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Smooth Smith Audio – 312c

April 29, 2017 Leave a comment

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Designed by Eric “Smooth” Smith

Design Goals:

  • Hybrid as mixing monitors and entertainment system
  • Partially mobile/ Easy to fit in smaller spaces
  • Flat frequency response with variable low end
  • Budget: $2500

Key Features:

  • F3 of 28Hz
  • Sealed enclosure
  • +/- 1 dB from 150Hz to 20kHz
  • +/- 2 dB from 30Hz to 150Hz
  • MiniDSP active crossover @ 130 Hz, passive crossover at 3.5kHz
  • 1/2″ MDF, 1/2″ Cherry MDF

Drivers:

  • Eton 25SD-1 1″ Soft Dome Tweeter
  • Dayton Audio RS150P-4 6″ Paper Cone Woofer
  • Dayton Audio RSS315HF-4 12″ Aluminum Cone Woofer

 

Frequency Response:

 

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Integrated Frequency Response:

F IntOff-Axis Response

F - Horizontal Off-Axis

Harmonic Distortion

F - Harm Dist

Rear Sub-woofer Connection

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Transducer Speaker Project

April 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Speakers

Designed by Luke Dixon

Drivers

-2, 1″ SB Acoustic Textile Dome Tweeters

-2, 8″ SB Acoustic Paper Cone Woofers

About

-Sealed Enclosure

-2 way Active Crossover

-Hand Crafted Cabinets

-Low Frequency boost

Design Goals

-Casual speakers to use for home entertainment

Final Frequency Plot

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Speaker Glossary


Speaker Research

NC-17 Reference Monitors

April 28, 2017 Leave a comment

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Designed by Nick Cecconi

Design Goals:

  • Mixing monitors for home
  • Inspired by C-17 airplane
  • Flat frequency response
  • Budget: $1000

Key Features:

  • F3 of 56 Hz
  • Vented enclosure
  • Battleship gray finish
  • Dimensions: 12” x 15” x 17”
  • +/- 1 dB from 56 Hz to 18 kHz
  • MiniDSP 2-way crossover @ 1.8 kHz
  • 1/2″ Maple w/veneer core, 1/2″ MDF

Drivers:

  • SB Acoustics SB26STAC 1″ Textile Dome Tweeter
  • SB Acoustics SB23NACS 8″ Aluminum Cone Woofer

Frequency Response:

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Integrated Frequency Response:

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NC-17 Research Paper

NC-17 Speaker Glossy

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8X25R

April 27, 2017 Leave a comment

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Designed By Samuel James Balk
Design Goals:
– 2.5-way design
– Active processing
– F3 of at least 50Hz
– Visually striking
Key Features:
– 2.5-way design
– +/-1.5dB from 50Hz to 30,000Hz
– Excellent Off-Axis Response
– Handmade compound front baffle constructed with layered 1.5″ MDF wrapped in carbon fiber
– Sealed enclosure
– Rear cabinet constructed with 1/2″ plywood and 1/2″ MDF sandwiching mass loaded vinyl
– 4th order asymmetrical crossover at 2200Hz
Drivers:
Fountek FW200 8″ Aluminum Woofers
Fountek NEO X 3.0 Ribbon Tweeter
Frequency Response
Full System FR
Integrated Frequency Response

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8X25R Research

8X25R Glossy

 

Sandcastle 7.2


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Designed by: Eric Bartos

Goals

  • 7.2 surround sound system for enjoyment and the occasional mix
  • +/- 4dB response
  • active crossover

Key Features

  • F3 of 38Hz on surround speakers (before crossover between subwoofer)
  • F3 of 34Hz on center speaker (before crossover between subwoofer)
  • F3 of 24Hz on subwoofers
  • +/- 4dB from 50Hz to 21kHz on surround speakers
  • +/- 4dB from 47Hz to 21kHz on center speaker
  • +/- 2dB from 25Hz to 200Hz on subwoofer
  • center speaker has active/passive crossover system
  • 1/2″ birch ply and 1/2″ MDF construction for center speaker and surround speakers
  • 1/2″ birch ply and 3/4″ MDF construction for subwoofers
  • BSS Blu-100 & BSS Blu-BoB for DSP

Drivers

  • Woofer: Dayton Audio RS225-8
  • Tweeter: Seas Prestige 19TFF1
  • Midrange (Center speaker only): Dayton Audio RS52AN-8
  • Subwoofer: Eminence LAB12-C

Frequency Response

Surround speakers

Surround Overall 60db range

Surround Integrated Response

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Center Speaker

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Center Integrated Response

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Subwoofer

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Sandcastle glossy

Sandcastle Research Paper

Sandcastle Final Testing

The Jazzutes

May 2, 2016 Leave a comment

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(Badazz & Jazzhole)

Designed by:  Victoria Stack

Design Goals:

  • Mixing monitors for home studio
  • Medium size for portability
  • Accurate reproduction of sound
  • Flat frequency response
  • Budget: $800-$900

Key Features:

  • F3 of 54 Hz
  • Dimensions: 14 ½” x 16 ½” x 18 ½”
  • MiniDSP  Active Crossover
  • +/- 1.5 dB from 54 Hz to 15 kHz
  • 3rd Order Crossover at 2 kHz
  • 3/4″ MDF Baffle
  • Visual Aesthetics

Drivers:

  • Dayton Audio RS225-8 8″ Reference Woofer
  • Tymphany XT25TG30-04 1″ Dual Ring Radiator Tweeter

Frequency Response:

Frequency Response

Integrated Frequency Response:

Integrated Frequency Response

Speaker Glossy

Research Paper

Fountek 2-Way


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Designed by: Jamie Bennett

Design Goals:

  • Portable
  • Sonically Robust
  • Accurate
  • Aesthetically Pleasing
  • Active Crossover
  • Ported

Key Features:

  • F3 of 60 Hz
  • +/- 3 dB from 60 Hz to 20 kHz
  • 4th Order Crossover at 2.3 kHz
  • Wide Horizontal Dispersion
  • Under $1000
  • 3/4″ Maple Baffle
  • 3/4″ Double Walled MDF

Drivers:

  • Tweeter:
    Fountek Neo X 2.0 Ribbon
  • Woofer:
    Fountek Fw168 6.5″

Frequency Response 

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Integrated Frequency Response

 

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Speaker Glossy

Research Paper