I got real stupid last week and decided that I would save some money and build my own home theater speakers. I ordered the Audax kit from. This superb design was borrowed from Wayne J.’s great DIY resource, . After extensive listening in comparison to my Audax home theater system that has. I have created a PDF of the Audax webpages concerning the DIY Home Theatre Kit, I basically copied and pasted into Word, but I’ve preserved.

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Let me also say that this speaker may not be for everyone.

Audax 1″ micro tweeter TMF1. Once the home theater has been set up, you can enjoy all of your favorite movies without having to waste time in line at an actual movie theater. I built the cabinets and then burned out on speaker building before I built the crossovers.

What’s a designer to do? All that’s left is plugging it in. All edges were lightly sanded until a seamless edge was produced.

Couple of threads for the same Audax HT speakers that I built

See if this works I got all my Xover parts from Zalytron. Hard to believe, but after divorce and dozens of other reasons, I’m finally getting around to building the Audax home theater speakers I bought years and years ago.

As I’m not a pro at this, I’ve included a few links in the bibliography section at hheatre end of this article, regarding French polish, that I found very useful. Audax center channel pre-made cabinet: Planning ahead for any project may avoid pitfalls you may stumble upon during the construction process. But like I said, they sound great, so who cares? This consists of seven channel speakers and one subwoofer. On their picture rheatre, C2 and L2 are switched. Cabinet and Grille Materials: The woofer board calls for 10 ohm, 25 watt resistors.


It fits just right there without getting in the way of the back terminal cup.

When assembling the ausax board, use the schematic shown above and NOT the picture layout on the Audax website. I’m one of the early builders of these speakers and I still have mine to this day. Cabinet and grille Subtotal: This is audxa reason for not cutting the braces yet, as they may be different lengths, depending on how close you center the sub-enclosure.

I was surprised to get a notice that there were replies to this thread after so long. JD decided to make a full-range speaker, which uses two 6.

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Setting up the Drywall and Sound Barriers The next step is to begin hanging drywall. I hope at least a few people find it useful, it took quite a while to produce. For this last piece, I made center lines on the bottom where I could put some drywall screws to pull the sub-enclosure and braces tightly against the bottom. Framing and Insulating the Theater For the best experience, the next step is to insulate the room. I applied the veneer using the dried wood glue and hot iron technique as described in previous projects.

The next step is to begin hanging drywall. The other speakers can be camouflaged behind acoustic, artistic panels. You have already pre-wired all of the audio and electrical cables, so you know where there will need to theeatre incisions in the drywall. Use old embed code.


Doggo unsure of the results. You can also frame the screen with proscenium panels to hide the center, left and right speakers.

Couple of threads for the same Audax HT speakers that I built |

Veneered cabinet Once the veneer was scraped and lightly sanded, I stained the cabinet with a water based aniline dye. Most of the horizontally oriented speakers are pretty wide.

URLs removed to allow newbie posting It would be thearre if you could post update photos. Matt Peacock is offline. There are a couple of places you can purchase the cabinet already assembled and ready to install the drivers and crossovers. Madisound and Zalytron are two online stores that offer the cabinet. French polish techniques and shellac use in general: Javascript is required to view comments normally.

I also have several hmoe of extra drivers packed away in case I ever blew one. For a more hoem, realistic experience, you can even install floor lighting using low-voltage lights that can be kept on the entire time. Crossover Parts and Wire: For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The center channel design incorporates the 3-way system described above.

The plans indicate adding foam to either the top OR bottom, but not both.