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Cubes diy

Unread post by Latteman » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:40 pm

Anyone ever considered these for a build, add drivers on front/back panels ?
There are 12” versions too

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2516026051
Analogue Source-ARB Turntable & 10” dual pivot arm, Grado Gold MI, Nva Phono 1 / Bellari Vp129.
Digital Sources- Meridian 206 cdp, Tibo Smart Streamer, Beresford TC- 7510, Apple Tv, Pro-Ject Bluetooth box E
Amplification-NVA P50 A20 A60
Speakers- Diy Cubes; Ls1, Ls5; SSC
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Re: Cubes diy

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:43 pm

Front and back will not work.

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Re: Cubes diy

Unread post by Latteman » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:21 pm

Meant add front back panels the drivers aka cubbettes lol
Analogue Source-ARB Turntable & 10” dual pivot arm, Grado Gold MI, Nva Phono 1 / Bellari Vp129.
Digital Sources- Meridian 206 cdp, Tibo Smart Streamer, Beresford TC- 7510, Apple Tv, Pro-Ject Bluetooth box E
Amplification-NVA P50 A20 A60
Speakers- Diy Cubes; Ls1, Ls5; SSC
Mini BMU

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Unread post by karatestu » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:41 pm

I cant see any reason why they wont work.
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Re: Cubes diy

Unread post by Latteman » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:27 pm

I’ve got the mid base & tweeters from a set of Royd Minstrels
Analogue Source-ARB Turntable & 10” dual pivot arm, Grado Gold MI, Nva Phono 1 / Bellari Vp129.
Digital Sources- Meridian 206 cdp, Tibo Smart Streamer, Beresford TC- 7510, Apple Tv, Pro-Ject Bluetooth box E
Amplification-NVA P50 A20 A60
Speakers- Diy Cubes; Ls1, Ls5; SSC
Mini BMU

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Re: Cubes diy

Unread post by Latteman » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:45 pm

I have the above cabinets and additional mdf to complete the sides- as it’s 18mm do u still recommend lining the inside- I have spare ceramic tiles and some steel but it’s only 1mm thick plate.
I feeel I have a difficult room for speakers to work in so I want to do this before I commit and ask for a set of cubes that will be for bi-amping Don’t want to find out they don’t suit the conservatory
Donor drivers from Royd initially
I will need some advice regarding the ‘crossover’ Will there be any capacitors on the original crossovers I can use?
Cheers peter
Analogue Source-ARB Turntable & 10” dual pivot arm, Grado Gold MI, Nva Phono 1 / Bellari Vp129.
Digital Sources- Meridian 206 cdp, Tibo Smart Streamer, Beresford TC- 7510, Apple Tv, Pro-Ject Bluetooth box E
Amplification-NVA P50 A20 A60
Speakers- Diy Cubes; Ls1, Ls5; SSC
Mini BMU

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Unread post by karatestu » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:47 pm

3.3uf is the usual suspect.

Lining cant do any harm. Make it so.
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Re: Cubes diy

Unread post by Latteman » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:56 pm

Cheers
As a non techie does that solder into the positive terminal/wire?
Analogue Source-ARB Turntable & 10” dual pivot arm, Grado Gold MI, Nva Phono 1 / Bellari Vp129.
Digital Sources- Meridian 206 cdp, Tibo Smart Streamer, Beresford TC- 7510, Apple Tv, Pro-Ject Bluetooth box E
Amplification-NVA P50 A20 A60
Speakers- Diy Cubes; Ls1, Ls5; SSC
Mini BMU

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:02 pm

Yes

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Re: Cubes diy

Unread post by Latteman » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:09 pm

Completed-just waiting to paint the exterior cabinets. Several donor items used.
Lined with ceramic tiles and additional 18mm mdf exterior.
Dedicated stands too- been busy 🐝
I used a bass/mid from Royd Minstrel and a Richard Allan CB4 tweeter from 1968😁. Capicator from my linn speaker crossover, Cable posts from these too.
Will post pics when painted but now playing and I’m impressed with the outcome- aesthetics and sound.
Analogue Source-ARB Turntable & 10” dual pivot arm, Grado Gold MI, Nva Phono 1 / Bellari Vp129.
Digital Sources- Meridian 206 cdp, Tibo Smart Streamer, Beresford TC- 7510, Apple Tv, Pro-Ject Bluetooth box E
Amplification-NVA P50 A20 A60
Speakers- Diy Cubes; Ls1, Ls5; SSC
Mini BMU

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