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post #961 of 2212
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Originally Posted by chiizu42 View Post

16 SI 18s?? Some of you gentlemen (ladies?) have a serious problem and should seek professional help. Remember, woofer hoarding will only control your life if you let it. biggrin.gif

I've had enough trouble dealing with my (humble) pair:



I left the two of them alone in my media room this morning... and when I came home from work there was an empty bottle of Jack and a bunch of little drivers running around. wink.gif

I have a feeling this is only the beginning of the irresponsibility in store for me.

That my friend, is hilarious. That is why Ive always preached, protect your drivers by sealing them up. They all too easily can bump back plates if left out in the open.

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post #962 of 2212
so while taking out the garbage i had a brain fart. i currently have an ed a7s-450 with the lt 1300 amp in it. i was thinking about dropping an si 18 d2 in it, but now i was thinking of getting 2 si 18 d4 and buying one of erichs 4.5 cuft flat pack. dump one of the SI d4 in the ed sub and run wires out of the ed sub right to the other sub. both drivers would be in in roughly the same size box and both would get approx 650 watts. it would cost me around 550$ in parts. what do you guys think?
post #963 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Mikullla View Post

so while taking out the garbage i had a brain fart. i currently have an ed a7s-450 with the lt 1300 amp in it. i was thinking about dropping an si 18 d2 in it, but now i was thinking of getting 2 si 18 d4 and buying one of erichs 4.5 cuft flat pack. dump one of the SI d4 in the ed sub and run wires out of the ed sub right to the other sub. both drivers would be in in roughly the same size box and both would get approx 650 watts. it would cost me around 550$ in parts. what do you guys think?

Or you could wait for the DO flat pack and go that route.
post #964 of 2212
Have my two boxes finished for my SI 18's. Still need to build a new box for the Mal-X 18". Need to rework the 3" sound panels behind the screen so that the subs will be about flush with my curved screen.

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post #965 of 2212
Nice Mike. Looking good.
post #966 of 2212
Nice work Mike, enjoy em!
post #967 of 2212
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Originally Posted by AV Science Sales 5 View Post

Have my two boxes finished for my SI 18's. Still need to build a new box for the Mal-X 18". Need to rework the 3" sound panels behind the screen so that the subs will be about flush with my curved screen.


What are the external dimensions and the interior volume, if you would?
post #968 of 2212
Perfect fit. Right under the screen
post #969 of 2212
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Originally Posted by djkest View Post

What are the external dimensions and the interior volume, if you would?

External 40" x 23" x 12"
4.25 CF after all deductions. Powering them off of a bridged Nady XA-2100. The big ugly box that you see in the edges of the picture is my Mal-X box. It used to be a ported sub box that I stuck a new baffle onto and installed the Mal-X. Box was in the back of the room, aimed into the corner, so you could not see the ugly baffle. With new seating coming, I had to rework some things. Max-X will be placeed in a 48" x 23" x 12" box, right between the SI 18's.
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post #970 of 2212
AV Science Sales 5 Mike - sweet, and @ 4.25 cu ft net volume mine will be close to that.
So how do they sound or still integrating them into your system?
post #971 of 2212
Looks good Mike, what kind of finish is that?
post #972 of 2212
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Originally Posted by mtbdudex View Post

AV Science Sales 5 Mike - sweet, and @ 4.25 cu ft net volume mine will be close to that.
So how do they sound or still integrating them into your system?

Not integrated into the room yet. Just got them finished and connected to the amps late last night. I also switched what amps are powering what sub, so my levels are not even set correctly for any of my subs. I am running all four of my pro amps in 4 ohm bridged mode.

Nady XA-2100 for the SI 18's
Nady XA-1100 for TC Sounds
XA-1100 for 2nd TC Sounds
Behringer EPH2000 for Mal-X

Have a couple Behringer MIC 2200's for PEQ. I will provide some cut so that I can raise the level and get more low end. Also will use XT32 with subEQ. Since I also have a Behringer CX2310 crossover, I may try out the SI's as flanking subs, letting them run on up to 200hz. paired with my mains. So I can see if i notice a difference using Wayne's flanking sub approach. Not sure that will offer a big improvement since my speakers are against the wall, not out into the room.

Son's birthday today and he has a basketball game, so nothing happening with the subs tonight.
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post #973 of 2212
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Originally Posted by gpmbc View Post

Looks good Mike, what kind of finish is that?

Disappearing kind, flat black paint. I like it when you see nothing but image when looking at the screen. smile.gif
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post #974 of 2212
I'm gonna do the same. I was gonna use duratex initially and I like how it looks but since everything is hidden behind screen I'll go the easier route. Did you prime first?
post #975 of 2212
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Originally Posted by gpmbc View Post

I'm gonna do the same. I was gonna use duratex initially and I like how it looks but since everything is hidden behind screen I'll go the easier route. Did you prime first?

Yes, I flush route the edges of the panels if they are not perfectly smooth. Then sand with 100 grit, 180 grit and 220 grit.. Prime, sand with 220 and then two coats of finish.
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post #976 of 2212
Sooooo, I have a powered Cap 1000w. I was thinking if I could just replace the driver. Is it worth the $220 investment?
post #977 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Hksvr4 View Post

Sooooo, I have a powered Cap 1000w. I was thinking if I could just replace the driver. Is it worth the $220 investment?

Did something happen to your cap driver? From an upgrade perspective, I would think the Cap driver would be a bit more potent than the SI driver.
post #978 of 2212
Hmmm..... I know at least +50 of these drivers got shipped out to people just in the past two weeks...... nearly all of those were to AVS DIY members. It's awfully quiet in here.

Looking rather suspicious around here. Mhmm. Yup.
post #979 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Scott Simonian View Post

Hmmm..... I know at least +50 of these drivers got shipped out to people just in the past two weeks...... nearly all of those were to AVS DIY members. It's awfully quiet in here.

Looking rather suspicious around here. Mhmm. Yup.

Ya how come there's no build threads up yet? mad.gif
I haven't received mine so I can't do a build thread! rolleyes.gif
post #980 of 2212
Yeah! You and I have a good excuse.


But these other guys.....

Hmmph!
post #981 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Fatshaft View Post

Ya how come there's no build threads up yet? mad.gif
I haven't received mine so I can't do a build thread! rolleyes.gif
There are quite a few threads over on HTS in the DIY sealed section.
post #982 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Fatshaft View Post

Ya how come there's no build threads up yet? mad.gif
I haven't received mine so I can't do a build thread! rolleyes.gif

the KC guys, myself included, dont have ours yet either.
post #983 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Fatshaft View Post

Ya how come there's no build threads up yet? mad.gif
I haven't received mine so I can't do a build thread! rolleyes.gif

My build thread has been up for a while. There are others as well.
post #984 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Fatshaft View Post

Ya how come there's no build threads up yet? mad.gif
I haven't received mine so I can't do a build thread! rolleyes.gif

I don't count!
post #985 of 2212
Seems like a few of us will have ours done very soon. A couple this weekend. Mine Thursday.
post #986 of 2212
Yup. I'll be cutting baffles out on mine tomorrow and finishing the bracing. I plan on having everything ready for test fit by the weekend. Only parts I'm waiting on is the Duratex.
post #987 of 2212
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Originally Posted by Gorilla83 View Post

Did something happen to your cap driver? From an upgrade perspective, I would think the Cap driver would be a bit more potent than the SI driver.
Nothing wrong with the cap, just thinking if there was even a possibility of an upgrade from what I have already without breaking the bank.
post #988 of 2212
4 dual opposed coming soon. Trying to figure out bracing.
post #989 of 2212
nothing is glued in place, just trying to get some feedback. It's 1/2” ply spaced 7” apart. I could make them window braces or use a hole saw. Then was thinking of dowels or some kind of wood to connect the braces together vertically and from the top brace to the top of the box.
post #990 of 2212
Hey guys, been out of the game and havent been posting regularly on the forums for about a year now due to some medical bills cramping my desire to read about hobbies. Anyways, I had a long standing goal that i wanted to do a DIY project with a minimum of 2x 15 or 18" drivers powered by a single EP4000 amp to serve as an upgrade over my HSU VTF-15H.

Do you guys think these subs would do the trick? I want to have 2 seperate actual subwoofers, 1x driver per, prefferably in the smallest box possible as i have space/placement limitations (NO WAF, just a very narrow theater room (11' wide x 20' long).
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