DIY tower speakers with side firing woofer?

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  1. BrettJ

    BrettJ Auditioning

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    This is my first post on Hometheaterforum. I've been reading for a while but haven't posted yet.
    My question: Does anyone know of a DIY tower speak with a side firing sub? I want a tall, skinny tower but deep enough for a 10" or 12" sub. I've seen some of the store speakers like Acoustic Research but I haven't sound any DIY. I'm more intrested in plans and crossovers then the kit (I like to build everything myself).
    These would be used 90% movies, 10% music. I allready have a powered sub but I want my front speakers to go deep also.
    Thanks so much!
    BJ
     
  2. Mark Hayenga

    Mark Hayenga Supporting Actor

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    Does the crossover between the mid and the woofer have to be passive?
     
  3. BrettJ

    BrettJ Auditioning

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    I would prefer it. I'd like it to be a 3 way tower that can go down to 30hz. I want something that sounds good and looks nice (I like the side firing sub).
    Thanks
     
  4. Brandon B

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    Only one I know of fitting close to your description.
    http://www.bamberglab.com/s5mtm.htm
    It's not all one unit though, rather it's an MTM sitting on a matching side sub as a base.
    BB
     
  5. Rich Kraus

    Rich Kraus Stunt Coordinator

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    somone i once wrote they were considering an adire kit281s built with a large secondary chamber to house a side firing shiva. they planned on using a secondary amp and crossover for the 2 subs. these would have had size/profile close to the 281v, but with the added driver.
    seems like a reasonable idea, but i dont know if they were ever built.
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    'Till next time,
    Rich (the kite guy)
     
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  7. BrettJ

    BrettJ Auditioning

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    Thanks everyone!
    Adam - that's exactly what I'm looking for~ Thanks!
    BJ
     

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