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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Jay1
Oh so now the OP is also upgrading his 650 watt...

Oh so now the OP is also upgrading his 650 watt amp to a 2k watt amp. The graph is the graph. Everything else is just :rolleyes:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 09:26 PM
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Posted By Jay1
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=511241&stc=1&d=1422591145

Let's try to keep the hyperbole in check. Were talking about two 12"s in a 7 ft3 box vs an 18" in an 11 ft3 box...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Jay1
I would pursue DIY if you are confident in your...

I would pursue DIY if you are confident in your abilities to build/finish a design. You know exactly what you are getting from a DIY design, and the build/finish can be as good as you can make it....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Jay1
I imagine adding a handle would be as simple as...

I imagine adding a handle would be as simple as sticking one in place with two part epoxy. Something like a cabinet handle from the hardware section.

This guide would work well with MDF since the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 359
Posted By Jay1
With the power available it's a non issue

With the power available it's a non issue
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 09:00 PM
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Views: 359
Posted By Jay1
People here are silly. A dual 12" box is over 90%...

People here are silly. A dual 12" box is over 90% the Sd of an 18" woofer. I dont think anyone would tell you you're barely getting by with a pair of ported 18"s with 650 watts each, but somehow your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Jay1
I just use these ...

I just use these

http://www.amazon.com/3M-Bumpon-SJ5023-Bumper-Spacer/dp/B002OTNGPQ/ref=sr_1_4?s=hardware&ie=UTF8&qid=1422495594&sr=1-4
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-25-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By Jay1
With the amount of quality freeware out there I...

With the amount of quality freeware out there I cant see spending the money on something like SE. There's also a huge learning cure with SE from what I've heard, and you wont find much help as not...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-25-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 6,962
Posted By Jay1
Lets see, the Klipsch likely has a metal cone...

Lets see, the Klipsch likely has a metal cone breakup that is not notched out ($) and a HF driver that is not attenuated enough which makes it stand out in the showroom. Both issues would give...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-25-2015, 05:20 AM
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Views: 35,665
Posted By Jay1
Just ordered an X3000 for $250 from MF. Both my...

Just ordered an X3000 for $250 from MF. Both my oaudio 500 watt amps just bit the bullet :mad: Finally moving to a pro amp. The price of this Crown is pushing into the range of cheap knock offs. The...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,921
Posted By Jay1
What I was getting at was 2x 15"s over 1x 18", or...

What I was getting at was 2x 15"s over 1x 18", or 4x 15" over 2x 18" etc. when looking at the typical 18" cabinet volumes people use
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,921
Posted By Jay1
The same could be said of 2x 15"s having the Sd...

The same could be said of 2x 15"s having the Sd of a 21" but working in a typical 18" box.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By Jay1
Just scrap them and buy a pair of these ...

Just scrap them and buy a pair of these

http://www.parts-express.com/bic-rtr-1530-15-3-way-tower-speaker--303-422?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=pla
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By Jay1
Jeez now that is a joke of a diy speaker. All the...

Jeez now that is a joke of a diy speaker. All the drivers are in parallel with each other which means system impedance is in the 2 ohm range or worse, which is why you cant find an amp that works. A...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-23-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 941
Posted By Jay1
For me it's the making consistent square cuts,...

For me it's the making consistent square cuts, and then clamping everything up square. That and routing out driver recesses always make me nervous that when I do the final cutout something will be...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-23-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Jay1
I dont know how often they have their "sale", but...

I dont know how often they have their "sale", but all I have ever seen is a generic $5 off $50, $10 off $100, $25 off $250, $50 off $500, and $100 off $1000 purchase sale.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-22-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,370
Posted By Jay1
Yes they did determine the average joe was too...

Yes they did determine the average joe was too inconsistent. It is still eliminating 99% of people and giving them the results they expect every time. Like I said this is fine in the pro world. If it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-22-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,370
Posted By Jay1
My only problem with what Harmon does is they...

My only problem with what Harmon does is they only do their tests with approved trained listeners. This will definitely give them the most consistent and accurate results, which is great for their...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 982
Posted By Jay1
The HT 18 is a better deal for sure. The dual...

The HT 18 is a better deal for sure. The dual 15"s will do 120db with 2k watts, and have a couple db more output below 22hz. The SI will also do 120db limited to 1400 watts. The dual 15"s should have...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 982
Posted By Jay1
see post #10...

see post #10 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10) in this thread
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 982
Posted By Jay1
Same as any other full marty builds, just with...

Same as any other full marty builds, just with two holes for 15"s
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 982
Posted By Jay1
If your looking at full marty boxes with a 6000...

If your looking at full marty boxes with a 6000 for power you will want a pair of the dual 4 ohm mofos in each box wired to 4 ohms. With a 20hz filter one channel from the 6000 will take the pair of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 247
Posted By Jay1
Yeah you'll want them at 2 ohms to get max power...

Yeah you'll want them at 2 ohms to get max power from the 1000 and the ability to dsp each one
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 135
Posted By Jay1
Now that is going to be one heck of a sub.

Now that is going to be one heck of a sub.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-20-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By Jay1
My Vagrant designs will run off of any amp, but...

My Vagrant designs will run off of any amp, but they are both very low sensitivity. I'm not sure they would give you what you're looking for unless you are in a small room.

You could send a...
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