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But building such a beast from stuff that hard and heavy isn’t exactly a piece of cake.
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My JBL build Just admiring Challenger’s beautiful project over at the ” Monitor plans” thread I thought it’s time to give you a glimpse at my version. All times are GMT Last Jump to page: I used a suitable amount of dirt cheap Ikea piilows, which is nothing but polyester wadding, exaxtly what we want here.
I am really happy with the sound, but there’s so much to try, tons of knobs to nbl.
Sourcing the drivers wasn’t that easy here in Germany and so I ended up buying, and in the US which didn’t make things exactly cheaper, but nbl turned out to be decent quality stuff, so I am fine with that. View Profile View Forum Posts. And I like your stands Any plan to use a digital crossover unit? My Jb build. We had lots of amps and active crossovers to try, with some really unexpected results.
This will keep me going for a while – exactly what I wanted. With the original 28 Hz cabinet alignment, the system is tuned a little bit too low, which can be easily corrected with a bass equalizer. Is that last pic at the Triode Fest? Can you tell if the Edding you used to dye the cones has a slightly purple glow in direct sunlight?
It is, of course, not finished yet the cabinet is lacking surface treatment but this is going to happen soon. My ‘s have staples.
Let me wipe the drool off my keyboard. Who’d have though of that. The actual state of things is to be seen on the last picture. Looks like a whole lot of speakers of different types on hand. Just starting to mount the acoustic 435 in front of the s.
That last pic is taken in an old gym which serves us as measuring space. I’ll have to remember it. Finding the right colour for the baffle ended up with “RAL brillantblau”.
Most of them I saw were just bricks of rust with a JBL badge attached. I dyed my H and H with deskjet printer ink and the cones are deep black now but still have a bit of a purple glow in the sunlight, though. Measurements showed tthe amount of absorbtion is just right. That’s the main reason I’m considering giving them another coat but this time with the Edding ink.
The build quality appears to be superb. Extra Tabs by vBulletin Hispano.
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I had to dye the diaphragms to black, otherwise I would have ended up with too many different tones. But birch ply or MDF really can’t compete mbl this, so I am finally happy after a lot of bruises and scratches. Results 1 to 15 of Until my tube crossover is finished, I am using a simple Monacor MCX for the active filter part; I am surprised how well it does.
They look great just as they are and the blue color seems perfect on my monitor. The speakers made their first public appearance on last autumn’s “European Triode Festival” in Berlin and did a really nice job.
That didn’t turn out to be a real problem. Does anyone know if the hook tape on the speaker front for fixing those is stapled or do we rely on the adhesive?
The second last is from ETF; you can find more impressions here: It’s not very effective and a pain in the a The time now is The woofers began their lives as E and got freshly reconed to H. I agree that sourcing vintage JBL drivers in western Europe can be a major pain, especially the compression drivers.
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I’ve made only minor changes to the original plans, for example there is now a support for the jb, really deserves the name and not that lousy sheet metal angle supporting the horn, not the driver. As for cabinet dampening, I didn’t use the usual fiberglass stuff. I bet there’s not many of those in Germany. So much for now, I hope you like what you see.