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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-31-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Mfusick
The motor needs to be balanced to the driver's...

The motor needs to be balanced to the driver's cone area.

You can run the T/S parameters through the following equation: BL^2/Re/Sd. Ideally this number should be greater than 0.15, but under...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-31-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,537
Posted By Mfusick
I've looked at all the options and a few...

I've looked at all the options and a few realizations:

24" subs lack the motor to cone ratio to sufficiently be used in a proper horn, especially tapped horn. The large driver is great, but you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-31-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,537
Posted By Mfusick
Tell me about this.

Tell me about this.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 181,941
Posted By Mfusick
For those following or want to see I set up the...

For those following or want to see I set up the new expansion chassis I bought on ebay and posted about it here: ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
This could be a good option, just as a spare too...

This could be a good option, just as a spare too incase something breaks. GOOD IDEA! I might do that. But so far I am getting good speed. I don't have it stuffed full of drives, but there is...
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 11,704
Posted By Mfusick
I think that is why once people understand NFL...

I think that is why once people understand NFL they love it the most.

The stoppage of play is exciting, as is the suspense for the next play. There is a clearly defined goal of both teams,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
Why can't you swap psu out ?

Why can't you swap psu out ?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
I don't have another 8088 cable. But the chassis...

I don't have another 8088 cable. But the chassis only has one input.

I only run one 8088 to it, which in turn only runs from one port on the IBM card. Does that matter?

I'll benchmark a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,177
Posted By Mfusick
I'm not sure I am sold on the virtual thing... ...

I'm not sure I am sold on the virtual thing... It seems less reliable and more tinkering. I want my HTPC to be an appliance these days. Stability and lack of needing to do much other than play...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
Honestly- it took like an hour. It was quick...

Honestly- it took like an hour. It was quick and easy. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,964
Posted By Mfusick
SO MUCH WANT. Those subs are BEAST MODE!

SO MUCH WANT.

Those subs are BEAST MODE!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,379
Posted By Mfusick
Well typically on high end speakers Class D has a...

Well typically on high end speakers Class D has a crappy damping factor and less control.. so you can actually hear that. Especially on the standard class D pro amps.

Something like the CROWN...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 11,704
Posted By Mfusick
Baseball can suck it. Too many games, too...

Baseball can suck it. Too many games, too slow. Too boring.

I'm a huge NFL FAN. I can watch every game and find a reason to cheer or hate one team or another depending on who is playing.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
I have both. Here is some clarification: ...

I have both.

Here is some clarification:

I originally at the beginning of this thread was just looking to make a 12TB media server out of some existing hard drives I already had with data and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
NEXT STEP: Get a few more 3TB data drives...

NEXT STEP:

Get a few more 3TB data drives installed. But I need to go give babies a bath now, it's that time. That's it for now.

Very special thanks to Ajhieb whom was the one that got me...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
Bring a couple drives online and get the pool...

Bring a couple drives online and get the pool fired up:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341577&stc=1&d=1414710438


NICE!.


Flexraid now 55.4TB, with free space. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
So let's check it out: YUP Drives are ready...

So let's check it out:

YUP Drives are ready go!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
So I did a little swap-a-roo... I took out...

So I did a little swap-a-roo...

I took out the non PRU (parity drives) from my top row of the NORCO (which is off the motherboard ports) and added some more 4TB Seagates to serve as additional...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
The problem? Check this out: ...

The problem?

Check this out:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/w38jgl28fs86h8e/IMG_8393.MOV?dl=0

OMG!

LOUD FANS!!!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
Nice easy button!

Nice
easy button!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
Next step was power on the expansion unit: ...

Next step was power on the expansion unit:

power button took me a second to find:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341465&d=1414709021


Once I found it it powered...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
It shows up like this: ...

It shows up like this:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341457&d=1414708925


The two DELL cards show as DELL and the IBM shows as an LSI FALCON
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
When I powered on the main NORCO with the extra...

When I powered on the main NORCO with the extra (3rd) SATA card installed I was greeted with this:

Like usual these cards self install themselves :D

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
So the expansion unit plugs into my existing...

So the expansion unit plugs into my existing server like this:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=341425&d=1414708662

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-30-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 137,151
Posted By Mfusick
This new external expansion chassis just plugs...

This new external expansion chassis just plugs into the port I made external for that new IBM card. Then plugs into the wall.

So up next was throw a drive in it and test it out:

I grabbed a...
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