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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-18-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 492
Posted By Gaugster
You would think we would have a flow chart to...

You would think we would have a flow chart to illustrate all the good point made. But perhaps it would be debated to death... Lol!

It helps to decide the enclosure, sub and quantity first.
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Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-18-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 45,364
Posted By Gaugster
Looking forward to the 5.1 Blu Ray release of...

Looking forward to the 5.1 Blu Ray release of Farewell to Kings later in April. Got my pre-order in.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-08-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 371
Posted By Gaugster
This is along my thinking. The dips are not from...

This is along my thinking. The dips are not from sub bass but the transition region. Find out what the mains are doing.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-08-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By Gaugster
Another way to look at is like this. You would...

Another way to look at is like this. You would want to give you room correction feature the best chance to succeed.

Getting familiar with REW and optimizing subwoofer placement is a good starting...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-03-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11,409
Views: 1,406,861
Posted By Gaugster
Darn, just happened to notice this bug while...

Darn, just happened to notice this bug while checking out the latest HOBBIT BluRay in 3D. Glad to know the source at least......
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-03-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 45,364
Posted By Gaugster
I liked both MP and 2112 5.1 releases when they...

I liked both MP and 2112 5.1 releases when they came out but have not compared then against each other one after the other.

Did some tweeking to my surround system and will give these new mixes...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-28-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By Gaugster
When you push on a speaker while monitoring the...

When you push on a speaker while monitoring the terminals you get what is known as a Back EMF.

I don't believe that term is used much in the Audio industry but since you brought it up. :blush:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-11-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Gaugster
Hello. Nope I basically stopped after reading the...

Hello. Nope I basically stopped after reading the first paragraph. Hate to sound judgmental but as the saying goes "Ain't got time for that".

I kind of assumed it was just a generalization.
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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-10-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Gaugster
I started to check into these articles but was...

I started to check into these articles but was stopped by an initial comment that has me totally vexed. In the first article, first sentence the author claims that reflections can actually be louder...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-08-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Gaugster
Thanks for this. Going to give the Schiller Leben...

Thanks for this. Going to give the Schiller Leben SACD a try as it is not region specific. Schiller Atemlos DVD does not seem to have a Region 1 version and I am not so interested in hacking my OPPO....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-07-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Gaugster
Great read and links. Will try to read them all...

Great read and links. Will try to read them all sometime. I have gone as far to get REW and a USB Mic on a stand. Still only doing Low Frequency sweeps to get the bass sorted out.

My personal...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-07-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Gaugster
Basically I am on my third wave of EDM. Most of...

Basically I am on my third wave of EDM. Most of it is not even recorded in stereo hence the upmixers (DD, DTS) don't have much to work with. Was rocking pure bass music 20+ years ago. Acts like BASS...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Gaugster
Harman has some good white papers that elaborate...

Harman has some good white papers that elaborate on what others are suggesting.

http://www.harman.com/EN-US/OurCompany/Innovation/Pages/WhitePapers.aspx?CategoryID=White%20papers
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,207
Posted By Gaugster
Updated to a working link. Check out the article...

Updated to a working link. Check out the article on subs. Fourth from the bottom.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,207
Posted By Gaugster
Four subs might be more flexible than you think....

Four subs might be more flexible than you think.
www.harman.com/EN-US/OurCompany/Innovation/Pages/WhitePapers.aspx?CategoryID=White%20papers
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-26-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,035
Posted By Gaugster
Did some REW sweeps over the weekend. Using a...

Did some REW sweeps over the weekend. Using a UMM-6 with a Cross-Spectrum calibration.

Mic was in a stand and measured at multiple locations across the couch. Distance is over 4 meters from the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-20-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,716
Posted By Gaugster
I would have to agree with the others about...

I would have to agree with the others about little or no cost up to go with larger diameter subs.

That said I have a long list comparing 12's since I that size when I started my DIY projects.
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-18-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By Gaugster
Maybe check the inputs and outputs of the...

Maybe check the inputs and outputs of the cross-overs? Did something get unsolder from the connections made?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-18-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,035
Posted By Gaugster
Took a lot of will power not to bolt on the amp...

Took a lot of will power not to bolt on the amp and fire it up. But some tedious task need to be done otherwise this thing might never be "complete".

Paper thin clearance but the speaker fits. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-17-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,035
Posted By Gaugster
Some more progress on the finish..... Looking...

Some more progress on the finish..... Looking Great.....:)

Have to paint over the edges and some finishing touches..... :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-15-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,193
Posted By Gaugster
Cool thread and thanks for the picks. It's always...

Cool thread and thanks for the picks. It's always hard to stop working to take photos but makes for more entertaining but longer build.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-10-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Gaugster
This is typical of newer phones and consumer or...

This is typical of newer phones and consumer or old electronics that are certified to less stringent EMC/EMI testing.

Noise interference could be coupling into the components themselves. Cables...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-10-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Gaugster
Sorry to hear about the trouble. I recently ...

Sorry to hear about the trouble. I recently
had terrible luck with a Dayton RSS315-44.

There was a recall from PE as it seems some sort of mass plug comes loose.

Well three subs later i had...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-05-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,035
Posted By Gaugster
I have some 2 ply birch veneer. Check out post...

I have some 2 ply birch veneer. Check out post #28.

The new sub fits but with only a mm or so to spare. Same for my orbital sander. It is very much a miracle. I sized the opening bigger so that I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-04-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,035
Posted By Gaugster
Here is some progress pictures of the veneer. Got...

Here is some progress pictures of the veneer. Got the top, bottom and inside around the speaker attached.

I use a roller for pressure but like to get some weight on it to get as much bond from the...
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