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    Finally gonna do something about my room...

    Update July 7, 2019: I've just finished the two corner traps shown below, and that completes all the panels I had planned for this project. In total; I've built the three rear wall panels (two with 2" Rockwool 60 and center panel with 4" Rockwool 60), a single pedestal panel with 2" Rockwool...
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    Finally gonna do something about my room...

    Update Tuesday July 2: I've completed three wall panels and a pedestal panel, all with 2" thick, 6lb density Rockwool and exposed brown oak frames. One of them is a 56" x 42" panel placed over a window behind the sofa and covered with a Carverfest banner. Tomorrow I will start the...
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    Finally gonna do something about my room...

    Update Saturday June 29: I have the big panel's frame (that will cover the window behind my listening position) and three smaller 24 x 48 wall panel frames essentially completed--- just applied the first coat of satin polyurethane, which will be sanded and final coated later today. The big...
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    Cross-connected coaxial speaker cables

    DIY Electrostatics
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    Cross-connected coaxial speaker cables

    The cables I was using before were also DIY cables, except they used Mogami coax cable with the stranded spiral wound shield conductor; which I believe is the very same cable used in the $600 ESL speaker cables sold by Inner Sound. Those cables sounded just fine, as do my new cross-connected...
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    The Eros Clone DIY Electrostatic Speaker

    Hi All, The exquisitely crafted speakers shown below were built by my online collaborator, Mervyn Tims. I have a website (Jazzman's DIY Electrostatic Loudspeaker Page) dedicated to building electrostatic speakers, and I often receive requests for drawings of my (3) ESL designs. Most people...
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    My Beveridge Electrostatic Speaker System

    Nice work, Ted I was admiring your room too, especially the wooden structure on the back wall which I'm guessing is some kind of cabinetry? Also, the two items on pedestals behind your mains caught my attention-- are those additional speakers or bass traps? And are you still using those same...
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    Finally gonna do something about my room...

    Hi all, I'm inspired to build some DIY acoustic panels for my living/listening room after hearing a really exquisite system setup in a dedicated sound room. I was absolutely floored by the tight, crisp quality of the bass notes. The owner explained that he had spent a lot of time dialing in the...
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    My Beveridge Electrostatic Speaker System

    It's good to have you here, Ted And good to hear those Bev lenses you built worked so well. Jazzman
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    RIP Dr. John

    Sad news indeed. I'm fortunate to have seen him play on two occasions in Savannah, and of course; he was fantastic!
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    Horn based system from southern coast of Turkey

    I love your system and room Komodo... and you're a very lucky guy to have a wife that shares (or at least accommodates) your passion for audio. I haven't heard anyone comment or mention the ceiling diffuser... did you build that too? And is it made of wood or foam blocks? Nice work!
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    project... power amplifier

    WOW
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    DIY ESL's

    Yes; I've built several different types of panels and the welding rod panels were an interesting project. Before I learned about electrical segmentation I had no idea it was possible to widen a flat panel's dispersion and curve its wave front electrically. Generally; unsegmented flat panels...
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    DIY ESL's

    Oh geez guys, thanks so much for the compliments on my speakers and website. I seldom build speakers these days (even DIY ones aren't cheap) but I get almost as much satisfaction from my website. I've sent years attempting to make it a one-stop resource to convince other DIY'ers to take the...
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    DIY ESL's

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