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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-10-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,556
Posted By FOH
Curious, what you are striving for ... do you...

Curious, what you are striving for ... do you want to be inherently amplifier limited, driver limited, or do you intend to employ some type of voltage limiter?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,556
Posted By FOH
For this exercise, think of three groups of 4...

For this exercise, think of three groups of 4 driver sets.


12 drivers is simply an odd combo to work with, unless you're willing to go with 3 amps, with 3, 4-ohm mono loads. (D2, config'd as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By FOH
do you have a budget in mind? For that...

do you have a budget in mind?

For that application, I'd suggest a platforn based upon the wonderful seas coax offerings.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-03-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 12,480
Posted By FOH
Great stuff guys! Looks like fun, ... I wish I...

Great stuff guys! Looks like fun, ... I wish I would've been free to make the trip.

Maybe I missed it, but what was the completed cabinet weight? It appears damn robust from the images.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,568
Posted By FOH
Nice so far, thanks for sharing. I'm guessing...

Nice so far, thanks for sharing.
I'm guessing the images above don't reflect the system/room orientation change? I'm unsure of the particulars, however such orientation is the first priority, above...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 21,501
Posted By FOH
"Has anyone taken the time to tear one of these...

"Has anyone taken the time to tear one of these guys apart to check out the internals?"


Here's several cross sections/images from Crowson's patent.


http://www.google.com/patents/US7069787
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,925
Posted By FOH
 This subject has been if particular interest to...

 This subject has been if particular interest to me as of late. I've spent a lot of time reading some great material. So thanks for this LTD02.


QUOTE=LTD02;25998458] there may actually be...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 63,130
Posted By FOH
Very interesting Bill. Somewhat related to...

Very interesting Bill.

Somewhat related to this is an issue I've mentioned and inquired about either in this thread, or the "Hey guys, we need some rallying" thread. Clear to anyone paying...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-20-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 12,480
Posted By FOH
Yes, this is very cool indeed, ... hell the...

Yes, this is very cool indeed, ... hell the entire idea, all of it. And the box design and wood-working, very nice work thus far gentlemen.

Employing and optimizing this monster, and blending it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,229
Posted By FOH
Hey Bruno, This particular thread is several...

Hey Bruno,

This particular thread is several years old.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,017
Posted By FOH
For additional information, for anyone...

For additional information, for anyone interested, Google "pin 1 problem".
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By FOH
+1 on the JTRs (as I'd recommended in an earlier...

+1 on the JTRs (as I'd recommended in an earlier post)

The JTR Single 8 is highly capable. Unless things have changed, it's equipped with a superb BMS (Germany) point source coaxial driver, with a...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By FOH
Wow, new one on me. They may be ok, but I'd be...

Wow, new one on me.
They may be ok, but I'd be concerned that they're all looks and little performance. Honestly, no idea.
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By FOH
They're an ok value. Most importantly they...

They're an ok value.
Most importantly they sound great, and are ideally suited for this application. They sound like a well executed HiFi loudspeaker, that stays clean and clear even at high SPL. ...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By FOH
I'd approach this from a different perspective. ...

I'd approach this from a different perspective.
The above recommendations may be fine loudspeakers, especially for music. However hitting the stated objectives of 100% movies (where design...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,574
Posted By FOH
Typically you want to get the signal up out of...

Typically you want to get the signal up out of the noise sooner, rather than later ... when interconnecting gain stages. (being mindful of clip limits and overloading the next device)





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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-06-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,788
Posted By FOH
The Crowson/Buttkicker stuff is enlightening,...

The Crowson/Buttkicker stuff is enlightening, especially since I've had an eye on Crowson for a few years now.
Forum: Speakers   07-05-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By FOH
This ^ I've got speaker suggestions...

This ^


I've got speaker suggestions too, but symmetrical Left Right loudspeaker set-up should be priority one. Regardless what product you buy, the manner in which the mains perform and...
Forum: Speakers   07-05-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By FOH
I've not experienced that, however the first...

I've not experienced that, however the first thing that comes to mind is something like lobing characteristics in the vertical, and/or reflected energy from the ceiling.


What type of listening...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 20,389
Posted By FOH
Well sure, but there's always going to be a...

Well sure, but there's always going to be a market for those that want to explore Atmos, but no way will they consider mounting ceiling speakers. Somewhat akin to the high end LCR sound-bar crowd.
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-23-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By FOH
Best of luck with the Be tweeter replacement. ...

Best of luck with the Be tweeter replacement.

Interesting stories from everyone. Myself, standing in front of some custom in-walls, circa late 80's, I was showing off my handywork to a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 71,745
Posted By FOH
Wow, I don't even know where to begin. It turned...

Wow, I don't even know where to begin. It turned out excellent, ... the aesthetic is right up my alley! The relative dimensions, scale of each element to one another ... just perfect.


I'm...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By FOH
+1 This offers the...

+1


This offers the assembler/builder/owner, the choice of spending their money where it matters. If subwoofers are integrated within a baffle wall, or placed behind a screen-wall, with an...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By FOH
If I were faced with that scenario, no question,...

If I were faced with that scenario, no question, I'd go (2)$400.


A smooth and even response is ideal, and the room absolutely dominates the bass response.


1.) The frequency of room...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By FOH
Much appreciated, right back at you!

Much appreciated, right back at you!
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