Network Fabrication Central:
And here's the finished HP network
prototypes. The 2 uF capacitors can be swapped out with 2.5 uF
capacitors to determine which sounds better. I will ship a pair of 2.5
uF capacitors with the networks.
I've FedEx'd the remaining woofer to Widget
this week. I bolted the frame to a piece of 3/4" MDF and removed the top
sheet of cardboard. I guess we'll see if this is adequate to prevent
Here's what I have so far. One of the bandpass filters is completely mounted. The other is half done and should be done tonight.
Here's a shot of the whole mess.
And here's the lone 1500AL (far right) that will be shipped to Widget with stacks of 2234/35's for comparison.
I am targeting to have everything to Widget
by November 8 so that start date can be met for the prototype
auditioning. The shipping box for the 1500AL I have is no longer viable
as a shipping box. I'm going to make a new shipping container for it.
I'm thinking about buying a 14" sonotube to put it in, kind of like the
way JBL used to ship drivers around with the corrugated cardboard circle
for support. It will be bolted to a piece of tempered masonite and put
in a double walled box.