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  1. Quebrantahuesos

    Practical aspects of multiroom DIY with Raspberry PI

    Hello everyone, I'm starting to renovate a 3-storey house floor by floor, taking it all back to bare stone (and concrete floors and roof) and putting in new wiring, data cabling and, I'm hoping, multiroom audio. We're not audiophiles but we do listen to a lot of music (FLAC on NAS and Internet...
  2. Dancook

    DIY Loft Insulation

    Went up into the loft to check the status of insulation... looks a bit bleak Should I spread existing insulation out over the patches, then add more on top? what should I buy? There's an old plastic water tank, moved to the side of the hatch, that's no longer used - would it be worth sawing it...
  3. D

    DIY AM antenna, for receiver-help?

    I've misplaced the loop type AM antenna (like the one in photo) that came with my receiver. i know i can pick up another for cheap...but...is there a DIY solution? It's a 2-wire connection to the receiver. Will a simple length of say, speaker wire work? or a coat hanger? something else? AND...
  4. Liammonty123

    For Sale Sony VPL-HW40ES + 108" DIY Acoustic Transparent Screen

    For sale is my Sony HW40ES projector and my DIY screen made from Filmex fabric. This setup is absolutely insane for movies but I'm just not using it much anymore so will move it on to someone who will get the most out of them. The screen is a fixed frame and not able to be taken apart, so a van...
  5. Liammonty123

    For Sale DIY Active 2-Way LCR, B&C 21 sealed subs, SVS SB1000, XTZ99.22

    For sale below is basically a full home cinema system but on steroids. The mains are DIY active 2-ways, featuring top of the line Faital Pro drivers and hypex amps. To be more specific, the renowned Faital 8PR200 mid/woofer, the top of the line Faital HF10AK compression driver on a LTH102 horn...
  6. pleasedtobe

    DIY mono multiroom

    I have a basic DIY mono multiroom setup as per the attached plan. Using a stereo line source through a splitter in reverse to give mono, then fed across four 10k pots which each in turn feed one channel of an amplifier. It works reasonably well controlling the volume in each room, but there is...
  7. T

    What cable for 2 DIY subs run from an inuke NX6000?

    Hi I need to run some cable from an inuke NX6000 to a couple of subs (well 2 amps, 4 subs, but you get the idea), and have no idea what I should run. 2 of the subs are "Faital Pro 18XL1800 - 18" 1600W 8 Ohm Loudspeaker": http://www.bluearan.co.uk/index.php?id=FTP18XL1800AP The other 2 are 15"...
  8. Plaverda

    DIY Lounge rebuild and dedicated kit space

    Evening. After years of making due with having my kit under each tv in my rooms, i’ve decided to move everything into a dedicated space for the AV. This is going to coincide with installing four ceiling speakers for 7.2.4 I currently have a cupboard under the stairs with a sloping roof which i...
  9. worcesternaf

    Columns to hide side surrounds

    Has anyone built some floor to ceiling columns to house there side surrounds? I have on wall Artcoustic diablo x2's which id like to hide. I'm thinking floor to ceiling with a material cover it and some acoustic absorption material in the space the speaker does not take up. Pics or...
  10. J

    Video wall 2x2 advice

    Hi guys, I just got 4 tv’s which i plan to connect together into a single image. I am planning to flip 180 on the upper tv’s and the lower ones to leave them as rhey are in order to reach the slimmest part of the tvs. I am using a tv wall controller to connect the 4 tvs and flip the upper...
  11. Soundsgud

    Yamaha a670 amplifier “remote” diy ideas?

    Hi everyone, this is my first post and question to you experts. I have just treated myself with a Yamaha A670 (stand-alone amp without the cd player) and Dali spektor 2 speakers. Without streching long i come to the point. Although i was aware that this specific Yamaha amplifier will come...
  12. MattyBB

    Best material for damping or filling DIY speaker backbox?

    Got some Focal 300IWLCR6 in-wall speakers en route and will be building internally-braced 60-litre sealed back boxes for them from 18mm MDF. Looking for an appropriate, readily available, low cost damping material that I can staple to the sides to minimise potential of resonances. I understand...
  13. F

    Good RTF DIY STEM drone kit?

    Hey, looking for an entry-level build-yourself kit, available in the UK. Needs to include everything in the purchase, including remote. FPV/camera is not important, it's just to build with my 10-year old. I've googled around but this isn't something I normally search for, so my results...
  14. TB Rich

    Building a DIY sub under/into the stairs

    Just mulling over ideas and wondering on the feasibility/how easy it would be to build a sub in to the following space, where currently sits a single BK XXLS400? The shape of the space is: The internal volume is about 14 cubic feet. The width is about 88cm and front height is about 85cm -...
  15. markymiles

    DIY small on wall speakers

    Having a moment, hopefully it will pass but I'm fancying a change from a room dominated by speakers. So been thinking what might be possible to make rather than buy that are shallow, not too big length and width either but that might still be up to the job for my lounge. Centre as always a...
  16. RathOX

    Projector Screen ideas

    Hey guys. In doing a 2.35:1 screen its going on the bedroom wall around 91 inches but was wondering whats the best DIY screen. (7100/7400/9400) Ive seen people mixing paint but that seems a lot of hassle getting the right mix and also its a 10ft x 8ft wall so the entire wall needs doing...
  17. P

    DIY BT. Speaker Help please

    Hi All, I am new to all of this, never before have I made a speaker but would like to try. I don't completely understand everything but I'm keen to make this Bluetooth speaker. This is the list of parts I'm planning on buying please can somebody please tell me if this will work. I don't have a...
  18. J

    DIY insulation

    Looking to help a relative in need. I have helped in trying to get all the problems with the house solved. However any trade that comes arrives super fast to do a quote. They then disappear and are extremely hard to get hold of and most just ignore me. Others who I eventually after weeks get...
  19. I

    Small sub woofer diy build

    Can anyone advise on a woofer driver around 150-160mm in diameter? I’m looking to build a sub under 240mm in height to place on a shelf under a coffee table. As this is position directly in front of the main listening position it doesn’t need to huge or powerful. I’ve a class d hypex amp for...
  20. Mike Armstrong

    Advice sought for DIY VR solution to help my Dad who has degenerative vision disease

    Hi, I’m hoping for some advice regarding a VR project I am hoping to embark on in order to help my Dad to see certain things better. I think that VR may be able to play a part in bringing some pleasure back to his life but before that, a quick explanation of his condition. My Dad has recently...
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