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Forum: Speakers   03-23-2017, 09:14 AM
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Views: 194,550
Posted By Mark Seaton
There is a new, 16 channel version of the...

There is a new, 16 channel version of the Altitude coming out in the near future. It sounds like it might be a good $5k less than the 16 channel version of the bigger brother. They saved some on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,958
Posted By Mark Seaton
3-4 magnets that look like 11" diameter with...

3-4 magnets that look like 11" diameter with thick top/back plates + 8 layer, 5" VC, and then that 5" VC needs a pole. The moving mass alone is likely 2.5 lbs, and a 5" diameter pole of any...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-19-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By Mark Seaton
There are two important considerations for home...

There are two important considerations for home ceiling speakers that are not an issue in a cinema. First, the speakers are relatively close to the listener due to the height of the room, and often...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-16-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By Mark Seaton
Thanks for the kind words and suggestion Tom. ...

Thanks for the kind words and suggestion Tom. While not inexpensive, and pretty massive in size, hopefully a few will enjoy getting to pick the driver they like and spend their time tinkering and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 993
Posted By Mark Seaton
As notnyt and some others suggested, I'd...

As notnyt and some others suggested, I'd recommend some sealed subs around the room in the right places. Either the Acoustic Elegance (out of Green Bay) TD-15, TD-18+ or PE/Dayton's reference 15 or...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,266
Posted By Mark Seaton
Not stumped. I just don't have enough info...

Not stumped. I just don't have enough info remotely, and the front subs work rather well for a single row of seats.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,266
Posted By Mark Seaton
Don't forget each of the 2 channels will have a...

Don't forget each of the 2 channels will have a coarse delay adjustment and you have the LF Adjust knob to tilt the bottom after running ARC. The MiniDSP would probably be welcome to have, but...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-15-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,008
Posted By Mark Seaton
Following up with the same filtering applied to...

Following up with the same filtering applied to the B&C 21DS115-4 measurements:

20Hz 2nd order LR High Pass:...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-15-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,008
Posted By Mark Seaton
Hi Josh, I happened to get around to...

Hi Josh,

I happened to get around to exporting some measurements to create some recommended filter settings. While this might be a bit flatter than I would probably dial in for the tastes of many...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-14-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,800
Posted By Mark Seaton
There are plenty more movies with significant...

There are plenty more movies with significant content below 18-20Hz. Those were 2 easy examples I could find clear graphs of. More recently those looking at the deep bass content in movies are...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   03-14-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 174
Posted By Mark Seaton
Hey Archaea, great to hear both you and Randy...

Hey Archaea, great to hear both you and Randy will be making the trip out for the day. While the show definitely has its roots in the more exotic 2 channel audio, both Jeff (JTR) & I will have some...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-13-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,800
Posted By Mark Seaton
I agree, particularly with the approach Alcons...

I agree, particularly with the approach Alcons takes. In their case you have specific driver EQ and crossover design work along with amplifier design that is part of what makes many of the models...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-13-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,800
Posted By Mark Seaton
Thank you Peter, and please realize that I...

Thank you Peter, and please realize that I believe most saw my post as made in jest and a fun jab. I awaited your response in defense of your latest focus or favorites. Surely with your flair for...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-13-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32,710
Views: 1,279,434
Posted By Mark Seaton
Hi Hop, Excuse the intrusion, but I spotted...

Hi Hop,

Excuse the intrusion, but I spotted this after the previous mention. I have posted before that I was at the subwoofer comparison being referenced. Due to a critical choice in the use of...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-12-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,800
Posted By Mark Seaton
It's nice to have something to balance the octave...

It's nice to have something to balance the octave of bass extension you will be missing! :p :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-09-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,008
Posted By Mark Seaton
Thanks tux'! :o Obviously I didn't write it, but...

Thanks tux'! :o Obviously I didn't write it, but here's the link to the piece you are referring to at AudioXpress...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-09-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,008
Posted By Mark Seaton
Sorry for missing this. A sine wave no lower...

Sorry for missing this. A sine wave no lower than 20Hz in free air is easiest to generate the excursion to break it in. Don't do it in box else you can possibly burn things. In free air the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-09-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 55,586
Posted By Mark Seaton
Thank you Mike for throwing in some reality check...

Thank you Mike for throwing in some reality check to the craze over how large a space appears. You got most of what I intended in some of the past comments, so I'll try to clarify:

No matter how...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-06-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 693
Posted By Mark Seaton
FWIW, the ideal fit with clearances and head...

FWIW, the ideal fit with clearances and head height vs the santoprene trim gasket is an M6 Socket head.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-05-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,800
Posted By Mark Seaton
Trinnov's own correction should easily compensate...

Trinnov's own correction should easily compensate for differences between the phase response and latency between active and passive speakers in the frequency range that matter here, especially at...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-03-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,800
Posted By Mark Seaton
Hi Peter, No hard feelings on changes, as I...

Hi Peter,

No hard feelings on changes, as I know things are very fluid in such projects, but I came across this discussion and felt it deserved some added commentary. I suspect you are taking...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-01-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,528
Posted By Mark Seaton
Unfortunately the problem is that few understand...

Unfortunately the problem is that few understand how much things like high frequency extension, low pass filter order, and low pass frequency all play in such a measurement. Unless you have an...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,008
Posted By Mark Seaton
Indeed. They definitely aren't cheap, but I...

Indeed. They definitely aren't cheap, but I would suspect that most who have built large a cabinet understand the adventure of assembling and handling large panels and enclosures. I would argue...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,008
Posted By Mark Seaton
If you want to make the box another 3-4" deeper...

If you want to make the box another 3-4" deeper on an already massive 32" depth, or custom cut more sections of the 12" sections Precision Port sells, yes, it would work well. Pressures are higher...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,008
Posted By Mark Seaton
I designed this cabinet for another company and...

I designed this cabinet for another company and it gave me a reason to do some testing on these rather interesting drivers and some big ported enclosures. It's always gratifying when the end result...
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