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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-20-2015, 02:53 PM
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Views: 856,181
Posted By mobeer4don
Sounds like it is almost worth figuring out how...

Sounds like it is almost worth figuring out how to wind your own inductors just to avoid supply problems.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By mobeer4don
Passive crossover for mid-highs or active...

Passive crossover for mid-highs or active crossover? Your description is a little unclear...3-way crossover but 2 amps....

A trip to the Lansing Heritage forum is always helpful when working up...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-13-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By mobeer4don
Do you now get the feeling that $17 was more than...

Do you now get the feeling that $17 was more than was spent to build the entire speaker? Much effort went into making that speaker sound acceptable at absolute minimum cost.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-10-2015, 09:45 AM
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Views: 76,677
Posted By mobeer4don
jump! Jump! We want to see you jump :d

jump! Jump! We want to see you jump :d
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-06-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By mobeer4don
The easy answer is to copy the S2S...if you can...

The easy answer is to copy the S2S...if you can find any specs on tuning.

Relatively flat to 30 Hz should be doable with EQ...perhaps easy if you can go as large as 230 l (8 cubic feet)....I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-05-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By mobeer4don
Good chance that replacing the 20 year old...

Good chance that replacing the 20 year old electrolytic caps will help...and that should cost a good bit less than $17.

Yes, by all means rip into them and check out the build quality.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 393
Posted By mobeer4don
Hey Mom! I got you a pair of 6"...

Hey Mom! I got you a pair of 6" Vibes....:eek:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-02-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,635
Posted By mobeer4don
Has anyone eWaved a Marty?

Has anyone eWaved a Marty?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-01-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By mobeer4don
I'd try a pair of triple chamber bandpass subs. ...

I'd try a pair of triple chamber bandpass subs. Why? Because JBL did it and got sued by Bose for patent infringement....and no one else would have one. Nothing to do with easy or practical.
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 519
Posted By mobeer4don
The easy solution is to pick a 2-way design and...

The easy solution is to pick a 2-way design and stack them on top of a pair of subwoofers. You could build them as a single cabinet but there is little or no reason to. Big 3-ways are obsolete for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By mobeer4don
Found a pair for $100 each at Speaker Exchange in...

Found a pair for $100 each at Speaker Exchange in Tampa a couple of weeks ago. I thought about grabbing them on general principal but I already have a pair in the closet and not much of a plan to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By mobeer4don
Get him started on the simple and least expensive...

Get him started on the simple and least expensive example - 1262w and Bash 300 amp. After he reads up on and figures it out the natural response is start down the path of "if this is the cheap one...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-18-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By mobeer4don
Start hunting for a pair of used 15" JBL 2226...

Start hunting for a pair of used 15" JBL 2226 drivers. They will push you over your budget unless you get lucky and find them for ~$100 each....$150-$200 seems more typical. Then pair them up with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-11-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,047
Posted By mobeer4don
Most 30-40 year old receivers have been in the...

Most 30-40 year old receivers have been in the landfill for 10-25 years. The highly sought after vintage receivers, like the Yamaha CR-2020, were not cheap and didn't end up in the landfill for a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-10-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By mobeer4don
Repair/restoration might be my favorite version...

Repair/restoration might be my favorite version of DIY. Lots of good stuff out there that just needs a little work to keep it out of the landfill.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-07-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 438
Posted By mobeer4don
Pyle has been in business for decades. Probably...

Pyle has been in business for decades. Probably the most cost effective gear in the business if you go by the specs.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-04-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By mobeer4don
Did you have them protected with a very steep...

Did you have them protected with a very steep cut-off filter around 20-24 Hz?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-04-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 856,181
Posted By mobeer4don
Yes. Frustration? I can't speak for Erich but I...

Yes. Frustration? I can't speak for Erich but I suspect an inbox full of mostly routine (or open-ended) questions would be frustrating. I would call it a reaction to the "I want information now"...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-03-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 856,181
Posted By mobeer4don
Every email to you should generate an auto-reply...

Every email to you should generate an auto-reply that includes something like this..

Thank you for your interest....blah blah blah...I simply cannot read and reply to every email in a timely...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By mobeer4don
If I were doing this I would start with the...

If I were doing this I would start with the enclosures and work from there. To me this is more of a construction project with 20-24 holes and boxes in the ceiling to get done efficiently and neatly....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 856,181
Posted By mobeer4don
Part of the problem is that finding an...

Part of the problem is that finding an inexpensive 12" woofer that will do the job isn't easy. If anyone can find a $25 woofer that performs like the "budget" Eminence drivers ($85?) and somehow...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 856,181
Posted By mobeer4don
Bull. They were just too cheap to pull the...

Bull. They were just too cheap to pull the trigger and order them. ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 520
Posted By mobeer4don
Another vote for the yellow glue and the iron-on...

Another vote for the yellow glue and the iron-on method.

Practice with the paint before you do the front baffle. A smooth paint job is a lot harder than it looks....at least it is for me. I bet...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-04-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By mobeer4don
I think you are missing at least half the fun of...

I think you are missing at least half the fun of DIY....getting in over your head and having to get yourself out of it through some combination of blood, sweat, tears, education, cash, and new power...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By mobeer4don
Plywood and deck screws. Why mess with anything...

Plywood and deck screws. Why mess with anything else?

Nice build, BTW.
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