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Let me wipe the drool off my keyboard. And I like your stands Any plan to use a digital crossover unit? As for cabinet dampening, I didn’t use the usual fiberglass stuff. I am really happy with the sound, but there’s so much to try, tons of knobs to turn. It’s not very effective and a pain in the a All times are GMT 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.

That didn’t turn out to be a real problem. I used a suitable amount of dirt cheap Ikea piilows, which is nothing but polyester wadding, exaxtly what we want here.

Results 1 to 15 of And when you get the itch it never completely diesthat configuration is a natural for a big horn on top.

JBL my Love – 4355

The RAL chart is a standard colour code very common here in Germany – very useful, if you know the number, you can get ubl or less the same tone whereever you ask. Looks like a whole lot of speakers of different types on hand.

Measurements showed tthe amount of absorbtion is just right. Got the L-pads connected, lowering the ‘s output was a good idea.

Most of them I saw were just bricks of rust with a JBL badge attached. This will keep me going for a while – exactly what I wanted. I bet there’s not many of those in Germany.


Who’d have though of that. The time now is That’s the main reason I’m considering giving them another coat but this time with the Edding ink. View Profile View Forum Posts. So much for now, I hope you like what you see. Does anyone know if the hook tape on the speaker front for fixing those is stapled or do we rely on the adhesive?

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. My JBL build. 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 everything turned out to be decent quality stuff, so I am fine with that.

Finding the right colour for the baffle ended up with “RAL brillantblau”. It is, of course, not finished yet the cabinet is lacking surface treatment but this is going to happen soon. 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.

Extra Tabs by vBulletin Hispano. They look great just as they are and the blue color seems perfect on my monitor. The build quality appears to be superb. The second last is from ETF; you can find more impressions here: I agree that sourcing vintage JBL drivers in western Europe can be a major pain, especially the compression drivers. Can you tell if the Edding you used to dye the cones has a slightly purple glow in direct sunlight?

At least that’s what I thought, In fact the additional mass rings got folded, so I ended up with H with a slightly stronger motor due to the stronger magnetisation of the E magnets. Endless “knobs” to twiddle! Adding the definitely helps for short listening distances. I had to dye the diaphragms to black, otherwise I would have ended up with too many different tones. My ‘s have staples. The woofers began their lives as E and got freshly reconed to H.


Is that last pic at the Triode Fest?

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I’ll have to remember it. Last Jump to page: But building such a beast from stuff that hard and heavy isn’t exactly a piece of cake. But birch ply or MDF really can’t compete with this, so I am finally happy after a lot of bruises and scratches.

The speakers made their first public appearance on last autumn’s “European Triode Festival” in Berlin and did a really nice job. The actual state of things is to be seen on the last picture. That last pic is taken in an old gym which serves us as measuring space.

If we knew what the hell we were doing, we wouldn’t call it research would we.

Welcome to Lansing Heritage! We had lots of amps and active crossovers to try, with some really unexpected results. I’ve jvl only minor changes to the original plans, for example there is now a support for the that really deserves the name and not that lousy sheet metal angle supporting the horn, not the driver. Just starting to mount the acoustic lenses in front of the s.

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.