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DIY Swans M3 Tower Speakers Get an Upgrade for 2024!

I’ve had a pair of Swans M3 speakers since around the year 2000 – that was 24 years ago as of this writing – they were one of the first pair of really nice speakers I had ever built at … Continue reading

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Cerwin Vega L-7 Bookshelf Speaker Crossover-Enclosure-Tweeter Upgrade!

Last month I was at my parents house when my dad says, “Hey do you want a pair of speakers?” I thought heck yeah, I’m not one to turn down a free pair of speakers. So he shows me a … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Detailed Measurements and Technical Review of the Crest Audio Vs900 Power Amp

I have to admit, I’ve got the bug once again. After building and listening to my little Sonorous 10S Subwoofer over the last couple of weeks, I’ve suddenly got this need for more, more bass, more low-end bump, more rattling, … Continue reading

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