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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-07-2015, 05:10 PM
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Posted By SVonhof
Love the look of the leather!

Love the look of the leather!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-18-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,228
Posted By SVonhof
Looks good! Nice smooth finish (no obvious...

Looks good! Nice smooth finish (no obvious blemishes at seams or anything).
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 12:24 PM
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Views: 1,228
Posted By SVonhof
Great looking build, it will be neat to see the...

Great looking build, it will be neat to see the finished product as well as comparisons with the other subs you will build and test at the same time.

My MicroWrecker is going strong!

I have an...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By SVonhof
As long as it's the DSP model, download the...

As long as it's the DSP model, download the software, hook up the USB cable and you do it through there.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-11-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By SVonhof
But if he gets the correct wiring to get the...

But if he gets the correct wiring to get the power he is looking for, that alone may take care of the gain issue he is having.

Also, another thing to consider is the subwoofer level in the A/V...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-11-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By SVonhof
I didn't know the "correct" numbers, so I used...

I didn't know the "correct" numbers, so I used what they put on their web site (and the back), but yes.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-11-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By SVonhof
Make sure you are using the correct Speakon...

Make sure you are using the correct Speakon connectors, it must be the 4 conductor variety since you use the 1+ and 2+ on the SAME connector and plug it into the A channel only.

If you are simply...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
FYI, the reason I was going to run bridged was so...

FYI, the reason I was going to run bridged was so there was only a single wire going to the subs as the wire needs to be concealed under the baseboard. Since I didn't have the right connector, we...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
Installed and working great! This is what you...

Installed and working great! This is what you see:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v612/SVonhof/Couch_sub_5_zps63e3eeeb.jpg...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
BTW, here is one more pic before they go to their...

BTW, here is one more pic before they go to their new home.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v612/SVonhof/couch_sub_4_zpsc103ca3e.jpg...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
I have them hooked up in my family room. I got...

I have them hooked up in my family room. I got the wrong Speakon connectors (2 conductor instead of 4 so I could run the amp bridged). So, I have both channels driven from a single input.

I did...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By SVonhof
The build is complete. I have not hooked them up...

The build is complete. I have not hooked them up yet as I just finished assembling last night.

Before patching holes, rounding edges and sanding:...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-04-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
BTW, based on the latest design, here are the...

BTW, based on the latest design, here are the predictions by WinISD:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v612/SVonhof/Couch_sub_system_response_zps57d2a8b0.jpg...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-04-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
I do plan on bracing. I didn't show it, but am...

I do plan on bracing. I didn't show it, but am going to use some fairly small pieces to tie the bottom to the top in several places, but thanks for the reminder!

I will also add some stuffing as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-04-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
Here is what I am going with. The binding posts...

Here is what I am going with. The binding posts are going inside the throat of the port to be sure they don't get sheared off when the couch is tilted down over the boxes....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
He is not handy when it comes to woodworking,...

He is not handy when it comes to woodworking, that's why I will be doing this build for him.

I had previously talked to him about doing something like this, but at the time, he was not ready to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
They currently have a coffee table and a single...

They currently have a coffee table and a single end-table. They will be replacing them when they find what they like. If that were to happen sooner than later, I could potentially add a sub to the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
True enough. Thanks for the expanded...

True enough.

Thanks for the expanded explanation.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
I understand the headroom thing, but that's a LOT...

I understand the headroom thing, but that's a LOT of headroom!

Looking at the specs though, it says the 3000 will do 2 x 880w at 4ohms, which would be a lot of headroom but can still be had...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
And these are rated at 500 max. Why would I want...

And these are rated at 500 max. Why would I want the 3000dsp?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
So, since I am leaning heavily toward the Dayton...

So, since I am leaning heavily toward the Dayton LS10-44, which can handle 250w RMS, 500w max, but will be making two subs, what good amplifier options are out there? the driver has dual voice coils...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-01-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
Ah, sorry, I had the input set to 1 watt. I...

Ah, sorry, I had the input set to 1 watt. I changed it to 150 (I set 6 different projects to 150 to get a good comparison) and yes, it's up there lower than 30hz (at 30hz it says 19m/s). Max cone...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
I actually prefer NOT to have it bolted or hung...

I actually prefer NOT to have it bolted or hung from the couch. I would like the bass to make the couch shake, but not transmission from the box to the couch, just the air movement.



thucker,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-31-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
The 8" dimension is a guess as to how high it can...

The 8" dimension is a guess as to how high it can be simply because as people sit on the couch, it will "sag" and as it does that, we don't want people to be sitting on top of the sub.

And these...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,703
Posted By SVonhof
I don't profess to be a super user at WinISD by...

I don't profess to be a super user at WinISD by any means.

Using WinISD and the Dayton LS10-44 driver, you have air velocity issues with a short port and a longer port is fine but the box size...
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