Yeehaw! Minisub is complete! *PICS!*

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  1. Brian J Dupuis

    Brian J Dupuis Second Unit

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    Yay! Finally got everything finished and in the house for some listening pleasure. Ah, what a delightful thing to have some bass for once [​IMG]. Without further ado, here's a picture so you can see what all the fuss is about:
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    That's as it sits... it is destined to go more in the corner, but due to the doors of my entertainment center, that will have to wait until I build new mains.
    Here's a shot of the grill, and one of the entire room, so you can see how much this little thing has to fill (say "hi" to the Mrs.).
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    For kicks and giggles, here's the nearfield response of this guy as measured by a RatShack SPL meter:
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    I'm still working on that web page!
     
  2. Dave Crigna

    Dave Crigna Stunt Coordinator

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    Great looking sub brian. Can you give some specs on it...how much power, size..etc you know everyhting that makes diy people drool...[​IMG]
     
  3. Brian J Dupuis

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  4. Jack Gilvey

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    Nice work, Brian, that's a beautiful sub. [​IMG] I think the Qtc would be around .65 or so.
     
  5. Brian J Dupuis

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  6. Kyle Richardson

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    Very nice looking sub. It should sound just as good as it looks judging by the components you used.

    Enjoy it!

    Kyle Richardson

    Acoustic Visions
     
  7. Dan Hine

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    Brian,

    Your sub looks very nice! Could you tell me what you used to make the speaker grill, and how you got the veneer to look so seemless going across the rounded edges? Again, it looks great! Congrats.

    Dan Hine
     
  8. Brian J Dupuis

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  9. Neil Joseph

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    Nice build, and specs for your "smallbox".
     
  10. Hank Frankenberg

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    Brian, nice work! Really good looking finish. Be proud!
     
  11. Brian J Dupuis

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    Thanks Neil and Hank. I'm really excited by this little thing. I've taken to listening to something just to have it going now. Really gets me pumped up. Now I'm looking into mains/center channels. Time to go full range! [​IMG]
     
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    Brian,
    Looks like your sub turned out great. I'll bet it sounds great too. I hate to tell you that there is no known cure for DIY disease. It only gets worse. [​IMG]
     
  13. Hank Frankenberg

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    Another one gets bitten by the Bug! Late nights in the workshop makin' sawdust beats television!
     
  14. Peter Jessee

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    Hey, Brian -

    I'm working on a 1.0 cu ft DVC 12 system with a 300-794 amp, too. I'm curious as to the bass boost you're using, if any. I was just starting to graph mine when the amp went phhtt! and quit, so I have to do the RA number shuffle before I can finish. I tentativly plan to use about 2 dB of boost at 30 Hz, but I'd like to know what you used on yours.

    Great job on the cabinet - I wish I could do carpentry like that! I'm using a SubZero car box, since I plan to use it in the cars from time to time. I just got a digital camera, so I'll post some pictures when the new amp gets here and I get finished.

    Peter
     
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    Wow that is really beautiful, great job! The construction pics really round out the post. Thanks for sharing!
     
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