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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 03:02 AM
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Views: 715
Posted By Martycool007
I never thought of using a ceiling fan mount as a...

I never thought of using a ceiling fan mount as a way to mount and position surround speakers. I really like this idea! I wonder how it would look to have the surround backs (5.4) mounted to a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 417
Posted By Martycool007
I too would be curious as to how four of the...

I too would be curious as to how four of the Infinity 1262's would compare to one or two SI 18HT's. Right now I am searching for a horn sub design that I can use as a riser. I have been seriously...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,489
Posted By Martycool007
How would these drivers do for covering the...

How would these drivers do for covering the bottom end in a 3-way setup? Or would they be best used as mid-bass drivers? How high will these extend up to? Perhaps 800hz or would 900hz be possible...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 26,231
Posted By Martycool007
All this talk about Atmos, but, has any receiver...

All this talk about Atmos, but, has any receiver manufacture actually commited to bringing this to their lineup any time soon? I rarely, if ever, visit the AVR-Pre/Pro-Amplifier forums so perhaps I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 15,856
Posted By Martycool007
Diffusers are generally used to make the room...

Diffusers are generally used to make the room sound a bit more lively and to sound bigger than what it actually is, at least IMHO. Some folks use them on the first reflection points, which I tried in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,135
Posted By Martycool007
The Volt-8 or Volt-10 would be as good or better...

The Volt-8 or Volt-10 would be as good or better and be a whole lot cheaper to top it off, that is, assuming that Erich will ship them to Europe. If not, just order the Eminense driver locally, build...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 902
Posted By Martycool007
You definitely can't go wrong with the Fusion-12...

You definitely can't go wrong with the Fusion-12 Tempest! For movies, they will sound much better than the Klipsch RF-82ii, Martin Logan Motion-40, or anything from B&W with the exception of the 803,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-19-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,051
Posted By Martycool007
Carl, which IWATA model are you using, and where...

Carl, which IWATA model are you using, and where do you have the crossover point on the IWATA + JBL-2446BE? I had an opportunity to purchase a pair of JBL-2446's for $250, or a pair of JBL-2447's for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,325
Posted By Martycool007
Kind of O/T But I need to paint my wife's...

Kind of O/T
But

I need to paint my wife's office soon, but; there are a bunch of bad, actually terrible Sheetrock patches done by the previous tenet and I am having to sand the sh•t out of the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 747
Posted By Martycool007
I may end up doing that, or just cutting on my...

I may end up doing that, or just cutting on my old Black & Decker, cast iron, contractors table saw . The inches location on the bottom has rubbed off, so I have a hard time setting the fense...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 7,698
Posted By Martycool007
So let me see if I got this straight. You have...

So let me see if I got this straight. You have double baffles and the outer baffle is oversized with a built in flange that helps secure it to the framing. Then you have MDF on the front of the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 44,941
Posted By Martycool007
As far as the 1.4" compression driver is...

As far as the 1.4" compression driver is concerned with regards to my post, to me, affordable would be $150 to $250, preferably closer to the $150 mark, but, if something could be produced to have as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 71,360
Posted By Martycool007
I would also definitely be up for a similar that...

I would also definitely be up for a similar that is video recorded! I would do my absolute best to attend in person, and would be willing to pay for the time spent at the similar! Perhaps if several...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 7,698
Posted By Martycool007
Hey Mike, what kind of material are you using to...

Hey Mike, what kind of material are you using to cover the finished baffle wall? I am assuming some kind of fabric? If so, what kind?

I am starting my Seos-15 speaker build this week as a really...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-17-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 44,941
Posted By Martycool007
I would also like to note, with regards to the...

I would also like to note, with regards to the next Seos evolution, that we come up with some nice 3-way designs, in addition to Tuxs' 1099 and the Seos Maximus-18.

It would be nice to see a horn...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 44,941
Posted By Martycool007
What about having the tweeter, and woofer each in...

What about having the tweeter, and woofer each in their own sealed cabinet section within the cabinet and leaving the 12" mid open back with varying amounts of some type of absorption material that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-17-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 71,360
Posted By Martycool007
That would be optimal. If you are going to run...

That would be optimal. If you are going to run wides, it is best if the wides are identical to the LCR's. I had read this several times in the past, and had heard wides used several times before, but...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 42,751
Posted By Martycool007
So that should work very well as a riser,...

So that should work very well as a riser, assuming that I build two and arrange them do be 78" x 2 = 156" which comes out to 13ft which is almost the perfect size for my room as it is 14ft wide! I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-15-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 42,751
Posted By Martycool007
Quick question for Mr. Wolf. What were the...

Quick question for Mr. Wolf.

What were the final dimensions of this sub? As we discussed a while bank, I want to find a horn sub that I can use as a riser. I can't remember what we discussed,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-15-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,010
Posted By Martycool007
So based on the plot in post #34...

So based on the plot in post #34 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=34) , a low shelf filter of around -8db at 800hz would take down everything below that 800hz and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-15-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By Martycool007
Did you really use a 10" diameter tube as the...

Did you really use a 10" diameter tube as the port? Wouldn't a 10" diameter tube be way way way too big? My goodness you could stick your head in a 10" tube!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-14-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Martycool007
I am getting ready to dive into active speaker...

I am getting ready to dive into active speaker building myself. I already have my speaker parts. Just waiting until I can afford the wood, wire, speakon connectors and another iNuke1000dsp, which is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-14-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,010
Posted By Martycool007
Nate, thanks for the reply! It is my...

Nate, thanks for the reply! It is my understanding that a Low Shelf Filter is used to either boost or cut frequencies below the Fc, and conversely, a High Shelf Filtr can boost or cut frequencies...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-13-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,010
Posted By Martycool007
Couple of quick questions, what does a High Shelf...

Couple of quick questions, what does a High Shelf and/or Low Shelf filter do of accomplish? I keep seeing people talk about using a High or Low Shelf filter, just never way sure what that does,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-13-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 747
Posted By Martycool007
Has anyone ever built a straight edge with a...

Has anyone ever built a straight edge with a fixed track type device, kind of like a DIY track saw guide that would be specific to your particular cut, assuming that you have to make repeatable cuts...
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