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  1. Suggestion on DIY Speakers & Subs

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    Guys, I've posted similar post in another section, but I want to ask speaker specific questions over here. Our new house got constructed and I'm planning to build a home theater in the basement. My intention was always to build a decent size dedicated home theater in our basement that can...
  2. What box to build? 2 Mach5 IXL-18 with a Behringer NX6000D

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    Hello, I got a good deal on 2 Mach5 IXL-18 with a Behringer NX6000D amp and I am keen to build my first DIY sub box (I have moderate wood working ability, and live in Canada, so buying flat packs will not be a great option). But I am wondering what I should build. For background info: Use...
  3. Hushbox DIY Thread

    Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    There is definitely some hushbox knowledge out there but it is scattered around a bunch of different build threads so I thought I would create a thread for people to share their design and building ideas. Some thoughts for sub topics: Materials- what should we be building our hushboxes out of...
  4. I assume my speakers are the weakest link - whats the best DIY speaker I could build?

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    I have been thoroughly enjoying going down the hifi rabbit hole and learning lots. So far I have: Upgraded from a super generic kenwood receiver to a used Marantz SR 7002 for a very good price. Upgraded to dual subs (nothing crazy high end, just used 10" subs that for now are doing the job) but...
  5. Seeking Recommendations for Project - Restoring Old Speaker Enclosure

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    I recently bought a set of tiki furniture from the 1950s. Part of this set was a large media cabinet which served as an enclosure for a record player, radio, and stereo speakers. My current project is to restore the media functionality of this cabinet (pictures below). My plan is to replace the...
  6. Large Outdoor Screen for City

    DIY Screen Section
    Hello all, First off, hope everyone is healthy and doing well during this time. I am on a committee for a city project to set up a large drive in movie theater for the community. We have a limited budget, and we have a large parking lot to use, so we are researching potential cost effective...
  7. DIY SH-50/SH-60 blend

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    DIY Danley SH-50/SH-60 blend (synergy horn) Hi guys, Long time lurker and researcher on this site and this is my first post so be kind. About two years ago I became enamored with Danleys Synergy horn and decided I wanted to build one. It seemed a lofty goal at the time. I started my speaker...
  8. Sound Isolation Project - a shared condo wall with the neighbor

    Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    So lockdown has my wife and I starting to look at our condo and start itching to tear it all down and remodel. We’ve been planning for years and had been hoping to hire it all out, but the time has come for us to DIY it (God help us). Our condo is an old paper warehouse with significant...
  9. Is an exposed crossover ok?

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    Hi, I have a small covid project going on. I’m making speaker boxes from some repurposed in wall micca speakers. I don’t want to do any soldering as I don’t want to put any more money in the project. I have a crossover that has integrated binding posts on the board. A solution I’ve come up with...
  10. Screen paint selection - High Ambient light

    DIY Screen Section
    Projector: Optoma Gt1080Darbee Ceiling mount: 4'1.5" Lens to screen Throw .5-1 Existing screen material: Carl's Flexi-Gray Dimensions: Approx 106.25 X 64.25 or 100.25 X 58.25 viewable 112"Diag Lighting - Uncontrolled from left side windows, lamps at night So this is kind of what I am working...
  11. KEF C7 crossover demaged...

    Speakers
    Good day, my first post! WHY IT HAPPENED: I have a set of KEF C7's I use in my dorm at my university residence either at a really low volume (to study) or REALLY loud (special occasions party vibe...) In our home's living room they can't fill the room with deep bass (although being quite a...
  12. Living room HT, projector, DIY subs and probably speakers.

    General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hello all who are interested and thanks to everyone who helps giving advice and answers questions. I don't have the space for a dedicated HT room so the living room it is. From around 2+ years I have a setup that consists of 2x Dali Zensor 5s, 1x Zensor vokal, 2x Zensor 1s for sides, 2x Alteco...
  13. Yamaha DSP-A1 Transformer Specs?

    Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi, My DSP-A1 died and I am planning to use the main transformer for another project. I can't find anything on its part number (TKP0278-E105) (XU312). Does anyone have any info about this transformer? Cheers
  14. Recommendations for subwoofer driver (noob build))

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    I am looking to build a new subwoofer. Something easy to build. Room is sized about 20" x 15". Crown XLS 1500 or 2002 amps. Usage is Music and Movies, with Music as higher priority. I am currently looking at these two drivers. Dayton Audio RSS390HF-4 15" Dayton Audio RSS390HO-4 15" Which...
  15. HDTV antenna installation troubleshoot

    Local HDTV Info and Reception
    Hi, I dont really have any technical experience in this field so my question may seem very elementary. I am installing a new HDTV antenna on my roof to receive local channels over the air. I ran the co-ax from the antenna on the roof to the existing cable co-ax in my attic then I connected the...
  16. AT Spandex Attic Screen

    DIY Screen Section
    I'm in the beginning stages of designing the screen I'm going to build, and any advice, critique, or affirmation is welcome! I am building this in my attic/bedroom of a rental house, and this is going under a slanted ceiling, so I'm trying to get creative with how I set this up. I'm not able to...
  17. Small bookshelf speakers as Atmos overhead channels?

    Speakers
    Greetings, Replaced my old sound system with a onkyo htS5800 last week. My room has an angled ceiling cus of ventilation and it is not proper for upfiring. Would it be worth / better to pick speakers from my previous 5.1 system and stick them in the ceiling? Even if the speakers are small...
  18. 3.0 "Soundbar"

    DIY Speakers and Subs
    Hi, I have quite an odd space for my TV/home theater. It's in a "hole" that's 240cm width and 60cm depth and 380cm high. This makes it far from ideal for normal speakers, as they are position close to both back and side walls. Until now, I have lived with it, with decent result, but it look...
  19. FREE: (non-working) 10" Sealed Subwoofer (rosewood/piano black)

    Audio Gear
    Hi All, I have a broken subwoofer that I'm sure someone could repair / DIY. It's a 10" sealed subwoofer UFW-10 from AV123 in rosewood with piano black top and bottom, overall dimensions are basically a 13" cube. When power is applied it gives a loud hum / tone, looks like a few components...
  20. FOR SALE: 2 GSG Full Marty Flat Packs - KANSAS CITY

    Audio Gear
    FOR SALE: 2 GSG 18" Full Marty Flat Packs - KANSAS CITY I have 2 Full Marty 18" flat packs for sale. They are not built, you DIY. I will sell both of them for $500. I will sell one of them for $300. I will only consider delivery to someone very close, say within 20 miles of me, and there will...
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