Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Voxel - a mini-sub+

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #61
    Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

    I have used duct tape and pvc cement.
    My Statement monitors
    My Piccolatas
    My LM3886 amp

    Comment


    • #62
      Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

      I know I'm late. Paul, I don't have the resources to model, but, could you tell me how 4 of these would perform in the same box? I am looking for SPL and portability. Thanks.

      Comment


      • #63
        Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

        I'm not Paul, but you'll need 4x the box size. At that point why not just go to a bigger driver?


        Originally posted by turnitdown View Post
        I know I'm late. Paul, I don't have the resources to model, but, could you tell me how 4 of these would perform in the same box? I am looking for SPL and portability. Thanks.
        I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.
        OS MTMs http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=220388
        Swope TM http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=221818
        Econowave and Audio Nirvana AN10 fullrange http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=216841
        Imperial Russian Stouts http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...=1#post1840444
        LECBOS. http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...ghlight=lecbos

        Comment


        • #64
          Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

          Hey guys, I would like to consider a reasonable 5.1 set-up in a smallish room using the Voxel.

          I have a set of the quarks, but i need two fronts/center and a possible Yammy receiver.... Any suggestions Paul? Or anyone?

          Thanks, Robert
          Last edited by woodsart; 08-30-2015, 04:18 PM.
          -Robert

          Comment


          • #65
            Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

            Originally posted by woodsart View Post
            Hey guys, I would like to consider a reasonable 5.1 set-up in a smallish room using the Voxel.

            I have a set of the quarks, but i need two fronts/center and a possible Yammy receiver.... Any suggestions Paul? Or anyone?

            Thanks, Robert
            Robert - if you can get 3 more quarks, I'd do that. 5 Quarks and a Voxel. For the lower end Yammy - I love the RX-V477 (which is now replaced by the RX-V479).

            If you can't get 3 more quarks because they're NLA, then check out my Mariposa's. I personally think they did OK when stacked up against the Quarks at InDIYana. The Mariposa's use the same enclosure, but they use still-available drivers, and they're 8-ohm's (meaning they're good-to-go with lower end AVR's).
            DARPA Jr - 2015 InDIYana Winner - RS180-8 + RS100P-8 + ND25FA
            The Aria's - RS150-4 (or RS150-8) + XT25SC90
            The Mariposa's - TEBM65C20F-8 + ND16FA
            The Canzonetta's - RS100P-8 and ND16FA
            AudioSource AMP-100 Mods OR Pyle PAMP1000 Mods

            Comment


            • #66
              Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

              Originally posted by tyger23 View Post
              Robert - if you can get 3 more quarks, I'd do that. 5 Quarks and a Voxel. For the lower end Yammy - I love the RX-V477 (which is now replaced by the RX-V479).

              If you can't get 3 more quarks because they're NLA, then check out my Mariposa's. I personally think they did OK when stacked up against the Quarks at InDIYana. The Mariposa's use the same enclosure, but they use still-available drivers, and they're 8-ohm's (meaning they're good-to-go with lower end AVR's).
              Thanks. Eric has the quarks kit...so I might just do that.

              Also, what would be a good reasonable plate amp for the sub?

              And would the Quark center be enough sound about 8' away?

              Thanks, Robert
              -Robert

              Comment


              • #67
                Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                Well - I currently power my voxel with one of my modified Pyle PAMP100's bridged to mono. I would think for lightweight sub duties on the voxel, you might not even need to modify it.

                For a plate, I would think Dayton SA70 would be ok. I believe the SA25 is too lightweight. I would aim for something in the 70-100W region. If you add a plate amplifier, remember to compensate for the additional volume consumed by the amplifier (i.e. make the sub enclosure larger by an equivalent amount).

                Regarding the 8-foot listening, I think the quarks would be just fine provided you're using the "small" setting (crossover >80Hz) on your AVR and you're listening at reasonable volume levels. If you try and push them to movie-theater levels, they may struggle a bit.
                DARPA Jr - 2015 InDIYana Winner - RS180-8 + RS100P-8 + ND25FA
                The Aria's - RS150-4 (or RS150-8) + XT25SC90
                The Mariposa's - TEBM65C20F-8 + ND16FA
                The Canzonetta's - RS100P-8 and ND16FA
                AudioSource AMP-100 Mods OR Pyle PAMP1000 Mods

                Comment


                • #68
                  Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                  There's always the OS MTMs as mains and the OS center, leaving the Quarks for surround duty.
                  I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.
                  OS MTMs http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=220388
                  Swope TM http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=221818
                  Econowave and Audio Nirvana AN10 fullrange http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=216841
                  Imperial Russian Stouts http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...=1#post1840444
                  LECBOS. http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...ghlight=lecbos

                  Comment


                  • #69
                    Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                    Originally posted by fastbike1 View Post
                    There's always the OS MTMs as mains and the OS center, leaving the Quarks for surround duty.
                    Definitely a thought...but I wanted to keep down costs, more so the size of the speakers. I don't think my wife would like the color of those drivers..lol.

                    I don''t mind using the Quarks, but I can't see one as a center! Or can I? The only sure thing is I need definitely is to use the 2 I have.

                    I will need a plate amp/Voxel driver, sub cable, 3 speaker kits and, 5.1 receiver.

                    Thanks!
                    -Robert

                    Comment


                    • #70
                      Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                      There's no reason why you can't use a quark as a center channel (IMHO).
                      DARPA Jr - 2015 InDIYana Winner - RS180-8 + RS100P-8 + ND25FA
                      The Aria's - RS150-4 (or RS150-8) + XT25SC90
                      The Mariposa's - TEBM65C20F-8 + ND16FA
                      The Canzonetta's - RS100P-8 and ND16FA
                      AudioSource AMP-100 Mods OR Pyle PAMP1000 Mods

                      Comment


                      • #71
                        Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                        Originally posted by woodsart View Post
                        Thanks. Eric has the quarks kit...so I might just do that.

                        Also, what would be a good reasonable plate amp for the sub?

                        And would the Quark center be enough sound about 8' away?

                        Thanks, Robert
                        Hi Robert, If you like the Quarks then I would pick the additional kits up from Erich and have a matching system. The Quark will be just fine as a center channel at that distance. They have about the same sensitivity as the Continuum, they're just more limited on the low end and in max SPL, but I doubt that will be a big issue. Should make for a cool little HT system. Invite a Bose lover over for a listen and see what they think.....

                        Jeff
                        Click here for Jeff Bagby's Loudspeaker Design Software

                        Comment


                        • #72
                          Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                          Originally posted by Jeff B. View Post
                          Hi Robert, If you like the Quarks then I would pick the additional kits up from Erich and have a matching system. The Quark will be just fine as a center channel at that distance. They have about the same sensitivity as the Continuum, they're just more limited on the low end and in max SPL, but I doubt that will be a big issue. Should make for a cool little HT system. Invite a Bose lover over for a listen and see what they think.....

                          Jeff
                          Thanks Jeff, I believe the Quarks will make a cool theater system in a small room as well with a small subwoofer. Just need to decide which small sub to build.

                          Ha ha, but I don't know any Bose lovers. I did check into the sound bar last year at BB...I just couldn't get into it, particularly with the large price tag.

                          The Voxel, I think will be easy to build. Just need to figure out how with a plate amp.

                          Btw, I switched from the Kairos to the Quarks last night using the Marantz Mono blocks. They did not embarrass their big brother next to them.
                          -Robert

                          Comment


                          • #73
                            Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                            The plate amp doesn't need to be in the sub's cabinet.
                            I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.
                            OS MTMs http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=220388
                            Swope TM http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=221818
                            Econowave and Audio Nirvana AN10 fullrange http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...d.php?t=216841
                            Imperial Russian Stouts http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...=1#post1840444
                            LECBOS. http://techtalk.parts-express.com/sh...ghlight=lecbos

                            Comment


                            • #74
                              Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                              Originally posted by fastbike1 View Post
                              The plate amp doesn't need to be in the sub's cabinet.
                              Thanks, that convinced me so....Paul, Jeff, Tyger and Mr. Fastbike, I just ordered the Voxel parts, the 3 Quark kits and now pulling the plug on a Yammy. Never heard one, but it might be nice to compare with the maranzes....we'll see :applause:

                              Thanks again, for your help,

                              Robert
                              -Robert

                              Comment


                              • #75
                                Re: Voxel - a mini-sub+

                                Picture says to use 1.5" x 9" vent, but on listed things there is to use 2x Speaker Cabinet Port Tube 1-1/2" ID x 4" which is 4" long, glued together should be 8" long. Could someone clarify which length is correct, or maybe I'm wrong with my calculation.

                                Thanks for help

                                Comment

                                Working...
                                X