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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-01-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 158
Posted By dftkell
I checked out the link. I'm going to order the...

I checked out the link. I'm going to order the case. And I have a hot glue gun. I was considering spray because I wasn't sure how much hot glue I'd have to put on to get the whole thing to stick...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-01-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 158
Posted By dftkell
Great, thanks. Did you use spray adhesive or hot...

Great, thanks. Did you use spray adhesive or hot glue?

Dan
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-01-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 158
Posted By dftkell
How about this for lining my vented sub...

http://www.amazon.com/College-Classic-Extra-Long-Crate/dp/B008VX99GO/ref=sr_1_23?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1435772125&sr=1-23&keywords=Polyurethane+Foam+Mattress+Pad+Bed+Topper

Is there a better...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,955
Posted By dftkell
Thanks. I'll check it out. I'm building my third...

Thanks. I'll check it out. I'm building my third set of subs and I'll be painting the front baffles black. I'd like it to be a smooth, satin finish, so I'm looking at options. I've used rattle cans...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,955
Posted By dftkell
I did read it. I thought RestoreX was some kind...

I did read it. I thought RestoreX was some kind of sealer and then he used something else to paint it.

Thank you for the unnecessary snarky response.


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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,955
Posted By dftkell
Kevin, your paint job looks nice and smooth. Was...

Kevin, your paint job looks nice and smooth. Was that Duratex or a rattle can or just black paint with a roller?


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Forum: Audio Gear   05-15-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By dftkell
I know this post is old but did these sell? ...

I know this post is old but did these sell?


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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By dftkell
Great. The smart strip might just do the trick...

Great. The smart strip might just do the trick then.

Thanks
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By dftkell
This might work: ...

This might work:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006PUDQK/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza

When the iNuke is off, is it in standby? Or is it completely off? I'm asking because this outlet would cut all...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By dftkell
That looks perfect. I'll keep on eye out on eBay....

That looks perfect. I'll keep on eye out on eBay. It's a lot more expensive on the link you included.
Thanks.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By dftkell
My Onkyo doesn't have it. I was just checking out...

My Onkyo doesn't have it. I was just checking out some new ones but didn't see any that had one either. Seemed to be more popular way back in the day.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By dftkell
Thanks. I only use the system on weekends and...

Thanks. I only use the system on weekends and some vacations. So maybe 100 days a year. It would be sitting in the on position a lot without use. Not sure if that's good. The fan would be running all...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By dftkell
Behringer iNuke question

I currently have all of my electronics hidden on top of a closet in room next to my home theater. I'd like to upgrade my subs and use an iNuke to power them but it just occurred to me that I might...
Forum: Screens   04-29-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By dftkell
Speaker placement behind AT screen

Hi,

I'm looking at purchasing an Elite tensioned electric AT screen:

http://www.elitescreenshop.com/Saker-Tension-Series-Projector-Screen-p/skt120uh-e10-auhd.htm

It would be a 120" screen...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By dftkell
Thanks. Couple more questions about the iNuke. Do...

Thanks. Couple more questions about the iNuke. Do I have to set it up in any way? Like enter in a HPF, etc. Or is it as turn-key as a plate amp?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By dftkell
Okay. And--this is totally new to me--the speakon...

Okay. And--this is totally new to me--the speakon runs from the amp to the sub. I have a speaker mount on the sub to plug into and then...inside the sub, how does the driver hook up to the speakon...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By dftkell
The Dayton amps have a HPF at 19z. I was...

The Dayton amps have a HPF at 19z.

I was just looking at the iNuke 6000DSP. I'm confused about how they connect with the subs and then with my receiver.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By dftkell
Hi Erich, That's great to hear. My...

Hi Erich,

That's great to hear.

My current plate amps are the Dayton Audio SPA500 500W Subwoofer Plate Amplifiers.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By dftkell
A few questions about the Stonehenge 18" sub

I built two of Erich's 4cu ft. flat packs last year. I used the Dayton 18" HO's and Dayton 500 watt plate amps.

I'm considering swapping out the drivers and amps and using them in the two...
Forum: Audio Gear   04-15-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By dftkell
What zip are you in? Sent from my iPhone...

What zip are you in?


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Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-13-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,113
Posted By dftkell
Yes, it's sealed and front firing. It's...

Yes, it's sealed and front firing. It's crossed-over at 60hz so while those are omnidirectional, you can definitely feel vibrations from the woofer when your hand is in front of it. If that turns out...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-13-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,113
Posted By dftkell
To move the speakers inside enough to get them...

To move the speakers inside enough to get them out of they way of the black masking of the screen, while still staying within the minimum angles of Dolby's recommendations, would be pushing them too...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,113
Posted By dftkell
Thanks MM. So what do you think of this...

Thanks MM.

So what do you think of this plan?...

I install the 125" electric AT screen. I'll have a horizontal beam/extension of the ceiling built to conceal it. It'll look great. And when a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,113
Posted By dftkell
Spent several hours in the room again hanging...

Spent several hours in the room again hanging sheets, measuring, pushing the couch back further etc, etc. I've now done this countless times and it's become mental quicksand. Every time I think I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-09-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,113
Posted By dftkell
Thanks for everything so far. I'm going to...

Thanks for everything so far.

I'm going to go with an Elite electric AT screen either in the 100" or 125".

I'll be back in the room on Saturday night. And I'll be doing a final set of...
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