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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
It seems to match the DNA360's distortion...

It seems to match the DNA360's distortion profile, yes.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-16-2014, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
Exactly. As far as movies go, I pretty much...

Exactly.

As far as movies go, I pretty much never watch alone and I'm more about writing and atmosphere than action sequences. When you're with other people, generally they're going to decide...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
tapped horns require a lot of EQ even before a...

tapped horns require a lot of EQ even before a room adds its version of events. I commend you for sticking to the KISS principle on your first go.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
I would expect as much. Rarely any baffle...

I would expect as much. Rarely any baffle step compensation.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
DIY can be whatever you like. But DIY...

DIY can be whatever you like. But DIY :::kits::: have to sell and the pricier they get the more uneasy people get due to law of diminishing returns. That's all. I'm totally with you.. 1200...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
You can start with a pair of accuton mids and a ...

You can start with a pair of accuton mids and a TAD2001 and a nice woofer.

And then send me the kit tux makes you. I'll give you 350.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
My only issue with getting more efficieny is that...

My only issue with getting more efficieny is that then you need ports to mesh with subs and I find it doesn't blend as nicely as sealed. So then you go to a bigger driver to get lower / more...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
And through all that, directivity benefits aside,...

And through all that, directivity benefits aside, here I am, the weeny that's unconvinced that anything more than an 88db sensitive 8-inch woofer with some decent x-max crossed at 80hz is going to...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
The Upa200 can produce: (rated power; THD <...

The Upa200 can produce:
(rated power; THD < 0.05%):
125 watts / channel (8 ohms; all channels driven)
200 watts / channel (4 ohms; all channels driven)

In a 16x12 room, this is plenty of power...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
I've had both of these speakers in my house. In...

I've had both of these speakers in my house. In my opinion:

- the e55Tis are a bit more neutral / accurate throughout the midrange and lower treble IMO. The SVSes have an upper mid response...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
I looked into it a bit. One of these: ...

I looked into it a bit. One of these:

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/CleanBoxPro/

Will actively increase the voltage of the system between your keyboard and amp, allowing the XLS1500...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
I think simply adding a basic pre-amp in line...

I think simply adding a basic pre-amp in line with the system ought to do the trick. The question is then "which one" and i think the folks are sweetwater etc should have some recommendations.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-13-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
Careful with this for vented etc application. ...

Careful with this for vented etc application.

I recently modelled a box that called for about 4-5 lbs of dacron stuffing to kill upper-end ripple without affecting extension.

I used rock...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-11-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
:D Good eye - you so quickly identified one of...

:D Good eye - you so quickly identified one of the issues to be careful with when using the miniDSP as the controller, and one of the reasons I'm going to be switching to analog-active once the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-11-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
The review is up: ...

The review is up:
www.diysoundgroup.com/review/product/list/id/328/category/44/

This is the build thread. I'm slow. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-11-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
Hey guys. I just tossed together a customer...

Hey guys. I just tossed together a customer review of the BA-750 - and by extension - SEOS-18 if anyone's interested. It'll be online as soon as it gets the green light over at DIY Sound...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-10-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
The Shanks are 97db sensitive give or take. ...

The Shanks are 97db sensitive give or take. I'm powering them off of an otherwise nice Marantz SR6300.

I think they are too sensitive. At night, you can even hear the electronics noise...
Forum: Speakers   09-08-2014, 11:29 AM
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Views: 268,572
Posted By Eternal Velocity
Movies have a lot of dynamic range. What might...

Movies have a lot of dynamic range. What might be a very quiet dialogue level might give you an unexpected explosion. It's the nature of HT and it doesn't matter what speakers you use. You...
Forum: Speakers   09-08-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 155,619
Posted By Eternal Velocity
Audyssey measures and alters in-room response,...

Audyssey measures and alters in-room response, not anechoic response. What our ears hear abive the shroeder frequency however is the direct response. So even if audyssey is adding boost at those...
Forum: Speakers   09-07-2014, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
I do not recommend any such DIY upgrade as the...

I do not recommend any such DIY upgrade as the one mentioned by FMW Crossovers are pretty much custom-dependant on a specific driver's electro-mechanical characteristics and measured frequency...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-06-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Eternal Velocity
That may be the funniest thing I've read in...

That may be the funniest thing I've read in forever. Don't get mad if you see me posting it elsewhere.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 50,672
Posted By Eternal Velocity
I dunno about 1.4" exists, but the BA-750 + Be...

I dunno about 1.4" exists, but the BA-750 + Be Diaphragm would be a true reference driver with a 1" exit that fits almost perfectly on the SEOS-18.
Forum: Speakers   09-05-2014, 07:10 PM
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Views: 268,572
Posted By Eternal Velocity
Good move, and I kind of saw it coming ;) :p

Good move, and I kind of saw it coming ;) :p
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-04-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,923
Posted By Eternal Velocity
Josh never said it was massive.

Josh never said it was massive.
Forum: Speakers   09-04-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Eternal Velocity
I guess you have to define "home theater". ...

I guess you have to define "home theater". The fact that you've got four fifteen inch drivers suggests to me you're really pushing the limits, and I'm not sure five two-way bookshelf speakers of...
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