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post #3811 of 3880 Old 12-08-2016, 09:33 PM - Thread Starter
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^ would that include the 8's in the 88 special?
has anybody triedthatif they do?
I havent tried that one. But if someone is interested we can work something out.

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Here is my build folks...

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Nice. 5 channel 1099?
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Nice. 5 channel 1099?
Wides or a proper screen array maybe?
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going 5 channel...1099 model. Will need some more channels for 7 Channel and maybe some volts for Atmos.

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Here is my build folks...

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Are those the fold up sawhorses from Home Depot?

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@tuxedocivic Hey Tux, any issue with running my 1099 trio off of the slimline Marantz NR1506 that is rated for 50wpc?
I dont see a problem with it. How loud do you like it?

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I dont see a problem with it. How loud do you like it?
For movies, I usually run around -15 to -10 with occasionally reference levels.
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Itll be fine.

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Itll be fine.
whats wrong with 160+ db ?
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Just finished reading this monster thread and every other 1099 thread on AVS, certainly not a quick read hehe
Furthermore, just got confirmation LCR 1099's have shipped
Time to start my own build thread, probably will include some martys as well.. and everything else that's needed for a lounge HT

Immediate props goes to the numerous people involved with designing, supplying and contributing to the 1099 DIY dream
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Itll be fine.
Well, I picked up a Marantz NR1607 (the higher version compared to the NR1506) yesterday as my new AVR for what will be the livingroom system in the new house. We are still in our current house for a couple more weeks so I got it set up already. So far, so good! I have a bit more tweaking to do but the Marantz powers the 1099s for music effortlessly and sounds fantastic. I am curious to see how the Marantz does with movies. I haven't had subs set up for over 2 months now because of how we staged the house to sell it. The 1099s do nicely but boy do I miss having some oomph to back them up!
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Anyone willing to share an accurate front baffle CAD/CNC (or pdf/other with dimensions) plan?
I couldn't afford to ship the baffles internationally but still want them cnc'd if possible.
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Anyone willing to share an accurate front baffle CAD/CNC (or pdf/other with dimensions) plan?
I couldn't afford to ship the baffles internationally but still want them cnc'd if possible.
Doubt that will happen.
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I just got a set of 1099s w/ bamboo cabinets. Can't wait to get them together. I'll make my own build thread once I get them done.
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My Bamboo 1099s LCR

Here's a pic of my LCR, I posted a bunch of them earlier in this thread if your interested. If you need anything feel free to ask.......











Cheers Jeffrey
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@ ahblaza, wow the look great and glad to see you got the trim rings on. How are you liking the sound of them?
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@ ahblaza, wow the look great and glad to see you got the trim rings on. How are you liking the sound of them?
Yeah the trim rings put the finishing touch on all of them, they sound as good as they look, I don't know many speakers (at least what I've heard) that can compare with the quantity and quality of sound the 1099s produce. Especially when you factor in my investment, the little extra $ for assembled cabs was worth every penny to me, construction is top tier.

I did everything else myself and it was truly a rewarding experience when finished, that though was just the beginning, then came the sound and smiles.............

I wish I would have documented my build as I acquired quite a bit of knowledge with crossover assembly and how they work by trouble shooting my boards and making sure I was getting all the performance out of these speakers the designer intended. The community was great as well and gave me the confidence needed to do that. Thanks again for the compliment.

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Here's a pic of my LCR
Beautiful end result ahblaza

Can't wait to start my build.
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So I'm scoping out the 1099's (obviously, or I wouldn't be here ) and I have a question regarding the XO.

I try not to meddle with electronics. The XO on this thing is terrifying for a noob like me. I've read there's a member round these parts that we can "hire" to build the XO for us. How does that work if I purchase the 1099 kit of DIYSG? Or do I go through different channels to get the XO parts from the member and the drivers/ports/cabinet from DIYSG?

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Send mtg90 a pm.. you order the 1099's and once you get them you ship the crossover parts to mtg90 and he can put it together for you and send it back.


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Here's the link to Matt's crossover thread.
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/401-di...iysg-kits.html

I also have PCB's if you decide to take up soldering. It's not that hard to solder.
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https://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-di...rty-cubes.html

It looks like we are in the same area. So hit me up if you decide to assemble and solder the board yourself or have me assemble it for you.
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Here's the link to Matt's crossover thread.
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/401-di...iysg-kits.html

I also have PCB's if you decide to take up soldering. It's not that hard to solder.
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It looks like we are in the same area. So hit me up if you decide to assemble and solder the board yourself or have me assemble it for you.
Much appreciated, gents. I've soldered before, and I watched Matt's video on YouTube regarding the easier XO's for the Volts and other speakers with PCBs. Those I can tackle. I saw the diagram for the much more complicated-looking 1099 and panicked

@ja00 I'm looking at these for when I move, probably later this year or next year, and I'll be going to TN. Thank you so much for your offer! If by some chance I end up staying in OC, I'll definitely shoot you a message.

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What stands are those?
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What stands are those?
I made the stands specifically for the 1099s. Two pieces of 3/4 plywood cut to the size of the base of the speaker, I then used a 2" forstner bit to make the round holes for each (4) 2" dowel rods to sit in and glued the four rods into the top and bottom of the stand. You really don't have to use the forstner bit you could just glue the top and bottom panels with the dowel rods. I then glued 2" squares 3/4" thick pieces of plywood to the four corners under the stand and put 5/16" wood inserts into the four squares to attach the threaded feet for balance and height adjustment.

these are the mounting feet I used: Heavy Duty Leveling Mounts with Threaded Stud
Eight option down on the page......

https://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/123/1426/=1995ix2

They also have the inserts I used

https://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/123/3329/=1995lbu Second item down

Cost was minimal and time wasn't long to complete.........
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Thanks for the info! I'm just using concrete blocks which seem ok. I may upgrade in the future.
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Thanks for the info! I'm just using concrete blocks which seem ok. I may upgrade in the future.
I'm on carpet over concrete and these stands work well in my space, I didn't want spikes to go through the carpet into the concrete and these isolate that plus I can adjust the level of the speakers with a slight tilt backwards. Makes moving the speakers easy as well.....
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Ok, I am looking to upgrade my 11.2 system. Currently looking at the 1099 for lcr and not sure what for the rest to replace the Polk audio. Opinions? I know, larger screen.

Room 25x13
3 tiers of seating
Front RT55i
Front Presence RC85i
Center CS400i
Sides fx500i
Rear rt55i
Rear presence rc65i
Receiver Yamaha 3020
Dayton 2 channel amp for RP
inuke 6000dsp for soon to be 2 um18 subs
Sub PSW1200 - for sale
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Do you need a horizontal center? How about space and budget?

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