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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-18-2015, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Mfusick
What gauge for the line ? 1/0 ?

What gauge for the line ? 1/0 ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
You don't need an IQ north of 130 to design a...

You don't need an IQ north of 130 to design a horn.

You just need dedication to learning- and some trial and error. Two things most don't want to do as they take a considerable amount of time...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 06:29 PM
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Views: 713
Posted By Mfusick
+1

+1
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
Lilwrecker is really the one. Apline drivers are...

Lilwrecker is really the one. Apline drivers are cheap. 15" woofer- moderate sized cab- easier build.
Still makes good bass.

Blows my mind why more people don't build them. Personally I'd...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
Fi driver should work nice in a horn - cost isn't...

Fi driver should work nice in a horn - cost isn't crazy either.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 3,565
Posted By Mfusick
Pics or it didn't happen on the panel DTS

Pics or it didn't happen on the panel DTS
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 3,565
Posted By Mfusick
Nope. I just cut. That is how I roll. ...

Nope. I just cut. That is how I roll.

I have a steel beam in the basement in the center, I just used (4) 2x12 glued and screwed. I was going to use 3 but I figured why not. I added...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 23,985
Posted By Mfusick
4 GH and 4 OH is like $10,000 + worth of bass...

4 GH and 4 OH is like $10,000 + worth of bass :eek:

And the equivalent of like (128) Stereo Integrity HT18 drivers in sealed boxes. I'm all for overkill but that seems excessive unless your room...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Mfusick
The HT18 isn't well suited to a ported box. ...

The HT18 isn't well suited to a ported box. It's sloppy and would have poor transient response.

I posted earlier in this thread on some specifics why a bit earlier:
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 02:05 PM
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Views: 158,211
Posted By Mfusick
"just in case" :p

"just in case" :p
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 11:40 AM
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Views: 80,046
Posted By Mfusick
The SI HT18 isn't ideal for a Marty sub in either...

The SI HT18 isn't ideal for a Marty sub in either VC configuration, but if you must you could wire the 2ohm VC in series for a 4 ohm load to an amp channel, or run them one VC per channel for a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,723
Posted By Mfusick
Big difference between March 1st and April 1st. ...

Big difference between March 1st and April 1st.

Amazing what 30 days does in New England.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
And if the PITA factor of building wasn't enough...

And if the PITA factor of building wasn't enough to dissuade me from doing it, this is. I think people will find a hard time finding someone willing to do it, if it's against Josh's wishes. Most...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
Although put into perspective: (Consider this) ...

Although put into perspective: (Consider this)

8 SI HT18 subs = $1400
8 sealed SI HT18 subs < (1) LMS/GHORN @ 16hz.

8 SI HT18 subs requires, 8x amplification of 1, 8x enclosure, and 8x...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
My thinking is much aligned with yours. ...

My thinking is much aligned with yours.

There is not a big line of people willing to pay for it, from what I have seen. I actually made the offer to build a pair to someone for $1000 for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 158,211
Posted By Mfusick
Speaking of this, now that I actually look at...

Speaking of this, now that I actually look at the design a little I have a question regarding this.

I notice that the subwoofers are below and stick out on the bottom, and the panels have a gap...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
Your forgot Tom Danely ^ :D

Your forgot Tom Danely ^ :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
Lilmike is really big on measurements. I'm...

Lilmike is really big on measurements. I'm starting to see the light. I got my DIY impeadance and T/S jig up and running- I got my calibrated UMIK from Crossspectrum, and I'm learning my way...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,745
Posted By Mfusick
I think you are not alone. I tend to walk...

I think you are not alone.

I tend to walk on both side of the line.

I am aware of the damage of loud volumes- and I take active effort to protect my hearing in many situations. I own...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
That is without a driver ^ and I think you are...

That is without a driver ^ and I think you are shooting rather low.

I've seen your build threads, your home remodeling- etc... I think you take for granted what you can do, that 99% of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 158,211
Posted By Mfusick
Don't forget diffraction. That's really the...

Don't forget diffraction. That's really the purpose of a baffle wall.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 23,985
Posted By Mfusick
Edit: I actually ran the numbers and it's true. ...

Edit: I actually ran the numbers and it's true. ^

Also,

For the heck of it I took a look at higher up, since the HT18 does a better job over 30hz than it does under 20hz.

According to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 23,985
Posted By Mfusick
http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/6537...

http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/653798/thumb_horrorcat-meme-generator-rules-were-enforced-on-the-website-things-just-got-serious-42f791.jpg

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
I think he was talking about the difference...

I think he was talking about the difference between a UXL and LMS - and that UXL would not be as close to model or as smooth due to the different characteristics of the driver. Although my guess...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mfusick
@OP, Have you even looked at the plans ?

@OP,

Have you even looked at the plans ?
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