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Old 14th September 2013, 04:16 PM   #61
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The Dayton plates have been selected.
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Old 14th September 2013, 09:02 PM   #62
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The Dayton plates have been selected.
Good choice.

I especially like the look of the black anodized aluminum but can see they won't couple well with my CablePods.

I ordered .250 1/4" 4"x4" Aluminum sheet plate from ebay. I will drill them to spec -
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Old 15th September 2013, 12:46 AM   #63
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Yes, the black plates 091-602 I believe and the BPP-Premium gold binding posts to suit.


I've doubled up on the front baffle just behind the driver only, as that's what I had in the scrap pile. But seem to have lost the relevant router bit so I'll have to wait for a trip to the store now. In the meantime I'm starting to glue up the side panels to the rear panel. The front panel will be glued in after routing. Then I'll do some simple braces from the scrap bits and finally the top and bottom can go on ( I modified the design to allow the top and bottom to go on last).

The drivers are slowly cooking at my friends house, he says they don't sound promising, somewhat metallic. Well, pretty much what I'd expect for a raw driver fresh from it's birth. It'll loosen up and the sound will fill out nicely in the box - judging by what others have to say.
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Old 15th September 2013, 12:55 AM   #64
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The drivers are slowly cooking at my friends house, he says they don't sound promising, somewhat metallic.
Didn't you say he liked paper coned drivers, or was that someone else?

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Old 19th September 2013, 09:45 PM   #65
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Yes I did say that, but he ended up selecting the metal cones based on the good reports he has read about them. They are cooking nicely, already showing quite a bit of improvement.
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Just got hands on 10M3 and 10P, gonna try them both with different class D and compare.

And er... just noticed, what exactly this 812mm(31 31/32) dimension should be linked to? In 7.3 design alike dimension gives driver center height off floor. Seems to me it should be corrected or maybe just removed as front panel height can be achieved anyway from back panel height and port size.
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... what exactly this 812mm(31 31/32) dimension should be linked to...
Thanx, fixed.

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Old 30th October 2014, 11:34 AM   #68
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Hello Everyone
My Alpair 10.3 s arrived here in Bangalore after changing three hands from US due to the schedule changes at my friend's end who was to originally carry them for me.

Now as I am about to place the order for wood(Birch Ply-19mm) What cabin design I should opt for ?
1.Mostly I listen to 70's to 90's rock with very occasional Jazz(When I want to sound snobbish!
2.WAF and real estate the Horns are out-essentially between pencil 10.3 s BR book shelves What and why Should I choose a particular design
3.This will be installed in my Bedroom with a NAD 320BEE and a PC with all the music in .WAV form and Maudio DAC
4.I may go in for a Tube amp later...and I like reasonable low end and the upper end should be smooth yet present noticeably.

Thanks a lot folks...
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Based on experience with a wide of drivers by Mark and others, I've found that a floorstanding MLTL delivers more bass extension, dynamics and articulation than any "bookshelf" sealed or vented enclosure for the same driver.

If there's any way that limited floor space could still accommodate the footprint of Pensil, I doubt you'd reget the choice.
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Based on experience with a wide of drivers by Mark and others, I've found that a floorstanding MLTL delivers more bass extension, dynamics and articulation than any "bookshelf" sealed or vented enclosure for the same driver.

If there's any way that limited floor space could still accommodate the footprint of Pensil, I doubt you'd reget the choice.
Thanks a lot Chrisb.Pencil it is .....
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