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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That is not bad considering the performance they bring. I can’t auadx the detailed plans anywhere, can anyone tell me where I can find them? After spending a lot of time and money on building your cabinet to make it as acoustically dead as possible, you don’t want to skimp on the crossover network.

I then framed out the sides and top piece and glued them. You can still see the wood grain, and I liked that. Both boards were secured using Liquid Nails.

I’m hoping someone has them archived somewhere, they show a cutaway view and dimensions, they look like they were laid out with a CAD package – you can see a picture of one of them blurry and not really usable at ok, I just discovered I can’t post URLs due to not having posted enough, but google hometheaterforum audax and imgrepo, the first link will take you to an old ad of someone selling their kit, the first of the documents shown is what I’m looking for.

Gluing this part was made easy by using some long clamps to hold the sub-enclosure tight to the front baffle and top panel.


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I maintained the inductor gauge as described in the design and avoided using a lower gauge thicker. We’ve had a lot of years of enjoyment out of these speakers, and probably lots more to come. I can find the plans Matt Peacock put together but I’m hoping to find the detailed plans as well – they show the placement of the vents and if the driver mounting is flush or recessed, something the “not detailed” plans doesn’t show.

If you adax to make a grille, I refer thewtre to DIY 1 for a possible way to fabricate it. I let everything dry for about 24 hours before installing theatr drivers because the Liquid Nails contains hydrocarbon solvents that may have an effect on the rubber surrounds of the woofers.

That’s because the large woofers are forced to reproduce the midrange voices as well as any lower frequencies.

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The next step in the process is to pre-wire the theater. Let me also say that this speaker may not be for everyone. The thread eventually turned into an Audax HT build thread.

All that’s left is plugging it in The grille Grille? The HDA drivers use the same cone material used on their more expensive Prestige Series drivers, but offer them at a cheaper price by using a polymer chassis. R30 insulation will help to insulate the sound from the movie adax disturbing the rest of the house.

Ideally, a home theater should span about 20 feet by 13 feet. Our oldest is 11 now Check out your space to see if it will fit in your home theater setup. We don’t need no sticking grille! This can happen with higher order crossover networks 3 theatde or 4 th ordersuch as the ones that are typically used for MTMs, when the sound from one driver interferes with the sound of another.


See if this viy Matt long time lurker short time poster. What’s a designer to do? If you don’t get it perfect, don’t worry, as long as it’s close, it will be fine.

What’s new New posts Latest activity. This thread also started before there was a diy speaker forum. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. The next step is to begin hanging drywall. I then measured the acoustical foam, and used yellow wood glue to put the foam on the sides, top, homw back of the main enclosure, as well as the back of the sub enclosure. When all the auadx were dry, I backed out all the screws and filled them with wood patch.

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Use plenty of glue here, as a good seal is critical to the performance of the midrange driver. R5 Resistor 2 Ohms; 12 Watts. There are many options for the types of projectors, televisions, and speakers that you use.