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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
I think given that all the speakers were put in...

I think given that all the speakers were put in the same spot, the room influence difference is very little. Even the 228s were moved from their normal home to the position all the other speakers...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Bill if possible keep it vertical. Even 12" above...

Bill if possible keep it vertical. Even 12" above ear height is more than fine. No problem.

I'm still not understanding what you're asking about splitting them up or what ever.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 04:35 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
:rolleyes: Fine, just ignore what the...

:rolleyes:

Fine, just ignore what the attendees have to say then.

BTW, tell me, how do you eq midrange clarity. Perhaps a deep notch on a woofer break up? Oh ya, can't do that on a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
I agree Erich. It is personal preferrence....

I agree Erich. It is personal preferrence. Although in this case the top end bite wasn't what people were preferring about the 1099, that was the critism of the 1099. Even I had to agree that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
MK, do you remember if they were +/- 6.5db in the...

MK, do you remember if they were +/- 6.5db in the 80 to 300hz range and then more like +/- 3db in the +300hz range? The reason I ask, is because my setup philosophy is to mostly leave the +300hz...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Fair enough Bassment. I'm not sure what could be...

Fair enough Bassment. I'm not sure what could be wrong though.

I agree the FR measurements weren't that useful because of the room interaction. I wouldn't put much weight on those. I would have...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Ya I remember the mess. I don't remember the...

Ya I remember the mess. I don't remember the audyssey thing. Doesn't matter. No need to bring up that :o

They were designed flat. Correct.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 01:59 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
BTW, to show that I'm not trying to crutch my...

BTW, to show that I'm not trying to crutch my speaker, I really think eq would have actually helped my speaker. The bass could have been bumped up like the 228 and tempest (which room correction is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
"Yes, that is the point, some speakers would...

"Yes, that is the point, some speakers would require more EQ than others in a room based on LP. What I am saying is that speakers which are dead flat outside will not be inside and depending on the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
And what comments would those be? "great...

And what comments would those be? "great speakers", "excellent bass", "a real rock and roll speaker", "sounds like Jeff's measurements" ???

Or perhaps it was the 3 identical impedance plots that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
And you're making that point based on unequetable...

And you're making that point based on unequetable examples.



This was because you didn't place the two speakers you compared in the same locations. I even mentioned that this was a likely...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
The mid dividers can only go in one place, and...

The mid dividers can only go in one place, and that is dictated by the front baffle, not the rear...

Donny, right on man. Can't wait to see what you do with them :) I guess the pay cut on the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
As someone who has posted on again and off again...

As someone who has posted on again and off again over on TechTalk, but has always lurked, they are usually very budget oriented. I see people spend a lot more money over here. Maybe I'm out of the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 08:54 AM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Haha, thanks Chop. Yes, 'necessary' is quite a...

Haha, thanks Chop. Yes, 'necessary' is quite a loaded word. None of this is 'necessary', but it sure is fun. Update us once you've got more done :D
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-28-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
I think what you said here is indicative of my...

I think what you said here is indicative of my thoughts reading through your article (which was quite good BTW, nice to see you call a spade a spade). As I read the descriptions and looked at the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Niktak11, that should be fine for the XO. ...

Niktak11, that should be fine for the XO.

Black adder. Congrats. Hope you enjoy them.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
What is your ear height? The box is 36" with the...

What is your ear height? The box is 36" with the tweeter about 18" from the top.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 08:40 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Hey Chop. Do you think 4x15s were necessary in...

Hey Chop. Do you think 4x15s were necessary in the end?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Yup, just eq it the way it should be.

Yup, just eq it the way it should be.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 06:31 PM
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Views: 214
Posted By tuxedocivic
Ok fair enough. I haven't read enough on the...

Ok fair enough. I haven't read enough on the subject because I'd probably sit in the "it's to hard for me" camp. But I like the idea of keeping energy off the walls.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,128
Posted By tuxedocivic
Sorry, I have to add. I can't believe only 8 sold...

Sorry, I have to add. I can't believe only 8 sold with such good looks, high performance, top notch components, and how many times it was recommended. Dang I mean, I can't remember how many times I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
I thought the Fusion 15 was generally preferred...

I thought the Fusion 15 was generally preferred at that GTG, which sorta reinforces what I said about bigger and more expensive is better. But maybe not. I can't remember the results specifically. I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 01:25 PM
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Views: 214
Posted By tuxedocivic
Nice setup with the relays and 8 pole wiring. I'm...

Nice setup with the relays and 8 pole wiring. I'm far from that organized.

So, what's the underlying objective here? The obvious states objective is constant directivity from 300hz and up. But...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,612
Posted By tuxedocivic
Nice XO work!!!

Nice XO work!!!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 09:18 AM
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Posted By tuxedocivic
Mfusik, most driver makers don't see this project...

Mfusik, most driver makers don't see this project as any kind of big market or advertising. And most people were coming here wanting the kit 100% one stop shop. Even down to the screws. You know how...
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