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Offline malloy

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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2020, 03:36:05 PM »
New addition, haven't finished painting yet...


2020-04-13_01-39-56 by Barry, on Flickr



Basic system schematic...


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Barry,

Nice sub! What is it? 18"? It looks like it weighs a ton. Even with the locking casters, how do you keep it from moving around, or does the weight prevent that? Also, I feel like it will move serious air and cause all your media on your shelf to fall down! :shock:

Paul

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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2020, 05:12:34 PM »
Barry,

Nice sub! What is it? 18"? It looks like it weighs a ton. Even with the locking casters, how do you keep it from moving around, or does the weight prevent that? Also, I feel like it will move serious air and cause all your media on your shelf to fall down! :shock:

Paul

HA! Yes Paul, 18" from Parts-Express with this Amplifier.
I used to have the amp powering the second voice-coil on my Gallo speakers, but now the stress of LFE is off of them, and this beast does a very nice job.
« Last Edit: April 23, 2020, 05:16:42 PM by Barry (NJ) »
Happiness is when your system overcomes your nervosa ;) 
So much media, so little time... My Media Room...

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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2020, 05:34:25 PM »
Yeah, beast is a good word for it.

I am sure that it will really kick some serious butt on movie soundtracks like Jurassic Park or Top Gun.  :shock:
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #18 on: July 02, 2020, 06:27:00 PM »
Finally finished the sub...


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In it final resting place...


2020-06-17_04-29-12 by Barry, on Flickr
Happiness is when your system overcomes your nervosa ;) 
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #19 on: July 02, 2020, 09:10:20 PM »
That’s a really nice result, Barry, and a great looking room  :thumb:
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #20 on: July 04, 2020, 10:46:40 AM »
Thanks Nick!
Happiness is when your system overcomes your nervosa ;) 
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #21 on: July 04, 2020, 06:42:35 PM »
Damn, that's only an 18?

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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #22 on: July 05, 2020, 11:00:18 AM »
Damn, that's only an 18?

That was my initial thought as well :wink:
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #23 on: August 29, 2020, 07:04:54 AM »
Barry:
Curious, did the Thors stay or are you stickin with
the AA?

Don
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #24 on: August 31, 2020, 05:58:35 AM »
Hey Don,

Like so many things audio, there are pluses and minuses to everything, but I'm not a reviewer, so maybe can't articulate this as well as I'd like. The Thor amps are more pure, cleaner sounding, quieter background, faster(?) They aren't strident or sibilant, they are very smooth and clean sounding, quieter background. But to me the Audio Alchemy amps, are richer, have more dimensionality, more warmth.

So, they are staying, but in rotation. I go back and forth every few weeks or so, and always marvel at, and enjoy, the change  :D

Maybe if I were to start looking at different pre-amps, or cables, I would stop swapping, but we all know the rabbit hole ;)
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2020, 09:53:54 AM »
That's some big sub! Hey Barry your room looks really nice! You did a great job. :thumb:
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #26 on: September 01, 2020, 12:50:29 PM »
That's some big sub! Hey Barry your room looks really nice! You did a great job. :thumb:

Thanks Joe!
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #27 on: September 01, 2020, 05:16:50 PM »
That's some big sub! Hey Barry your room looks really nice! You did a great job. :thumb:

I concur, Barry! Looks spectacular!

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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #28 on: September 01, 2020, 05:52:56 PM »
I concur, Barry! Looks spectacular!

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Thanks Pete!
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Re: My Media Room...
« Reply #29 on: September 01, 2020, 06:29:47 PM »
Guess I'll quit checking your garbage every night
looking for the AA to show up.
But if you do decide to ditch it, I volunteer to take
it away for you (you lucky devil).
And ya, the place looks pretty, pretty, pretty good.

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