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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2013, 07:54 AM
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Posted By mantraxl
I went with the Dewalt based on price and I...

I went with the Dewalt based on price and I liked the double-sided track, and that I could get a router adapter for cheap. All have served me well, and I have nothing but smiles. I get the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-21-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
The reply was from Enrico, but I'm presuming...

The reply was from Enrico, but I'm presuming that hes well informed, and/or consulted with Brian about the idea.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-21-2013, 12:05 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
My feeling was that if each 400w amp module was...

My feeling was that if each 400w amp module was driving two 8ohm 1501s, it would reduce the heat buildup in each voice coil, and reduce the amount of power needed to displace a given amount of air,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-21-2013, 08:11 AM
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Posted By mantraxl
As an FYI, I emailed Rythmik to ask about the...

As an FYI, I emailed Rythmik to ask about the specifics of trying to order the parts required to build HX800 amps mated to four 8ohm 1501 drivers (two drivers per 400w amplifier module) and was told...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-24-2013, 07:27 AM
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Posted By mantraxl
So, as I recall, Rythmik amps have previously...

So, as I recall, Rythmik amps have previously had the ability to drive two drivers, is it possible to drive four from the new HX800?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-20-2013, 10:54 AM
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Posted By mantraxl
Does this mean that we can begin to froth at the...

Does this mean that we can begin to froth at the mouth about the new F25HP and the DIY F25HP (CI HP dual 15" driver) kits?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-31-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,544
Posted By mantraxl
Ten Rythmik F25s probably sounds pretty...

Ten Rythmik F25s probably sounds pretty righteous too. Not light in total, but you can take multiple trips to move them. Good low-end extension, I'd bet.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-26-2011, 08:12 AM
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Posted By mantraxl
Funny, my cast concrete Rythmik has hardly any...

Funny, my cast concrete Rythmik has hardly any perceptible vibration during a demo WOTW showing. :P
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-19-2011, 08:51 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
I'm looking at doing a pair of dual-15"...

I'm looking at doing a pair of dual-15" enclosures, and I was wondering if the same volume rules still apply. Does 3.0-4.0 cu ft for a single driver enclosure scale up to 6.0-8.0 cu ft for a dual...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-18-2011, 08:06 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
Spacemonkeyz (Gorillaz) from the album 'Laika...

Spacemonkeyz (Gorillaz) from the album 'Laika Come Home' :
Monkey Racket
De-Punked (deep rolling stuff here)

Trentemoller from the album 'The Last Resort":
everything, but espescially
Vamp,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-18-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By mantraxl
Build 3 THTs. Right on budget, and should make...

Build 3 THTs. Right on budget, and should make enough noise for quite a lot of space.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-09-2010, 02:13 AM
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Views: 282,322
Posted By mantraxl
Well, I havent looked at this thread in I dont...

Well, I havent looked at this thread in I dont know how long... Unfortunately I'm back to report that my HL-T6176S has developed seven white dots in the upper right corner of the screen. I did the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-20-2008, 03:02 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
Re: Joe G... I still love mine and Ive tweaked...

Re: Joe G... I still love mine and Ive tweaked the screen to almost smile free status witht he upper mirror adjustment, and I have an idea on how to put the finishing touch on that via other means....
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-31-2008, 10:07 AM
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Posted By mantraxl
Can I take the lack of response to mean that no...

Can I take the lack of response to mean that no one knows how to properly remove the screen assy from the cabinet? I can get all but the bottom edge loose and then I get into a worrisome situation...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-24-2008, 01:39 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
I am interested in trying to solidly affix the...

I am interested in trying to solidly affix the screen to the top of the bezel, since it is a slightly loose fit, it would then hang straight under its own weight, instead of bowing as it rests on...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-20-2008, 03:10 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
I was wanting to test a theory, but I have not...

I was wanting to test a theory, but I have not succeeded in removing the front bezel in order to access the rear of the screen. Of course I am being EXTREMELY careful and ginger about how I handle...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-08-2007, 12:37 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
My 6176 is showing me some lovely football games...

My 6176 is showing me some lovely football games as we speak. I tried to get the screen off the TV to see about weaseling a fix to some of the floppy screen stuff, but could only get the upper part...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-15-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By mantraxl
I bought and built a Rythmik DS-12 kit, and I...

I bought and built a Rythmik DS-12 kit, and I must say that I'm completely dazzled. You will not be let down, and despite what some say about its output, you wont have any shortage of output, esp in...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-11-2007, 11:08 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
Looking at your picture, i say that you should...

Looking at your picture, i say that you should take a piece of paper, fold it in half 4 times until it is about 2"x3" and then stick the piece of folded paper under the right front corner of your...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-17-2007, 11:43 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
As I previously stated, without the folded paper...

As I previously stated, without the folded paper shim, the image is about 1/2" lower on the right than the left, this appears to be a rotated, not warped image, and is effectively cured with a shim...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-15-2007, 01:42 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
Service menu, now we're talking! How do I get...

Service menu, now we're talking! How do I get into the service menu? I shall put a pattern on a flash drive and try that as well.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-15-2007, 11:37 AM
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Posted By mantraxl
When I get home, I shall measure the TV...

When I get home, I shall measure the TV unshimmed and shimmed, at various points across the top and bottom of the screen.

To make matter smore precise, can anyone suggest a good source of a test...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-15-2007, 09:59 AM
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Views: 282,322
Posted By mantraxl
My 6176 has a VERY subtle smiley-face effect on...

My 6176 has a VERY subtle smiley-face effect on the outer 8" of the lower corners. youd never notice under any circumstance at all, unless you pull up a channel-guide or the internal menus, and even...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By mantraxl
I think that for that size of a room, youd be...

I think that for that size of a room, youd be pretty well covered with a 12" Rythmik Servo kit. Thats about the same size as my living room and theres not the slightest impression that I need more...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-07-2007, 01:03 PM
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Posted By mantraxl
My stand is WAY flat and WAY sturdy, but I...

My stand is WAY flat and WAY sturdy, but I havent proved that it is sitting level. My take on this issue is that if your stand is stiff flat and level, then youre going to have far less geometry...
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