View Full Version : IB all done
06-14-2006, 08:23 PM
Just finished installing my IB, still have to tweak, trim it out etc... but it's finally all done! Pics forthcoming.
06-25-2006, 01:33 AM
Pics and impressions!
06-27-2006, 06:37 PM
I know, I know...
Pics hopefully in a couple days, been too damn busy. I absolutely love it, took a while to get used to the different sound. I was really impressed with the authority on movies, but the refinement on music was just shy of astonishing. Made everything sound so much more real and viceral, without being "in your face" about it... until it needs to be.:cool: I found I am listening to a lot more music now, even though I built it primarily for HT. Really, really cool.
I am running 4 15" Dayton DVC in line array with a crown 402 and a BFD. Haven't got around to setting up a house curve yet, but I am really excited to.
I would absolutely reccomend anyone who has the place for it to try it out. About as easy as a DIY project gets and the rewards are worth every bit of effort.
06-27-2006, 08:59 PM
Kick ass! I'm glad you like it!
I have a line array as well, with four Adire Shivas (same driver as your DVCs, only they're 12s) in a 1500 ft3 room. I've measured almost 110db at 10hz at my seating position which is absolutely insane! I have an XLS402 myself but am only using a Parts Express 240w plate amp, as it has more than enough power to bottom out the drivers at the right frequency. I also have a BFD but am using my Behringer DCX2496 to handle the crossover and EQ duties.
The only problem I have is my theater is in a townhouse we rent (saving for a house) in the basement so sometimes the duct work can get annoying. I was thinking of applying some sort of dampening to it but I'm not sure it will be worth the investment due to us renting.
Again, glad you built it and welcome to the club! :D
06-28-2006, 01:09 AM
Thanks man. That's the other thing I have to do is freq sweeps. Man, maybe this is too much work. Yea I think I'll just have to tear it out.:p
1400 ft^3 room with 4 15s is definately enough. But of course I always wonder what if... What do you think of the Adires? Probably better SQ than my DVCs but the deal on the DVCs at the time was too good to pass up, and as you know there is a lack of good IB drivers out there right now. So long story short I jumped in instead of waiting. Can't say I'm dissapointed though. Damn what ifs.
06-30-2006, 08:41 PM
Allright pics finally. Don't know how to shrink them to post them here so if you're interested go to photobucket (http://s67.photobucket.com/albums/h298/kingkip/IB%20Sub/).
06-30-2006, 11:58 PM
haHA! LOVE IT!
07-01-2006, 11:22 PM
Oh you are ****in sick lol. They have meds for people like you. Ganzo is on them.
07-01-2006, 11:52 PM
Thug, you are a frickin computer genius, thanks man.
Yea, I'm definately not right in the head, and it feels so good.:D
My hope is that soon I will have to make and "earthquake" claim on my home owner's insurance.
07-03-2006, 11:44 PM
Shame on you for tearing up that fine paneling!:D
Actually, very nice! That setup will knock icicles out of the gutters in winter!
07-06-2006, 11:03 AM
looks nice got to love the ib plus it is the eayest box to buld
now you can say all your bass belongs to us
07-07-2006, 06:10 PM
you missed the are but hell most wont know anyway :D
"All your bass are belong to us!"
Hey kingkip nice work dude. Wish I had the space to do that.
All this damn limestone and water under my house!!!!! No room for a basement.
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