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Old 15th July 2005, 11:23 PM   #1
Danse is offline Danse  Canada
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Got the ich to build !

Looking for suggestions for line arrays for both HT and Music.

I`ve never built line arrays, but there always has to be a first time.

My intial thoughts are to mount them on the wall on both sides of the screen. I would go down 10 inches below the screen height. The 10 inches below the screen would also be used for the center channel.

This gives me a total height of 67'' to work with.

I would not to be wider then 12'' and keep the depth to a kept to minimum.

I would like a munimum low of 70 HZ

Anyone have any suggestions, of it will work, and of drivers?

Here's a pic to help
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Old 15th July 2005, 11:30 PM   #2
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are all the seats at normal seating height?

meaning the seats in this theater aren't stepped higher?
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Old 16th July 2005, 12:38 AM   #3
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Normal seating height
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Old 16th July 2005, 01:37 AM   #4
Danse is offline Danse  Canada
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Should have proofed it before I posted

Got the ich to build !

Looking for suggestions for line arrays for both HT and Music.

I`ve never built line arrays, but there always has to be a first time.

My intial thoughts are to mount them on the wall on both sides of the screen. I would go down 10 inches below the screen height. The 10 inches below the screen would also be used for the center channel.

This gives me a total height of 67'' to work with.

I would not want them to be wider then 12'' and keep the depth to a minimum.

I would like a minimum low of 70 HZ

Anyone have any suggestions, will it work, and of drivers?

Here's a pic to help
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Old 16th July 2005, 02:46 AM   #5
RJ is offline RJ  United States
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Here's mine. It was my first speaker project. Didn't start small. Just went for it. It'll do 40 hz easy and room enforcement takes over.
Don't need no center channel or a sub with these.


6 - PT2's per side @ 24.80 = 297.60
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshow...number=275-085
10 - 5 1/4 " Aluminum Woofers per side @ $12.55 = $251.00
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshow...number=295-330
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Old 16th July 2005, 06:06 PM   #6
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Those look good RG

I`ve been looking at what Zaph has done.

See the pic below, I think they are just amasing!

I 've been looking at the Silver Flute W14 - 4 ohm,
along with the Yag 20 or the Dayton PT2.
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Old 16th July 2005, 06:07 PM   #7
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Sorry here the pic
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Old 17th July 2005, 01:19 PM   #8
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go for it-build them.i have been wanting to build line arrays with the w14-08 and pt2 for awhile.i allready have 12 of the silver flutes left over from another project..i do know that the silver fluters are great little woofers.
if you build them keep us posted

glen
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Old 19th July 2005, 04:57 PM   #9
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I've been playing around a bit.

Here are a couple of options.

On the left side, the array with a 10'' powered sub under.

On the right, the array with a 10 '' powered sub beside.

Do you have any thought, comments?
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Old 19th July 2005, 05:08 PM   #10
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OK a Bitmap did not work.

Now the Jpeg is too large.

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