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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By Mr.Tim
Yeah, sorry man. I'm a little rusty; I should...

Yeah, sorry man. I'm a little rusty; I should have modeled the dual.

The single in the same enclosure is flat at 106dB but the dual definitely has the SPL advantage.


edit: attached my T/S...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-25-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By Mr.Tim
No, I am. I was referencing the graph in the OP....

No, I am. I was referencing the graph in the OP. When I model it myself I get something a little more similar to you:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=685697&d=1429985785...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By Mr.Tim
You'll probably get some flex if you have decent...

You'll probably get some flex if you have decent subwoofage. I would just make sure you don't have a situtation where the studs could be smacking against the foundation.

Maybe a dab of acoustical...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-25-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By Mr.Tim
Is this in addition to the sealed subs, or a...

Is this in addition to the sealed subs, or a replacement? A little bigger box would be a big advantage, but I understand your space limitations.

If in addition to the sealed, you're almost better...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-25-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,431
Posted By Mr.Tim
I think you made the right choice. I thought you...

I think you made the right choice. I thought you could use a 20ga L to attach the 1/4" ply to the ceiling joists.. but.. and one of the experts could correct me if I'm wrong.. Although I think you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-24-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,372
Posted By Mr.Tim
If you could get the Infinity to work in a dual...

If you could get the Infinity to work in a dual config like the DTS-10 that would be a great deal. Looks like the closest driver to the one used in the DTS-10 is a $170 alpine driver.

Wolfhorn...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-24-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,372
Posted By Mr.Tim
The Titanic S400 looks good as well (nb Dayton...

The Titanic S400 looks good as well (nb Dayton has revised the TS spec). Given the same box, same tune, same power it looks to me like the Titanic will perform a little better in the ~20Hz region...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-24-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By Mr.Tim
All advice makes sense... I have the 8" angles...

All advice makes sense... I have the 8" angles LCR from monoprice and am very happy for the price.

You also have to break the speakers in. They sound horrible out of the box but the sound does...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,431
Posted By Mr.Tim
The important thing is that you were more...

The important thing is that you were more comfortable after adjusting it :D

Hope everything works out ok. Generally when they see water they want to replace it.

Tim
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,431
Posted By Mr.Tim
Could also be a bad solenoid or something else to...

Could also be a bad solenoid or something else to do with your whole house humidifier.

Tim
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Mr.Tim
^^what he said.. you're going to have flanking...

^^what he said.. you're going to have flanking noise.

The only solution may be to create your own bubble.. which is to say, treat your ceiling, your walls and your floor to keep the noise out....
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-21-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By Mr.Tim
I don't see an issue. Maybe if you have a hinged...

I don't see an issue. Maybe if you have a hinged door it won't open all the way. Just get a flush cover and you can simply remove it if you need access.

The enclosures usually only have 2...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 21,619
Posted By Mr.Tim
Yikes, been there, done that. Unfortunately not...

Yikes, been there, done that. Unfortunately not on a test piece. Thank goodness for bondo.

With all the time you have in this project that would have been a catastrophe!

Tim
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By Mr.Tim
Nice job Glimmie. You kind of touched on what I...

Nice job Glimmie. You kind of touched on what I was getting at earlier.. On a MWBC you have to pigtail the grounded conductor :)

Although you can use listed handle ties on a MWBC, 2P breaker is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Mr.Tim
Not stupid.. If it were simple, people wouldn't...

Not stupid.. If it were simple, people wouldn't have degrees in it.

Well, concrete changes things. Try contacting the soundproofing company and asking them.

It definitely is impact noise and I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mr.Tim
Looking at OP it seems like he's looking to build...

Looking at OP it seems like he's looking to build a few and sell. Personally wouldn't be my choice (aside from legality, however pedantic) as I would not want to ruffle any feathers. I don't even...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mr.Tim
I apologize for my terse reply and appreciate...

I apologize for my terse reply and appreciate your measured response.

I am going to gear this towards the OP, who is talking about trying to turn a profit. Personally I don't see getting...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mr.Tim
Seems like we're beating a dead horse.. we just...

Seems like we're beating a dead horse.. we just seem to be picking different parts to beat.

Now we are talking about a CNC shop constructing a cabinet. The conversation has moved from a CNC...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Mr.Tim
We'll assume you talked to your neighbors and...

We'll assume you talked to your neighbors and they weren't receptive. Even putting some rubber feet on the chairs would go a long way.

40dB ambient is extremely low. If that were the true quality...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-20-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mr.Tim
See! I knew it! haha I think I'm being...

See! I knew it! haha

I think I'm being misread as thinking that trying to sell these would be a good idea. I think it's a losing proposition. Too much time and money to build it. Like you said,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 153,700
Posted By Mr.Tim
Ok.. Acorn nuts look cool too! 1/4 would be...

Ok.. Acorn nuts look cool too!

1/4 would be a #14 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=14) screw.. iirc my itty bitty 15's would accommodate a #10...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 153,700
Posted By Mr.Tim
HF you are hardcore. You used carriage bolts...

HF you are hardcore.

You used carriage bolts for mounting your drivers? I never really stopped to look, but they make carriage bolts that small in diameter?

Definitely another solid way to do...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By Mr.Tim
Which two guys are you referring to? Nobody even...

Which two guys are you referring to? Nobody even came remotely close to saying that. Did you even read the responses?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By Mr.Tim
I think it is more about understanding what you...

I think it is more about understanding what you are undertaking. You've made an assumption about the performance of the inspector.

Ideally the inspector will find any issues and instruct you on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By Mr.Tim
Can't we all just get along? On the one hand...

Can't we all just get along?

On the one hand I don't think there's really any knack to stripping wire (just get a nice set of Klein strippers) and on the other hand I think there's a lot more to...
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