AVS Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 813
Search took 1.94 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: bwaslo
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By bwaslo
What I mean is, sit in the right-most seat that...

What I mean is, sit in the right-most seat that will ever be used (closest to the right speaker). Then toe-in the right speaker toward your left till the edge of the opening of the compression...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 29,392
Posted By bwaslo
Price range: sorry, no idea, you'll have to ask...

Price range: sorry, no idea, you'll have to ask Erich. "Not cheap" is all he told me (he probably doesn't know yet since shipping from overseas is such a wild variable).

Dispersion: it's not a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 29,392
Posted By bwaslo
That would be Sir Maximus

That would be Sir Maximus
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-22-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By bwaslo
I've had best result with it set up so the...

I've had best result with it set up so the rightmost seat can just "see" the opening of the compression driver of the right SEOS. (And leftmost seat....the left SEOS).
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 29,392
Posted By bwaslo
Yesterday I had a chance to hear Erich's new, not...

Yesterday I had a chance to hear Erich's new, not yet available, high-end dual-concentric drivers (after doing some first-shot crossovers for them). There are 8 inch and 6.5 inch versions, both...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 721,909
Posted By bwaslo
Erwin, One of the design points of SEOS is...

Erwin,

One of the design points of SEOS is to not HAVE to do that. Separate tweeters mean lobing issues, the SEOS horns (because they are 1" types that function down into the midrange) allow most...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 74,386
Posted By bwaslo
Could something like this be made and shipped...

Could something like this be made and shipped cheaply? --


Start from ~1" thick stiff foam sheets. One dimension up to maybe about 8" wide and having the pseudo-random pattern cut inward on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By bwaslo
About a year in spare moments (including about...

About a year in spare moments (including about 4mos in the hospital! Work in that period slowed by heavy pain meds.).
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By bwaslo
I think I know what's happening on the Tuning...

I think I know what's happening on the Tuning window there. If the mouse isn't in the tune window (or on the part being tuned) and nothing has been tuned in some seconds, the tuning window closes. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By bwaslo
Mark, I'm not seeing that mouse hopping (or tune...

Mark, I'm not seeing that mouse hopping (or tune window closing) you mention. Can you tell me what version of Windows you are using, it might have something to do with that. Development was...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By bwaslo
Thanks, Mark (and everyone else, too!). The...

Thanks, Mark (and everyone else, too!).

The program does have a financial aspect, though. While free to users, I'm planning to "rent" use of the program to feature vendors' parts/drivers at a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By bwaslo
XSim, a free schematic-based crossover designer

I'm announcing the public release of XSim, a "free-form" Windows-based passive crossover design and simulation program intended to be as intuitive and non-restrictive as possible. . The program is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 76,697
Posted By bwaslo
Nah, I like surround, it's center channel I'm not...

Nah, I like surround, it's center channel I'm not feeling much need for. Even that might change if I get to a way to do it easily. Yeah, I stll may roll my own. My previous were my own (made with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 76,697
Posted By bwaslo
Hey Tux, Have you done any polar...

Hey Tux,

Have you done any polar measurements on the 1099 you can post (or if you already did, can you give a link)? I have to figure out rear channels for my setup at some point, Synergies are a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 46,069
Posted By bwaslo
No. Just most measurements are easily tracked to...

No. Just most measurements are easily tracked to what audible effects (if any) they result in. Lots of things to measure, have to figure out which are important.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 46,069
Posted By bwaslo
Actually, the (considerably cheaper) Eminence 12"...

Actually, the (considerably cheaper) Eminence 12" woofer we used sounded a LOT better (to me). The whole speaker sounds quite good now (not just loud). Could see no difference in distortion...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 20,635
Posted By bwaslo
Hmm. Since the woofers aren't actually being...

Hmm. Since the woofers aren't actually being horn-loaded, I wonder why they can't just make standoff rings to move the drivers a couple tenths of an inch further out from the port?
Maybe it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-03-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By bwaslo
A lot of the SEOS designs (mine, at least) leave...

A lot of the SEOS designs (mine, at least) leave the woofer box volume as an open variable. You can make the box bigger (towers is a good way) to dig deeper in most cases. Get yourself the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-01-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 721,909
Posted By bwaslo
Not bad. But I've already settled on naming my...

Not bad. But I've already settled on naming my next "ChickMagnet".
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-30-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 46,069
Posted By bwaslo
Uhh... yeah, a bit.

Uhh... yeah, a bit.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 721,909
Posted By bwaslo
Damn right! Ah, so you were only using...

Damn right!


Ah, so you were only using the ABBTG (anklebiter bottom-of-the-barrel trash grade) ones. Those are just our floor sweepings and the ones found stuck to the bottoms of shoes. Only...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-26-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 721,909
Posted By bwaslo
All of this is pointing to: Erich should probably...

All of this is pointing to: Erich should probably find a way to charge more for kits/speakers because people think more$=betterstuff.. (If you don't charge enough for a product no one will buy it). ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 721,909
Posted By bwaslo
--- But that's not really true. They are...

---

But that's not really true. They are different speakers designed by different people with different ideas and perhaps different assumptions about what will make a speaker sound good. You...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 721,909
Posted By bwaslo
I think people want advice on which designs are...

I think people want advice on which designs are "best", but don't want to risk possi ly paying more for one that is only as good or possibly worse than a less expensive one. But that won't happen...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-24-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 46,069
Posted By bwaslo
And here are some plots taken during the Maximus...

And here are some plots taken during the Maximus tweaking/"voicing". We ended up having the very high end up a little high.. Hope that's not just a compensation for old-man ears. Erich was...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 813

 
Forum Jump: