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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-27-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By rlhaudio
I also agree you should shut down your email and...

I also agree you should shut down your email and only answer questions from "paid buyers" OR only if a replacement is needed. Direct most of your questions to THIS site. As mentioned, that's why we...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By rlhaudio
Mounting XO board

I'm curious the preferred method of mounting a XO board inside the speaker. Are you using Hot Glue or Screws to attach the XO. Is one method better than the other?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,145
Posted By rlhaudio
I agree. Build the Sentinel V2. Better to have...

I agree. Build the Sentinel V2. Better to have too much than not enough. :) Small price difference.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,145
Posted By rlhaudio
I loose filled them with polyfill. Maybe I put in...

I loose filled them with polyfill. Maybe I put in too much polyfill? The ports are not blocked, the top waveguide area was filled completely. I wanted to stop any bass from entering the top...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,145
Posted By rlhaudio
That depends what type of music you listen to. ...

That depends what type of music you listen to. If you listen to heavy metal or rap then the seos would probably be a good speaker. I built the Fusion Tempest. However when I tried playing other...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By rlhaudio
Erich, What do you feel are the strengths and...

Erich, What do you feel are the strengths and weaknesses of each design? Are multiple drivers better than 2 drivers? What in "your" opinion is the better sounding speaker for a HT only system? ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By rlhaudio
I can fit any size speaker behind my screen. I...

I can fit any size speaker behind my screen. I was just curious what was a better choice to topple the Fusion Tempest. It sounds like the new king of the hill is the Fusion 15. Im surprised the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By rlhaudio
I already built the Tempest, just wondering what...

I already built the Tempest, just wondering what the Sentinal 15, 1099, or 88 special have that makes them a better choice. A pros and cons type comparison. Which is worth spending $1000 on.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-21-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By rlhaudio
Which would be the best choice behind an AT...

Which would be the best choice behind an AT screen? The fusion Tempest or Sentinel, the 1099 or 88 Special? for a dedicated LCR Theater application only.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By rlhaudio
So would the Alphas be the best choice for...

So would the Alphas be the best choice for theater or just audio? Some theater speaker are built with the intention of high spl and reference level. They tend to sacrifice critical listening sound...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-21-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By rlhaudio
I would purchase the brands you listed for the...

I would purchase the brands you listed for the same price. They are already built and come with a manufacturer warranty. If you don't like them they will be easier to sell later. DIY stuff is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-20-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By rlhaudio
DIYSG Theater Choices??

Now that DIYSG offers many stereo alternatives I am wondering if someone can point out the pro's and con's to a few different design choices.


Then Fusion Line.
The Cinema Speakers
The Volt...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-20-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By rlhaudio
I'm using 2 individual crown xls 1500. Each...

I'm using 2 individual crown xls 1500. Each powering a separate 15" Ultimax sub. No problems
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By rlhaudio
I never thought of that. Great advice. I'll...

I never thought of that. Great advice. I'll give that a shot. Currently I have my passive's in sub 1 and my plate amps in sub 2 with splitters of course.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By rlhaudio
The other subs are all sealed so I'll be sticking...

The other subs are all sealed so I'll be sticking with sealed. I just received my Umik-1. Now I have to learn how to use it with REW. I'm going to check out your build mlah384 as well. Currently it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-16-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By rlhaudio
SI 18 or UM-18?

I would like to add 2 more subs to my theater. I currently have 2 Ultimax 15's each powered by a Crown XLS 1500. I have another Dayton 15" MK4 with a 1,000 watt plate amp and a B&W ASW 15" powered...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By rlhaudio
Is this a good DIY company?

Has anyone heard of or used the company in the past? The appear to use some nice components. Im not sure what ribbon tweeter they are using though. The kit prices appear to be reasonable. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By rlhaudio
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-sub...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1648673-martysub-faq.html


Read the above thread. I'm sure that will answer 99% of your questions.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,796
Posted By rlhaudio
Just my .02 Make sure the speakers will work...

Just my .02 Make sure the speakers will work behind an AT screen. When I placed my Fusion 12's behind my screen it sounds like I placed a blanket in front of them. It was stated the XO would...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 309,946
Posted By rlhaudio
cw5billwade...

cw5billwade (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8360626-cw5billwade.html)

When I connected my Panasonic 3D Blu Ray player and watched a 3D movie is was in "3D" I guess I'll just have to keep...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 309,946
Posted By rlhaudio
I setup my 8000 projector and was ready to watch...

I setup my 8000 projector and was ready to watch a 3D movie. I also have the Panasonic 3D glasses. I am projecting onto a Seymour 130" A.T. 2.37 screen. When watching 3D I noticed the 3D wasn't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By rlhaudio
I actually heard them in person. Certainly not...

I actually heard them in person. Certainly not worth $65K. I actually preferred the Wilson Sasha and B&W800D over the Krell. They did have the hardest hitting bass though. Those speakers slammed...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-06-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By rlhaudio
WOW, That's impressive! What was the cost?

WOW, That's impressive! What was the cost?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-06-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By rlhaudio
Krell Modulari DIY Clone/build

http://www.krellonline.com/speakers.html


How about we DIY these? They retail for $65,000. They use all ScanSpeak drivers. Of course we need to figure out a crossover and which scanspeak driver...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-05-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By rlhaudio
True, I can audition the commercial brands but...

True, I can audition the commercial brands but not the others. I have a local dealer with the Triton One and Monitor Audio (bronze to platinum). I'll have to go back and read the "Atmos" thread...
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