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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-25-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,559
Posted By zhillsguy
I purchased a Pyle cable from PE a while back and...

I purchased a Pyle cable from PE a while back and noticed the huge size anomaly, will not purchase anything Pyle again. Regarding the OFC vs. CCA.... a LOT of speaker wire suppliers are not...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-08-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By zhillsguy
Everyone has their preference. I have used those...

Everyone has their preference. I have used those plates on my mains, the cutout needs to be fairly precise to be straight and not leak. For speakon I use these now.....easy, just one 15/16" hole, a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-08-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 201,935
Posted By zhillsguy
Thanks, worked great....didn't realize I could...

Thanks, worked great....didn't realize I could feel the cone, I knew about the battery method. Ended up my subs were wired correctly, so it was a head scratcher for a few minutes. I have them powered...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-07-2015, 07:32 PM
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Views: 201,935
Posted By zhillsguy
That would work great if I could see the driver....

That would work great if I could see the driver. My cabs don't have an access door.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-06-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 201,935
Posted By zhillsguy
Method of Determining Driver Polarity?

OK... I built two of these in 2010, and it appears I have the polarity reversed on one of them (response is nil when played adjacent to each other).

Is there an easy method to determine proper...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,139
Posted By zhillsguy
First an AR belt drive/manual circa 1976, then a...

First an AR belt drive/manual circa 1976, then a Dual 12?? that I tossed out about 8 years ago.....kicking myself now. Picked up a Pioneer PL-200 off craiglist a couple of years ago and got a new...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-18-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22,094
Views: 671,615
Posted By zhillsguy
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/433972...

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/433972/width/500/height/700/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/433972/)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-11-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,536
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1525117/can-onkyos-run-pro-amps-without-voltage-step-up/30#post_24594949)

Can...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-10-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,536
Posted By zhillsguy
My experience with Onkyo>EP2500's is..... well,...

My experience with Onkyo>EP2500's is..... well, YMMV. I never had a problem with output level, but hum and noise varied between AVR's and between households.
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-09-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By zhillsguy
At least with Monoprice the speakon cables are...

At least with Monoprice the speakon cables are ACTUALLY 12 AWG unlike Pyle and some other brands......
I wish they carried 14 AWG pro speaker cables......
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12,494
Views: 849,813
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Claybe http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1291022/hey-guys-we-need-a-little-rallying-here/8850#post_24174986)

Does anyone have...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-01-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By zhillsguy
I use bar grills, but can only find them for...

I use bar grills, but can only find them for drivers up to 15", and they may not offer the protection you are after. My youngest is 23, with no grandkids:
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,006
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tuxedocivic http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1494811/testing-cheap-thrills-with-rew/120#post_23882012)

It's rare for someone to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-27-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,006
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by Erich...

Quote:Originally Posted by Erich H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1494811/testing-cheap-thrills-with-rew/120#post_23881693)

Polarity is correct on the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-20-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pdxrealtor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1495700/amplifier-hum-float-pin-1-peavy-ipr2-7500-mini-dsp#post_23856482)

My setup...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-20-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pdxrealtor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1495700/amplifier-hum-float-pin-1-peavy-ipr2-7500-mini-dsp#post_23857949)

I am not...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-16-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,425
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Silock http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1483771/behringer-ep4000-and-dayton-18-sub-help-weak-sound/30#post_23843778)

As far as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-16-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,425
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Silock http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1483771/behringer-ep4000-and-dayton-18-sub-help-weak-sound#post_23843582)

Well, I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-16-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,425
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Silock http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1483771/behringer-ep4000-and-dayton-18-sub-help-weak-sound#post_23842987)

Dip switches...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-16-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,425
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Silock http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1483771/behringer-ep4000-and-dayton-18-sub-help-weak-sound#post_23841671)

So, I'm...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-12-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by Erich...

Quote:Originally Posted by Erich H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1486808/my-low-profile-cheap-thrills-dna350-seos12-celestion-bo#post_23650294)

I don't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-08-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by blah450 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1493912/crazy-little-minidsp-keeps-giving-me-white-noise#post_23813787)

I will reserve...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-30-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,476
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by servojohn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492299/diy-pa-subwoofer/30#post_23786703)

I will disagree with the foam claim....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-29-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,476
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sleeptab http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492299/diy-pa-subwoofer#post_23778642)

Another question. I've seen some people on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By zhillsguy
Quote:Originally Posted by Erich...

Quote:Originally Posted by Erich H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1486808/my-low-profile-cheap-thrills-dna350-seos12-celestion-bo#post_23650294)

I don't...
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