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  1. Thread: Finished!

    by geolemon
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    Nah, I don't think so. :D That's a great job!...

    Nah, I don't think so. :D

    That's a great job!
    It's really tough to mask an area like you did, and work around it - sanding and all - without scratching something outside your work area, or...
  2. Thread: Thoughts....

    by geolemon
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    Tang Band also makes some 6.5" subwoofers that...

    Tang Band also makes some 6.5" subwoofers that have really good specs to them, that are sold for around $30 each. High excursion for little 6.5's for sure... and they've got 6x9 subs that are...
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    If you put the tweeters in the vents, you have...

    If you put the tweeters in the vents, you have three issues:

    1) how to physically mount the tweeters inside the air vent - those are open tubes behind the vents.

    2) how to contend with issues...
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    The good news is, with that higher tweeter...

    The good news is, with that higher tweeter location, chances are your soundstage will at least have a decent height - and height is reportedly the most important factor to most audiophiles - new and...
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    It's entirely dependent on your enclosure. ...

    It's entirely dependent on your enclosure.

    Bear two things in mind:
    A) Hoffman's Iron Law:
    It states the following three items are mutually exclusive, in any subwoofer/enclosure alignment:
    1)...
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    I know the owner of Sound Foundations personally...

    I know the owner of Sound Foundations personally myself.
    I talk with him on the phone all the time.
    He's a great guy, an enthusiast first and foremost - he's on our side, so his support is great,...
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    A ring magnet just is a round neodymium magnet...

    A ring magnet just is a round neodymium magnet with a hole in the center... a ring shape.

    The Parthenon was so named because of it's unique pillared construction, with a neodymium ring magnet at...
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    Hey now... I'm a reject from CAF. :p

    Hey now...
    I'm a reject from CAF. :p
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    I believe the Parthenon starts around $4,000,...

    I believe the Parthenon starts around $4,000, less if you have an Adire connection.. but still very pricey. ;)
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    Well, the W7 is a fantastic design. It's got a...

    Well, the W7 is a fantastic design.
    It's got a bottomless suspension.
    It's just that it's linear excursion is a mere 1mm more than the Brahma. ;)

    And if that mm is important to you, you could...
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    In over 15 years, I've still never had to drill a...

    In over 15 years, I've still never had to drill a hole through a firewall... running 1/0 gauge or whatever.

    I honestly fear drilling through metal on a car, particularly when you are talking about...
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    It's a matter of proper selection of parts. In...

    It's a matter of proper selection of parts.
    In the case of the Brahma, these parts were chosen, because in combination, they allowed the designers to reach their design goals.

    The cone/former had...
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    Well, by off the shelf parts, I mean standard,...

    Well, by off the shelf parts, I mean standard, mass produced parts.
    They don't have a performance disadvantage, they are just mass produced, giving them a per-unit-cost advantage.

    Take the...
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    [/b] Perhaps more important, would be...

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    Perhaps more important, would be considering that the distortion on a Brahma is ludicrously low, compared to virtually all other subs out there.
    In fact, the Brahma's distortion is so low...
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    [/b]It's essentially flat... the small deviations...

    [/b]It's essentially flat... the small deviations are simply due to the balancing act itself, of what an appropriate coil length is, given the asymmetrical gap-space-gap of XBL^2...
    The shorter you...
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    Read up on XBL^2 technology, there's a whitepaper...

    Read up on XBL^2 technology, there's a whitepaper on it on Adire's website.

    By virtue of XBL^2, the BL (motor strength) is absolutely flat (constant) across a huge excursion range... 27.5mm in the...
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    Well, I'm an "infrequent regular", but I have...

    Well, I'm an "infrequent regular", but I have some pics online.

    This one isn't particularly flattering, since I'm standing next to Adire Audio's Dan Wiggins, who is about 6'4": :D ...
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    These things are purpose built SPL subs. What...

    These things are purpose built SPL subs.

    What that means is this:
    Extra high motor strength.
    Relatively high Fs.

    These two items alone will relegate these subs to ported-enclosure-only...
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    [/b]The challenge with running a dipole tweeter...

    [/b]The challenge with running a dipole tweeter in a car, is how to mount it.
    In a home, it mounts on a small baffle (if it's tweeter-only, a very small baffle ;))... both the front and rear of the...
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    Home audio is a whole different world.. but most...

    Home audio is a whole different world.. but most of the same acoustical rules apply.

    Bear in mind, when you are talking about home audio, you are talking about two completely distinct groups of...
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    Batteries, capacitors, alternators:...

    Batteries, capacitors, alternators:
    http://www.betteraudio.com/geolemon/newmain/battcapalt/

    Absolute phasing, pathlength and arrival time differences and their effects:...
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    Nah, I beat them all up. :D J/K... seriously...

    Nah, I beat them all up. :D

    J/K... seriously though, there are good people over there!
    The mean ones get abused by the rest, and generally simply make fools of themselves, honestly. ;)

    Plus -...
  23. Thread: Car Decals

    by geolemon
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    To back up your point, it's not really about...

    To back up your point, it's not really about this.

    It's really more about this:
    No one owns a car, so they can drive it from their garage, out... and back into their garage.

    It's not for...
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    I addressed this in that article I posted...

    I addressed this in that article I posted earlier, in the "frequently asked questions" section. ;)

    To rehash:

    How often do you have rear seat passengers?

    Would you compromise your front-seat...
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    Effective... At what? ;) I'd completely...

    Effective...
    At what? ;)

    I'd completely abandon that location, short of entertaining it as another potential option for a tweeter location... which probably even still isn't a good one.
    It's...
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