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  • #76
    You certainly can but the sound stage and imaging still suffer.
    Craig

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    • #77
      Originally posted by PWR RYD View Post
      You certainly can but the sound stage and imaging still suffer.
      That's not been my experience. I've done it on 3 builds now, and all 3 did VERY well at both.
      Icthus
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      Wolf
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      • #78
        Originally posted by Wolf View Post
        That's not been my experience...
        Mine either. Current v1 of these running in my system at the moment - you can move 10-15 degrees off center horizontally without any real material degradation to the soundstage and even standing up still results in a strong stereo image - so I'm not too concerned.

        I'll be taking all the measurements shortly to work on the crossover and of course off-axis performance is a key consideration - but again - I'd be surprised if 5 degrees up in this configuration is distinguishable from on-axis. If it is, we'll either listen to them on bean bags or add a small stand!

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        • #79
          Time for another update on these. I've been distracted building the little monitors for my neighbor - but had also been waiting a looooong time for a few things to arrive in the post to keep going with this build.

          First up, changed direction on the rear terminal treatments for these. Originally I was just going to place a gloss black panel here with some gold terminals mounted but after trying that out I wasn't in love with the look and decided to change direction.

          Instead I'm running with a leather wrapped inset panel....
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          With some nice flush mounted black alen key bolts to hold it in place...
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          • #80
            and then, naturally, we line the compartment with red felt.

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            ...finally the insert panel will actually hold a thick piece of Perspex (the item thats taken forever to get delivered) to provide a see through window into the crossover. The gold terminals will be mounted to the perspex. Just need to cut and place the Perspex this weekend and mount the terminals.

            IMO - I think this will look much cooler than just a gloss black lid

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            • #81
              and finally those solid timber side panels. Clear coats, cut and polish all done - time to glue in place.
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              Drivers only temporarily mounted but here is a sneak peak of the near final product...
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              • Steve Lee
                Steve Lee commented
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                Sheer artistry.

              • Kevin K.
                Kevin K. commented
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                You Sir are extremely talented. An incredible build and they look fantastic!

              • DeZZar
                DeZZar commented
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                Thank you all for your very generous comments. I'm glad so many like the look. I wasn't sure what people would think of it as it's a little unusual.

            • #82
              How do they sound?
              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:
              https://app.photobucket.com/u/wolf_teeth_speaker

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

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              • #83
                Originally posted by Wolf View Post
                How do they sound?
                Haha...not sure yet mate! Hopefully as good as they look. Full measurements incoming shortly so I can start reworking the crossover!

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