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post #631 of 711 Old 05-08-2008, 01:05 AM
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No no no guys! Although metatron and deus-x sounds quite ok, they don't sound as cool as they should. It's just that they sound too much like some computer game related or taken from transformers.

In my honest opinion, it should be something taken from Greek mythology. Those sound always much cooler than any other, like Parthenon(and we all know where that's from ).


Some examples:
  • Titan
    Atlas
    Aurora(although this sound cool, it doesn't sound as it would be the ultimate woofer and it brings my mind always that C&C generals game)
    Triton
    Poseidon(quite cool, but there is something that doesn't fit)
and the list goes on, so take your pick...


Personally I like the Titan and Triton. Those sound big, strong, cool, respectable, etc.




Here some referance material:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categor...and_structures
http://www.greekmythology.com/
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I'd stick with the Hindu convention. We've seen Shiva and Brahma, so how about Vishnu - The preserver. Preserver of sound!

Rama is another one that sounds good. The Rama 21!

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I'd stick with the Hindu convention. We've seen Shiva and Brahma, so how about Vishnu - The preserver. Preserver of sound!

Rama is another one that sounds good. The Rama 21!

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Ask yourself mortal , do you have as much displacement as me ? The answer is no unless you have a Windmere fan sub.
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[quote=anidabi;13820121]

Some examples:
  • TitanTaken
    Atlas Taken
    Aurora(although this sound cool, it doesn't sound as it would be the ultimate woofer and it brings my mind always that C&C generals game) Taken
    Triton
    PoseidonThis one is taken too(quite cool, but there is something that doesn't fit)
and the list goes on, so take your pick... .
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I'd stick with the Hindu convention. We've seen Shiva and Brahma, so how about Vishnu - The preserver. Preserver of sound!

Rama is another one that sounds good. The Rama 21!

Dr V

Kali - Hindu Goddess of Destruction

Or Norse God -
Thor - God of Sky and Thunder

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Thor is a great name for a very potent sub driver. I saw this name used in audio...do not remember where exactly.

In the end the Micheael Moore Woofer is better than nothing.

Ask yourself mortal , do you have as much displacement as me ? The answer is no unless you have a Windmere fan sub.
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Wilson's new sub is the "Thor's Hammer"


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Marauder - In quest of plunder.

Chaos - (Greek Mythology) The most ancient of gods; the personification of the infinity of space preceding creation of the universe.
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Titanic...

...the subwoofer that sinks all the way to DC...
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Some examples:
  • TitanTaken
    Atlas Taken
    Aurora(although this sound cool, it doesn't sound as it would be the ultimate woofer and it brings my mind always that C&C generals game) Taken
    Triton
    PoseidonThis one is taken too(quite cool, but there is something that doesn't fit)
and the list goes on, so take your pick... .

Triton is the name of Fords V8 in their trucks.

...not that that matters much. It's also a boat company.

YID DIY
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Really Loud (in the vain of my favorite store in Gainesville, "Awesome Bike Shop")
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and its my mascot



f34r teh tr1ton-f0|2k

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Thor is a great name for a very potent sub driver. I saw this name used in audio...do not remember where exactly.

In the end the Micheael Moore Woofer is better than nothing.

Thor is Linkwitz's sealed subwoofer.
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Thor is Linkwitz's sealed subwoofer.

That is it, taken then.

An idea...

The Jerry Spinger Device

Ask yourself mortal , do you have as much displacement as me ? The answer is no unless you have a Windmere fan sub.
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how about serious business!
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Quato

this isn't an audi
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I like the idea of a naming contest but right now, I'd like to stay focused on the design aspects. We can name it after it is done.

We are beefing up the 'V' components, almost doubling their girth and looking at Noah's suggestions of staggering them differently to directly distribute load from one to the other. The soft parts are the next design hurdle so we are working hard in that department. Once we have some preliminaries I'll share them.

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Thanks for the update Kevin; we're merely having fun and enjoying the excitement of watching the product development cycle.

Larry

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I like the idea of a naming contest but right now, I'd like to stay focused on the design aspects. We can name it after it is done.

We are beefing up the 'V' components, almost doubling their girth and looking at Noah's suggestions of staggering them differently to directly distribute load from one to the other. The soft parts are the next design hurdle so we are working hard in that department. Once we have some preliminaries I'll share them.

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this isn't an audi

Audi Quato?
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Kevin,

I am guilty of this naming frenzy.

So will this monster of a woofa be mounted with the classic 8 screws of do you plan to drill the mounting to have 12-16 holes for screws/bolts?

Ask yourself mortal , do you have as much displacement as me ? The answer is no unless you have a Windmere fan sub.
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ParthenonX-21?
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ParthenonX-21?


In the spirit of the 'Sicko' motor looking like (is?) the Parthenon motor...I would suggest this be called the 'Parthenon'. Especially since the Parthenon was never officially made into an actual subwoofer driver. Although flashbacks of a 2' x 2' wood square on that motor is serious nostalgic woofage. Wasn't that rated with a 120db @ 20hz in free air? Yikes!
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ParthenonX-21?

Great idea!

The original idea(the Parthenon driver) was not very functional in a home,who wanted a motor moving a huge piston...free air? But the name applies to the much more usable ...driver that uses a motor in some way similar to the original.

Ask yourself mortal , do you have as much displacement as me ? The answer is no unless you have a Windmere fan sub.
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Great idea!

The original idea(the Parthenon driver) was not very functional in a home,who wanted a motor moving a huge piston...free air? But the name applies to the much more usable ...driver that uses a motor in some way similar to the original.


The motor is the same design, some of the particulars have changed based upon the design goals but it is the Parthenon motor.

In terms of the name, I'll have a naming contest when we get closer to production.

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"o will this monster of a woofa be mounted with the classic 8 screws of do you plan to drill the mounting to have 12-16 holes for screws/bolts?"

IIRC I counted 12 in the pic.

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With regards to naming conventions, greek myth is so over-used and off-tangent.. Resorting to such would take away what makes Kevin so unique as a sub company because it is riding the innovation wave that is akin to violent weather phenomenons like maelstroms, typhoons, cyclones, etc.

I bet Kevin named Shiva, Tempest, and the others because they are all Final Fantasy spells that were conjurable in the game and the results were terrifyingly spectacular.

::steps off the naming soapbox::: Hey, today is the 10th, 4 more days to the unveiling of the Maelstrom??? or am I mistaken?
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Why aren't these increasingly large, big driver baskets made like astro telescope tube Serrurier trusses?

They look sexy, are simple, light and very stiff.

They have joined rings together since the '30s.
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