and dust mites really helps ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By mobeer4don
Being a little bright is a design choice...

Being a little bright is a design choice primarily driven by the fact that likely buyers are over 50 and not hearing the high end like they used to. Some other designs take this to an extreme...
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-16-2015, 05:12 AM
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Views: 810,781
Posted By mobeer4don
Add half a brick and couple of broken bottles to...

Add half a brick and couple of broken bottles to the (large) box. The key is to get a really good crunch sound if the box is tilted or shaken. Works great on kids Christmas presents that tend to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-12-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,077
Posted By mobeer4don
I haven't looked at many of the SEOS crossovers...

I haven't looked at many of the SEOS crossovers closely but I assume many of them have a similar topology and it should be possible to work up a generic board that would work for multiple crossovers....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-09-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 354
Posted By mobeer4don
Here is a really nice place to start on the hows...

Here is a really nice place to start on the hows and whys of speaker design and construction.

http://techtalk.parts-express.com/showthread.php?219617-The-Speaker-Building-Bible

Keep in mind...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-08-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12,044
Views: 810,781
Posted By mobeer4don
No good deed goes unpunished ;)

No good deed goes unpunished ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-07-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By mobeer4don
Off to a very nice start. Keep on building!

Off to a very nice start. Keep on building!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-07-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,077
Posted By mobeer4don
It would be easier to help with (and document) a...

It would be easier to help with (and document) a crossover build if the crossover wasn't a secret. Secrets are counterproductive.

Beautiful work by Likelinus, by the way.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-06-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By mobeer4don
You should stop now. If you don't you may find...

You should stop now. If you don't you may find yourself debating whether or not 2500 W is enough power for your subs. It only takes about 18-24 months to slide completely into DIY HT insanity ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-04-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 635
Posted By mobeer4don
Panasonic Thrusters. They sound awesome when...

Panasonic Thrusters. They sound awesome when drinking Pabst Blue Ribbon.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-23-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,861
Posted By mobeer4don
High efficiency, low distortion, smooth (possibly...

High efficiency, low distortion, smooth (possibly flat) response, and rather budget-friendly. Pretty good goals for music or HT if you ask me.

Perhaps you could say they are voiced like many...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-20-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 68,684
Posted By mobeer4don
This would be a case where shipping a template...

This would be a case where shipping a template (or templates as the case may be) to allow the end user to route the baffle recesses using a pattern bit makes a lot of sense.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-15-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 695
Posted By mobeer4don
The JBL 8320 are not dipoles. Nothing magical...

The JBL 8320 are not dipoles. Nothing magical about diploes so unless you have a very good reason for why you think they are best for your room...

Speaking of the JBL 8320...are you picking...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-12-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 4,519
Posted By mobeer4don
Have you tried anything as simple as running a...

Have you tried anything as simple as running a full range signal (CD player?) to to a single channel of the amp and lamp cord to any driver to make noise? Then start adding in complexity (AVR, AVR...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-10-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By mobeer4don
No, but I have the TD15M in my mains. Eventually...

No, but I have the TD15M in my mains. Eventually I'll get around to upgrading my center channel to a SEOS 12/DNA360/JBL 2206. I haven't really considered getting the TD12M since I picked up the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-09-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By mobeer4don
Wayne Parham used the AE TD12 (M?) in the...

Wayne Parham used the AE TD12 (M?) in the upgraded 3pi rather then the JBL 2206 (but choose the 2226 over the AE TD15M for the 4 pi...). Looks like he now uses the Eminence 4012 now... I think the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By mobeer4don
Love the JBL workbench! Going with mitered...

Love the JBL workbench!

Going with mitered corners or butt joints on the cabs?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-06-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By mobeer4don
Regarding surge protection...you should look at...

Regarding surge protection...you should look at "whole house" solutions that wire into the main breaker panel.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 731
Posted By mobeer4don
Thinking outside the box... How about an...

Thinking outside the box...

How about an external slot port? The port "rails" would be on the rear (top or sides could also work)of the enclosure and you would simply change the length of the port...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-02-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,084
Posted By mobeer4don
DIY tends to weed out the lazy and...

DIY tends to weed out the lazy and impatient....much like homebrewers.

I can DIY anything...even if it costs 2x as much and takes 3x as long!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-25-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By mobeer4don
Ask your buddy if he has a 3/4" or 1" trim bit....

Ask your buddy if he has a 3/4" or 1" trim bit. You want one like this http://www.homedepot.com/p/Diablo-1-2-in-x-1-in-Carbide-Flush-Trimming-Router-Bit-DR42104/100660716 with the bearing on the end....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-24-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By mobeer4don
...and you put a shine on the matte waveguide. ...

...and you put a shine on the matte waveguide. Nice!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-23-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By mobeer4don
Looks like a refoam job might be all that is...

Looks like a refoam job might be all that is needed.
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