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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-28-2017, 04:50 PM
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Posted By dboff01
Sadly this is true. My remote has been missing...

Sadly this is true. My remote has been missing now for about two weeks and I'm losing hope that it will return this time. I use a Logitech Harmony mostly to control the Shield, but miss the remote...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2017, 11:51 AM
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Views: 119,220
Posted By dboff01
There is an on-going thread on the Shield forums...

There is an on-going thread on the Shield forums about this. The problem is real but apparently not affecting everybody.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2017, 09:32 AM
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Posted By dboff01
I have a 2015 model with IR support and use a...

I have a 2015 model with IR support and use a Logitech Harmony hub-based remote. Using the IR profile of the Harmony allows use of the 'Stop' button which works well to stop the PS Vue video in the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-08-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
If going with a sealed configuration for an 18",...

If going with a sealed configuration for an 18", the boxes could remain similar in size. However, most 18"s want significantly more internal volume for a ported configuration. As a test I just...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-11-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
I believe the peak at 40 Hz is simply a room...

I believe the peak at 40 Hz is simply a room response based on the placement of the sub. I have temporarily moved the sub around the room and taken measurements and the 40 Hz peak is gone, with...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11,772
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Posted By dboff01
The subwoofer is a 15" DIY ported design/build I...

The subwoofer is a 15" DIY ported design/build I did. I used the 15" driver from an Epik Valor subwoofer (internet direct supplier which is now out of business) and a BASH 500s plate amplifier. I...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2016, 05:53 AM
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Posted By dboff01
Agreed, I picked up my RS6 & RS LCR new in Jan of...

Agreed, I picked up my RS6 & RS LCR new in Jan of 2008. I've used heavily every day since I bought them and they still sound great.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-11-2016, 04:47 PM
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Posted By dboff01
If you're going the DIY route, you may be...

If you're going the DIY route, you may be interested in my thread, where I re-built my Epik Valor (same sub driver as Knight) into a Knight/Caliber hybrid with increased power.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-28-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
In response to a PM request for a cutsheet,...

In response to a PM request for a cutsheet, attached PDF.
Forum: Remote Control Area   11-08-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 39,615
Posted By dboff01
Sadly, my trusted URC R50 started to become flaky...

Sadly, my trusted URC R50 started to become flaky after 4 yrs of daily use, with the select button becoming inconsistent. My wife managed to finish the remote off with an accidental drop on tile...
Forum: Speakers   06-14-2015, 07:33 AM
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Posted By dboff01
I've been enjoying my RS6 since 2008. Still...

I've been enjoying my RS6 since 2008. Still sound as good as ever. I paid about $900-$950 for the pair new at that time.

With the plinths installed and sitting on my carpet, the towers measure...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 277,744
Posted By dboff01
There is an on-going thread at the Roku forums...

There is an on-going thread at the Roku forums about "Video jumps with new firmware" since the update.

If that sounds similar to your issue, you may want to check it out.
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,827
Posted By dboff01
I would throw the Monitor Audio Silver series...

I would throw the Monitor Audio Silver series into the discussion.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
I picked up a MiniDSP 2x4 Box (w/2 Way Advanced...

I picked up a MiniDSP 2x4 Box (w/2 Way Advanced 21 plug-in) as well as a Behringer UCA222 usb sound card (to provide line in/out in support of REW) for my laptop.

In conjunction with a Radio...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Added grill mounting hardware and attached grill...

Added grill mounting hardware and attached grill assembly tonight.

Now to start playing with REW and add subwoofer EQ capability (likely MiniDSP) as I performed a frequency sweep with the new amp...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by russd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1414620/epik-15-diy-slot-ported-subwoofer/30#post_24463645)

This may be a stupid...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-10-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Quote:Originally Posted by Audio...

Quote:Originally Posted by Audio Geek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1414620/epik-15-diy-slot-ported-subwoofer/30#post_24460134)

Looks great, just like...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Stain and clearcoat are finished. Amp and driver...

Stain and clearcoat are finished. Amp and driver installed.

Quick test shows it is functional with new BASH500 amp. I did notice a thump from the subwoofer when the amp auto shutdown switched...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-03-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Not finished yet but in the process of the final...

Not finished yet but in the process of the final topcoats. Wife and I decided on a dark espresso stain.

Here are a couple of pics after 4 coats of General Finishes Java Gel Stain and 4 coats of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Attached the front face veneer today. Happy to...

Attached the front face veneer today. Happy to say I didn't ruin the sub during veneer installation process.

Ordered General Finishes Stain and Urethane from Rockler, hopefully here by next...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Second side attached and trimmed. One step...

Second side attached and trimmed. One step closer.

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/372620/width/500/height/700/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/372620/)
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
The circle cutout is just one of the issues I...

The circle cutout is just one of the issues I have on front sheet. I also have to align with 3 sides of quarter round cleanly and cutout veneer around port opening. Fun stuff....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Quote:Originally Posted by steve...

Quote:Originally Posted by steve nn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1414620/epik-15-diy-slot-ported-subwoofer#post_24337079)

Woe! what a nice job.. man...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1414620/epik-15-diy-slot-ported-subwoofer#post_24336939)

I was wondering how you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,470
Posted By dboff01
Added one side today and flush trimmed both top...

Added one side today and flush trimmed both top and side. Tried flush trim router bit to remove excess material and didn't like results, left a more jagged edge than I'd expected. Achieved better...
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