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by johnnyrichards
Fri Sep 04, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM
Replies: 12
Views: 5720

Re: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM

Hey Mark, still working out the details as far as a name. Will update soon.
by johnnyrichards
Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM
Replies: 12
Views: 5720

Re: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM

I ended up with a different XO than the one pictured above - similar XO point, shallower null but flatter through the that region. These will be at IowaDIY in October if anyone is interested in listening to them. I will reiterate my early impressions of the driver, but add that the breakup proved to...
by johnnyrichards
Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM
Replies: 12
Views: 5720

Re: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM

Have a couple different options in the works - including one that crosses at 1100Hz. Monster crossover on that one, though - gets spendy pretty quickly. Still playing with tweeter levels and swapping a tweeter LCR comp in and out. I think it needs one at this Fc, but not yet 100% convinced. Another ...
by johnnyrichards
Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM
Replies: 12
Views: 5720

Re: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM

Well - the second pair is on the way, will ask forgiveness tomorrow lol!

These are pretty special little drivers, you guys.
by johnnyrichards
Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM
Replies: 12
Views: 5720

Re: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM

As far as making it to Iowa, that remains to be seen. I only have the one pair and at the moment I lack the means to purchase a second pair to complete the other speaker. I will try and move some stuff via classifieds in order to procure the funds to get the other two drivers. I will say this: so fa...
by johnnyrichards
Sun Jun 14, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM
Replies: 12
Views: 5720

Re: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM

meniscus wrote:Just be sure to connect both woofers. ;)
:)
by johnnyrichards
Sun Jun 07, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM
Replies: 12
Views: 5720

Eclipse W520R-8/RS28F MTM

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Not sure when I will get around to measurements - maybe tomorrow evening. 0.5 cubes, ~60Hz tune.
by johnnyrichards
Sun Jun 07, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: New Eclipse 5.25" woofer....
Replies: 10
Views: 6797

Re: New Eclipse 5.25" woofer....

Due to the generosity of a DakotaDIY attendee, a pair of these dropped into my hands this weekend.
by johnnyrichards
Thu May 01, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: DakotaDIY 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 5288

Re: DakotaDIY 2014

Things are rolling along smoothly, and we think everyone is going to be impressed with the level of sponsorship this inaugural event has generated! These emails will start being sent out very regularly starting very soon, and updates to the Facebook and the DDIY site will be occurring more often in ...
by johnnyrichards
Thu May 01, 2014 3:39 am
Forum: General Speaker Building
Topic: InDIYana 2014 T-shirts
Replies: 28
Views: 9190

Re: InDIYana 2014 T-shirts

When I was emcee'ing Iowa last October, I claimed there were no "mediums" in DIY.

This poll kind of backs that assertion.