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LK Audio Mini Monitor speakers (bookshelf)
Really beautiful enclosure!
Thank you very much forcommenting! I did do some research and calculations beforehand. Basically myaim was to use the recommended ported box size from parts-express.com (~3 litres)but because I didn’t have quite the material to do that, the volume is a bitsmaller (~2,8 litres). As I also had the passive radiators, I decided to usethem to maximise the inner volume (porting takes a fair amount of space insidethe box if you tune it low). I also used some speaker box calculator tools toensure that no unwanted spikes to bass should occur (winisd and jeff bagby). Regardingthe filler material I do have the boxes filled about half. Other than that,this was also like a trial for these speakers and for myself as I had not usedthem before. :)The box volume onlyeffects to the low end (bass) and shouldn’t have any effect to the higher end. Clarityis just one property of the speaker itself. These speakers also work best rightnext to the wall, at least in my opinion. I have also tried these with a subwoofer,and can recommend using one if available!
Very nice looking speakers. Can you tell me, there is a fair amount of mathematics associated with ensuring a speaker enclosure has the proper volume of space to support the speaker cone, power handling, etc. Did you use an online calcluator or other tool to determine the size of these enclosures? I wonder if some filler material (batting) might help with the "clarity" issue you noted (too much top end?). Really neat look though.
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