I got real stupid last week and decided that I would save some money and build my own home theater speakers. I ordered the Audax kit from. This superb design was borrowed from Wayne J.’s great DIY resource, . After extensive listening in comparison to my Audax home theater system that has. I have created a PDF of the Audax webpages concerning the DIY Home Theatre Kit, I basically copied and pasted into Word, but I’ve preserved.
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Try your best to position the box in the center such that the distance between the main cabinet side walls and the sub-enclosure side walls are equidistant. With braces, there was only one dij solution; stick on the back outside wall of the sub-enclosure. I then assembled the sub-enclosure sides and back separately.
Starting to take shape. I was surprised to get a notice that there were replies to this thread after so long. If you choose to thdatre the foam to the bottom of the cabinet, then reverse the front flange such that the bottom is assembled first and the top is the last piece to put on. Built a mount for the projector Building the sub box I’ve used these resources in the past. Built a bunch of boxes I still used wood veneer, but dyed the wood black using an aniline dye.
The midrange enclosure is a 6-liter sub enclosure which also houses the Micro tweeter. If you decide to make a grille, I refer you to DIY 1 for a possible way to fabricate it. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s big height. Refer to this link of the article for theayre. The center speaker should be placed directing above or below the viewing screen. Cost estimate Here is a breakdown of the overall cost of the project.
These are the plans I’m looking for Barrett. A 12 or gauge cable can be used for the center, right and left speakers. Since materials cost vary from region to region, your cost may differ somewhat.
Center channel speakers have come a long way since the first ones hit the shelves some fiy ago. Well guess which one sounded better?
Good, I’m glad I’ve given you folks something to chew on! Planning ahead for any project may avoid pitfalls you may stumble upon during the construction process. Originally Posted by DLK. All that’s left is plugging it in The grille Grille?
This speaker should kick out db SPL in an average sized room. Originally Posted by moonhawk A couple more, showing the CC and stand a little closer, and a head-on shot in a final config. After breaking in the drivers for a few weeks, Hoke sat down and did some serious listening.
My attempt at a DIY Home Theater
No matter where I sat homf my listening room, the voices was very natural and clear. There are a couple of places you can purchase the cabinet already assembled and ready to install the drivers and crossovers.
Make sure that you pre-wire your hub for high-speed internet and your cable feed so that you can stream movies and watch shows on television. Originally Posted by Barrettn. I got all my Xover parts from Zalytron. If done properly, you should run into no surprises.
I put the tweeter crossover on the floor of the sub-enclosure, routing the terminal cup wires through the hole I drilled and out the terminal cup hole.
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Since the bottom of the cabinet is going to sit flat on top of the TV, routing the bottom isn’t necessary. For this last piece, I made center lines on the bottom where I could put some drywall screws to pull the sub-enclosure and braces tightly against the bottom.
Hooking up resistors in parallel will half the resistance, but double the power loading.