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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 10:09 AM
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http://www.diysoundgroup.com/dayton15-cube-kit.htm...

http://www.diysoundgroup.com/dayton15-cube-kit.html
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 797
Posted By Jay1
I've seen you post this a couple times at least....

I've seen you post this a couple times at least. That's almost the same thing as telling someone to use a textbook passive crossover. It just isnt that simple and wont work as intended. You have to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 774
Posted By Jay1
Yeah there's just so many ways to skin the...

Yeah there's just so many ways to skin the proverbial cat I try not to question what people are thinking with their designs as long as it isnt a clearly flawed idea, or full of voodoo "science".
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 774
Posted By Jay1
Yeah I think only Erich could explain what his...

Yeah I think only Erich could explain what his vision is for his speaker lineup? This is the first I've heard about a fusion 18.


I'm sure I'll change my mind a couple times at least but right...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 774
Posted By Jay1
18 Sound XT1464 and the new Eminence N314T-8....

18 Sound XT1464 and the new Eminence N314T-8. Granted I still have to test the combo out before I commit to a build, but both have been ordered.



It's all about the goals and compromises you're...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 774
Posted By Jay1
Very true. I'm about to find out if a 1.4" CD is...

Very true. I'm about to find out if a 1.4" CD is going to be capable enough to make it work. A 15" is always an option if not. Right now I'm in for $270 on the WG/CD combo
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,030
Posted By Jay1
Based on that response chart I wouldnt try to...

Based on that response chart I wouldnt try to cross that AMT below 1.8khz. I'm not a proponent of the need for extension beyond about 15khz but that AMT response starts to drop after 10khz, and when...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By Jay1
A 3 way with a pre made crossover is a disaster...

A 3 way with a pre made crossover is a disaster in the making
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 774
Posted By Jay1
You have higher sensitivity, max spl potential,...

You have higher sensitivity, max spl potential, and lower excursion at any given spl with an 18". More of a benefit for full range use definitely. Then again what is anyone actually gaining from...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By Jay1
You might find it easier to just build something...

You might find it easier to just build something like the easy button?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1093893-easy-button-end-table-max-26-5-x-24-x-37-5-hwd.html
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,060
Posted By Jay1
Yeah I'm thinking 650 lr4 should be fine if 800...

Yeah I'm thinking 650 lr4 should be fine if 800 lr2 is safe.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,060
Posted By Jay1
Well I just took a chance and ordered an Eminence...

Well I just took a chance and ordered an Eminence N314T (new product). So assuming its low end performance is as good as it should be with a claimed 12db 800hz crossover I'm going to be back in the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Jay1
You need to decrease box volume and raise the...

You need to decrease box volume and raise the tuning frequency.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-24-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By Jay1
Is this for PA or HT?

Is this for PA or HT?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-23-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,378
Posted By Jay1
"So I changed all of the dimensions on my marty,...

"So I changed all of the dimensions on my marty, will this work?"
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-23-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,030
Posted By Jay1
No I was searching all over for info on them...

No I was searching all over for info on them because of the amount of smoothing. It could have been a 1", 1.4", or 2" I cant recall.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-23-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,030
Posted By Jay1
I would follow that thread. I'm interested in...

I would follow that thread. I'm interested in finding a 2" cd that are capable from 500-20k, like Radian 760neopb 200-20k,
Radian 950pb 2" 500-20k,
Radian 651pb-8 2" cd 500-20000. I would like...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 329
Posted By Jay1
That may or may not be a good comparison. Most of...

That may or may not be a good comparison. Most of those dj/pa speakers have the crossover far to high in order to protect the tweeter. That will push the woofer into beaming and breakup modes. The CD...
Forum: Speakers   02-22-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,909
Posted By Jay1
Please elaborate on "DIY companies"?

Please elaborate on "DIY companies"?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,053
Posted By Jay1
Poly fill behind the woofers is good, just dont...

Poly fill behind the woofers is good, just dont block the port
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,053
Posted By Jay1
Just lower the crossover to 80hz. These auto...

Just lower the crossover to 80hz. These auto eq/setup systems are not perfect by any means. You also need to re run the eq any time you move the speakers.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,053
Posted By Jay1
If you want more high frequencies toe the...

If you want more high frequencies toe the speakers in so they are pointed at you. With speakers like this the further off axis you sit the more entire treble will be reduced compared to the lows. A...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,060
Posted By Jay1
Never said that. A 5 db breakup from a paper cone...

Never said that. A 5 db breakup from a paper cone is not going to ring like a metal cone, sorry it's just not even close to being the same thing. If shaping the driver response with a crossover is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,060
Posted By Jay1
A notch will make short work of the breakup and...

A notch will make short work of the breakup and an lr4 @800 slope will put it almost 24db down. It's not really a concern since this isnt a metal cone that rings and has harmonic HD spikes lower in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By Jay1
That box seems undersized for that woofer which...

That box seems undersized for that woofer which is why the transfer function is boosted. I know you plan on mostly music but if you ever put on a movie you might also bottom that woofer, the amp...
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