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Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By emr25
Great posts here, thanks for the informative...

Great posts here, thanks for the informative responses! My room definitely falls into the "reflective" category given it is small and completely untreated.
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 03:47 AM
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Posted By emr25
This falls right in line with what I saw while...

This falls right in line with what I saw while watching Olympus Has Fallen at 0 dB MV. I had my cheap Parts Express SPL meter on the "max" setting while watching and it was around 105 dB. I'm sure...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 06:17 PM
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Posted By emr25
What is everyones preferred method of measurement...

What is everyones preferred method of measurement (both device and software)? I use Mac OS X at home, but I have Windows 7 installed via Boot Camp on one of my Macbook Pros.

I think capable...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By emr25
Agreed! I was actually pretty surprised by how...

Agreed! I was actually pretty surprised by how good they sounded with the 228HT Audyssey calibration applied. I will probably pull them down when I have some free time and try to do a more extensive...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2014, 03:25 AM
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Posted By emr25
Well I finished up the angled surround Volt V10s...

Well I finished up the angled surround Volt V10s over the weekend. Glued up the enclosures (minus the front baffle) on Thursday. Assembled and mounted the crossovers, drilled the holes for the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By emr25
No I mean the piece that attaches the internal...

No I mean the piece that attaches the internal speaker wire from the crossover to the driver itself. It looks like you had some crimped connectors or something.

I tried to quote the picture that...
Forum: Speakers   06-19-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By emr25
I think he is saying that for calibration...

I think he is saying that for calibration purposes Audyssey can really "trim" up to -20 dB. So for example, you run an Audyssey calibration and it "maxes" your trim levels at -12. You use an SPL...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2014, 11:19 AM
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Posted By emr25
What size are the adapters you are using to...

What size are the adapters you are using to attach the speaker wire connecting the crossover to the drivers? Also, did these come with the kits from DIY Sound or did you pick them up somewhere?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2014, 09:11 AM
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Posted By emr25
What is everyone using for acoustic treatment...

What is everyone using for acoustic treatment inside of the enclosure? Would some cheap polyfill from Walmart work? Is there a correct amount to use?

From what I've seen people usually fill up...
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2014, 02:14 PM
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Posted By emr25
I'd like to get some input on placement for my...

I'd like to get some input on placement for my surround speakers. I have (2) Volt V10s on the way along with (2) of the angled surround flat packs from DIY Sound Group.

These will be paired with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By emr25
Thanks for the feedback and pictures. And...

Thanks for the feedback and pictures.

And this is the paint I ordered, the kit is supposedly more than enough for two surround speaker boxes and includes everything I'll need. Finish should be...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2014, 01:05 PM
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Posted By emr25
I went ahead and ordered (2) Volt V10s and (2)...

I went ahead and ordered (2) Volt V10s and (2) angled surround flat packs from DIY Sound Group last night. Also ordered (2) terminal cups and a cheap SPL meter from Parts Express. And a trial kit of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By emr25
Glad to see these worked out for you and that you...

Glad to see these worked out for you and that you are satisfied with how they work alongside your JTRs. I have been looking into different surround options since I took delivery of my (3) 228HTs and...
Forum: Speakers   04-14-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By emr25
Just realized I have been enjoying my 228HTs and...

Just realized I have been enjoying my 228HTs and Cap S2 for about two months now and never posted any pictures or impressions of the final setup.

I won't attempt to sound like an audio expert,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By emr25
I might have missed it in one of the pictures,...

I might have missed it in one of the pictures, but how did you do the binding posts and keep the clean flush-mount look? I am pretty close to pulling the trigger on a pair of these for surrounds,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-18-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By emr25
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by popalock http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1353658/budget-eminence-coaxial-surround-build/810#post_24498870)

They will be so...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-18-2014, 08:26 AM
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Posted By emr25
Is there a consensus on the preference between...

Is there a consensus on the preference between the Volt V8 and V10 for surround sound duty?

I really like the looks and price of the new slanted flat packs paired with the Volt speaker kits. They...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By emr25
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by emr25 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1165099/official-jtr-speaker-thread/16710#post_24405738)

I will also be trying to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-26-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By emr25
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/1353658/budget-eminence-coaxial-surround-build/750#post_24412088)

Just curious why you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-26-2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By emr25
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by raynist http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1353658/budget-eminence-coaxial-surround-build/750#post_24411728)

I was looking for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-26-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By emr25
Any word on whether or not Erich will be...

Any word on whether or not Erich will be offering a complete flat-pack kit for the Beyma slanted style surrounds? If not the Beymas, another combination of slanted style enclosure and higher quality...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By emr25
So I ended up picking up the Captivator S2 and...

So I ended up picking up the Captivator S2 and L/R stands pallet from the local FedEx Freight facility two Friday's ago (2/14). I called Friday morning and the driver was already out for delivery...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By emr25
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Frohlich http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1165099/official-jtr-speaker-thread/16710#post_24405693)

If you look at his original...
Forum: Speakers   02-20-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By emr25
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by beastaudio http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1165099/official-jtr-speaker-thread/16530#post_24384538)

$350 driver, $100 XO...
Forum: Speakers   02-20-2014, 08:36 AM
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Posted By emr25
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by beastaudio http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1165099/official-jtr-speaker-thread/16530#post_24384196)

Or hold off a little bit...
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