Category Archives: DIY Audio

Converting this $6 Goodwill Vizio Subwoofer into a Bumping Beast!

Last weekend I stopped by my local Goodwill hoping to find some audio-related goodies I could play around with. Lately it’s been slim pickins in the used stereo department with mostly junky old Blu-ray players and bits of pieces of … Continue reading

Posted in DIY Audio | Leave a comment

Building a Notch Filter for the Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro Headphones with Measurements

In this article I’ll go over how I designed, built and tested a passive notch filter for the Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 250-ohm closed-back headphones and include measurements using REW of the different filters responses. I bought these headphones over … Continue reading

Posted in DIY Audio, General | Leave a comment

Measurement & Review of the AIMIYA A07 Power Amplifier

A few months ago I purchased the AIMIYA A07 Power Amplifier from Amazon for a whopping $60 during Prime Day. I’ve had the unit hooked up to my simple studio setup and have been very impressed with it so far. … Continue reading

Posted in DIY Audio | Leave a comment

Inexpensive Crossover Upgrade for the OSD Nero MB5 Bookshelf Speakers

So I picked up a pair of OSD Nero MB5 bookshelf speakers about a month ago and after giving them a listen and measuring their frequency response, I decided these speakers need an upgrade! In a previous post I updated … Continue reading

Posted in DIY Audio | Leave a comment

Big Brother Has Arrived – The Sonorous 12S Subwoofer Build

Earlier this year I built the Sonorous 10S subwoofer and have absolutely loved this subwoofer. So when the opportunity presented itself to build a second bigger version of this sub, I knew I had to do it. And so I … Continue reading

Posted in DIY Audio | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Simulating Subsonic Filters and Subwoofer Response-Excursion Effects

So this is going to be a Part II to my original post from 14 years ago where I first discussed the topic of proper subsonic filter design in conjunction with subwoofer enclosure modeling. It’s been a while, but I … Continue reading

Posted in DIY Audio | Leave a comment