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Monthly Archives: January 2011

<strike>Veneer</strike> Fabric

Veneer Fabric

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Almost ready to cut

Almost ready to cut

I think I am very close now to finalizing the drawings for CNC cutting of the MDF.  The granite baffle will be the last thing cut, once the cabinets are assembled and “real world” measurements are taken.  I still haven’t made a final decision on the finish, and the thickness of it may be aContinue Reading

Coming along

Coming along

Well, I’m still sorting out some of the construction details, but things are coming along.  I have everything in hand except for 7 of the 8 woofers.  They should be in sometime early next month. In real life the crossovers are not blurryContinue Reading

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I will be ordering the crossovers, driver, and odds and ends from CLD on Monday.  With the drivers actually in hand I should be able to more easily finalize the drawings. Even without supporting any weight other than their own, the three points of 1/8th inch thickness on the baffles have me concerned.  Apparently itContinue Reading

Goodbye uDAC 2

Sadly I will let you go.  If only the low-volume channel imbalance present on the first wasn’t worse on the second.  Perhaps it would not have been such a problem if my headphones weren’t so easy to drive.Continue Reading

Some Rethinking

Some Rethinking

Let me list the challenges Weight: Each cabinet would weigh approximately 250lbs The flare on the port is wider than the rear panel, encroaching on the “end grain” of the side panels.  There is no way I can flush mount the port.  See exhibit A. Flush-mounting the drivers.  My thought was to use a 3CMContinue Reading