I got real stupid last week and decided that I would save some money and build my own home theater speakers. I ordered the Audax kit from. This superb design was borrowed from Wayne J.’s great DIY resource, . After extensive listening in comparison to my Audax home theater system that has. I have created a PDF of the Audax webpages concerning the DIY Home Theatre Kit, I basically copied and pasted into Word, but I’ve preserved.
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Cabinet with foam and braces The last piece of MDF was glued on. However, as I mentioned earlier, if the sequence of the construction is done in the proper order, it really is tyeatre simple. Shellac is a resin made from the shells of insects. I applied three coats in order to get the color black I was going for and to completely cover the grain. I can include the image itself! Forums New posts Search forums. I used to post under my real name JH but changed that several years ago.
So big, it won’t fit into any of the holes in the cabinet! Make sure that you pre-wire your hub for high-speed internet and your cable feed so that you can stream movies and watch shows on television. Thread starter GeorgeO Start date Oct 4, Either way, consider the dimensions of this speaker before you fire up the table saw. This type of finish is used on the finest of furniture and antiques, but is more of an art than anything.
My attempt at a DIY Home Theater
I hope at least a few people find it useful, it took quite a while to produce. After spending a lot of time and money on building your cabinet to make it as acoustically dead as possible, you don’t want to skimp on the crossover network.
I removed the corner braces and moved to the next joint. All the drivers are still in there boxes. Our Vault pages aufax have some display quirks. Selecting the Right Materials and Sound Systems There are many options for the types of projectors, televisions, and speakers that you use. For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome. Cost estimate Here is a breakdown of the overall cost of the project.
This is prudent, because a cutting xudax is much easier to correct when the baffles are not glued to the cabinet! This is the reason for not cutting the braces yet, as they may be different lengths, depending on how close you center the sub-enclosure.
After the glue dried, I removed the drywall screws and installed the sub-enclosure into the main box. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s big height. Start building the speaker All that’s left is plugging it in.
Couple of threads for the same Audax HT speakers that I built |
Originally Posted by moonhawk A couple more, showing the CC and stand a little closer, and a head-on shot in a final config.
The first thing I noticed about the original plans was that there was no bracing. They look really, really, nice. Here is a breakdown of the overall cost of the project.
All seem pretty good. If I had to rank the complexity of building this cabinet, I would say, on a scale ofit would be a 6.
This is the start. R30 insulation will help to insulate the sound from the movie from disturbing the rest of the house.