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Posted 12th March 2010 at 05:18 PM by Nathan61

I have been tinkering with speaker ever sense I was a kid back in the seventies and have always been trapped in the box. My newest efforts are an improvement but remain in the box Durring the last 6 years I have visitd this site for ideas and must say thanks for all I have picked up. My system is now compiled of all dyi speakers and is a vast improvement over the commercial systems I have purchased over the years “due to lack of funds to buy the good stuff of course.” I have over the last few years tried a few open baffle approaches with little success. The back loaded horn with the fostex sounds great but it’s a little to honky for my taste. The small box using silver flutes and vifa tweets crossed at 2.5k and dampened using automotive damping pad made of polyester and kanaf “I have access to many exotic damping materials” sound good but appears to fade in and out (I need help with this one) I used decent crossover components Bennic caps and jantzen 18 ga air core ind. all connections are soldered and tested and retested the box was pressure tested at 5psi before cutouts were made. the vent size and length match the the data from box plot. Now I am out of ideas.
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    Is that FE206 in the factory recommended enclosure?

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    Posted 14th March 2010 at 12:25 AM by planet10 planet10 is offline
 
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