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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-23-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 6,403
Posted By Stereodude
So I've been patiently watching Craigslist for...

So I've been patiently watching Craigslist for the right PC 557 deal and finally found someone selling a complete, lightly used 557, with the case, manual, and all the parts for $100. I picked it up...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 914
Posted By Stereodude
Right, cause none of us have seen that before....

Right, cause none of us have seen that before. :rolleyes:

The fact is that the white paper is outdated compared to what can easily be done now by home users with inexpensive equipment. ...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 111,596
Posted By Stereodude
Okay, thanks. I have read it over closely. I'm...

Okay, thanks. I have read it over closely. I'm excited to see what other solutions you can offer. Two $2k amps for 4 of the Spark XC2's is a bit stiff. Fan noise or rack space won't be a problem...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 89,408
Posted By Stereodude
I did my build thread on HTS. ...

I did my build thread on HTS. http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/sealed-subwoofer-build-projects/63444-twins-x-2-v-ae-av15-h.html
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 89,408
Posted By Stereodude
I used General Ginishes pre-stain conditioner...

I used General Ginishes pre-stain conditioner myself. It basically seems to be an untinted white version of their stain. You apply it and wipe it off just like the stain. It worked okay. It made...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 89,408
Posted By Stereodude
It looks a little splotchy, but you can reduce...

It looks a little splotchy, but you can reduce that in the future with a pre-stain conditioner. I've used a pre-stain conditioner + transtint dye + stain when I've wanted to finish Baltic Birch.
...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-21-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Stereodude
Better late than never... Here are the pictures...

Better late than never... Here are the pictures of the LEDs in each of the aluminum channels. The exposure of the camera was the same for all 3 shots. You can see the U01 isn't as bright, but is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-21-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,384
Posted By Stereodude
I wouldn't want a post/support pole in the middle...

I wouldn't want a post/support pole in the middle of my garage.


I suggested that earlier in the thread.
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 111,596
Posted By Stereodude
Not to worry, the pipes are not pressurized, nor...

Not to worry, the pipes are not pressurized, nor are they filled with water. They're cooling pipes for air from my air compressor in the garage to remove moisture from the air when I'm using air...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,387
Posted By Stereodude
So how do you explain the "I guarantee you if you...

So how do you explain the "I guarantee you if you were to dissipate your 1667w onto the HT18's they would be fine." part? You definitely can't put that sort of power into a 2.5" VC for any long term...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,387
Posted By Stereodude
Of course. I don't think you said what you...

Of course. I don't think you said what you intended to. You said dissipate in, you didn't say put xx volts across. If you put 1600W into a 2.5" VC you're going to cook it.

I understand that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-21-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,384
Posted By Stereodude
Well if you're talking about only building to...

Well if you're talking about only building to code it seems like you should be able to find plenty of examples of residential structures that have only been built to code to "test".


It seems...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Stereodude
You're a little late for an April fools prank...

You're a little late for an April fools prank LTD02. :p
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,282
Posted By Stereodude
When your building a theater in an old gym and...

When your building a theater in an old gym and your Atmos speakers are 20m away? :p
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 162
Posted By Stereodude
I thought using a HVLP gun for latex paint was...

I thought using a HVLP gun for latex paint was not a recipe for success, even if you thin it or use a large nozzle and that other types are sprayers are much better for latex paint.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,387
Posted By Stereodude
Your comments are a bit off. You put voltage...

Your comments are a bit off. You put voltage across a subwoofer. An amplifier is a voltage source. If you're at the impedance peak of the speaker/box you're not putting much power into driver...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,329
Posted By Stereodude
There's no connection to DIY Sound Group. You...

There's no connection to DIY Sound Group. You get the same abbreviation for both.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 843
Posted By Stereodude
Yes, that aspect sucks. I let is ooze out onto a...

Yes, that aspect sucks. I let is ooze out onto a scrap of cardboard or aluminum foil and then use the spill on the next item or joint to be glued. Eventually, when you get all the air bubbles out...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,329
Posted By Stereodude
Your question presumes there are other companies...

Your question presumes there are other companies (targeting the DIY HT market that are popular here on AVSforum) making equally egregious marketing exaggerations on the specs / capabilities and that...
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 111,596
Posted By Stereodude
This is how you guys are using your Catalyst...

This is how you guys are using your Catalyst 12C's right? As workshop speakers in your basement right?

http://i.imgur.com/jIkY9it.jpg
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,564
Posted By Stereodude
I don't think that's what he meant. I presume he...

I don't think that's what he meant. I presume he was referring to an oscillating multi-tool.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,331
Posted By Stereodude
Well that's certainly an unconventional way to...

Well that's certainly an unconventional way to bring some pop and sizzle to the home theater experience. :D
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 111,596
Posted By Stereodude
An update on that pricing Mark?

An update on that pricing Mark?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-20-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 9,213
Posted By Stereodude
That may be a big ol' code violation right there.

That may be a big ol' code violation right there.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,329
Posted By Stereodude
Sure, you use the driver upfiring and put your...

Sure, you use the driver upfiring and put your ingredients in the cone and use the juicer track from the web.

On your second question, yes. However, the manufacturer says it's 100% effective, but...
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