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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-21-2014, 11:58 PM
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Posted By carp
Haha, love those!! ^ Last night I watched a...

Haha, love those!! ^

Last night I watched a ton of videos of this girl drummer. So intriguing, and not just because she is hot.... well, haha, not just because of that. It's the fact that she...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
I just looked at the minidsp HPF options, wow. ...

I just looked at the minidsp HPF options, wow. For example BW has 48, 42, 36, 30, 24, 18, 12, and 6.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By carp
I think I was so focused on wanting to make the...

I think I was so focused on wanting to make the 48 db and 24db slopes work. The minidsp has far more options for slope and that's what I was using when trying to blend the Caps and SI's way back...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
The inuke dsp connects to a computer or lap top...

The inuke dsp connects to a computer or lap top with a usb cord. What I do is I have my computer in the next room next to all my pro amps that have loud fans. I connect the inuke to that pc. I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Nice find! But alas with buying the 215's and...

Nice find! But alas with buying the 215's and now some new HT chairs I REALLY have to stop spending money even on "small" things. I really need to take about a year off of buying anything for the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Oh good lord. I SWEAR I tried all the different...

Oh good lord. I SWEAR I tried all the different HPF settings in the inuke. I must have missed BW 12 db slope.

So, per John's instructions I just tried it on the inuke and compared with the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Seriously John. Start teaching a summer audio...

Seriously John. Start teaching a summer audio course. I would sign up in a heart beat.

Haha, I would also fail. But I would enjoy every second of it.

I am now going to read this ^ post...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Oooohh nice. Is the Q adjustable on all 31...

Oooohh nice. Is the Q adjustable on all 31 bands? Haha, if I had that thing in college on my Cerwin Vega's I would have just set the biggest da*n smiley face configuration on it and called it a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Haha, you mean I have a lot of free time in the...

Haha, you mean I have a lot of free time in the summer!! I only wished I possessed some kind of intelligence to go along with my love of messing with this stuff. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
It's both. I use a painted wall for my screen...

It's both. I use a painted wall for my screen and it's a very solid wall because when we moved in the basement was covered in wood panelling, really thick stuff. The kind of stuff that I never...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
I'm not sure what's going on with the distortion....

I'm not sure what's going on with the distortion. In the 2nd video I was using the inuke 6000 and not using the mic2200 so no high pass filter. I just figured there was not much below 17hz on that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Does a 4th order mean a 48 or 24 db slope? ...

Does a 4th order mean a 48 or 24 db slope?

I'm not using a low pass for anything. I did try all the slopes and types of filters but I do plan on trying again.


Here is what I have done. I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
You are using a high pass filter on the sms1? ...

You are using a high pass filter on the sms1? Interesting. I used to have one but sold it. What did you set the HPF at? Everything measures well in your seating areas? Very cool.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Yeah, Desertdome told me the same thing, that the...

Yeah, Desertdome told me the same thing, that the filters on the minidsp and inuke should be just like analog filters. I tried them all, but I'll do it again to be sure.

Yeah, from the looks of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Sure, but I'm not sure what you are asking for on...

Sure, but I'm not sure what you are asking for on #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) and #3...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-21-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,220
Posted By carp
If you like to sink in and recline far back the...

If you like to sink in and recline far back the Row One Manhattan might be for you too. However, there is a Plaza model from row one that has a little taller back and compartments in the arms and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Hey Brandon, It was at 20hz on the digital...

Hey Brandon,

It was at 20hz on the digital HPF (black line) and around 17or 18 (hard to say exactly since it's analog) on the mic 2200 (blue line)

...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-21-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,220
Posted By carp
Yeah I was on CL looking for 2 months or so. I...

Yeah I was on CL looking for 2 months or so. I went over to a guy's place that lived a mile away, he had the 4 seat curved middle loveseat configuration. I liked them but didn't love them. I'm...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 897
Posted By carp
Depends on the room. -15 in your very treated...

Depends on the room. -15 in your very treated room wouldn't be very loud at all I'm sure.
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21,407
Views: 931,108
Posted By carp
In your room too? I thought it might just be...

In your room too? I thought it might just be some room gain I was getting under 18 hz. I still think it is, maybe your room has the same gain going on....
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Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-21-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,220
Posted By carp
What are you thinking of buying? I've sat in...

What are you thinking of buying? I've sat in quite a few chairs now since we have some stores locally that carry HT seating.

So far Row One (they used to be Barcalounger or they merged or...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-21-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 5,493
Posted By carp
Well, I ended up taking the chairs back to Aminis...

Well, I ended up taking the chairs back to Aminis Galleria.

They just got too hot after around an hour every time I sat in them. I ended up going with real leather instead, and should get them in...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,220
Posted By carp
Thanks Scott! Update on the chairs. I had...

Thanks Scott!

Update on the chairs. I had to take them back. I loved them I thought and they were very comfortable at first but they got crazy hot after about an hour! This happened every...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Also, running ported and sealed together does...

Also, running ported and sealed together does subjectively give you more output and the measurements back that up since I got 3 -5 db's more bass across the board when I ran speakers large + subs as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By carp
Ahhh too long didn't read. Got it. Ok...

Ahhh too long didn't read. Got it.

Ok short version.

If you want to blend ported and sealed it's not that hard if you don't use a HPF and have a minidsp, inuke dsp, or something else to...
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