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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2016, 01:17 PM
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Posted By lilmike
As far as I know, no one has tried the Type Rs. ...

As far as I know, no one has tried the Type Rs.

If the specs I dug up at Alpine are accurate and current, either impedance option for the Alpine Type R 15s should work fine.

The biggest...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-15-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,744
Posted By lilmike
Sorry for the confusion. Yeah, I meant a 4...

Sorry for the confusion.

Yeah, I meant a 4 ohm cabinet impedance, so that would be a dual 2 ohm driver with the coils wired in series.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-12-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,744
Posted By lilmike
If it were my room, I'd build the Picowreckers. ...

If it were my room, I'd build the Picowreckers.

They're the most capable of the designs of mine that you've listed, BY FAR.

They put ~10 dB on the Insubnia (and have the same low corner) and ~5...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-16-2016, 12:21 PM
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Posted By lilmike
EricNE Glad you got it sorted. It's a solid...

EricNE Glad you got it sorted. It's a solid little sub.

Samps Thanks for stepping in and helping out, I've not been foruming that much lately.

I can't stress the importance of sealing the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-23-2016, 12:42 PM
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Views: 25,893
Posted By lilmike
I have an older version of that Wixey readout on...

I have an older version of that Wixey readout on my planer.

It is decent, but not great. Not sure I'd buy it again.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-08-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,322
Posted By lilmike
Crosstalk is the cause for the rising response in...

Crosstalk is the cause for the rising response in the low frequencies in my impedance plots. First discussed here:...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-08-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,322
Posted By lilmike
I've measured impedance with lots of different...

I've measured impedance with lots of different USB interfaces and lots of software.

Woofer Tester
Woofer Tester II
DATS
Praxis
ARTA/LIMP
SoundEasy
REW (with about 5 or 6 different USB...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-22-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,584
Posted By lilmike
School is back in session... Fantastic work,...

School is back in session...

Fantastic work, absolutely fantastic.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-13-2016, 10:26 PM
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Views: 65,454
Posted By lilmike
Wish I had the time and cash to test all the...

Wish I had the time and cash to test all the maybes. This isn't my day job, which is why the plans cost what they do.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-27-2016, 06:51 PM
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Views: 65,454
Posted By lilmike
LOL... It has been known to happen on...

LOL...

It has been known to happen on occasion...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-27-2016, 06:51 PM
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Views: 65,454
Posted By lilmike
I doubt that the inch is worth the effort. What's...

I doubt that the inch is worth the effort. What's your seating distance? You might be a degree off axis, tops. Not worth the hassle IMO. That's the "or-so" in the height spec. If it were my room, I'd...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-21-2016, 03:09 PM
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Views: 65,454
Posted By lilmike
Now that is awesome.

Now that is awesome.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2016, 07:55 PM
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Views: 219,348
Posted By lilmike
I did mouths through the side with my T-6s...

I did mouths through the side with my T-6s (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1358033-lilmike-s-cinema-t-6-a.html), which was based on this design, but is designed to be a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2016, 04:01 PM
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Views: 65,454
Posted By lilmike
Hmmmm, though I have measured a couple of them, I...

Hmmmm, though I have measured a couple of them, I have no direct experience with mounting the Alpine TypeS drivers, maybe someone that's got one can chime in. Leaks at the driver are a very bad...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,744
Posted By lilmike
A quick look at the plans suggests that a cutout...

A quick look at the plans suggests that a cutout through the side might work, it needs to hit the last portion of the flare before the driver.

If you measure from the bottom corner near the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2016, 01:00 PM
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Views: 65,454
Posted By lilmike
Yeah, I have most of a house, but no bass, so I...

Yeah, I have most of a house, but no bass, so I am still plenty busy.

Anyhow, I saw the thread sorta came back to life. Figured I'd drop by and answer a couple things:

While not what I drew,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,744
Posted By lilmike
Awesome! Good luck with your build! Though I...

Awesome! Good luck with your build!

Though I have owned plenty over the years, and still have a few in service here and there, I tend to avoid using plate amps any more.

I tend to use more...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2016, 11:56 AM
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Views: 33,748
Posted By lilmike
...perhaps.

...perhaps.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2016, 09:47 PM
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Views: 33,748
Posted By lilmike
Memes are so last year... Besides, busy. ...

Memes are so last year...

Besides, busy.

Got most of a house and no bass. This must be addressed.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-19-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By lilmike
Rebuilding a house takes a LONG time. Far longer...

Rebuilding a house takes a LONG time. Far longer than I thought it would. Cost me a lot more too, funny how that works...

There's a LOT on deck, I just have to get to the point where I can do the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-18-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By lilmike
I'd like to get back to where I'm designing,...

I'd like to get back to where I'm designing, building, testing, and enjoying speakers.

Hopefully soon. Been a LONG project, and I am not quite done.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-08-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By lilmike
The UCA202 has serious crosstalk issues, I no...

The UCA202 has serious crosstalk issues, I no longer recommend it. The newer Behringers don't have the crosstalk, but cost more and have a poorly-written driver that can render other gear inoperable....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-28-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 211,549
Posted By lilmike
From memory (stock width): MFW-15* Dayton...

From memory (stock width):

MFW-15*
Dayton DVC 385-88
Exodus Tempest X2 15
Dayton RSS390-HF
Dayton Ultimax 15*
JBL GTO 15

* denotes a driver I have personally tested.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-28-2015, 07:06 PM
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Views: 211
Posted By lilmike
Yeah, the Pico's a pretty potent little cabinet....

Yeah, the Pico's a pretty potent little cabinet. Hard to believe it is a single 10, and not an elite one at that.

Glad you like it. Pretty much a perfect fit on one side of an EP4000/Inuke 3000 or...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-24-2015, 03:56 PM
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Views: 219,348
Posted By lilmike
If I understand what you're planning, that should...

If I understand what you're planning, that should work OK, but it might make the final assembly a bit complicated.

As long as the internal dimensions are the same, the performance should be the...
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