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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-05-2014, 11:29 PM
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Posted By dmckiwi
Just had the error come up on the weekend,...

Just had the error come up on the weekend, followed by cooking a driver in one of my front speakers.
My fronts are rated for 90w at 8ohm's and haven't seen anything that tells me how much power you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
The plate amp's I've looked at do 500w at 4ohms,...

The plate amp's I've looked at do 500w at 4ohms, so ideally I need a single 4ohm model or dual 2ohm if I'm going to do a single sealed box.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
Yeh I did have a go with WinISD and as I said it...

Yeh I did have a go with WinISD and as I said it wasn't playing nice, I had a quick look at Unibox but need more time to play with it. I can only get the dual 4ohm GTO so unless I go dual opposed to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
Using the calculator on this site, ...

Using the calculator on this site,

http://www.diyaudioandvideo.com/Calculator/Box/

These are the results I'm getting, I did have a play with WinISD but was getting a ton of errors so couldn't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
Not sure what I'm doing wrong but using a couple...

Not sure what I'm doing wrong but using a couple of the calculators online I keep getting very strange numbers for both of the JBL's, I've run the numbers on an Alpine SWS-15D2 and getting a mid...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-22-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
Yeh I've only looked at options that are...

Yeh I've only looked at options that are switching, not sure on pricing from Aus but I got my projector from there and it wasn't overly expensive. Weight might be the killer still but anyone worth...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
I can get the GT5's for $120 and the GTO for...

I can get the GT5's for $120 and the GTO for $170 so they aren't to expensive, the amp's aren't the cheapest though as its $800 for an EP4000 and even an iNuke 1000 is going to cost me around $450....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
Looking at the spec'd again I see they listed...

Looking at the spec'd again I see they listed the GTO incorrectly as it's a dual 4ohm drive so that's probably out unless I do two which is pushing the budget, an EP4000 and 2x GTO's is over a $1000...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
Ideally I'd like to stick with something in the...

Ideally I'd like to stick with something in the 50-60cm square cube size which will give me that 100-200lt size which is fine, the open plan area is 8x4.2x2.8 and the kitchen hangs of the end which...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dmckiwi
Hey Guys I'm looking to build a sub for my...

Hey Guys

I'm looking to build a sub for my home theatre and needing a little advice on cabinet plans. I've read a lot of threads and narrowed down some options on amp's and driver's and as I'm in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 232,078
Posted By dmckiwi
Anyone running a separate sub amp like a XLS1000...

Anyone running a separate sub amp like a XLS1000 on a DN-1040, just wondering if the pre-out has enough power or do you need a line booster?
Forum: Screens   07-07-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By dmckiwi
Yeh I'm considering the recessing of a normal...

Yeh I'm considering the recessing of a normal ceiling mount like that as I have the space in the ceiling as its 8" then boxed up to 9" but aware that it could end up costing more doing that then the...
Forum: Screens   07-07-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By dmckiwi
Not recessed in the wall but recessed into the...

Not recessed in the wall but recessed into the ceiling, I'd love to go fixed frame but I'm going to have a TV for general use and then a screen for when watching in the evening. Maybe one day I'll...
Forum: Screens   07-06-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By dmckiwi
The screen I'm looking at is a single unit hence...

The screen I'm looking at is a single unit hence the issue in upgrading, there isn't a separate screen box so if I change it either needs to fit the cut out or be bigger. I could get the builder to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2013, 10:35 PM
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Posted By dmckiwi
Looking at the Yamaha receivers and I can get...

Looking at the Yamaha receivers and I can get some run out models at the moment, I can get A720 and the A820 though its 50%, spec's wise the A720 ticks lots of boxes but having 2x HDMI outs would be...
Forum: Screens   07-06-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By dmckiwi
I'm setting up with a projector in my new house...

I'm setting up with a projector in my new house and need to decide if I go recessed or not. Obviously recessed is aesthetically nicer but that comes at a price, I have one concern when it comes to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-06-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By dmckiwi
I noticed the zoom settings on BenQ's calculator...

I noticed the zoom settings on BenQ's calculator didn't go to the full range off the W1070 so I had a bit more adjustment than I thought so it works fine, got a really good price on a W1070 so my...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-05-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By dmckiwi
Just building a new house and want to put a...

Just building a new house and want to put a projector in and trying to work out the best choice. The room is @13" wide with @8" ceiling and needs to be ceiling mounted with a recessed screen, I've...
Forum: Speakers   06-02-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By dmckiwi
I'll put them on the list, the supplier is in...

I'll put them on the list, the supplier is in Australia so closer but will have to see what freight is like as it can pretty expensive to get stuff from there even being so close. Any models they do...
Forum: Speakers   06-02-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By dmckiwi
Yeh freighting a sub could be painful to the...

Yeh freighting a sub could be painful to the pocket, will check out some options once I get my surrounds sorted and setup.
Forum: Speakers   05-31-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By dmckiwi
I'd love to be able to access some of the...

I'd love to be able to access some of the pricing you guys get but I'm in New Zealand so will have to stick to equipment I can find locally. I haven't spent alot of time looking at sub options as...
Forum: Speakers   05-31-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By dmckiwi
Hey Guys I'm in the process of building a...

Hey Guys

I'm in the process of building a new house and want to get a home theatre setup installed, I had a HT setup way back in the early dolby days but things have changed a lot since then so...
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