New 2.3tl boards are done

pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,525
edited September 29 in DIY, Mods & Tweaks
Now to install next week once quick connects from Mouser arrive to be able to hook up the new 16mH inductors.
Thanks to Dave at DHS speakers for the help on the inductors he provided.

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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,610
    Some serious component po rn there Ivan...
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 4,974
    Very nice. Wish the inside of all speakers came like this from the factory!
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,525
    edited September 29
    Yea I know Paul, but it makes it so easy to switch between new and old XO to compare. I still plan on putting new wire, binding posts and nutrik connectors for the Dreadnaught when money catches up until then this is what it is. If it's any consolation I did use silver wire for my jumpers, got me some hot rod wire jumpers pal :p :p
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,525
    edited September 29
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Very nice. Wish the inside of all speakers came like this from the factory!

    Thanks, Tony created some great boards.
  • verbverb Posts: 4,074
    Nice Job Dogg! Drooling here! :smile: Still got my 1C's XO's on Larry's boards that David @westmassguy did in the corner. Winter project! :smile:
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  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 6,423
    Those look like they are yearning to be installed and broken in, get on it Ivan then report back.
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  • FTGVFTGV Posts: 3,599
    Dem's purdy. Nice work.
  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,953
    Nice work!
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,525
    Thanks guys.
    Steve they will go in next week and I'm definitely looking forward to be able to sit in the sweet spot.
  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 4,674
    gudnoyez wrote: »
    Those look like they are yearning to be installed and broken in, get on it Ivan then report back.

    Those look almost identical to yours...except I used different jumpers.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,525
    edited October 11
    So last night I got to finally install my new boards and inductors. Boy was I surprised at what I found. Large value caps basically bypassed with smaller value caps to make the value needed 12uf with a 4.2uf for example. There was also a correct cap 18uf bypassed with another 5.8 cap. Now I know why I could never get them dialed in. My room is not in the least the best for these speakers but my living arrangements are for the moment just a temporary stop, so one day I will have a better room for them. Still the XO must of been made on a day when someone re-upped their grass supply.
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    edited October 11
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,334
    :o very nice. :)

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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,180
    I've seen worse than those Ivan. Capacitor values all over the place, and inductors too.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,525
    I believe you there Dave. I did wonder how close my inductors were to spec when i seen this.
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