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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-01-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Patzig
Yeah cool, I think I'll be alright. I've got a...

Yeah cool, I think I'll be alright. I've got a cheapo infrared thermometer I'll use to see how hot things get once the amp is done.



Looks clean. I've got those PE cable clamps I'll try to use...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
The SMPS documentation states that they do not...

The SMPS documentation states that they do not need additional cooling (other than the stock aluminum plate it's installed on I assume). With the PS's mounted to the side panel like that, they'll...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-30-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Thanks for the kind words Gizze. ...

Thanks for the kind words Gizze.



Thanks John.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-29-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Got a little bit more done this weekend. I ended...

Got a little bit more done this weekend. I ended up using the thermal adhesive to mount the heatsinks to the amps. I wanted to run screws, but I think I would have gnarled up the heatsinks pretty bad...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-29-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Thanks Andersa. Yeah, just one switch up front....

Thanks Andersa. Yeah, just one switch up front. ON/OFF for A/C to both power supplies.



Thanks Gizze. It is meaty lol...and getting pretty heavy too :D



Glad the BOM can help. There's...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-22-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Got the front panel done this weekend. I ended up...

Got the front panel done this weekend. I ended up using a jasper jig + router to cut the holes needed for the fans/grills. I used my "cheapo" bit, as I was worried the aluminum might be a little...
Forum: Audio Gear   06-18-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Patzig
Hey sorry man, missed your post. Subs are sold.

Hey sorry man, missed your post. Subs are sold.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 53,927
Posted By Patzig
I modeled the Fi Q 15 just yesterday...it looks...

I modeled the Fi Q 15 just yesterday...it looks decent.

I've modeled about a dozen drivers in the lil wrecker, looking for that "perfect driver". Obviously with this type of enclosure, the FR...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-16-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Nah. They've been out of stock for a while. About...

Nah. They've been out of stock for a while. About the same power as the UcD400, and the UcD's get such good reviews, I couldn't justify another +$220 per board. I'd want to keep the same amps for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-16-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Yeah. Real talk, I just wanted to see a UcD board...

Yeah. Real talk, I just wanted to see a UcD board light up LOL. Something about those red and blue LEDS make you feel warm inside. But yeah, I need to get setup in my room and L/R channels setup...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-16-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Yeah Blazar's good reviews of the M22 on his...

Yeah Blazar's good reviews of the M22 on his super sensitive horns helped me choose the Hypex UcD amps. The DIYSG speaks I'll be running should do well on these UcD400 amps.

I did power an amp up,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-16-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Dooo ittttt. Nice, thanks, I'll look...

Dooo ittttt.



Nice, thanks, I'll look that book up.

Great advice for sure. My first few speaker builds, I was in such a rush to get them finished and plugged in to see how they sounded, I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Thanks Joel. Thanks man, yeah the...

Thanks Joel.



Thanks man, yeah the "vent" holes did take a while but not too bad. I punched all the holes (spring loaded punch worked very well here) through the grid paper, hit all the punch...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
After reading a bit and talking with my free EE...

After reading a bit and talking with my free EE consultant, I think I have a better understanding of grounding now. Spelled it out nice and simple here, I'll follow suit.



Yeah I thought...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Right right, cool. Thank you sir. ...

Right right, cool. Thank you sir.



Thanks Dig. I've followed your 1099 builds for a while. One day I'd like to build some curved enclosure. Likely much more work than this amp lol.


...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
I did a dry fit, and tried to consider air flow....

I did a dry fit, and tried to consider air flow. According to the Hypex documentation, even under full load, the SMPS's do not need forced cooling. I will throw heatsinks on them as well anyway...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Got the back panel finished today. Came out...

Got the back panel finished today. Came out pretty well I think. After 150 holes, there isn't much plate left lol. Not really though, these front/back and side plates are all 3.2mm thick, very...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
lol hope so :D Thank you. This makes...

lol hope so :D Thank you.



This makes sense. Maybe a dumb questions though...would this be considered the same ground as the output ground from the SMPS?



Are these the L20D boards? I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-14-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Thanks More. I've been following your sub build...

Thanks More. I've been following your sub build for a while, cool stuff.



Cool thanks. Yeah, I might do a build thread for the 1899 too. I've been bugging Erich for a while on when I can get my...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Got some of the back panel done today. I...

Got some of the back panel done today. I considered getting a CNC shop to drill my holes, but it would have added to the total cost, and I enjoy doing it by hand anyway. I printed out some simple...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
Current BOM

Current BOM
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,863
Posted By Patzig
DIY 7 x Hypex UcD400HG 2U Class D Amp

I don't post here much so I guess that makes me a "lurker". I do alot of reading/following/learning through this forum, so I wanted to give a special thanks to the following guys who have supplied...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-10-2015, 08:32 AM
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Views: 175,254
Posted By Patzig
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-sub...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1993098-cinema-10-max-volt-8-build-2.html#post34848737

Not the 1099, but pretty close.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-09-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 53,927
Posted By Patzig
If I remember correctly, the panel across from...

If I remember correctly, the panel across from the driver baffle is square on both ends. The driver baffle is beveled on the throat end, and on the other end. Although, I accidentally cut my driver...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-09-2015, 08:03 AM
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Views: 53,927
Posted By Patzig
I was worried about all of the screws hitting the...

I was worried about all of the screws hitting the internal baffles as well, but I lucked out and actually got all of them to hit (at least I think so, they all grabbed and sunk in pretty well). I...
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