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by BrentEvans
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: DR Horn Loaded Bass/Keyboard/PA Speakers
Topic: On Board Amp
Replies: 12
Views: 2565

Re: On Board Amp

Regarding the amps... amps intended for specifc cabs often have DSP curves designed for that particular cabinet. Probably not a great choice for DIY.
by BrentEvans
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Pro Sound Setup
Topic: Small Church - Crazy Question
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Small Church - Crazy Quest

Distributed systems can work very well, but they're a PITA to install, with all the wiring and impedance concerns. That’s why we have 70v and 100v transformers. On a constructive note... not all distributed systems require delays and alignment. in fact, most don’t. The only ones that do are when yo...
by BrentEvans
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Pro Sound Setup
Topic: custom dj mixer enclosure/Tuba45 down fire stands/LED Banner
Replies: 33
Views: 1106

Re: custom dj mixer enclosure/Tuba45 down fire stands/LED Banner

You have to be careful using something like a Killawatt to measure amp current draw. Amps like the IpRs rely on instantaneous peak power to do their job. That can trip a breaker even if the average is much lower. Further, try to run a few of them on a cheap Generator. You’ll find out quickly what I...
by BrentEvans
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Why shouldn’t one use MDF in pro speaker cabs?
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: Why shouldn’t one use MDF in pro speaker cabs?

MDF has it's place, and that's in the home. It takes veneer better than plywood, so if you're going to veneer, the cab is never going to be moved, and it's safe from getting wet use MDF. The only reason to use MDF in pro-sound cabs is because it's cheap. If they skimp on the cab material they skimp...
by BrentEvans
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Pro Sound Setup
Topic: custom dj mixer enclosure/Tuba45 down fire stands/LED Banner
Replies: 33
Views: 1106

Re: custom dj mixer enclosure/Tuba45 down fire stands/LED Banner

You have to be careful using something like a Killawatt to measure amp current draw. Amps like the IpRs rely on instantaneous peak power to do their job. That can trip a breaker even if the average is much lower. Further, try to run a few of them on a cheap Generator. You’ll find out quickly what I’...
by BrentEvans
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Why shouldn’t one use MDF in pro speaker cabs?
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Why shouldn’t one use MDF in pro speaker cabs?

Uptown Funk is why. If it ever gets wet (as these did) and Uptown funk is played, you get sawdust. These are Baltic birch cabs coated with duratex. Except for the handle cups apparently. I’ll have to have a word with the guy that built them. Notice the way it shredded. The Duratex had to be holding ...
by BrentEvans
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Background music remote control ?
Replies: 12
Views: 197

Re: Background music remote control ?

You can use a VNC or TeamViewer type app to remotely control a computer for playback. TeamViewer requires an internet connection but Would let you control the pc from anywhere you have an internet connection, not just WiFi.
by BrentEvans
Thu May 23, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: DR Horn Loaded Bass/Keyboard/PA Speakers
Topic: Question about "Bi amping"
Replies: 17
Views: 990

Re: Question about "Bi amping"

Bill Fitzmaurice wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 9:00 pm
An L-Pad costs a lot less than an amp. :mrgreen:
And is less precise, less repeatable, can't save and recall settings, limited to one crossover slope.on the internal crossover...

Biampd cabs are better, but not simpler or cheaper.
by BrentEvans
Sun May 12, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Home Theatre/Stereo/Auto Sound
Topic: Tuba HT as sound reinforcement
Replies: 25
Views: 727

Re: Tuba HT as sound reinforcement

Robin, You have made several comments referencing voltage and wattage in a way that would lead one to believe you may not completely understand how they matter as far as speakers are concerned. Simply put, driver excursion is driven by voltage, and watts are consumed in the process depending on the ...
by BrentEvans
Wed May 08, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: A Second First Date (DR200s with Ribbons)
Replies: 34
Views: 6095

Re: A Second First Date (DR200s with Ribbons)

Hey BE; Which ribbons did you use? That vid sounds great..... Jujuman Dayton PT2C-8, 2 per cab in series. Spacing was done so that when stacked, the individual ribbons are equidistant. This means they're cheated slightly to the outside from perfect center on the cab. Are there any issues with the r...
by BrentEvans
Mon May 06, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Cinco de Mayo gig
Replies: 7
Views: 289

Re: Cinco de Mayo gig

I think everyone missed the funny part. his rig is 12,000 watts. we plugged my system and lights into the one provided extension cord for both band and DJ, his rig is 12,000 watts. No. No, it was not. Would have been great to school him on that a bit. Of course he was probably using the standard “ad...
by BrentEvans
Sun May 05, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Omni Bass/Key/PA Speakers
Topic: speakon mounting question
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: speakon mounting question

That's an option, but so is the method in the plans. Hot melt glue is adequate to fasten them. That's why there are no fasteners shown in the sketchup. Until they break or a connector snaps off inside them, then you’ve got a mess. There’s a reason there are mounting holes on them, and it’s not to m...
by BrentEvans
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Amps
Topic: Behringer NX6000 vs Qsc GX7
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: Behringer NX6000 vs Qsc GX7

So Qsc would be the choice Thanks GX7 is far more versatile than the NX6000 but on shore power the performance is fairly similar. Only on generator will you see a huge difference. Reliability is about the same. I have a GX and two NUs in my shop right now that need to go to warranty repair. The num...
by BrentEvans
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Brand dormancy
Replies: 14
Views: 798

Re: Brand dormancy

Most people around here probably realize that you can't tell squat from a YouTube video. I made one way back when, it still gets a comment here and there (just had one the other day). It never did the rig justice. The reality is that most people make videos of their audio gear to show off how much t...