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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-06-2014, 02:19 PM
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Views: 992
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, 01:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,070
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, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
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, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
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, 06:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,748
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
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, 10:05 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 65,676
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, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
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, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
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, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By FOH
Much appreciated, right back at you!

Much appreciated, right back at you!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2014, 01:47 PM
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Views: 36,539
Posted By FOH
Very intriguing. Looking forward to learning...

Very intriguing.
Looking forward to learning more about these characteristics, for sure.


Thanks for sharing
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,937
Posted By FOH
Any updates on this epic system? Any...

Any updates on this epic system?


Any additional measuring or subjective elements to share?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,533
Posted By FOH
"We speaker builders won't settle for wimpy 25hz...

"We speaker builders won't settle for wimpy 25hz 10" subs. We want real bass ... the 5hz stuff."
Tom Nousaine

Speaker Builder Magazine
July 1995


^ Yeah, 20 years ago, ... 1995
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 853
Posted By FOH
granroth, be mindful the community here offers up...

granroth, be mindful the community here offers up solid advice.





^ This


If you're going to take the plunge into a DIY effort, there are far more important, far more enjoyable sonic...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,796
Posted By FOH
Nice job, congrats all around. I'd really...

Nice job, congrats all around.
I'd really enjoy more comments on their performance relative to the triple 8, if you could offer up any more detail, I think that would be interesting.




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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-15-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,533
Posted By FOH
Yes, what a loss, a pioneer ... especially with...

Yes, what a loss, a pioneer ... especially with regard to high levels of low distortion deep bass in the home.


As evidenced by his legendary IB, that Thomas over at the Cult archived below;
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-14-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By FOH
In dual set-up? Well, the SubMersive...

In dual set-up?


Well, the SubMersive would outperform the F113. However, if you're experiencing difficulty blending the DTS-10, maybe the answer is some simple optimization tools and skills....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-14-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9,544
Views: 854,141
Posted By FOH
I know exactly what you're saying. Yes,...

I know exactly what you're saying.


Yes, there's incredible value in DIY'ing one or more small sealed subs. I know, I've got a quad 18" IB. However, there's significant intrinsic value in the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-13-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By FOH
Very nice +1 Time and time...

Very nice




+1

Time and time again, I politely point out the dramatic benefits of various treatment approaches. As of late I've been using the term system multiplier, whereas some simple,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-13-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By FOH
I've always wanted to attend, I may try to make...

I've always wanted to attend, I may try to make it this year.
Anyone know of any particular items of interest this year? Is there a discussion thread elsewhere?
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By FOH
I can't help with the group you listed, so no...

I can't help with the group you listed, so no help there.


However, I bought a JVC (Kaboom) Boombox a few years ago for my daughter, and it's just killer! Even though it was a gift, I use it...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-12-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17,358
Views: 1,059,823
Posted By FOH
+1 No doom and gloom, but obviously he's...

+1
No doom and gloom, but obviously he's right. That's perhaps the single most important tenet of the electrical trade, ... the wiring must meet code for the overcurrent protection.

...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-10-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,675
Posted By FOH
Cool ... good on them and everyone, for trying...

Cool ... good on them and everyone, for trying to flesh out potential issues.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-10-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By FOH
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mfusick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1535032/mackie-c200-under-the-hood#post_24815208)

With an amp....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,145
Posted By FOH
Cool project. You're right about built in...

Cool project. You're right about built in display speakers ... junk, not facing forward, all the rear energy re-emanating, smearing the direct output, etc.

Good luck


Quote:Originally Posted...
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