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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-19-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 823
Posted By michael hurd
Can you remove the driver and test it in free...

Can you remove the driver and test it in free air? That would isolate if there is a loose piece inside the horn making the noise. If you set the woofer on it's back, blocking the pole vent, it will...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,110
Posted By michael hurd
LTD02, this link might clear up your confusion....

LTD02, this link might clear up your confusion. It goes on to state what the differences are.... there are different rules for DC and AC.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,110
Posted By michael hurd
Class 2 wiring is rated for 150V. You can use...

Class 2 wiring is rated for 150V. You can use Class 3 in place of, Class 2, but not the other way around.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,110
Posted By michael hurd
Class 3 wiring is rated for 300 volts. In other...

Class 3 wiring is rated for 300 volts. In other words, SJOOW if making a portable cord. SOOW is rated for 600V.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-12-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,110
Posted By michael hurd
Yes, LTD02, you are correct. When looking at...

Yes, LTD02, you are correct. When looking at convenience ( single run of 14awg/4c Carol SJOOW ) vs. two runs of 14awg/2c Carol SJOOW ) to my mains, the ampacity of the 14/4 is de-rated compared to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-12-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 834
Posted By michael hurd
Yes, that would be the link on their website. The...

Yes, that would be the link on their website. The space shuttle launch recording I have is labeled STS-123_launch_2496, I was mistaken in thinking it was STS-323.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-12-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,110
Posted By michael hurd
One wrap around a 4" coil former would be ~ 12.56...

One wrap around a 4" coil former would be ~ 12.56 inches. How many feet does that equate when the coil is a bit over 3" long.... that's a few feet of wire in the gap, even when wound with large gauge...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-12-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,110
Posted By michael hurd
There are plenty of voice coils wound with larger...

There are plenty of voice coils wound with larger wire than 26 gauge. My TC LMS 5400's have 19 gauge AL wire. The lead in wires are also large enough to handle peak currents of 30A or more without...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-12-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 834
Posted By michael hurd
As far as demo material, I have a few...

As far as demo material, I have a few suggestions:

Tom Danley's fireworks recording
STS-323 launch
Stella Errans ( Cirque du Soleil )
Feel The Music ( Bass Mekanik )
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-12-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 834
Posted By michael hurd
I have plans for late June, early July, so that...

I have plans for late June, early July, so that time frame might not work for me. Luke, thanks for the offer... I might just take you up on that, but will have to wait to see what date is nailed down.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-09-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 834
Posted By michael hurd
I would like to make it this year, but not sure...

I would like to make it this year, but not sure if I can swing it. Put me down as maybe. ( depends on the weekend chosen )
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By michael hurd
From the old information I have, 2.5KG of added...

From the old information I have, 2.5KG of added mass is the maximum recommended for the TC VMP's.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 998
Posted By michael hurd
When you were measuring one sub in different...

When you were measuring one sub in different locations, are you shorting the other subs IE: connected to an amplifier that's on, with no signal>?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-26-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By michael hurd
You can definitely hear an end to end resonance.

You can definitely hear an end to end resonance.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-31-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 12,943
Posted By michael hurd
First before anything else, I would want you to...

First before anything else, I would want you to acquire and learn to use a microphone and a measurement system. For $ 150ish ( or less depending on what you buy ) and a laptop you can learn a quite a...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-28-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,187
Posted By michael hurd
Noesis 215RT vs. Yorkville U215. Audio...

Noesis 215RT vs. Yorkville U215.

Audio memory being what it is, and the long time in between switching these out, they both have similar qualities. They both do things that I have heard very very...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 12,943
Posted By michael hurd
This horn was designed around a pair of the...

This horn was designed around a pair of the SWR-12D2:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1414166-alpine-swr-12d2-tapped-horn-audio-memorial-bbq-get-together.html

Sketchup files...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,187
Posted By michael hurd
Did anyone investigate what fell and broke...

Did anyone investigate what fell and broke upstairs? :eek:

The back row of the room was the 'hot' seat with a lot more output vs. the front row. The JTR 215 were quite powerful even without any...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 47,358
Posted By michael hurd
Literally took 15 seconds to pull up a 24" basket...

Literally took 15 seconds to pull up a 24" basket on alibaba....

http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/24-inches-speaker-basket_1946402263.html

Beware, now everyone will be building them in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-13-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,707
Posted By michael hurd
I wouldn't mind making it, that's the first day...

I wouldn't mind making it, that's the first day of holidays for me. I could bring a QSC PLX 3602 or two if need be, or a DCX 2496. :)

This is actually one of the closest GTG's I have seen... still...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-09-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,706
Posted By michael hurd
Okv gets a cookie and a couple of gold stars. ;-)

Okv gets a cookie and a couple of gold stars. ;-)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,993
Posted By michael hurd
There is no way you are going to save half of...

There is no way you are going to save half of your gross income anywhere in Canada. 100k a year living in BC would be equivalent to making a lot less staying where you are.

Everything is more...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-20-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By michael hurd
If you can't find it in Rona or other big box...

If you can't find it in Rona or other big box store, your best bet is a construction / industrial wholesaler... they usually sell it dirt cheap as well compared to the big box stores. IIRC, for a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-19-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 28,060
Posted By michael hurd
Ah, well then for what you want them for, they...

Ah, well then for what you want them for, they will work quite fine, I bought the charcoal... it's a bit sparkly when light hits it, but it's most likely a non-issue since you don't have any natural...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-19-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 28,060
Posted By michael hurd
If the corner absorbers are the same foam as the...

If the corner absorbers are the same foam as the 4" thick stuff I bought from foam by mail about a decade ago... it's not very dense material at all. ( 4" wedge foam )
...
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