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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2017, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Fabricator
they are coming along. i have 2 8" sono's now, 24...

they are coming along. i have 2 8" sono's now, 24 1/4" long. it is kind of a pita to get them installed the way i want = no experience.
this, sanding/finishing, paint, binding posts should all be...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 373
Posted By Fabricator
yes, i know. but you would have both. yes,...

yes, i know. but you would have both.

yes, they are. actually, for the money, they are fantastic.
but they do over rate them somewhat.
here is realistic specs.
Specifications: • Output power...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2017, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Fabricator
thanx. but that was 25 years ago. i have XPA-3...

thanx. but that was 25 years ago. i have XPA-3 now.

those 2 12's sealed with a 3000dsp = blow your socks off !
$600 plus 1 sheet MDF and whatever little stuff.
2 of these. and 2 xlr to rca....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2017, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Fabricator
yeah, thats what i'm sayin. i think 2 15's...

yeah, thats what i'm sayin.

i think 2 15's in a sealed with a nu3000(dsp ?) would get you much more than what you want, in a GOOD way. and all that well under $1000 + building the easy cabinets.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2017, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Fabricator
guys, he has 100wrms pc. and isn't concerned...

guys, he has 100wrms pc. and isn't concerned about max output. an ultimax would be WAY overkill me things.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,033
Posted By Fabricator
got it. thanx

got it. thanx
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Fabricator
btw. i am not arguing with you, i am trying to...

btw. i am not arguing with you, i am trying to learn.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Fabricator
ok, fair enough. but if there is distortion, that...

ok, fair enough. but if there is distortion, that would be an indication that the limit of the unit is being exceeded ?


i m going to try out what i have and see what happens. then go from...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 07:50 PM
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Views: 111
Posted By Fabricator
lol, ok. thanx

lol, ok. thanx
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Fabricator
ok. does that include a port that folds/turns...

ok. does that include a port that folds/turns and its opening aims at the cone ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 195
Posted By Fabricator
ok, but why are you putting them there ? just...

ok, but why are you putting them there ? just wondering.

did you test fit the cabinets on the corners ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,033
Posted By Fabricator
i should have been more clear. i was referring to...

i should have been more clear. i was referring to a ported sub. i am building 2 subs, so i have sub on the brain.

but yeah, in full range speakers i can see it working well.

what i can see...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 06:59 AM
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Views: 1,033
Posted By Fabricator
just found this thread. i am building 2...

just found this thread.

i am building 2 large ported and was wondering, while looking the walmart foam, wth is this going to do !?
this thread confirms my thoughts = NOTHING. sept make the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 195
Posted By Fabricator
what is the purpose of putting them in the...

what is the purpose of putting them in the corners ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By Fabricator
still a good value. that reminded me of the...

still a good value.

that reminded me of the time, back in the 80's, when you could get a 1000w car amp, that actually put out about 20wrms.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
ok, thanx. i am pretty sure i will not be max'n...

ok, thanx. i am pretty sure i will not be max'n these out anyway.
NO rap, but probably some sine's while i am testing it out, but not at max.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
yeah, i could dry my hair, what little i have...

yeah, i could dry my hair, what little i have left anyway lol.
thats why i will call it the "Howitzer sub" = air cannon :eek:

i will take a tape and get a 8". i know they vary a lot.

btw,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
reading here it was said that there should be one...

reading here it was said that there should be one for this driver.

no low pass = got it ...

the thing is, idk if i want lower. can't say i have ever felt that. is that when the room pressurizes...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
i just went and got my sono out of the shed, its...

i just went and got my sono out of the shed, its 24". but its 8 1/2' round. and i only have 1 = off to the store i go.

this thing is going to look really interesting with an 8" port. maybe i will...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
yes, i know. but i want round. :)

yes, i know. but i want round. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
just did some more calculating, using your info....

just did some more calculating, using your info. a 8" round at 14cf would be 27.5".
my box is 34.5 inside. that leaves 7" to the back panel. is that enough ?

yeah, i heard about the HP filter...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
thanx. i actually, just now, did a real...

thanx. i actually, just now, did a real calculation of the "inside" of the box. it is 14cf3, driver and bracing included. ports not included.
guess i really underestimated the wood for the box...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
the amp. is this what i need for the speaker...

the amp. is this what i need for the speaker wires ?
http://www.parts-express.com/neutrik-nl2fx-speakon-connector-2-pole-cable-mount--092-198

i have XLR's for the input. idk anything about the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
i read on here just yesterday, by a prominent...

i read on here just yesterday, by a prominent member here, that it can give erroneous results. sides, idk if i even could understand it anyway :o



yeah, exactly what my research is telling...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Fabricator
another ULTIMAX 18 build

i am building 2 of these, a mirror image pair. they are 3x3x2 outside. with a recess for the center speaker, about 8x8x12" each. so, about 16cf each not including whatever ports i need = idk yet = if...
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