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  • #16
    Originally posted by s7horton View Post
    Iím kind of itching to build another pair of speakers. Those that know me know that I donít design crossovers, I rely on the vast knowledge of others for that. Iíd like to build a pair of quite small monitors for my new desk at work. I donít have a size in mind yet, but Iím thinking of something with a 4.5 to 5.5 inch woofer. I donít mind spending some money on decent drivers, but I donít see this build being all accuton either. (Iíve looked atPaul Cís Carrera, but Iíd like to be smaller than that) If you were in my position, what would you build? Amplifier and front end is yet to come, so itís safe to assume whatever I tackle will have enough power. They may or may not stay at my desk at work, the other location would be on loan to one of my children. Thanks in advance for your suggestions. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    Neutrinos . . . amazing little monitors.

    Every bit "high end" sounding.
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    • #17
      Of course, these are great as well. I would also recommend Scott Sehlin's 'Rhodiums'.
      So many choices,
      Wolf
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      • #18
        Seth didn't you do a small 2-way with a Eton 4-inch several years ago?
        John H

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        • #19
          No- The Eton/DXT design?¬*...that was done by Todd England, and shipped in from Idaho. Very good design too!

          Later,
          Wolf
          "Wolf, you shall now be known as "King of the Zip ties." -Pete00t
          "Wolf and speakers equivalent to Picasso and 'Blue'" -dantheman
          "He is a true ambassador for this forum and speaker DIY in general." -Ed Froste
          "We're all in this together, so keep your stick on the ice!" - Red Green aka Steve Smith

          *InDIYana event website*

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          My blog/writeups/thoughts here at PE:
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          • #20
            Thanks, yes I liked that little Eton project.
            John H

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            • #21
              Ben, what was the little SB bright yellow kit at Indiyana?? I was astounded by how big it sounded. Did Jeff design that one?

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              • #22
                Look at some of the various renditions of the HATT mini-monitor at Humble Homemade Hifi (look in archives for previous versions) and there are some excellent projects on Audio Excite web page with 5 inch monitors.¬* So many choices.¬* Seas Excel and Scan 15W kick some ***.

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by skatz View Post
                  Ben, what was the little SB bright yellow kit at Indiyana?? I was astounded by how big it sounded. Did Jeff design that one?
                  The small orange one was designed by SB Acoustics. They did their own crossover for it.
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                  • #24
                    This one?

                    SB Acoustics :: Micro Kit

                    $420 /pr at a well known Madison, WI based speaker source. Finished cabs, plug and play.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by DanP View Post

                      I am blown away by the clarity and power of the bass from the MW13, which is a true 5.25" driver.¬* The MW16 would be more of the same, but I am very content listening to my music collection though the P215s.

                      Dan
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                      Do you have a like to the P215s so I can see what they are?

                      Thanks

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                      • #26
                        Can't link to an outside retailer here at PETT. It is against the terms of use.
                        Lookup Stereophile and the recent AXPONA 2018 under $20,000 mentions.

                        Steve- yes, those Micro SB were just astounding at how well they handled the output in that room. I was surprised as well.

                        Later,
                        Wolf
                        "Wolf, you shall now be known as "King of the Zip ties." -Pete00t
                        "Wolf and speakers equivalent to Picasso and 'Blue'" -dantheman
                        "He is a true ambassador for this forum and speaker DIY in general." -Ed Froste
                        "We're all in this together, so keep your stick on the ice!" - Red Green aka Steve Smith

                        *InDIYana event website*

                        Photobucket pages:
                        http://photobucket.com/Wolf-Speakers_and_more

                        My blog/writeups/thoughts here at PE:
                        http://techtalk.parts-express.com/blog.php?u=4102

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                        • #27
                          Thanks for all the feedback! So many interesting options. Iíve looked at the HATT many different times. Iím considering trying the P215 design. Iíve yet to try a satori woofer, but Iíve read many good things.

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by Thezeek View Post

                            Do you have a like to the P215s so I can see what they are?

                            Thanks
                            As Wolf said, no links, but you can Google CSS P215 and it should pop up for you.¬* Sold finished or in kit form.¬* A quick correction to Wolf's comment - it was The Absolute Sound (not Stereophile) that put the P215 in the top 5 speakers under $20k at AXPONA this year.


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                            • #29
                              Still good praise, no less...
                              Wolf
                              "Wolf, you shall now be known as "King of the Zip ties." -Pete00t
                              "Wolf and speakers equivalent to Picasso and 'Blue'" -dantheman
                              "He is a true ambassador for this forum and speaker DIY in general." -Ed Froste
                              "We're all in this together, so keep your stick on the ice!" - Red Green aka Steve Smith

                              *InDIYana event website*

                              Photobucket pages:
                              http://photobucket.com/Wolf-Speakers_and_more

                              My blog/writeups/thoughts here at PE:
                              http://techtalk.parts-express.com/blog.php?u=4102

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                              • #30
                                Here's a design I did previous to the one that Jeff Bagby did using the same woofer but with a different tweeter.

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