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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-27-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 119,406
Posted By desertdome
I just got some interesting results (at least to...

I just got some interesting results (at least to me) with VibSensor. This is my new center speaker playing EOT by itself at the listening position with the volume at -21.5 dB Reference Level for all...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,562
Posted By desertdome
The drivers are doing fine. I have to vacuum out...

The drivers are doing fine. I have to vacuum out spider webs from the inside and retrieve kids toys every so often. :)
Forum: This and That   07-25-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By desertdome
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
Yes, I said I started it at Audiocircle, but...

Yes, I said I started it at Audiocircle, but didn't mention the "circle."


They'll be used as a center speaker. I'll be starting a thread here soon (like within the next week ;)).
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
I'll have to check again. I should take some...

I'll have to check again. I should take some video of it, too.


My oscilloscope measures true RMS. It is rather difficult to have the drivers out so they can be measured during playback. Perhaps...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 22,223
Posted By desertdome
How do you know he will have the same setup? :D ...

How do you know he will have the same setup? :D

Luke, I found a good signature for you:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
I'm not trying to be mean, but the group as a...

I'm not trying to be mean, but the group as a whole here is usually much more "scientific." I actually do have a thread I started this week about it on Audiocircle and so far just got the "your final...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
Yes, I go by mojave. I have one red wire...

Yes, I go by mojave.


I have one red wire and one white wire coming from all drivers to the low frequency portion of the crossover. You can look at the wiring diagram I attached in the first post.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,633
Posted By desertdome
May 19, 2015 - Menards to enter KC area with...

May 19, 2015 - Menards to enter KC area with store at Missouri 152 and Green Hills Road (http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article21373194.html)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
I thought that applied to the entire circuit and...

I thought that applied to the entire circuit and accounts for the dB difference between two speakers when wired different. In this case, while there is a difference between the two speakers, I'm...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
It was brought up in his forum. He thought a...

It was brought up in his forum. He thought a spider on a lower driver had come loose, but after that was verified to be fine he didn't reply in the thread anymore. It was postulated in the thread...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
Stereodude - That quote was actually from...

Stereodude - That quote was actually from Electrodynamic. I just found the link...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,633
Posted By desertdome
Too bad you don't have a Menards close. They...

Too bad you don't have a Menards close. They carry Green Glue compound and sealant, resilient channel, and Bonded Logic denim insulation.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
No. Shading would require active crossovers. The...

No. Shading would require active crossovers. The only thing that differs here is the wiring of the drivers after the passive crossover.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
Here are some illustrations to explain show what...

Here are some illustrations to explain show what is happening:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=847202&d=1437756054
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 379
Posted By desertdome
Series/Parallel vs Parallel/Series Driver wiring

I have GR-Research line source speakers with 8 drivers in each cabinet. The drivers are 4 ohm nominal. The wiring diagram (attached) shows four drivers wired in series and then the two sets of four...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 57,996
Posted By desertdome
The iPro Audio Analysis kit...

The iPro Audio Analysis kit (https://www.avproalliance.com/product-catalog-detail/Professional_Audio_Analysis_Kit_IPRO) developed for the Home Acoustics Alliance uses four microphones and a...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30,492
Views: 1,312,607
Posted By desertdome
The target in Dirac was probably made with too...

The target in Dirac was probably made with too much change above 300-400 Hz. However, the averaging algorithm used by Dirac with multiple measurement also makes any target uncertain as to what is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-23-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By desertdome
RME...

RME (http://www.rme-audio.de/old/english/download/audtest.htm) has 0dBFS and 0 Hz (DC) test signals for those wanting to add extra stuff to their signal toolbox.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 57,996
Posted By desertdome
And the volume level is kept below 60 dB! :D

And the volume level is kept below 60 dB! :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-23-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By desertdome
It is decoded on an HTPC use LAV Filters. ...

It is decoded on an HTPC use LAV Filters.

-3dBFS is 0dBFS when using the either AES17-1998 or IEC 61606 standards which are used in the recording industry for metering. An oscilloscope will show...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 57,996
Posted By desertdome
I agree that having speakers close is the best,...

I agree that having speakers close is the best, but there were a lot of rooms at RMAF setup that way with multiple pairs of speakers.

Your Motu 24ao is a great speaker switcher in two ways. First,...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30,492
Views: 1,312,607
Posted By desertdome
He only disagrees with the last sentence. ;) In...

He only disagrees with the last sentence. ;) In other words, if he hadn't kept reading AVS Forum he wouldn't have found out about JTR.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-22-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 57,996
Posted By desertdome
Now that I think about it, we just ran the...

Now that I think about it, we just ran the Omnimic sweep through the subwoofer channel so the crossover isn't coming into play. Most receivers have a 12 dB per octave high pass at around 120 Hz...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-22-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 57,996
Posted By desertdome
It does seem strange that the receiver has such a...

It does seem strange that the receiver has such a shallow slope on the low pass filter.

Have you compared to other subs?

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