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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-26-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By mobeer4don
Seems silly to me unless there is a second truck...

Seems silly to me unless there is a second truck to get stereo sound ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,169
Posted By mobeer4don
Might as well go all in and trade the 2242 for...

Might as well go all in and trade the 2242 for the 2269 drivers if your goal is ultimate performance. There is no kill like overkill ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-16-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,118
Posted By mobeer4don
I can't speak for Bill but it seems clear to me...

I can't speak for Bill but it seems clear to me his issue is about the price paid to get that sound.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-12-2016, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By mobeer4don
Call around to the car audio places and ask them...

Call around to the car audio places and ask them who builds custom subwoofer boxes. Someone has to do it.

I agree that the Marty Sub is about as simple as it gets. The custom box builder could...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-09-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By mobeer4don
Where are you located? I have a pair of speakers...

Where are you located? I have a pair of speakers that need to go but are too big to ship (5 ft^3). B&C DE250 on the QSC horn (from HPR 152i), AE TD15M-4 woofs, and a passive crossover, of course. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-07-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By mobeer4don
The amp, driver, and enclosure were designed...

The amp, driver, and enclosure were designed (optimized) to work together as a team. Assuming the designers were not idiots, it is going to be difficult to improve the system by replacing any single...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-05-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By mobeer4don
It seems odd that they won't email you some kind...

It seems odd that they won't email you some kind of summary of what they available.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2016, 03:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 759
Posted By mobeer4don
Is the rear of the cabinet open or closed? If...

Is the rear of the cabinet open or closed? If closed, cut a hole in the rear of the cabinet and slide the amps backwards to where the amp can draw cool air from outside the cabinet and exhaust...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 784
Posted By mobeer4don
Well...for a given power rating they cost more...

Well...for a given power rating they cost more (double?) and weigh more (triple?) than the Class D competition. So I'm hoping that translates into higher SQ and better reliability ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 784
Posted By mobeer4don
I have the Yamaha P2500 and P5000 at home. ...

I have the Yamaha P2500 and P5000 at home. Basically silent and only power, signal, and clip LEDs - no blue or orange lightshow to deal with.
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 53,668
Posted By mobeer4don
Of course the low-budget half-baked amp/DSP...

Of course the low-budget half-baked amp/DSP solutions helps bring the M2 system budget closer to affordable for some of us ;) I'm not worried about resale value since that should only be triggered...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-10-2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By mobeer4don
Passive meaning no subwoofer amp to drive them?...

Passive meaning no subwoofer amp to drive them? That would add another set of problems that puts you into the "easier to start-over with new speakers" category.

The easy solution, assuming you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-31-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By mobeer4don
Pick your maximum size box that you can work...

Pick your maximum size box that you can work with.
Set your maximum budget (allow 25% minimum for stuff you forgot).
Figure out what you are looking for regarding SPL vs frequency response.
What...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-26-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By mobeer4don
Here's something to think about if you can find...

Here's something to think about if you can find really good speaker recone guy on the island to do a custom recone on the dead 2226 drivers.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-24-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By mobeer4don
Those 2226 would make nice trade bait.

Those 2226 would make nice trade bait.
Forum: Speakers   05-23-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 53,668
Posted By mobeer4don
A couple of beers will solve almost any excessive...

A couple of beers will solve almost any excessive resolution problems caused by listening to M2 and watching 4K video ;)
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 53,668
Posted By mobeer4don
JBL recommends configuring the amps as 1 per side...

JBL recommends configuring the amps as 1 per side rather than 1 HF and 1 LF. The HF section obviously requires less power than the LF and it is trivial to install a low power (lower cost or higher...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-15-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,239
Posted By mobeer4don
I think we can summarize this whole thread by...

I think we can summarize this whole thread by saying you really only need performance below 32Hz to reproduce that sound that isn't supposed to be there ;)

...and to feel that last stop on a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-08-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By mobeer4don
The spec sheet says 70 liters (2.47 cubic feet)...

The spec sheet says 70 liters (2.47 cubic feet) with port about 4" diameter x about 4" long.

Use a calculator like this one to work out the dimensions and volumes.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By mobeer4don
6 cubic feet is pretty big for an end table...

6 cubic feet is pretty big for an end table though it does depend on what else is in the room. Mock them up from cardboard to confirm that is a size you can live with. 2-3 cubic feet seems to be a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By mobeer4don
Correct depends on what you are looking for. ...

Correct depends on what you are looking for.

Curve # 1 looks like the best choice to me if using a subwoofer and need to keep the cabinet small.

Curve # 4 would be better if running without a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-05-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By mobeer4don
Efficient use of the space you have is a good...

Efficient use of the space you have is a good place to start. Two subs are less placement critical than a single so you have that going for you.

Good luck!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-03-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,026
Posted By mobeer4don
A high-power combo amp and cheap guitar can be a...

A high-power combo amp and cheap guitar can be a lot of fun ;)

Put on some serious hearing protection, crank it up to 11, and try to learn to play death metal, speed metal, or just see what noise...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-02-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,026
Posted By mobeer4don
Get a dog (or three) that barks every time it...

Get a dog (or three) that barks every time it hears a noise.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-02-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By mobeer4don
Consider building your L&R mains first and run a...

Consider building your L&R mains first and run a phantom center to get the most out of your budget.
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