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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-03-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By trpltongue
High efficient portable speaker designs

Hi all,

I'm looking to build some portable speakers to play music between innings at our local softball field. Would need to take these to the field with all the other gear, so portability is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-04-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 97,588
Posted By trpltongue
All, I'm dreaming about my eventual move...

All,

I'm dreaming about my eventual move back stateside and the return to my dedicated theater. I have installed hat channel and clips in the ceiling along with 2 layers of 5/8 drywall and green...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-05-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 13,263
Posted By trpltongue
I am actively awaiting the feedback and...

I am actively awaiting the feedback and measurement results :). I was telling @popalock about this thread as it seems incredible :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 38,131
Posted By trpltongue
That's a whole different discussion :). When you...

That's a whole different discussion :). When you factor in health care, dental, retirement, social security, and college for the kiddos, I pay about 40-50%
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 38,131
Posted By trpltongue
That's a bummer. The tax man came in hard in...

That's a bummer. The tax man came in hard in Houston. Our "assessed" property values went up 35% in 2 years so our taxes went up as well. From 10k to 13k per year :(. It's really getting out of hand....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-10-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 13,263
Posted By trpltongue
Any update on the awesomeness? I'm seriously...

Any update on the awesomeness? I'm seriously considering copy / pasting this or a variant DIY JBL system with active crossovers.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   06-05-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 18,501
Posted By trpltongue
Glad the drill worked out and didn't self...

Glad the drill worked out and didn't self destruct :). Can't wait to hear this ridiculous system :). Let me know if you want / need an extra pair of hands.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-31-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 18,501
Posted By trpltongue
For sure. I could bring it by on my way home...

For sure. I could bring it by on my way home from work at 5 or so. Just shoot me a txt and let me know. If you're not home I can drop it off if someone is there.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-31-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 18,501
Posted By trpltongue
All you gotta do is ask ;) I have a nice Makita...

All you gotta do is ask ;) I have a nice Makita hammer drill ready to go to work! Let me know when and I'll drop it off.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-31-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 38,131
Posted By trpltongue
That explanation makes a lot of sense and was...

That explanation makes a lot of sense and was what I assumed. Have you had a chance to listen to any of the synergy horn or unity horn designs? My only concern with moving to a 3-way was that I was...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-31-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 38,131
Posted By trpltongue
Can you help me understand this a bit better? ...

Can you help me understand this a bit better? The SEOS design crossover from tweeter to woofer at 1khz. Are you saying that because the woofer covers 1khz and down, the only way to increase bass is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-30-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 38,131
Posted By trpltongue
So basically if there is a big LFE effect and sub...

So basically if there is a big LFE effect and sub 80hz from the center simultaneously you could end up with a big peak when added together that would clip, yeah?



That makes a lot of sense, I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-29-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 38,131
Posted By trpltongue
Wow! Just jumping into this thread and it's...

Wow! Just jumping into this thread and it's incredible.

Couple of questions as I've now finished all 17 pages :)

1) Regarding sub 80hz content in the center channel, what is the advantage vs...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-24-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By trpltongue
Thanks to Austin for a warm TX welcome and some...

Thanks to Austin for a warm TX welcome and some Texas sized T-bones :) The whole family had a great time and we're looking forward to meeting the remainder of the popalock clan :)

If I've ever...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-22-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By trpltongue
Ha! Looking forward to it :)

Ha! Looking forward to it :)
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-21-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By trpltongue
Doh! Yeah I am in Doha Al Rayyan Village. Just...

Doh! Yeah I am in Doha Al Rayyan Village. Just up the road from you. It would be great to get together and talk shop!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-20-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By trpltongue
Resurrecting an old thread, but add one to the...

Resurrecting an old thread, but add one to the Qatar sandbox crew.


I'd love to get together if there's ever a Qatar GTG2 :) In fact, I'm reading about your HT18 build in the old theater as...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By trpltongue
Picked up the Yamaha's and sent them to my...

Picked up the Yamaha's and sent them to my parents. I don't know that they'll install them before I come back to visit the US in July so it may be a while before I can give impressions :)

Going...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-17-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 33,412
Posted By trpltongue
They worked great as side surrounds in my system.

They worked great as side surrounds in my system.
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By trpltongue
I'm leaning heavily towards the yamahas due to...

I'm leaning heavily towards the yamahas due to price and favorable reviews. The KEF look nice as well but are double the price. I still need to pick up a network music player as well (likely airport...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By trpltongue
High efficiency budget outdoor speakers

Hi everyone. I'm looking to buy mom a pair of outdoor speakers for the pool area. I know the def tech 6500 are very well reviewed, but at $400 a pair they are way over the budget. I'm looking for...
Forum: 3D Displays   04-10-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 49,654
Posted By trpltongue
Airion, Completely agree with you. I happen...

Airion,

Completely agree with you. I happen to be in the 1.5x or closer camp and I like my screens measured in feet not inches http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Although, I would...
Forum: 3D Displays   04-09-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 49,654
Posted By trpltongue
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HDPERSON http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1437658/keep-3d-active-or-make-switch-to-passive-3d-tv/330#post_23184131)

Passive is...
Forum: 3D Displays   04-09-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 49,654
Posted By trpltongue
So I've taken a stab at illustrating the...

So I've taken a stab at illustrating the difference between active and LG's version of passive. Airion had posted some great pictures illustrating the difference earlier, but I thought I'd take it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By trpltongue
Thanks Assassin! I did add a new power...

Thanks Assassin!

I did add a new power supply as my old P/S only had a 4-pin CPU connector.

I will look at upgrading to the 1600 RAM, but I read some reviews that sited compatibility issues...
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