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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 05:07 PM
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Are two 18" drivers better than one 24" driver in...

Are two 18" drivers better than one 24" driver in the 21/27/42 cabinet?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 05:04 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Ah! Thank you kind sir! Low end prowess is...

Ah! Thank you kind sir! Low end prowess is definitely more important....I may even do mid-bass modules a la dlbeck (The Savoy Theater) in order to maximize output at all Hz.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 05:01 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Lol... BrolicBeast: "I know DIY." The DIY...

Lol...

BrolicBeast: "I know DIY."
The DIY Forum: "Show Me."
Forum: Speakers   03-26-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Lololol....I trieddddddd to swing the cinema...

Lololol....I trieddddddd to swing the cinema reference speakers, but someone with very close ties to Triad said they weren't made for a room my size, and there would be a hiss coming from them due to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Ah, ok! Thanks Scott! I was getting worried!

Ah, ok! Thanks Scott! I was getting worried!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 10:27 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Wait....bigger box means lower power handling? so...

Wait....bigger box means lower power handling? so I need a super high powered amp? I have seven 20amp circuits in the equipment room. How much wattage would I need to compensate for the decrease in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,397
Posted By BrolicBeast
I was thinking along the lines of, the larger the...

I was thinking along the lines of, the larger the enclosure, the better. Does too large of an enclosure decrease performance? An alternative would be to cut those dimensions in half and do one...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,397
Posted By BrolicBeast
Would there be enough cabinet volume for serious...

Would there be enough cabinet volume for serious performance?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 09:52 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks for the feedback, fellas. If I went with...

Thanks for the feedback, fellas. If I went with a cabinet size of 27x21x42, should I do a 24", or two 18" drivers? Or does it matter? Low distortion is critical.

So LMS is no longer in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 08:49 AM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By BrolicBeast
The baffle wall base will go there, most likely....

The baffle wall base will go there, most likely. At this point, I can add vertically, but not horizontally, or else I'd have to order another layout (the layout is the result of a very meticulous,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
For reference, here's the room layout and...

For reference, here's the room layout and subwoofer placements. This is the space I'm trying to fill. An Acoustic Frontiers bass model of the room is also attached. Sub types are, of course,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 05:54 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks for clarifying! I'll actually...

Thanks for clarifying!



I'll actually need small drivers for my balancing subs on the sidewalks....I couldn't find the zv4 on the Stereo Integrity website....is this a word of mouth product...
Forum: Audio Gear   03-25-2015, 07:04 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
This is a ridiculously amazing deal. Anyone who...

This is a ridiculously amazing deal. Anyone who has the means should hop on this. #TeamPlat (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=TeamPlat)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,397
Posted By BrolicBeast
Ah, it's the box and not the driver? I never...

Ah, it's the box and not the driver? I never would have thought that. Thanks for letting me know....I'm now leaning more toward 18" than 24" since the box plays such a huge role. Thanks for the kind...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 01:45 PM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By BrolicBeast
I'm an over the top kind of guy...i like...

I'm an over the top kind of guy...i like capability, even without practicality. I'm not saying I'll use it all the time, but I want to hit at least 7 or 6Hz. I used to pump 7Hz tunes and feel the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 01:43 PM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By BrolicBeast
Thank you, Sibuna...so those are the absolute...

Thank you, Sibuna...so those are the absolute best drivers I can pursue? Are the LMS, UXL, and RE 18" drivers identical in performance? Does SI have a competitor that most would also consider...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 01:16 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Absolute Performance: Best Known 18" and 24" Driver

Greetings. I am brand new to DIY and am looking to purchase a set of the absolute best 24" and 18" drivers. Performance and reliability--quantified by sub-10hz extension, consistency of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 147,976
Posted By BrolicBeast
What an wealth of information. Reading the posts...

What an wealth of information. Reading the posts has helped me solidify the fact that I do indeed plan to go DIY. I guess I was going to need to cut my teeth on subwoofer building at some point. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-25-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 147,976
Posted By BrolicBeast
Well, I originally made the runs for two...

Well, I originally made the runs for two particular subwoofer models, but there are some complications now that may see me going the DIY route, solely based on time. dude, if you add any more...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-25-2015, 04:31 AM
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Views: 147,976
Posted By BrolicBeast
LOL, I do believe so! I agree,...

LOL, I do believe so!



I agree, 100%! Checking PM now.



Yup, the 10awg wires are for passive subs. Four in the front and four in the back.Yup, I planned to build something to pull...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-24-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 15,233
Posted By BrolicBeast
I appreciate that! Btw, who was your dealer? I...

I appreciate that! Btw, who was your dealer? I checked with a Masquerade dealer today and they said Carada couldn't go any bigger than what's listed on their website......but you clearly have a 144"...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-24-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By BrolicBeast
Great article, Scott. Standardization is indeed...

Great article, Scott. Standardization is indeed important, and I'm glad these pioneers understand this fact. We enthusiasts, who likely comprise .00001385 of the population, like to dicuss the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-23-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 147,976
Posted By BrolicBeast
Lololol, that's probably precisely what happened....

Lololol, that's probably precisely what happened. His guys probably told him the horror they experienced drywalling the room and he's trying to figure out whether or not he wants to bail on the job.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-23-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 116,524
Posted By BrolicBeast
Checking plane tickets...prices aint half bad a...

Checking plane tickets...prices aint half bad a year out! Lol

Unveiling of the century!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-23-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 147,976
Posted By BrolicBeast
Quick update....my drywall guy seems to be...

Quick update....my drywall guy seems to be avoiding the tape/mud job. I can't move forward with the room until that happens, so in the meantime, I've been considering my two-channel options for an...
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