Category Archives: Audio/Video

DM-4 Reference Speaker Build Part V – Finally Complete!

I don’t quite know how to even begin this post. I’m super excited and yet taken back a little at the same time. The last few months have been such a roller coaster of different, unexpected projects, as is evidenced … Continue reading

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Updated Whole House Audio Setup with a New 12-Channel Amp

Last month I picked up a Niles SI-1230 Audio Amplifier from a guy on Craigslist for crazy cheap and completely transformed my modest whole-house audio system into one that became worthy of me actually wanting to write about it. I’ve … Continue reading

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DM-4 Reference Upper Cabinet 2-way Speaker Build Part IV

The speaker project continues! I managed to find a few hours in the last couple of weeks to finally start the upper cabinet speaker portion of my sweet DM-4 Reference Speaker build. If you haven’t read my original introduction to … Continue reading

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Damping Methods, First Listen and Measuring the DM-4 Speakers Part III

The time has finally come! The moment when a speaker design has reached the stage where you finally get to install the drivers and have a listen to your masterpiece. I have to admit, I struggled through this middle phase … Continue reading

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DM-4 Reference Loudspeakers Part II – Bottom Cabinets Nearing Completion

So it’s been a couple of weeks since my last post and I’ve made significant progress on the ‘ole speaker project. I figured it was time to do a quick write-up and post some more pictures. Last I left off … Continue reading

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The DM-4 Active Reference Series Speaker Project Has Begun!

I have officially broken ground on my latest and greatest speaker project – The DM-4 Active Reference Series Loudspeaker. This is one of those projects that has been in the back of my mind for what seems like forever that … Continue reading

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