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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-14-2017, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Steve, In my humble experience the TPL150H is...

Steve,
In my humble experience the TPL150H is very dynamic. Most of what you and I perceive as 'dynamics' will be handled by the piston woofer anyway.
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Best Regards,
Carl Huff
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-11-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By Carl_Huff
I still have the BG RD75s in large airfoil...

I still have the BG RD75s in large airfoil baffles. I would not describe the JBL Be IWATAs to be an upgrade to them. The two systems have different qualities. I now use the BGs as my 2 channel...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By Carl_Huff
I suggest that you snag a pair of JBL 2446 CDs...

I suggest that you snag a pair of JBL 2446 CDs with stock phragms off of EBay and then later replace the phragms with Truextent Be. Just my thoughts ...

Incidentally the comment by LineSource...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,115
Posted By Carl_Huff
I had expected it to be a problem when I built...

I had expected it to be a problem when I built them. I am using a bog stock JBL bracket to hold up the IWATAs. I made mental plans to shorten the height of the bracket. However measuring at the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Just a quick comment ... I have been using a...

Just a quick comment ...

I have been using a pair of old JBL 2446h CD bodies with Truextent Be replacement diaphragms in them for the last few years with great success. These CDs are bolted to a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-26-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 199,734
Posted By Carl_Huff
"... From what I have been told by one of the...

"... From what I have been told by one of the Trinnov guys Datasat is not a true 16 channel Processor."

Well that's disappointing ...

We can all write this remark off as competitive sniping. I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-23-2016, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Dirac Live instructions manuals are all...

Dirac Live instructions manuals are all describing the same process. The measurements required are identical whether it be v1 or v2 and simply scale with the size of listening room and number of...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-22-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,450
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Posted By Carl_Huff
My habit that I have developed over the years is...

My habit that I have developed over the years is to always take measurements at 'ear height'. I take half of the measurements in those areas where people might stand near the listening area and the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-22-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,571
Posted By Carl_Huff
Peter my friend, Sorry that I missed your...

Peter my friend,

Sorry that I missed your demo and birthday party. You seemed to have made quite a splash!
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Best Regards,
Carl Huff
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-20-2016, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Good insight Craig but with the caveat of a...

Good insight Craig but with the caveat of a correction, the codec provided by the DSP vendors are limited to 12 channels, not the DSPs. Why? Because 99% of DSP chips go to AVR vendors like Denon,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-20-2016, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Yea, we do agree. However CPU based products are...

Yea, we do agree. However CPU based products are not without their baggage. The cost effective way to build a CPU based product is to use a commercially produced motherboard as it is simply not...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-20-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,450
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Just a subtle point of correction, but an...

Just a subtle point of correction, but an important one. DSPs are programmable devices too, and when using modern programming tools not that much different than CPUs. The channel issue for audio...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-12-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 199,734
Posted By Carl_Huff
In my opinion you have no reason to migrate to...

In my opinion you have no reason to migrate to Dirac Live v2. Dirac Live v1 is excellent tech. I bet in a double blind test you could not hear the difference between v1 and v2. Dirac Live v2 is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-06-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 30,345
Posted By Carl_Huff
Here is the one that I have on my cabinet saw. I...

Here is the one that I have on my cabinet saw. I highly recommend it.

https://www.kregtool.com/store/c47/saw-accessories/p84/precision-miter-gauge-system/
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Best Regards,
Carl Huff
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
It is a poorly kept secret that the hardware...

It is a poorly kept secret that the hardware designer of the RS20i is the same fella that crafted the highly regarded and coveted Theta Casablanca some 12 years before he crafted the AP20/RS20i. You...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 199,734
Posted By Carl_Huff
You are absolutely right! Datasat was formed...

You are absolutely right! Datasat was formed from the old Cinema Division of DTS that put the 'Roar in Jurassic Park'. There is reliable DTS/Datasat branded gear running 24/7 all around the world. ...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 199,734
Posted By Carl_Huff
Well being an engineer you should have known that...

Well being an engineer you should have known that the 230 volts mains that you sited previously as a problem only exists on the primary side of the power supply. Everything downstream is +/-12v and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,450
Views: 199,734
Posted By Carl_Huff
Uh ... Knowing the people that designed and...

Uh ...

Knowing the people that designed and build the RS20i, I find the comments of Cinemike highly suspect. You should ask for hard evidence as proof. Rather I suspect Cinemike is looking to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-15-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 14,031
Posted By Carl_Huff
Be phragms bolted to an IWATA 300 hanging over a...

Be phragms bolted to an IWATA 300 hanging over a pair of 2226 drivers is pure magic!
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Carl Huff
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,446
Posted By Carl_Huff
http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/analog-line-level/2...

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/analog-line-level/280458-doug-self-preamp-linear-audio-5-a.html

Best Regards,
Carl Huff
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-17-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,446
Posted By Carl_Huff
Hello all, Sorry for not checking in and...

Hello all,

Sorry for not checking in and posting of late. I've been super busy doing things that pay the bills. I still haven't completed these loudspeakers. I hope to get a break and start...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-11-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,361
Posted By Carl_Huff
Here's my current favorite. I have been using...

Here's my current favorite. I have been using this for a while.

http://i851.photobucket.com/albums/ab74/Carl_Huff/Primer_Can_1.jpg

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Best Regards,
Carl Huff
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-06-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,446
Posted By Carl_Huff
As of right now it's just the 4 hold downs. With...

As of right now it's just the 4 hold downs. With cast frames the hold downs are enough. The old JBL loudspeakers were all cast frames. However the speaks in the PIC are stamped frames. I haven't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-06-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,446
Posted By Carl_Huff
It's been a while but I'm inching ahead slowly...

It's been a while but I'm inching ahead slowly ...

http://i851.photobucket.com/albums/ab74/Carl_Huff/SPEAKS_03.jpg

http://i851.photobucket.com/albums/ab74/Carl_Huff/SPEAKS_01.jpg
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-17-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 14,031
Posted By Carl_Huff
Great job Tux! I am confident that KingPin will...

Great job Tux! I am confident that KingPin will appreciate and enjoy what you have crafted.
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Best Regards,
Carl Huff
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