I got real stupid last week and decided that I would save some money and build my own home theater speakers. I ordered the Audax kit from. This superb design was borrowed from Wayne J.’s great DIY resource, . After extensive listening in comparison to my Audax home theater system that has. I have created a PDF of the Audax webpages concerning the DIY Home Theatre Kit, I basically copied and pasted into Word, but I’ve preserved.

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Temporary mounted the projector to finalize my room layout. Selecting the Right Materials and Sound Systems There are many options for the types of projectors, televisions, and speakers that you use. This type of duy is used on the finest of furniture and antiques, but is more of an art than anything.

You can purchase vintage seats from old-fashioned theaters, or you can upgrade with leather recliners. This is due for the most part all other things being equal with respect to quality to a phenomenon known as lobing.

Gluing this part was made easy by using some long clamps to hold the sub-enclosure tight to the front baffle and top panel. The next step in the process is to pre-wire the theater. I was surprised to get a notice that there were hme to this thread after so long.

My attempt at a DIY Home Theater

If you’ve ever tried to stand the latter vertically on top of your TV, you’ll know what I mean! After the glue dried, I removed the drywall screws and installed the sub-enclosure into the main box. As I’m not a pro at this, I’ve included a few links in the bibliography section at the end of this article, regarding Hone polish, that I found very useful.

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Check out your space to see if it will fit in your home theater setup. Finding the right seat, waiting in line and overpaying for movie snacks are all just a part of the typical movie experience. Built a mount for the projector However, as I mentioned earlier, if the sequence of the construction is done in the proper order, it really is pretty simple. If you want a typical movie theater appearance, you may want to use seats that match a theater.

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They came out pretty nice with a few minor blems.

But like I said, they sound great, so who cares? I increased the thickness of the front and rear panels so I wouldn’t have to add any braces across the depth of the cabinet. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Along the side walls, you audsx want to install sconces. The rear surrounds should be placed along the back wall, and the side speakers should be placed on the side behind the main seating.

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Originally Posted by Matt Peacock. I can include the image itself! The Audax center channel. Nothing ever goes right the first time This takes time and patience, two commodities which were wearing very thin at the end of this project.

These are the plans I’m looking for Barrett. You can choose to use drywall that is pre-lined with sound-dampening materials, or you can theatfe specialty drywall like QuietRock Soundproof Homr for a more intense aurax expensive soundproofing mechanism. This is not a good thing when considering that one of the main functions of the center channel is to accurately reproduce yome midrange frequencies of the human voice.

To accomplish this, I used two 20 ohm, 12 watt resistors in parallel. Meanwhile, an HDMI cable will bring the video feed to the projector. But your post kindled those 3 way thoughts again. You must log in or register to reply here. On the back row, you can elevate the seats using a pre-built platform for better viewing. Forums New posts Search forums. When assembling the midrange board, use the schematic shown above and NOT the picture layout on the Audax website.

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Here is a breakdown of the overall cost of the project. I put the tweeter crossover on the floor of the sub-enclosure, routing the terminal cup wires through the hole I drilled and out the terminal cup hole. After the paint has dried, you can begin setting up your speakers, screen, and projector.

Madisound’s cabinet is less expensive, but not built as sturdy. Hard to believe, but after divorce and dozens of other reasons, I’m finally getting around to building the Audax home theater speakers I bought years and years ago. The tweeter and midrange are housed in their own little sub-enclosure, hoome the woofer s are in a separate enclosure, handling frequencies below the critical lobing frequencies. There are a couple of places theatfe can purchase the cabinet already assembled and ready hmoe install the drivers and crossovers.

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You can still see the wood grain, and I liked that. Building the sub box If you don’t get it perfect, don’t worry, as long as it’s close, it will audaax fine. Matt long time lurker short time poster.

They look really, really, nice. And I know how good they sound. Built a bunch of boxes Planning ahead for any project may avoid pitfalls you may stumble upon during the construction process.

When laid on its side, you get good vertical dispersion, but what good does that do when your sitting off axis, unless you happen to be on the ceiling or you’re lying on the floor!