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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-01-2015, 05:03 PM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
Im still puzzled why your using a lowpass on the...

Im still puzzled why your using a lowpass on the amp.

Are you not already using a lowpass within the AVR?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-01-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
Why do you have a lowpass set at 33.2? Check...

Why do you have a lowpass set at 33.2?

Check your inputs and make sure your fully driving the amps.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-01-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
You need someboost down low, especially in a...

You need someboost down low, especially in a decent size room. seems like i run 3-6db low shelf starting at like 50hz for my room. This is from memory.

High pass at 18-20hz. LR24 works good.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
You measure the same way as when you use your...

You measure the same way as when you use your computer to play the reference signal, at the cable connected to the input of the mini.

The only difference is you play the 0dbfs signal through the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
^Oh, ok. I wasn't aware of that. Ive never used...

^Oh, ok. I wasn't aware of that. Ive never used that function.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2015, 09:06 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
I only specify that you should use the actual...

I only specify that you should use the actual player to rule out any gain settings on the laptop and player.

You measure the voltage the same way at the input of the minidsp.

For example some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2015, 09:24 AM
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  MiniDSP
Views: 181,367
Posted By NicksHitachi
Do you play your content through that computer? ...

Do you play your content through that computer? You need to use a 0dbfs signal from the same player you play your content from, blu ray player, HTPC, DVD player etc.... Do this and re-evaluate the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-05-2015, 05:37 AM
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Views: 181,367
Posted By NicksHitachi
FWIW your really in the wrong forum. You might...

FWIW your really in the wrong forum. You might get better help in the audio theory setup and chat forum. Folks coming here to help automatically assume you have the minidsp and might jump to the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-05-2015, 05:33 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
Agreed. All the hand waving about being...

Agreed.


All the hand waving about being a cycle late is ridiculous. Unless you have no idea what your doing and go setting major delays, fiddling with phase knobs, and inverting polarity your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-04-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
I don't get what your hammering at here can you...

I don't get what your hammering at here can you elaborate?

Most folks don't delay a whole wavelength which translates to a cycle. At 80Hz the wave period is 10ms thats a huge amount of delay and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-04-2015, 05:55 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
How do you set your mains delay/distance(just...

How do you set your mains delay/distance(just curios).

The majority of the time its just the subs. Leave the mains alone. The only way you can adjust the mains is do all the speakers the same...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 12,812
Posted By NicksHitachi
Its a good idea to measure both just as a sanity...

Its a good idea to measure both just as a sanity check.

Yes measure woofer and CD separate.

Lots could be off: CD diaphragm, misaligned on waveguide, woofer issues, cabinet...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2015, 09:30 AM
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Views: 12,812
Posted By NicksHitachi
Did you stuff the cab? I would think you would...

Did you stuff the cab? I would think you would want some absorption in there?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,362
Posted By NicksHitachi
Update: Ground Loop Hummmmmmm I installed...

Update: Ground Loop Hummmmmmm

I installed the mini this weekend to the end of major humm in the subs. The solution was to replace the dc plug on the cassis with three prong and ground the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2015, 01:39 PM
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Views: 91,764
Posted By NicksHitachi
Finally got all the electrical equipment hooked...

Finally got all the electrical equipment hooked back up.... The theater made noise this weekend for the first time in over a year, O how I have missed it.

The room is still a mess with cables and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
Yep or angled for toe in....

Yep or angled for toe in....
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-30-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By NicksHitachi
What kinda pricing? PM or text if appropriate.

What kinda pricing? PM or text if appropriate.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 10:12 AM
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Views: 26,163
Posted By NicksHitachi
I should for the $$$$ Yikes! :eek:

I should for the $$$$ Yikes! :eek:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 11:23 AM
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Views: 12,812
Posted By NicksHitachi
^Actually #23...

^Actually #23 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=23)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 11:18 AM
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Views: 12,812
Posted By NicksHitachi
Those are what I use. I did have to float...

Those are what I use.

I did have to float the shield on the RCA end to knock down the humm but that isn't always the case. No need to do surgery on the RCA end until you know that you have humm. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 08:37 AM
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Views: 830,538
Posted By NicksHitachi
I wear my gopro when i build speakers to keep my...

I wear my gopro when i build speakers to keep my hands free ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 12,812
Posted By NicksHitachi
Harbor Freight clamps work ok, especially for...

Harbor Freight clamps work ok, especially for light duty DIY speaker building. Ive had the big ones for years and they work fine. Cheap Too.

36" bar clamp $7...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 12,812
Posted By NicksHitachi
As far as delay, normally you would measure the...

As far as delay, normally you would measure the impulse response and delay one or the other to line them up.

I would then reverse polarity and fine tune the delay to get the deepest reverse null...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 09:34 AM
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Views: 26,163
Posted By NicksHitachi
Interesting, your probably right. Have you...

Interesting, your probably right.

Have you ever played with delaying the woofer portion in one of the stacks or inverting their polarity?

Maybe a distance thing and the wavefronts haven't fully...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 07:54 AM
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Views: 26,163
Posted By NicksHitachi
Hey, do your DRs have that dip in them all the...

Hey, do your DRs have that dip in them all the time or is that a measurement artifact?

It looks an awful lot like a reverse null. What frequency do they crossover?
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