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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-15-2017, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Bigus
This the last my first the post the thread that...

This the last my first the post the thread that never dies!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-15-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By Bigus
I'd personally rather have the higher SD that...

I'd personally rather have the higher SD that goes with a horde of smaller diameter drivers of less xmax to achieve a given Vd goal rather than the fewer high displacement drivers.

There are...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Bigus
I plan on quad+ amping every channel of a full...

I plan on quad+ amping every channel of a full atmos or beyond theater. Some do it for HT too. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Bigus
BTHz - when you get to the point of needing tons...

BTHz - when you get to the point of needing tons of amp channels, shoot me a pm. In anticipation of the same need I decided to roll my own. May fit the bill.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Bigus
Hard to imagine HTM12s needing more power than...

Hard to imagine HTM12s needing more power than your Denon can supply to reach ear bleeding levels.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Bigus
Just for clarification, an outboard amp might...

Just for clarification, an outboard amp might well be used in active mains, but just having an outboard amp doesn't mean you have active mains.

The defining factor of an active speaker is that at...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bigus
I asked because the "specs" on the page linked...

I asked because the "specs" on the page linked state "polished chrome plated steel plate and blister paper cone."

Wasn't clear if that was supposed to be divided, referring to two different...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bigus
Steel plate cone?

Steel plate cone?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-10-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By Bigus
Probably

Probably
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-07-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 7,061
Posted By Bigus
Plenty of people are. The two are not...

Plenty of people are. The two are not necessarily linked. I can enjoy a fabulous performance of Rachmaninoff or Liszt through a clock radio. Really, really enjoy. And I can also enjoy the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-07-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 557
Posted By Bigus
Warm up time from cold is a day? What is this......

Warm up time from cold is a day? What is this... some measurement device in the LHC?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-07-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 650
Posted By Bigus
Approximately 863 watts? Why round off. If you...

Approximately 863 watts? Why round off. If you can't be exact, how can we trust everything else you've said?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 606
Posted By Bigus
Plywood is perfectly fine. Its actually stiffer...

Plywood is perfectly fine. Its actually stiffer and stronger than MDF so you can build a box that's either stronger for the weight or lighter for the same strength. Prosound speakers are often...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-05-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 127
Posted By Bigus
Volume control has to happen somewhere. That can...

Volume control has to happen somewhere. That can be done digital or analog. Ideally you want volume control done after all eq and signal processing but all things considered its not that bad to do...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-05-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 344
Posted By Bigus
Planars and other dipole speakers can be cross...

Planars and other dipole speakers can be cross toed - aimed to actually cross in front of the sweet spot - and potentially retain fairly accurate imaging over a very wide listening area. Its room...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bigus
Agree again. The evaluation just has to be done...

Agree again. The evaluation just has to be done in a way that is meaningful. Evaluation is the cornerstone of modern medicine. Things that look good on paper have to stand up to actual evaluation...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bigus
Absorption on front walls can help simulate...

Absorption on front walls can help simulate speakers being placed further into the room. Hard floors give prominent floor bounce which for some speaker types can be especially problematic. I have no...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bigus
I'm sure thats witty but I can't seem to get it.

I'm sure thats witty but I can't seem to get it.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bigus
No, just wondering if the idea tasting foods with...

No, just wondering if the idea tasting foods with your eyes closed to compare them without knowing which was which seems odd or inappropriate to you.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bigus
Are you just completely against the idea of...

Are you just completely against the idea of acoustic treatments, or can't go there for aesthetic reasons? A swap of preamp or power amp is minuscule if any change. Room treatments can change...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bigus
I'm in absolute agreement with that! Would...

I'm in absolute agreement with that!

Would you have a problem closing your eyes and tasting your two favorite puddings?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-03-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By Bigus
Ah, had to reread your post a few times. I guess...

Ah, had to reread your post a few times. I guess "bendyness" isn't a term I've used frequently so I didn't get the way you were using it. Can bend more before breaking, not bend more for any given...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bigus
Sorry, absolute waste of time and money. A...

Sorry, absolute waste of time and money. A change in amp will not change the sound in the way you are hoping, regardless of what a reviewer paid to say nice things happened to say.

If you can't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-03-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By Bigus
MOE relates directly to deflection per force...

MOE relates directly to deflection per force applied. I think maybe you're thinking of yield strength? In any case, I haven't looked up young's modulus for MDF and ply, but whichever is higher is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-02-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 595
Posted By Bigus
Trying to get my head around what the delay added...

Trying to get my head around what the delay added to one pair of the side surrounds accomplishes. If the distance from side pair 1 to listeners in rows 1 and 2 differ, then there is a natural delay...
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