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Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-19-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By fschris
Free standing TV stands

Does anyone know of a good free standing TV stand like this ... that does not cost 700 bucks! I have been looking but cant find anything similar... dont really want to build something either.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-30-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,609
Posted By fschris
not sure if OP is still following this thread but...

not sure if OP is still following this thread but I agree with him.. was a long time Media browses user. i tried emby but it seemed to get real complicated since I was not looking to stream my stuff...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-27-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By fschris
Yup... looks like I will need to do some...

Yup... looks like I will need to do some modifications... !
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-26-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By fschris
Hmmm... Mounting depth: 11.9. I just measured...

Hmmm... Mounting depth: 11.9. I just measured the brace and its about 12 inches back.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-26-2017, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By fschris
Thanks guys. I found a thread on the ole' tnuts...

Thanks guys. I found a thread on the ole' tnuts and how they are more trouble than they are worth! Will use some wood glues. I think some said they put some wood blocks behind the MDF to also screw...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-25-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By fschris
Mounting HST18s in a DIYSG cube

Is this what people suggest to mount a 18 inch HST in a DIYSG Cube

https://www.parts-express.com/penn-elcom-s1040-1165kit-driver-mounting-kit--260-775


FSchris
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By fschris
i believe i found the issue. the small .56 uf...

i believe i found the issue. the small .56 uf 400V Audycap is not working. I took it off the board to check continuity with fluke meter and there is none. I ordered replacement.

Chris
Forum: HTPC Computer Items   04-14-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By fschris
WTB: Intel LGA 1151 Chip

Looking for a gently used Intel LGA 1151 chip.

Fschris
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-13-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By fschris
Well.. I removed the Xover and replaced it with...

Well.. I removed the Xover and replaced it with another one since I have 5 channels. There is something wrong with the cross over since as soon as I do the sweep it sounds identical to the other...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-11-2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By fschris
I will need a setup to use REW. Is the UMIK-1 a...

I will need a setup to use REW. Is the UMIK-1 a good option?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-10-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By fschris
DIYSG 1099 Question...

DIYSG 1099 owners...

Not sure if I have an issue. I just built 2 of my 1099s and I have 2 of the 5 built. I ran a DIRAC sweep test through the speakers and the left channel has a noticeable...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-08-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By fschris
Mounting crossovers in a cabinet ( DIYSG 1099)

Any DIYSG 1099 or similar builds out there...

How do you mount the Xover. Its pretty big and heavy. you have to install the drivers with the cabinet laying flat so obvious you cant place it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-08-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
one down and 4 more to go... ...

one down and 4 more to go...

http://i.imgur.com/jPVx44g.jpg
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-05-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,890
Posted By fschris
Awesome build dude. Is your HT room in a basement?

Awesome build dude. Is your HT room in a basement?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-05-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
Made more progress ...

Made more progress

http://i.imgur.com/BY4kKAH.jpg
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-03-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
Wow , after I repainted the front Baffle they...

Wow , after I repainted the front Baffle they look really good. I used about 3 cans of the Rustoleum Enamel Satin black. I decided not to do a clear coat because I read too many people having issues...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-02-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
What do people think about the clear coat after...

What do people think about the clear coat after using a Rustoleum Enamel ? Do You need it ? I would think the paint is pretty tough for outdoor use the speakers will be indoors in climate controlled...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-01-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
I have some DIYSG Marty Cubes to build after this...

I have some DIYSG Marty Cubes to build after this so I will think about lamination of the front before I glue them up if possible....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-30-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
Here are some pics post trimming...you can see in...

Here are some pics post trimming...you can see in the one pic that i started to clean up the crud and it looks a lot better. most of these is right after the trimming.
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-30-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
Also make sure you use a high quality laminate...

Also make sure you use a high quality laminate trim bit... and if you have not done it before have some mineral spirits to clean the bit as you work through it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-30-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
Concur with Wasser... You will want to use enough...

Concur with Wasser... You will want to use enough Contact cement to make a good bond. Not a lot but enough and when you trim the laminate that is going to gunk up your routter bit and deface your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-29-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
that will be interesting... let me know how it...

that will be interesting... let me know how it works out.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-28-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
Do you have any pics of speakers that you have...

Do you have any pics of speakers that you have done laminate on?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-28-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
Tux... and that's why I elected to paint the...

Tux... and that's why I elected to paint the baffle and laminate the rest. Was just making sure I wasn't missing something! This is probably the only one where you could just trim the laminate on a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-28-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By fschris
i have some ideas but what is the best way to cut...

i have some ideas but what is the best way to cut the laminate around the opening for the drivers ? do you cement the sheet on and then use a flush bit or do you do this any other way ? lots of...
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