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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After the paint has dried, you can begin setting up your speakers, screen, and projector. GeorgeHolland is online now. To make your movie theater more realistic, you may want to use a projector system.

I built the cabinets and then burned out on speaker building before I built the crossovers. Yellow glue works great with the foam if you apply a thin film to the entire back of the foam. Creating a cheap DIY home theater system can be done on any budget.

Couple of threads for the same Audax HT speakers that I built

If you choose to use typical surround sound, you will need to get a receiver that connects to the rest of your system. I can include the image itself! This was important in my project because I planned to add acoustical foam to the sides, back, and top of the cabinet. I used the same techniques hteatre in DIY 1 http: Cabinet and Grille Materials: The F3 is 50 Hz, sensitivity is Originally Posted by Duaner.



Embed Code hide post details. The next step is to begin hanging drywall. Here are the schematics for the woofer, midrange, and tweeter crossovers, respectively Courtesy of Audax America.

My attempt at a DIY Home Theater

Foam gasket material was placed around each driver cutout, and some polyester batting was placed in the sub-enclosure. Often, home theaters are set up off of the family rooms or in a spare bedroom. Final remarks The cabinet construction that I’ve included here is fairly easy to reproduce if you follow the proper sequence.

They offer Axon capacitors and resistors, and Erse inductors. Madisound and Zalytron are two online stores that offer the cabinet.

Well guess which one sounded better? Audxx out your space to see if it will fit in your home theater setup. If you want a typical movie theater appearance, you may want to use seats that match a theater.

You build up the coat by continuous applications of the shellac. George this is simply wonderful. So I decided to make the speaker black to have it blend with the TV. Is there audac “right” way to do it? Are you referring to the Joe d’Appolito-designed system? The midrange enclosure is a 6-liter sub enclosure which also houses the Micro tweeter.


I then drilled a small hole small enough for four wires to make their way through on the side of the sub-enclosure, and routed the wires to be connected to the midrange driver from the crossover through the hole.

Forums New posts Search forums. Many home theaters use a 7. I chose some heavy dialog scenes from various movies and monitored off axis mid-frequency loss.

Cabinet finishing As I’ve mentioned in previous articles, I love the look of real wood.

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The first thing I noticed about the original plans was that there was no bracing. Ideally, a home theater should span about 20 feet by 13 feet. Still love them -cheers.

This is prudent, because a cutting mistake is much easier to correct when the baffles are not thfatre to the cabinet! A do it yourself speaker building project The second one was built as a floorstander, instead of a stand mounted monitor.

You can choose to use drywall that is pre-lined with sound-dampening materials, or you can use specialty drywall like QuietRock Soundproof Drywall for a more intense and expensive soundproofing doy. That is not bad considering the performance they bring.

If you don’t get it perfect, don’t worry, as long as it’s close, it will be fine.

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