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Forum: DIY Sound Group - Loudspeakers and Subwoofers   04-19-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mfusick
You'd probably want to consider port compression...

You'd probably want to consider port compression on a MBM design.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-19-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 24,988
Posted By Mfusick
Haha. Well played Fred.

Haha. Well played Fred.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-19-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
The main problem is Josh likes Tom Danely and I...

The main problem is Josh likes Tom Danely and I doubt he even wants to stress that area for small financial gains. He's so much as said so in the past. Doing diy is for the love and passion of it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-19-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 80,458
Posted By Mfusick
Yup. I didn't mean to give it too much credit. ...

Yup. I didn't mean to give it too much credit. I only posted it because it was mentioned a couple times directly to me so I was curious what it actually said and if there was any validity to what...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-19-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 80,458
Posted By Mfusick
I only posted that book because another poster...

I only posted that book because another poster kept referencing it. I didn't give it much credit, it's not the best resource for this subject. I was taught and told:

Sealed when Qes > 0.45,...
Forum: DIY Sound Group - Loudspeakers and Subwoofers   04-19-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mfusick
Golden Ratio ?

Golden Ratio ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 80,458
Posted By Mfusick
My intention is not to mislead, it's to inform. ...

My intention is not to mislead, it's to inform. You can measure the things I am talking about. Just WinISD and a freq chart in REW isn't enough to do it. REW can do it. This goes into the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-18-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 80,458
Posted By Mfusick
So I grabbed my copy of the book you referenced...

So I grabbed my copy of the book you referenced since you did it more than once and because I was curious after you mentioned it.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-18-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 3,621
Posted By Mfusick
What gauge for the line ? 1/0 ?

What gauge for the line ? 1/0 ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
You don't need an IQ north of 130 to design a...

You don't need an IQ north of 130 to design a horn.

You just need dedication to learning- and some trial and error. Two things most don't want to do as they take a considerable amount of time...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Mfusick
+1

+1
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
Lilwrecker is really the one. Apline drivers are...

Lilwrecker is really the one. Apline drivers are cheap. 15" woofer- moderate sized cab- easier build.
Still makes good bass.

Blows my mind why more people don't build them. Personally I'd...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
Fi driver should work nice in a horn - cost isn't...

Fi driver should work nice in a horn - cost isn't crazy either.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 3,621
Posted By Mfusick
Pics or it didn't happen on the panel DTS

Pics or it didn't happen on the panel DTS
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 3,621
Posted By Mfusick
Nope. I just cut. That is how I roll. ...

Nope. I just cut. That is how I roll.

I have a steel beam in the basement in the center, I just used (4) 2x12 glued and screwed. I was going to use 3 but I figured why not. I added...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 24,988
Posted By Mfusick
4 GH and 4 OH is like $10,000 + worth of bass...

4 GH and 4 OH is like $10,000 + worth of bass :eek:

And the equivalent of like (128) Stereo Integrity HT18 drivers in sealed boxes. I'm all for overkill but that seems excessive unless your room...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 80,458
Posted By Mfusick
The HT18 isn't well suited to a ported box. ...

The HT18 isn't well suited to a ported box. It's sloppy and would have poor transient response.

I posted earlier in this thread on some specifics why a bit earlier:
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 158,455
Posted By Mfusick
"just in case" :p

"just in case" :p
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 80,458
Posted By Mfusick
The SI HT18 isn't ideal for a Marty sub in either...

The SI HT18 isn't ideal for a Marty sub in either VC configuration, but if you must you could wire the 2ohm VC in series for a 4 ohm load to an amp channel, or run them one VC per channel for a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,821
Posted By Mfusick
Big difference between March 1st and April 1st. ...

Big difference between March 1st and April 1st.

Amazing what 30 days does in New England.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
And if the PITA factor of building wasn't enough...

And if the PITA factor of building wasn't enough to dissuade me from doing it, this is. I think people will find a hard time finding someone willing to do it, if it's against Josh's wishes. Most...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
Although put into perspective: (Consider this) ...

Although put into perspective: (Consider this)

8 SI HT18 subs = $1400
8 sealed SI HT18 subs < (1) LMS/GHORN @ 16hz.

8 SI HT18 subs requires, 8x amplification of 1, 8x enclosure, and 8x...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
My thinking is much aligned with yours. ...

My thinking is much aligned with yours.

There is not a big line of people willing to pay for it, from what I have seen. I actually made the offer to build a pair to someone for $1000 for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 158,455
Posted By Mfusick
Speaking of this, now that I actually look at...

Speaking of this, now that I actually look at the design a little I have a question regarding this.

I notice that the subwoofers are below and stick out on the bottom, and the panels have a gap...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-17-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,672
Posted By Mfusick
Your forgot Tom Danely ^ :D

Your forgot Tom Danely ^ :D
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