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Forum: Speakers   01-31-2015, 11:10 AM
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http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=514553&d=1422725369

nice. How they sound? What was the speakers and set up being tested today ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By Mfusick
Not the same. I was thinking keeping the sub, ...

Not the same. I was thinking keeping the sub, doing sub things, and adding a 2226 to do midbass things. you can't run a sub up that high... you get issues with localization. A dedicated MBM...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By Mfusick
With 88 specials they are not as tall. And the...

With 88 specials they are not as tall. And the design lends itself to a MBM upgrade, even used as a speaker stand. Imagine a 2226 JBL under an 88 Special... could be a nice combo.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,775
Posted By Mfusick
It's just physics, bigger cone moves more air......

It's just physics, bigger cone moves more air... and the impact zone created is bigger too for the near field brutality effect. Nothing new here. I am not sure I believe there is a significant...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,507
Posted By Mfusick
Arch supports ! +1. Saved my life. This...

Arch supports ! +1. Saved my life. This after battling over 15 months with a false Plantar Faciatis diagnosis.

Falling arches is very common in wood workers, and professionals on their...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By Mfusick
http://www.jblproservice.com/pdf/Discrete%20Sales%...

http://www.jblproservice.com/pdf/Discrete%20Sales%20Models/2035HPL.pdf

http://www.jblpro.com/ProductAttachments/4638.pdf

The 2226 series is more speaker than the 2035. I imagine JBL's reason...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 8,272
Posted By Mfusick
here is a snap shot from the brochure: ...

here is a snap shot from the brochure:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=514489&d=1422721143

You can see the 9volt batteries ^
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 8,272
Posted By Mfusick
Not really a fair comparison there. The Everest...

Not really a fair comparison there. The Everest mid-, high- and ultrahigh-frequency networks
employ battery bias to operate the capacitors effectively in a Class A mode. Such is the way life...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-31-2015, 07:48 AM
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Views: 9,079
Posted By Mfusick
Patriot haters gonna be mad if they win

Patriot haters gonna be mad if they win
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,983
Posted By Mfusick
Mmmm... A chock full of nuts

Mmmm... A chock full of nuts
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 8,272
Posted By Mfusick
Both can do great. I agree with that. I also...

Both can do great. I agree with that. I also agree that generally the higher end speakers are the ones being powered active, and perhaps that's why active sounds better. Certainly some of the best...
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,983
Posted By Mfusick
Pictures guys! Someone take and post pictures.

Pictures guys! Someone take and post pictures.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 123,684
Posted By Mfusick
Parts express for the binding posts, speaker...

Parts express for the binding posts, speaker gasket tape, speaker wire. Home Depot for denim insulation and wood glue.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,775
Posted By Mfusick
I think it's just his name.

I think it's just his name.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 123,684
Posted By Mfusick
4 UXL sealed should make you a happy camper.

4 UXL sealed should make you a happy camper.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 8,272
Posted By Mfusick
Yeah. I do agree. It's no surprise when stuff...

Yeah. I do agree. It's no surprise when stuff like M2 studio monitors and active Genelec sound so good. I'm not sure the "active" part is 100% of the reason but it's certainly part of the secret...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 123,684
Posted By Mfusick
How many to equal a Gjallerhorn ? Lulz.

How many to equal a Gjallerhorn ? Lulz.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 8,272
Posted By Mfusick
I don't think the cap really has much to do with...

I don't think the cap really has much to do with anything, I choose that size because it offered reasonable protection without having much effect in the planned region for my crossover.

The...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By Mfusick
I have a pair of Fusion 8 and love them. FYI. ...

I have a pair of Fusion 8 and love them. FYI. Really nice speaker for the price.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,501
Posted By Mfusick
People just believe or want to believe certain...

People just believe or want to believe certain things and it effects their perceived reality and objectivity. Everyone who thinks a certain speaker is already better, will rate it higher, and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By Mfusick
88 probably better image because of the bigger...

88 probably better image because of the bigger Seos 15" wave guide and lower crossover point.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 123,684
Posted By Mfusick
For a sealed box or two ? Sure. PE or DIY...

For a sealed box or two ? Sure. PE or DIY audio group has them.

Something like this is pretty basic and easy. It's machind cnc and slaps together easy.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 123,684
Posted By Mfusick
(2) UXL18 ($373 each on current GB) or (2) HST SI...

(2) UXL18 ($373 each on current GB) or (2) HST SI ($50 or so more each) or go all the way with (2) LMS-U or (2) Sundown ZV4 should not have trouble winning.

sealed box. Size doesn't matter too...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 8,272
Posted By Mfusick
Yeah impedance on a tweeter on its own dedicated...

Yeah impedance on a tweeter on its own dedicated amp channel in an active crossover design and on an amp that's 2ohm stable running an 8ohm CD isn't a huge deal usually. I just left it default. But...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 8,272
Posted By Mfusick
Yeah I wanted to be fully active. I believe...

Yeah I wanted to be fully active. I believe active has a benefit over passive. The caps are just for thump protection, just in case. Since I wanted to be fully active, I wanted to try to make...
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