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Another sub done

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by AllanRW, Jun 8, 2004.

  1. AllanRW

    AllanRW Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]
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    XLS driver with twin 10" PRS 360 watt plate amp with remote.
    1.5cft
    Cherry veneer
    BH5

    Not that bad for a 15.5" cube.

    Al
     
  2. Jack Gilvey

    Jack Gilvey Well-Known Member

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    Very cool...love it. [​IMG] What's it tuned to?
     
  3. Geoff L

    Geoff L Well-Known Member

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    Allan

    Pretty little bugger

    Very nice work as usual!

    Ditto to Jack, whats the aprox tune?

    Have any in room output data yet also?
     
  4. Mitch N

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    Beautiful!
     
  5. Cam McFarland

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    Ditto!!

    How is the "LFE" hooked up to that plate amp??
     
  6. Owen Bartley

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    That is one FANTASTIC looking little sub. Great job. How does it sound?
     
  7. AllanRW

    AllanRW Well-Known Member

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    35ltr cabinet tuned to 20hz hits very good for the size.
    Still really never got time to get it all broke in.
    After a small work out it got shipped out.

    Al
     
  8. Jack Gilvey

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    Are you using boost in the amp? What's the max Mms on the PRs?
    Thanks!
     
  9. Cam McFarland

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    How is the "LFE" hooked up to that plate amp??
     
  10. JimPeitersen

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    Cam,
    What are you asking? If you mean the LFE signal from your receiver/pre-pro, then the simple answer is: RCA cable. You simply run a cable to the plate amp, set internal crossover to its highest setting, adjust the level, and enjoy.
    JP
     
  11. Cam McFarland

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    Thanks Jim.....it looks as though it is a L/R set-up.
    Do you do as Muneeb suggested & use a splitter?
    My LFE is a single RCA plug.
     
  12. Aaron Gilbert

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    Al,

    Awesome looking subwoofer! It's nice to see something other than a black box, love the rounded corners.

    The cherry veneer gives me the urge to refinish my subwoofer in the shade it was originally supposed to be, over a year ago.Thanks!


    Aaron Gilbert
     
  13. Aaron Gilbert

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    Cam,

    Any subwoofer having both L and R RCA inputs can certainly use just one of those. Using a splitter at the end of your receiver's/processor's LFE cable and plugging into the other input will also work. It just serves to increase the subwoofer's sensitivity to adjusting the subwoofer level at the receiver/processor, as the R and L inputs are combined by the amplifier.


    Aaron
     
  14. Allen Ross

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    Looks amazing, what was the process of finishing it? what stain is that?
     
  15. AllanRW

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    Thanks.
    Stain was a custom mix i did.
    5 coats of wipe on poly

    Al
     
  16. Javier_Huerta

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    WOW... stunning![​IMG]
     
  17. Bryan Michael

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    looks like a good looking sunfire sub and i bet ti holds it own.
     
  18. Cam McFarland

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    Allan,

    What is the sub covered with? I presume it is made out
    of MDF & covered with something?

    - Cam
     
  19. AllanRW

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    Cam
    1.25" MDF veneered in Cherry with a custom stain.

    AL
     
  20. Cam McFarland

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    Allan,

    When you say "veneered", do you mean like 1/4" plywood,
    or is it a laminate, & if so, where did you get it?

    Thanks....
    - Cam
     

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