Tower of Power

Design Goals  This system was originally designed and built back in about 1998 when I became serious about gigging as a bass player and wanted a system worthy of the task.  The goal at that time was to… Read More

Besta Subwoofer

IKEA furniture hack into a real Home Theatre subwoofer. Design Goals  This project was born of necessity to replace a 30 year old DIY cabinet that had been beat up over the years and left in pretty rough… Read More

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