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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2015, 10:20 PM
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Posted By tyee
Where to start? There are so many out there!

Where to start? There are so many out there!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2015, 09:55 PM
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Posted By tyee
Yeah, they're actually 10" drivers! The Method...

Yeah, they're actually 10" drivers! The Method sub has 2 15"drivers. The MiniMethod has the 2 10".
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2015, 06:52 PM
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Posted By tyee
Ryan - the sub is the Zu Audio Mini-Method....

Ryan - the sub is the Zu Audio Mini-Method. Sealed. Not made anymore. I'm listening now. Actually it sounds pretty good. Played some organ music and there seems to be a loss at lower frequencies. I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By tyee
Since I have a roll off of bass what suggestions...

Since I have a roll off of bass what suggestions do you guys have. I've been reading about antimode 8033, minidsp, nanoavr? My pre-pro has Audyssey MultEQ XT, but I prefer to equalize only the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-26-2015, 08:57 AM
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Posted By tyee
Thanks for the tips dorri732! When I set xover to...

Thanks for the tips dorri732! When I set xover to max, I got a huge peak at xover. Receiver sub setting is 0dB. I'm not using any room correction at the moment. Should I be checking the sub only...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2015, 10:16 PM
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Posted By tyee
Ok, it's going good but there are a few variables...

Ok, it's going good but there are a few variables like sub xover frequency on the sub itself, gain on the sub and 0 or 180 degrees on the sub also. Just tried playing with 0 and 180 degrees and I can...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2015, 08:36 PM
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Posted By tyee
Ok, I'm finally trying to actually test this...

Ok, I'm finally trying to actually test this speaker and setup my subwoofer with it. I'm using Holm Impulse which I know Ryan knows everything about it. Please chime in Ryan! See included images....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2015, 09:23 AM
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Posted By tyee
I used all the weather stripping gasket material...

I used all the weather stripping gasket material that came with the kit. Used on the mids and tweeter. Are you saying I did it wrong?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2015, 07:10 PM
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Posted By tyee
So guys, I think I read above that the center...

So guys, I think I read above that the center channel cannot be routed to front mains, true??
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-25-2015, 10:13 PM
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Posted By tyee
Finally decided how to elevate these guys. Nice...

Finally decided how to elevate these guys. Nice tight bass. Getting the sub out and set up tomorrow. Watched Predator for a bit and really liked what I heard especially with dtshd-ma audio,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-18-2015, 10:55 PM
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Posted By tyee
That was Lepages PL Premium I believe.

That was Lepages PL Premium I believe.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-16-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By tyee
Anyone know what the 1099's weigh when fully...

Anyone know what the 1099's weigh when fully assembled typically? To get the tweeter at ear level I need a 21" stand. Just got some bar stools and finally got one speaker on it doing it alone using a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 08:20 PM
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Posted By tyee
Yeah, I will. Both are finished now. Great sound,...

Yeah, I will. Both are finished now. Great sound, seems to show the quality of the source very easy. Just for fun I ran the Interstellar docking scene and I noticed (from what I remember) was a sort...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 10:12 PM
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Posted By tyee
Finished the first one and it sounds like...

Finished the first one and it sounds like everything is wired ok. Even listening to one speaker sounds really good.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 07:21 PM
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Posted By tyee
I just removed that stuffing totally on the top...

I just removed that stuffing totally on the top side by the ports. Now there is only wood showing. I will re-install some but not cover the ports this time.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 06:55 PM
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Posted By tyee
Is the midrange/tweeter chamber supposed to the...

Is the midrange/tweeter chamber supposed to the totally sealed? I suspect so because the stripping would do that. But when I installed the stripping for the horn, I cut pieces to place around the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 06:03 PM
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Posted By tyee
.25" for the tweeter, .187" for the others I...

.25" for the tweeter, .187" for the others I think. I was going to use .205" for the others, because it was handy, but have decided to solder instead. Much better connection and will not oxidize over...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By tyee
If I should not block the ports then do I not use...

If I should not block the ports then do I not use any stuffing on that top surface, just leave bare wood?

If I use stuffing below the ports then doesn't that block the movement of air to the ports?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By tyee
Yes, I sealed them with Duct Seal. You know that...

Yes, I sealed them with Duct Seal. You know that pliable sort of putty electricians use. Seems to work good instead of hard to remove silicon sealant.

Ryan mentioned to use about 2" thickness...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By tyee
Just finishing up the assembly of these. I've...

Just finishing up the assembly of these. I've decided to solder to the drivers and the input speakon instead of using push on terminals. See pic of the amount of stuffing. I think it's ok. Question...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-09-2015, 08:47 PM
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Posted By tyee
Many thanks to Ryan today for assistance in...

Many thanks to Ryan today for assistance in building the 1099's. I don't know how I would have done it without a shop and tools like he had. Nearly finished but not quite. I need to get some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By tyee
I have 2 speakers only so we are good then.

I have 2 speakers only so we are good then.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-05-2015, 08:49 PM
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Posted By tyee
What are you guys using for connections on the...

What are you guys using for connections on the back of the speakers? Bananas, Speakons, ??? I couldn't find a recessed banana connector in town today but picked up a couple of Speakons because they...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-03-2015, 09:12 PM
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Posted By tyee
Sounds good.

Sounds good.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-03-2015, 08:58 PM
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Posted By tyee
Mine's about 10"x10". I'll make it fit...

Mine's about 10"x10". I'll make it fit somehow!
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