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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-22-2015, 04:12 PM
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Posted By rajacat
I was referring to servo vs. non servo subs not...

I was referring to servo vs. non servo subs not ported vs. sealed.
One advantage with servo subs is that you don't need HUGE cabinets to get to 16hz. 18" drivers, especially if they're in ported...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By rajacat
If you're primarily interested in music I'd go...

If you're primarily interested in music I'd go for the Rythmik subs. AVS is mostly HT oriented so you don't find as many favoring musical subs. It's really volume oriented here. There are other...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By rajacat
Yeah, It was audio circle. It wasn't Wayne. ...

Yeah, It was audio circle. It wasn't Wayne.
Here's the link to the discussion.
http://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=136205.0
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By rajacat
I was over on another forum and got into a mini...

I was over on another forum and got into a mini debate about the merits of the H290c to the SEOS12. He claimed that the SEOS was too shallow and thereby had more ripple and less pattern control. I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By rajacat
Are the plastic SEOS12 and the AutoTech SEOS12...

Are the plastic SEOS12 and the AutoTech SEOS12 waveguide dimensions the same?

I noticed that the AutoTech SEOS12 is 70mm deep whereas the plastic DIY Sound Group is 88.9mm deep. Were there changes...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-24-2015, 10:48 AM
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Views: 17,597
Posted By rajacat
Excellent post! That's the best explanation I've...

Excellent post! That's the best explanation I've read concerning diffraction and baffle step compensation.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-20-2015, 05:00 PM
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Views: 17,597
Posted By rajacat
You must have tolerant neighbors! :)

You must have tolerant neighbors! :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-07-2015, 09:11 PM
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Posted By rajacat
I used marine enamel and primer. I sanded with...

I used marine enamel and primer. I sanded with dry paper till about 400 grit, then changed to wet paper ending with, I think, 2500 grit wet . It was a lot of work. I'm sure veneer would've been a lot...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 03:06 PM
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Posted By rajacat
Right. Mix the JBL with the AE?

Right. Mix the JBL with the AE?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By rajacat
Of course, I'd be interested in demoing a 24" sub...

Of course, I'd be interested in demoing a 24" sub although the shipping costs to my neck of the woods (Washington State) would be a problem.:eek: From what I hear you'd need a minimum of a 14 cu ft...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By rajacat
Yeah, I really went all in on the midbass...

Yeah, I really went all in on the midbass cabinet. They're only 3.5 cu ft but still weigh a ton. One thing for sure is that I'll be stuck with these behemoths for the rest of my life.:o Too big and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By rajacat
I suspect you can. I haven't progressed that far...

I suspect you can. I haven't progressed that far into the learning curve yet. I've been delayed by working on other projects.

Actually the separate box for the WG serves more than one purpose....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 10:23 AM
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Posted By rajacat
I guess we're battling using stereotypes. Pardon...

I guess we're battling using stereotypes. Pardon the pun.:)

Peace,

Roy
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 09:03 AM
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Views: 17,597
Posted By rajacat
I don't have a build thread yet. Have the photos...

I don't have a build thread yet. Have the photos but just haven't gotten around to it.

Here's a pic showing the completed speaker minus the top piece of the separate SEOS18 WG enclosure. The TD15M...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 01:31 AM
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Posted By rajacat
"All I can say is don't knock it until you try...

"All I can say is don't knock it until you try it....."
I don't know where you got the idea that so-called "audiophiles" only have or prefer low efficiency speakers.:confused: Look around on some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-01-2015, 12:58 PM
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Views: 17,597
Posted By rajacat
Why are so many HT enthusiasts so obsessed with...

Why are so many HT enthusiasts so obsessed with extremely high sound levels, huge subs, think all amps sound the same, power is all that matters and put actual sound quality on the back burner? ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 11:33 AM
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Posted By rajacat
Ah, I see... you're using those huge caps so that...

Ah, I see... you're using those huge caps so that they're very far away from the crossover region. I suppose that would have both a positive effect and a negative. Since those caps are very large,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 04:44 PM
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Posted By rajacat
Thanks! Yeah, I guess you'd need a chart showing...

Thanks! Yeah, I guess you'd need a chart showing how the ohm level changes as freq changes. I think I'll order some those Dayton caps too.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 03:25 PM
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Views: 17,597
Posted By rajacat
Thanks for the link to bwaslo's progrman. I...

Thanks for the link to bwaslo's progrman. I installed it.
I'm doing active too so I should be able to compensate for the effects of the big cap.... I think.:confused: I don't want the cap to affect...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 01:21 PM
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Posted By rajacat
Wow, those are big caps.:eek: I'm thinking that...

Wow, those are big caps.:eek: I'm thinking that I'll need to get some protection caps too. What's your -3db point for your tweeter? I figure mine will be ~650hz for the BA750 therefor, I suppose, I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-12-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,599
Posted By rajacat
Very nice! Why the gap between the woofers?

Very nice! Why the gap between the woofers?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-22-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By rajacat
IMO its better to err on the side of too short...

IMO its better to err on the side of too short vs. too tall. It's hard to shorten a box but you can easily raise a box an inch or so by using spikes and/or a thick slab of wood.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-20-2014, 08:52 AM
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Posted By rajacat
Bottom box is 30" tall, 19-3/4"wide, 15" deep. ...

Bottom box is 30" tall, 19-3/4"wide, 15" deep.
Top box is 9-1/4" tall w/lid. 15" deep 15"deep.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-16-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,422
Posted By rajacat
Daedalus Audio builds fine and very expensive...

Daedalus Audio builds fine and very expensive solid domestic hardwood speakers.
http://www.daedalusaudio.com/products.html
http://www.daedalusaudio.com/images/detailIMG_0369.jpg...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-31-2014, 05:23 PM
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Views: 874,502
Posted By rajacat
The aluminum angle and wood have holes drilled ....

The aluminum angle and wood have holes drilled . I pass bolts through the holes and tighten moderately. This whole operation was a bit tedious.:o
Another, perhaps easier, way to do it would be to...
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