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  1. I've been helping a buddy install a system in his 2016 Jeep Wrangler JK. I finally have enough pics to start a build log, so I'll be loading all of them up over the next couple weeks. The requirements were simple: he wanted (4) 8's or nothing at all. Silly? Maybe; but we met the requirements and hope to be banging before the end of the year The stock sub (an 8x10) has 4 voice coils Ran some numbers in TermLab at first, but then switched the design over to WinISD. Came up with this size enclosure: That router feels good man Went with PSI-8's with High Performance suspension for 600Wrms per sub We were jammin some of that good techno The original plan was to have a few tube ports, but I had a hunch that they were too small. Thats about the time that Triticum came out with his port velocity calculator, and I realized the port velocities with these small ports would give me the tuning we were wanting, but also gave us almost 100 m/s port velocity (yikes!) Then the design changed to have a properly sized port attached to the back panel, bringing the velocities down to around 25-30 m/s I didnt really trust my kerf skills yet More pics coming tomorrow. Thanks for looking!
  2. DC Audio 3.5K

    Buddy's new (new to us) amp. Got it used through Cody at Droppin Hz for a good price. Brands inside: CapXon Samwha Samyoung On to the pics: Very interesting heat sink Amp was built one year ago and warranty is non-transferrable, so off comes the warranty stickers Sweep shots Details Used alcohol to remove the warranty stickers Cant wait to get this badboy playing down at half ohm
  3. I have 3 orion HCCA 152 woofers that im running on some off brand 3500 watt amps. I wanna go with one solid amp to run all 3 at a 1.33 ohm. this is a daily driver 2003 trailblazer but I want it to hump. the woofer are rated at 2500rms/5000peak, I currently have 5 d3100's in the back, 1 redtop in the front that I want to change out but need to find a battery that will fit due to the dual alt bracket that holds a 240 mechman and a 370 mechman. out of these 3 amps, which one would you recommend I run on those 3 woofers with my current setup. thanks for any assistance you can give me.
  4. What's going on, all? A month or so ago, I finished up one of my more fun projects for a friend/customer. Here's a build component list: 1998 Ford Expedition Mechman 270a 12v alt 2 JS 370a 16v alts 2 K2 16v 80ah banks 8 runs Sky High 1/0 OFC (4 pos, 4 neg) 3 DC Audio 5.0 amplifiers 6 Skar Audio EVL 15s Crescendo 1100.4 DB Drive mids/tweets C-pillar wall built by yours truly This thing was an absolute blast to put together. It ended up putting up nice numbers for a c-pillar, especially with budget subs. The wall was built for 6 Level 6 15s, and there will eventually be 6 5.0s. Pictures will be uploaded as soon as they finish uploading to photobucket! There are many, many pictures, as well as a few vids. Stay tuned!
  5. Sealing a wall. Got 2 DC Level 6 in my Subaru and glassed out most every side. Looks sealed but on music you can feel air behind the side. Any good way or method to find the spots that need attention? Top of port glassed now too. FYI, My first wall and I am NOT a professional installer. Things tried. Fiberglass sides and gaps. Used window seal adheisive where the glassed sided meet the b Pillar. Glassed to floor and above port
  6. Installed a couple weeks ago my cpillar slide in wall For 6 ab xfl 1222s on 2 dc 5ks. 3 top on 1 dc5k @1.3 ohms and 3 bottom on another dc5k @ 1.3 ohms. Have blown the bottom middle woofer now twice. First time thing I went to hard on it being that it took months to finish and killed the coil. 2nd one was rushing to get it playing for slammology. Broke it in for 3 hours @ 40 and 30 hz on a dc5k @ 4ohns 900 something watts Went to install it the next day screwed up poked surround like a idiot. Fixed it with shoe goo Played fine all weekend till my 4th demo at slammology then that infernal slinky sub sound. What am I doing wrong? 1. this is my first wall 2. First time running 6 subs 3. First time running this kind of power and running 2 dc5k to 1 enclosure 4. Set amps with dd-1 to older 5k cause seemed to be lower of the 2 amps. Set with -5 db track 5. Gain matched both amps to the older 5k with cc-1 6.slide in wall is top L port 7. Almost seems like bottom 3 subs move more then top ones ( but not 100 percent on this ) 5 broken in subs and one new one as soon as I buy another one from ab. Please help I am pulling my hair out trying to figure this out and can't afford to keep replacing subs. Now have 5 good and 3 bad subs.
  7. https://ibb.co/dxXUJF I got two dc level 4 15s im throwing in the back of my accent hatchback, as you can see all amps are wired up and ready to go, just gotta build box, but I cant figure out what would be best.. its going to be a big and tall slot port box, if port is to the rear it will only have like 4 or 5 inches clearance from hatch, i noticed walled off setups are always port and subs forward and sound great but also hear to always point it backwards... with my setup, what do you think would be best? after i build it, its gonna be hard to turn around and experiment so kinda have to do it on first try.
  8. Just a little video of the HHR playing. I have not been here in a while and alot has changed, as I will update info and also post pics of the new ride/system https://youtu.be/DiKQd-CMvUI?t=20s
  9. DC audio Carbon fiber Cone

    Hey guys and gals. I need to order a recone kit for my dc level 6 18 m4 I really liked the look of the carbon fiber cone and dust cap till I saw the price. Real shocker right. Any rate what do you all think of the carbon fiber cone for the extra $320.00 plus $40.00 for the carbon dust cap. I am sure it will be more stiff but is it worth the extra. Thanks in advance.
  10. for sale is a first gen. phoenix gold ti1600.5. amp is used i got it last year and used it for about 6 months with no problems. it does have some wear and a couple of the end plate mounting screws are broke thats the way i got it and didnt have any issues with it holes just need to be drilled out. amp canrun 2 way active as thats how i used it andworked great. im lookin for 300.00 plus shipping this thing is big and around 25 lbs. so keep that in mind next up is my beloved dc m3-8 i hate to sell it but have no room for it in my pickup. it is a duel 2ohm in good condition and will be shipped in the box it came in from dc. im looking for 140.00 plus shipping
  11. sub wiring

    I have a sundown scv-4000 it has 4 speaker inputs but is a monoblock can I wire my two dual 1ohm subs to .5ohm or is 1ohm and 4ohm my only option
  12. sundown amp advise

    I currently have a sundown scv-4000d on two dc xl 15's my question is can the dc's handle another scv-4000 or should I replace the one I alreddy have with a scv-6000
  13. *************[Note: Since photobucket decided to nerf everyone's accounts, a lot of the pictures in this thread are gone. I intend to fix all of the posts but it will take quite a while. Photos start on page 29 currently. In the meantime all of the photos are available on Facebook by searching #projectflexington and many are on Instagram under the same hashtag. Thanks for looking and please don't be afraid to comment! ]************* So figure it is time to start a build log for my 6th order wall. Been working on it for a few weeks now. I'll start by posting the equipment I'm using for the build. Electrical: Batteries: 2 nsb170fts and 2 stinger group 31s: 3 banks of super caps: 2 singer 320amp alternators (these came with the truck, I'm currently in the process of redoing the bracket to strengthen it and add a tensioner but I'll elaborate later): 4+ spools of skyhigh 1/0, knukonceptz 4/0 ofc for alternators (will post pictures later) Terminals, marine grade ring terminals lugs, properly crimped with double wall adhesive lined heat shrink: Subs are 2 sundown x15s rev 1(will be rebuilding for level 6 18s at a later date): Sub Amp, kicker warhorse: Head unit and tweeters, Sony dsx-s210x and 4x Earthquake Screamers, 1.5" 150wrms per pair silk Dome tweeters with replaceable voice coils: Mid bass, 4x dayton audio 10" pa woofers, 300rms each: Mids are tbd, probably 2 8" midrange speakers. Lots of Baltic birch: If you enjoy, please comment!
  14. Time to start a daily build in the new car (The Honda). Some of you might know about my Jeep Build, well now that it's a 160+db car I needed something to get around in so that the Jeep could become the weekend toy lol. (http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/201691-jeepandbass-2-18s-161db-certified-on-10k-and-still-demoing-hard/page-1) Decided to get this little gas saver and do a small build in it with the system I won in SOTM a while back. The Car: (2000 Honda Civic Ex 1.6L) Car's Competition History: 2016 Melos Auto (Sacramento Ca) - Street Trunk 5k 151.5db @3845 W (1st) The Build: Pic of when I first got it, needed a few things but ran good. Had to get some emblems and little things to get this started off right. Now to start getting ready for the system! Going to do a few boxes of DC Audio 80mil in there first.
  15. The Altima lease is ending in a month. Time to say good bye to the SOTM winner and look to the future. Here it is... 2014 Camaro SS RS Package, 1LE, Dual Mode exhaust, and a manual. This car doesn't need anything! I'll tint the windows soon, but as it sits, its gorgeous.
  16. Here is a little project i have been working on... My truck plays well inside but here on the base the Jamaicans like to use their system as an impromptu DJ booth... As in they will put a set of book shelf speakers on top of their ride, and this is my answer to it... Takes about 5 mins to setup/tear down, and nothing inside the truck is affected... If someone is getting a true demo I can kill the outside audio as well... Thanks for looking...
  17. Up for sale is a DC Audio 5.0k $900 + shipping from 85741 Cosmetically 8/10 it has normal wear from mounting on the mounting feet as well as a few extra blemishes/scratches on the heat sink. Functionally 10/10 Pics taken with flash to highlight blemishes so there would be no surprises. Scratches are much harder to see under normal lighting conditions. Amp will ship as pictured, and has all set screws and heat sink screws. Solid board. Here is an Amp Dyno video that DroppinHZ did My pics
  18. I'm starting a new build now, some of the old parts will be reused but I'm going for a cleaner, better sounding, smaller setup this time. The old setup was just killer on the suspension of the car and it had to go. New equipment: Kenwood DDX371 DC Audio 90.4 DC Audio 1.2k Crescendo RTS-1 tweeters Silver Flute 6.5's Fi SSD 12 knukonceptz 1/0 OFC Sky High Car Audio RCA, speaker wire, ring terminals, primary wire XS power D5100R Northstar NSB-AGM24M DC Power 180amp HP series alternator Audio Technix 60mil deadener I need to cover these sections up, I'm going to try and buy the side carpet from honda if it's not crazy expensive. Update 12/22/15 Everything is here now, I will start working on the box here soon. Box has been built, 2.3cu, 33hz tune.
  19. This build has been floating around Facebook recently so i thought i would make a re-build log to show off what work i did to EricR's "Pimpala" for my good friend Taylor. heres the build up until the point my friend purchased it. http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/195065-the-pimpala-usaci-sb3-build-log-smd-vm1-and-om1-flushed-in-the-dash-3-dc-level-6-18s-with-powder-coated-ti-baskets/ He recently purchased the vehicle (just the shell, no equipment) and after a week or so of bumping the 4th order with the sp4s he's owned for a while, i convinced him to trust me, and let me work some magic....que the conversion from a 4th order for 3 18s, to a 6th order for 2 18s. But not just any 18s, the mother of all holy woofers (to us)... THE TEAM Fi......weve waited for the day to be able to own and cherish these subs, and Scott at Fi hooked us the FUCK UP. Definitely will be buying new from him from now on list of equipment: Current: 2 x 18" Team FI 1 x DD M3b at 1ohm (zero voltage drop) 1 x bank of caps 1 x 300a GP alt 3 x Soundqubed 6.5" mids (per door) 1 x some shitty 4-channel Final: 2 x 18" Team Fi 1 x DC 10K (sitting in the garage waiting for electrical) 1 x 40ah Juicebox Lithium (getting repaired by Kevin, ETA Dec. 1) 1 x 300a GP alt 3 x Soundqubed 6.5" mids (per door) 1 x some shitty 4-channel for now now for some pics..... We asked everyone at Fi to sign the subs for anyone who doesnt know how much we run Fi
  20. Ok, so I am going to make a new build post due to the fact the system has changed so much since I put something in the truck... The current box being built Front view of the box... Box built and ready for paint... Test fit of the box and subs... Here is the port... 8.75 inchs that can be adjusted from 12 to 20 inches... And fully extended... Out with the Level 4 12's and in with the XL 15's... This is the current config... Just installed a new pair of NSB 40ah AGM batts... So I have a total of 345ah of battery... (200+40+40+65 upfront) Singer 240a (idle) / 320a (full output) alternator... New headunit... I upgraded from the kenwood to a 80PRS... New Subs have finally arrived... DC Audio M3 XL 15's... Thanks Rusty and Cody for making it happen... My doors currently have a set of PRV neo's Replaced the wet cell battery up front with a XS D3400 AGM Planning on getting the new subs mounted and playing this weekend... I will update this page as things change... Thanks to taking the time to check out my current system... For those that don't know I live on Guantanamo Bay Navy Base, and I can honestly say that I have the loudest system here... It is not much but it does play... Here are two video's playing with the older M2 XL 15's
  21. Any input is appreciated, thanks Vehicle : 2000 Eclipse Space available : ( Depth 22 x Width 32 x Height 16.5) Subwoofer make and model: 1 Dc XL m2 15 on 3k Type of Port (Kerfed, Slot, Aero, etc.): Need help! Everyday Music Tuning Freq : 31-32 Hz ? Volume : 4 cubes? Dc says Atleast 3 Questions: Need help on box design. 4th order or aero port box? the sub needs too face forward (unless 4th order). What will be a better design for the sub? How many aero ports and what size would be needed? Can the port be forward facing? external aero port? can the port and sub face forward if not sealed but a good fit? this the same car with a side firing port https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELV1...lbN7SQ&index=7 . This is with the external port and forward firing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWKRw-zxjPo . Feel comfortable with building any design and have the tools to do so (or atleast try) Thanks for your time!
  22. In Stock And Ready To Go, Now Whos ready to GET LOUD!!
  23. I have a 97' Dakota 2 door club cab w/318 ci. 4g kit + Big 3. DC Audio level 2 dual 2 12" in 1.16 cubic foot sealed box powered by Eclipse XA-1000 amp dropped to 1ohm. adding stinger battery and full 0g run in a week and need recommendations on a new box, center mount with the ability to use both sides of back seatbelts due to having children. here is my youtube channel www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHeczoXt9H0&feature=share
  24. New build log, I had posted a little of this in my other build log but it should be in its own. I decided that a change was needed. I'm kinda tired of trunk rattle and I want more "in car" bass, so I'm building a new subwoofer for the Altima. I'm gonna turn the sub around and fire into the cabin and seal it off. The first sub is still in and playing while a toy around with a new one. Here is what I'm planning to build. I haven't decided on finish yet. Its gonna be approx 3.2 cuft tuned to 38Hz.
  25. new truck=new build log pioneer 80 prs crescendo 1100.4 pwx 6.5's crescendo 3.5k 4 dc m3 8's under back seats skyhigh wire this is my temp setup while the rest of the parts come in https://www.dropbox.com/s/zq6jwvnt0wcglyi/Snapchat--1540853111230944029.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/76ivnqdw1g3hxff/20150422_220651.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vqvziqntsbpp7y2/IMG_0399.JPG?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fzsboj0j0h0bofg/20150421_223257.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ty9urwjlywisgl3/IMG_0866.JPG?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/4i1v5ikrxj0o7n9/IMG_20150423_225849.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vrvp4y4ksluhrrr/Snapchat--8400200905111688088.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/n1iokncl60resen/20150421_223301.jpg?dl=0