Shia LaBoom

A Bluetooth and battery powered boom box Design Goals  This build was conceived to create a portable speaker that could be transported and used on battery power with good bass performance and output.  The size and weight needed… Read More

The JPG – A vintage inspired speaker

I’ve wanted to get this design on paper for a while. My dad did a pair of large 15″ 3 ways when he was young, and I grew up with them as inspiration to get into speaker building… Read More

SuperNova Minimus Speaker Build

SuperNova Minimus, a vintage Realistic Nova 15 re-design. Why build this? The main purpose of this build was to revitalize a pair of Realistic Nova 15 cabinets from the mid 80’s.  The cabinets have been in my family… Read More

MicroSat Speakers

Compact 2 way satellite speakers for use with a subwoofer. Design Goals The primary goal for this design is to provide accurate +-3dB response from 20kHz down to 100Hz. The primary purpose was not to be a stand… Read More

Indy 8 – Powered 2.1 system subwoofer

A self-powered 2.1 system contained in a compact 8” subwoofer enclosure.  With the addition of a signal source and a pair of small satellites a fully independent full range system can be setup.   Design Goals For the subwoofer,… Read More

ISO El-Cheapo

An inexpensive Isobaric loaded subwoofer when the most bass is required for the smallest amount of money in a small enclosure.  This was an upgrade for an older cabinet that had used Pyle 10” woofers.  The old woofers… Read More

DIY Bass Amp PPA100

A Portable Practice Amplifier for bass guitar, designed to have a far more accurate frequency response than the typical commercial offerings.  This design goal makes it suitable for a mono music blaster, a keyboard amplifier, or whatever needs… Read More

Advanced Speaker Design Simulation

Before you start making sawdust in the shop, there are a whole host of tools available to the DIY speaker enthusiast that can help you estimate and design your speaker on your computer.  For engineering nerds like myself,… Read More

The Art of Do It Yourself Speaker Design

Even before I was a bass player, I’ve been obsessed with the bottom couple octaves of the audible spectrum. At some point, I decided that subwoofers were expensive and I should design and build my own. With a… Read More