Welcome, Guest. Please
03/27/17 at 03:50:25
Build for DFR8 (Read 1443 times)
Build for DFR8
04/27/14 at 00:09:48
I've been considering for awhile now picking up a pair of DFR8 drivers.
I have some nice 3/4" maple plywood sitting around not being used, what better way to put it to good use than to build speakers!
I was thinking of making a 12x12x10 "monitor" type enclosure.
Would a sealed box work, or would a ported box be better? I know these Fostex drivers really shine with folded horn type configurations, but this is frankly beyond my current skill level and patience threshold.
Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Back to top
Last Edit: 04/27/14 at 00:11:45 by KobeeDog
Re: Build for DFR8
Reply #1 -
05/19/14 at 21:50:19
The smartass in me says open baffle(cuz it's EASY), but if were my project, it would be a vented box because you can always close the vent. Now that I think about it, bass reflex is also a great design. I made a set for my boss a few years ago(with different drivers, go look at Audio Nirvana plans at Commonsense audio). When they were complete, both of us were amazed. I used a slanted front so that they could be placed on the floor.
Back to top
Decware 34I.3 integrated amp/Forte' 3 bass amp/Velodyne SMS-1 bass mngmnt system/Decware ZOB speakers/BESL subs/Emotiva ERC3 CD player/BPT 3.0 power cond. PS Audio P500
» Powered by
© 2000-2008. All Rights Reserved.