How to kill, I mean seal your speaker cabinet.

Sir_Franc

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This guy's a "Sonic engineer" with a Phd from MIT so he knows his shit. :doh:

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Just tried the talc test.

Forgot i had horns and now have 8kg of talc everywhere.

Good thing doing the sealant is it won't affect the resale value. :^

Saw people in the early 80s use hot glue to seal the speaker in a gasket fashion.

 

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I like the way he randomly sprinkles the talc over the bass speaker and then pours the rest on to the tweeter!

And remember, you're not a true audiophile if you don't try it!

 

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Used to do it on speaker cabinet panels in my more active diy days, it really made pretty patterns where the most resonance was. A quick batten and bitumen sheet soon put paid to it. Can't say they sounded any better though. :?

 

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Fast forward to 5:10 and check out the size of the speakers he has in his car!

I used smoke bombs to check my (acoustic suspension) speakers were perfectly sealed.

 

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Did that moth (at 3 mins) come from inside that bass unit??? (The cone has a nice split in it that negates all his sealing attempts of course!)

Those realistic Nova speakers WERE the best under £30 available, Jerry?

 

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So yeah, because the tweeter doesn't have much excursion it's "not doing shit." Huh. Disconnect it and see how good it sounds then! :p

 

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