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Poster Luke Smith Offline
Posted 01/24/10 07:36 PM
And, most importantly, it all sounds awesome.

On a related subject the front wall was beige like all the others before i started- the projector works *much* better with a dark wall.

I'll add some pics of the hall cupboard which houses the amps and HTPC when its a bit more presentable.

You'll have to ignore my toddler and her 3 tonnes of toys.
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#288460 - 01/24/10 07:41 PM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: Luke Smith]
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Very Good!
E = MC2 = ((2M80 + VP180 + 4QS8)/(EP800 + EP500))^(ADA1500 x D2v)

#288461 - 01/24/10 07:46 PM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: EFalardeau]
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Well done Luke! Looks great. Congrats and enjoy!
M80's(2), VP150, QS8's(2), M3's(4)

#288544 - 01/25/10 11:31 AM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: merchman]
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Very nice. I like the before & after pics to show how you improved the setup.

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#288616 - 01/25/10 03:40 PM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: fredk]
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Looks great!

That is one very large sub.
M80 v2
VP160 v3
QS8 v2
PB13 Ultra
Denon 3808
Samsung 85" Q70

#288619 - 01/25/10 03:56 PM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: jakewash]
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Very nice!
Half of communication is listening. You can't listen with your mouth.

#288657 - 01/25/10 05:54 PM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: Adrian]
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might want to move the toys away from the speakers, lol \:\)
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#288708 - 01/26/10 02:23 AM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: SirQuack]
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Registered: 08/15/09
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That looks great, especially with the new wall color. What kind of sub are you running?

#288739 - 01/26/10 12:27 PM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: BigHonu]
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Loc: Oak Ridge, NC
It might just be the angle, one of the pics looks like there was no door. Did you build an entire closet?
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#288772 - 01/26/10 04:35 PM Re: My DIY W3, W100 and QS4 install (v.2) [Re: Argon]
Luke Smith Offline

Registered: 01/13/10
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Loc: Brisbane, Queensland, Australi...
The closet with the kit in it isn't in any of the photos, the door near the rear-right speaker is the front door of our house.

The sub is a 4 ohm 15" CerwinVega Vega car audio sub from about 14 years ago... I had the box made at a kitchen shop from 38mm MDF covered in black laminex. Its sealed and measures 1000mm x 500mm x 500mm on the outside.

The box could be half the size and not make much difference to its output response.

Its powered by a built-from-scratch 300WRMS 'Playmaster' kit amp from a similar vintage from one of the australian electronics magazines at the time (Silicon Chip, EA, etc)

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