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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-16-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Gaugster
Thanks for tHe graph. Kind of what I was eluding...

Thanks for tHe graph. Kind of what I was eluding too. Bass is higher level than highs. More of a house tilt then House curve. :)
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-15-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By Gaugster
It is a fact of life that we adjust and form a...

It is a fact of life that we adjust and form a preference to a particular sound system.

I rent cars all the time and the stereos always sound very very different for the first 20 minutes or so....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Gaugster
A lot of internal volume is consumed by bracing....

A lot of internal volume is consumed by bracing. Was that accounted for?

There are two rather long sections. Corners have chamfers but maybe some unwanted interenal resonance below 100hz?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By Gaugster
Chapter 2 of "Bullock on Boxes" describes how to...

Chapter 2 of "Bullock on Boxes" describes how to measure TS parameters for a speaker However you need at least a waveform generator, DMM and some resistor loads. Both Amazon and Parts Express sell...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By Gaugster
First I will state that I have never built a bass...

First I will state that I have never built a bass horn or tapped horn. But have played with hornresp some.

Basic horn idea is to start with high pressure at the front of the speaker and gradually...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10,199
Views: 561,672
Posted By Gaugster
Bought Moving Pictures and 2112 DVDA when they...

Bought Moving Pictures and 2112 DVDA when they came out. Have Counterparts and Hemispheres SACDs.... Was not aware of the other 5.1 offerings.... Have to go have a look.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-06-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10,199
Views: 561,672
Posted By Gaugster
Just purchased the RUSH Presto SACD. :) I am...

Just purchased the RUSH Presto SACD. :) I am going to be a sucker for any RUSH Hi Rez releases I think....
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,012
Posted By Gaugster
Submitted my thoughts... My choices were based on...

Submitted my thoughts... My choices were based on dynamic range alone. No obvious hi frequency tells for me and my system. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-29-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Gaugster
Multiple subs is a very good idea. Here's a...

Multiple subs is a very good idea. Here's a famous study that looks at multiple subwoofer applications and some optimization ideas. Granted every room will be somewhat different.
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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-27-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Gaugster
Quote:Originally Posted by Wayne A....

Quote:Originally Posted by Wayne A. Pflughaupt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1228630/sound-reproduction-by-floyd-toole#post_24120994)


This article...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-27-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Gaugster
Quote:Originally Posted by Ethan...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ethan Winer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1228630/sound-reproduction-by-floyd-toole#post_24120405)

Excellent, thanks for...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-25-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Gaugster
Quote:Originally Posted by Ethan...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ethan Winer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1228630/sound-reproduction-by-floyd-toole#post_24116639)

I have Floyd's book and I...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-24-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Gaugster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1228630/sound-reproduction-by-floyd-toole#post_24114134)

Floyd's opinion on this...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-24-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Gaugster
Quote:Originally Posted by Ethan...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ethan Winer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1228630/sound-reproduction-by-floyd-toole#post_24113971)

I know this is Floyd's...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Gaugster
Your neighbors are in for a real...

Your neighbors are in for a real treat......http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-24-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Gaugster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by arnyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1228630/sound-reproduction-by-floyd-toole#post_24112410)

Do tell.


In a nutshell -...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-23-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Gaugster
Sorry to bring up an old thread but read this...

Sorry to bring up an old thread but read this book once already and about half way through reading it again.

Great data and observation of the sometimes goofy AV industry.

I am a huge fan of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-23-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11,151
Views: 1,362,292
Posted By Gaugster
Did firmware update using Wi-Fi and no issues...

Did firmware update using Wi-Fi and no issues afaik.

Just have HDMI for video and using analogs to an AVR. Main tasks are Pandora, Blu-Ray, DVD-Video/Audio and the occasional SACD.....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-13-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,659
Posted By Gaugster
Just need to make 5 more sets for center and...

Just need to make 5 more sets for center and surround sides/backs. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/eek.gif

Just kidding! Impressive visual build and I hope it sounds just as good as it...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-12-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Gaugster
I have bipolar mains. Def Technology BP2002 plus...

I have bipolar mains. Def Technology BP2002 plus matching center and two surrounds.

I prefer a soft center and removed the center channel. So all center channel sounds go to the bipolar mains....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-30-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Gaugster
Grills for large XMAX subs require some planning...

Grills for large XMAX subs require some planning to insure that they won't hit each other. Flush mounting, spacers etc.... I just went through this in a car sub woofer since I needed to have some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-27-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,211
Posted By Gaugster
This Forum is a great place for inspiration! The...

This Forum is a great place for inspiration! The low bass response has inspired me to get a calibration software / setup to document my results.... a work in progress!

Ps - Thank You!.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-13-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Gaugster
I ended up using a cutting board to make a...

I ended up using a cutting board to make a gasket that keeps the speak grill from hitting the woofer during large excursions.

I figured wood might be too fragile. I could not find any plastic...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-31-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Gaugster
Well when it comes to subs I have used JL Audio...

Well when it comes to subs I have used JL Audio 12's for my home theater and a Dayton for my car. Kinda backazzward. Lol...

It is really all about matching enclosure and amplifier requirment to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-28-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Gaugster
I am using the Audio Control as it has high...

I am using the Audio Control as it has high level inputs, using its RCA out to the Alpine. Could have bought a line converter but had this from a previous build.

I input the sub channel and a...
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