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Offline Guy 13

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DIY desktop speakers.
« on: November 10, 2019, 05:22:28 PM »
Hi all.
Interesting DIY speaker built.

Guy 13

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYf-dQsG4fs
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Offline Nick B

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Re: DIY desktop speakers.
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 06:48:58 PM »
Hi all.
Interesting DIY speaker built.

Guy 13

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYf-dQsG4fs

Hi Guy,
Fun to watch...but way too much work  :roll:
Nick
ICEpower 1200as2 stereo amp
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Offline Guy 13

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Re: DIY desktop speakers.
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 06:55:02 PM »
Hi all.
Interesting DIY speaker built.

Guy 13

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYf-dQsG4fs

Hi Guy,
Fun to watch...but way too much work  :roll:
Nick


Hi Nick.
Yes, a lot of work and patience for such small speakers
but I really enjoy watching it.
Many of those video on You Tube about DIY speaker building are boring
or some part of it,
good thing you can go fast forward and skip the boring stuff.
I like his idea of the small rope to hold the driver.
How about some damping material, did see any ?

Guy 13
Grace Digital Mondo RIT
Cambridge Mini sub 2.1
Schiit Fulla 2 DAC
Schiit SYS PCC
Sony Passive Bookshelf speakers
Lot more stuff on storage
prior to moving back to Canada.

Offline Nick B

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Re: DIY desktop speakers.
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2019, 07:14:37 PM »
Hi all.
Interesting DIY speaker built.

Guy 13

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYf-dQsG4fs

Hi Guy,
Fun to watch...but way too much work  :roll:
Nick


Hi Nick.
Yes, a lot of work and patience for such small speakers
but I really enjoy watching it.
Many of those video on You Tube about DIY speaker building are boring
or some part of it,
good thing you can go fast forward and skip the boring stuff.
I like his idea of the small rope to hold the driver.
How about some damping material, did see any ?

Guy 13

Hi Guy,
I didnít see any damping materials. I saw most of the video, but did fast forward a few times. I admire his patience and craftsmanship.
Nick
ICEpower 1200as2 stereo amp
Audio Hungary APR 204 preamp
KEF LS 50 speakers
Border Patrol SE dac
Auralic Aries Mini
Roon & Tidal
Don Sachs phono
Basis Ovation turntable
Graham 1.5 T tonearm
AT-ML150 cartridge
PI Audio Uber
All cables by Gary A

Offline BobM

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Re: DIY desktop speakers.
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2019, 07:34:09 AM »
just my opinion but listening nearfield, on a computer desktop especially, you don;t need perfect resolution or even deep bass response. You get a nice image just because you are close and the same for frequency response. Therefore ... you don;t need expensive speakers in that situation, and DIY'ing something there is just too much work. Go buy a pair of $50 AR's or something similar and power them with any of the dozens of $50 class D amplifiers that are available.
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