Originally Posted by LTD02
"Or could a sub be shallow, but tall and wide and sound as good as a cube?"
yes. if the reflection off the rear wall is properly damped.
otherwise the reflection off the rear wall comes back...
Originally Posted by Audiophile34
So just use three of the 4pi?
One for left, one right, one center?
With the upgraded drivers, and components, that comes out to about 2400..
Then its just a matter of buying the wood and...
FWIW, Guidelines standards are fine but this is really a personal choice so it still takes experience to know what you want/like.
when I check for room reflection changes I use the following measurement analysis with HOLM....
Originally Posted by Gooddoc
The misunderstanding in regards to "reference" level stems from a misunderstanding as to how the 105 dB number is measured. The measurements used to set the 105 dB digital "ceiling" by the sound...
Originally Posted by mtbdudex
Randy - this thread is an offshoot from another thread, it belongs in the audio theory forum not the construction forum.
It's about discussion-debate on modeling small room acoustics and such,...
Originally Posted by thylantyr
Why shoot low and build a system for THX reference when you can do more ?
You may joke but THX is inadequate. They never accounted properly for dynamic peaks or account for larger rooms/longer...
Originally Posted by coctostan
Oops, I guess that was me. I should go back and edit it.
I would say the 10w amp would be fine on horn top's running ~105-110db sensitivity.
I guess you guys listen more loudly than I do if...