Not Your Grandpa’s Speakers


26738402275_a9b58aa026_k

Designed by: Mike Schmitz

Design Goals

  • Casual listening
  • Large and noticeable
  •  Unique aesthetics
  • Passive

Key Features

  • F3 of 26 Hz
  • +/- 6 dB 26 Hz to 18 kHz
  • 2nd Order Crossover at 250 Hz, 4th Order Crossover at 2.5 kHz
  • Wide Dispersion
  • Cost less than $1200
  • Ported design
  • 3/4 in. MDF and 1/2 in. Baltic Burch construction with Maple trim.

Drivers
Tweeter – Fountek Neo X 2.0 Ribbon
Midrange – SB Acoustics SB15MFC30-4
Woofer – SB Acoustics SB29NRX75-6

Frequency Response
F-FQ
Integrated Frequency Response
F-IFQ
Not Your Grandpa’s Speakers Glossy
Not Your Grandpa’s Speakers Research Paper

Advertisements

The Jazzutes

May 2, 2016 Leave a comment

26132020914_59f7ff768f_o

(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


Screen Shot 2016-05-01 at 10.57.31 AM

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 

Screen Shot 2016-05-01 at 10.29.39 AM.png

Integrated Frequency Response

 

Screen Shot 2016-05-01 at 10.29.01 AM.png

Speaker Glossy

Research Paper 

 

 

RSS-603 Reverberation Room Testing Speakers

April 29, 2016 Leave a comment

This set of speakers were designed as reference source speakers for testing in reverberation chamber. To be suitable for this condition the set of six speakers need to be able to reach a high sound pressure level with a frequency response of +/- 3dB per ANSI standards. Additionally, due the sound pressure needed at a constant duration, the drivers needed high power handling capabilities. The specific room that these will be installed do not accurately test below 400 Hz so this was taken into consideration in the design.

Tech Specs:

-F3 of 250 Hz

+/- 2.25 dB

Two way digital cross over

Mono for testing capabilities

Drivers:

Woofer: Celestion NTR06-1705B 6-1/2″

Tweeter: Tymphany D27TG35-0

Frequency Response

frqrep

Integrated Frequency Response

infreqrepSpeakerGlossy

AcattonTransducerPaper

B.H.B.B. 3 Way Stereo Speakers

April 29, 2016 1 comment

 

IMG_2258 (1)

Design By:

Austin Scott

Key Features

  • High Durability and Visual Aesthetics
  • F3 of 35Hz
  • +/- 3dB response from 100 Hz-20 kHz
  • 3 way passive crossover
  • Wide Horizontal Dispersion

Drivers

  • Woofers: SB Acoustics SB23MFCL45-8
  • Midrange: SB Acoustics SB12MNRX-25-04
  • Tweeter: Fountek NeoCD 3.0M

 

Frequency Response

page-0 3.jpg

Integrated Frequency Response

page-0 4.jpg

Impulse Response

page-0 2.jpg

BHBB Glossy

BHBB Final Drafting

 

 

Categories: Uncategorized

TW-84 Home Entertainment Speakers

April 29, 2016 Leave a comment

TW-84 Pic

Design Goals

  • Pleasurable
  • Fairly Flat Frequency Response
  • Passive Crossover
  • Ported Enclosure For Increased Low End
  • Pair With External Subwoofer
  • Sound Good Alone As Well

Key Features 

  • WxDxH = 1′ x 1′ 3/8″ x 3′ 9 1/2″
  • +/- 2dB from 40-20,000Hz
  • 2 Way Design
  • F3 of 37 Hz

Drivers

  • Scanspeak D2604/32000
  • Dayton Audio RS225

 

Frequency Response

Frequency

Documentation: 

Design & Final Testing Report

Glossy

DG01 Near-Field Multipurpose Monitors

April 29, 2016 Leave a comment

DG01 Wireframe

DG01 NEAR-FIELD MONITORS
The DG01 speakers are multipurpose mixing and listening speakers designed for near-field use. Despite their size, these desktop speakers were made to be listened to from a distance of only about a foot away.
To achieve the low end necessary for critical listening, the DG01s are designed as a ported box with a 2” port on the rear side. While this causes some loss of transient accuracy, it is more than made up for by the low-frequency extension. These speakers manage to reach an F3 of 38Hz while also boasting a +/- 3dB range from ~40Hz-19kHz. The range is possible due to the excellent drivers selected for the job—Dayton Audio RS225-8 for the woofers and SB Acoustics SB26STAC-C000-4 for the tweeters. With the use of a MiniDSP PWR-ICE125 amplifier and DSP unit for each monitor, a fairly flat response is easily achieved. With the design comes a very strong center image and a large sound stage.

QUICK FACTS:
Crossover: 4th-order, woofer at 2.2kHz, tweeter at 2kHz
Response: +/-3dB ~40Hz-19kHz
F3: 38Hz
Total cost (w/o MiniDSP): ~$400
Box materials: 1/2” MDF with 3/4” birch plywood
Size: 19”Hx15”Wx18”D
Tweeter: SB Acoustics SB26STAC-C000-4
Woofer: Dayton Audio RS225-8

DG01 Frequency Response

DG01 Speaker Glossy

DG01 Speaker Research & Design