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  • rwagoner07
    Junior Member
    • Apr 2011
    • 3

    SMJ Audio Wavecor Ardent Build

    After a decade long wait to get these built it's finally happening. I invite everyone to follow the build and enjoy the process 👍😃
  • technodanvan
    Super Senior Member
    • Nov 2009
    • 1050

    #2
    Wow! How long have you been holding on to the parts? I think the mid has been out of circulation a while now.

    You're going to love these, btw!
    - Danny

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    • theSven
      Master of None
      • Jan 2014
      • 1421

      #3
      Originally posted by rwagoner07
      After a decade long wait to get these built it's finally happening. I invite everyone to follow the build and enjoy the process 👍😃
      Looking forward to seeing a build of the Wavecore on the updated forum! This will be a fun blast from the past to read and see photos from this build. What amp and DAC will power these bad boys?
      Painter in training

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      • rwagoner07
        Junior Member
        • Apr 2011
        • 3

        #4
        Originally posted by technodanvan
        Wow! How long have you been holding on to the parts? I think the mid has been out of circulation a while now.

        You're going to love these, btw!
        It'll be two years in June since I ordered the mids. I was barely able to get them, the timing couldn't have been more perfect.

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        • rwagoner07
          Junior Member
          • Apr 2011
          • 3

          #5
          Originally posted by svenarajala

          Looking forward to seeing a build of the Wavecore on the updated forum! This will be a fun blast from the past to read and see photos from this build. What amp and DAC will power these bad boys?
          I'm running Angela-gilbert gear https://www.angela-gilbert.com/ formerly known as blue circle audio. The amp is their A210 the pre the C312 and blue circle bc501 ob dac with upgraded power supply section. The gear is funky and deviates from what most others are doing in the industry.

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          • Steve Manning
            Moderator
            • Dec 2006
            • 1898

            #6
            Well the fun has begun ...... bamboo delivery today, first for the new shop! This is actually for both Robert and Sven.

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            I was not too impressed with the pallet it came on, but we were able to get it down the driveway.

            Then came the unpacking and breaking the full sheets down to a more manageable size.

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            4 sheets in total ...... and now for the "fun" part, cleaning up the mess!

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            Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



            WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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            • theSven
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              They just don't make pallets like they used to!

            • JonMarsh
              JonMarsh commented
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              Not remotely! A LOT of things just aren't made the way they used to be, unless you do it yourself!
          • JonMarsh
            Mad Max Moderator
            • Aug 2000
            • 15315

            #7
            I'm jealous of Steve's new toys, oops, TOOLS for handling the big pieces of wood and getting things done...
            the AudioWorx
            Natalie P
            M8ta
            Modula Neo DCC
            Modula MT XE
            Modula Xtreme
            Isiris
            Wavecor Ardent

            SMJ
            Minerva Monitor
            Calliope
            Ardent D

            In Development...
            Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
            Obi-Wan
            Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
            Modula PWB
            Calliope CC Supreme
            Natalie P Ultra
            Natalie P Supreme
            Janus BP1 Sub


            Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
            Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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            • theSven
              theSven commented
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              Safety FIRST! Steve can't be having any back issues as I bet he has a log of work to get down now that the shop is open.
          • Steve Manning
            Moderator
            • Dec 2006
            • 1898

            #8
            Well despite the setup for moving stuff around the 5'X8' sheets of mdf that got added to the pile yesterday were less than fun to move around.

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            Also added the required Baltic Birch to the assortment.

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            Working on drawings for a few days to give the body a break.
            Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



            WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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            • JonMarsh
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              5' x 8' BB ply is a domestic violation of the "cruel and unusual punishment" clause in the constitution!
          • theSven
            Master of None
            • Jan 2014
            • 1421

            #9
            If I was in town and lived a tad bit closer I would come over and lift this for you to get my weight training in for the day 😅. Need to explore some hoists with suction cups to lift and move the boards around. I will patiently wait to see the drawings... I'm wondering if they will be similar to the cabinets for technodanvan... Those were pretty sweet having the crossover exposed through the plexiglass to see them. Also the touch of purple heart was a very cool incorporation into the cabinet.
            Painter in training

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            • JonMarsh
              Mad Max Moderator
              • Aug 2000
              • 15315

              #10
              Everything is custom, and I think Steve has some special inputs on this build...


              And I'm with you on the protecting the back bit, being near the end of the recovery phase of overexertion + an injury, dealing with the STW-350F woofers...

              Being a DIY experimenter can be a hard life...



              🤣
              the AudioWorx
              Natalie P
              M8ta
              Modula Neo DCC
              Modula MT XE
              Modula Xtreme
              Isiris
              Wavecor Ardent

              SMJ
              Minerva Monitor
              Calliope
              Ardent D

              In Development...
              Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
              Obi-Wan
              Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
              Modula PWB
              Calliope CC Supreme
              Natalie P Ultra
              Natalie P Supreme
              Janus BP1 Sub


              Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
              Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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              • Steve Manning
                Moderator
                • Dec 2006
                • 1898

                #11
                I've been working on redoing the drawings for a bit. Over time with all the different versions of them floating around some errors where starting to show up. Unfortunately the CNC cuts what you tell it to, errors included, so it was time for a clean up.

                This should give an idea of the look we are going for .....


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                Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                • Evil Twin
                  Evil Twin commented
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                  Most excellent color choices- your efforts are to be commended.

                • theSven
                  theSven commented
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                  I wonder if this is why I always seem to use the same color scheme for my SMJ projects...
              • JonMarsh
                Mad Max Moderator
                • Aug 2000
                • 15315

                #12
                Looking nice, Steve - at this rate the “last build” may likely be the “best build”- a fitting end 9 years later!
                the AudioWorx
                Natalie P
                M8ta
                Modula Neo DCC
                Modula MT XE
                Modula Xtreme
                Isiris
                Wavecor Ardent

                SMJ
                Minerva Monitor
                Calliope
                Ardent D

                In Development...
                Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
                Obi-Wan
                Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
                Modula PWB
                Calliope CC Supreme
                Natalie P Ultra
                Natalie P Supreme
                Janus BP1 Sub


                Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
                Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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                • technodanvan
                  Super Senior Member
                  • Nov 2009
                  • 1050

                  #13
                  These are going to look great! What type of finish is going on these? High gloss? Matte? Satin?
                  - Danny

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                  • theSven
                    Master of None
                    • Jan 2014
                    • 1421

                    #14
                    Originally posted by technodanvan
                    These are going to look great! What type of finish is going on these? High gloss? Matte? Satin?
                    My guess is Matte... high gloss is a lot of work!
                    Painter in training

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                    • Steve Manning
                      Moderator
                      • Dec 2006
                      • 1898

                      #15
                      We're looking at doing satin
                      Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                      WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                      • Steve Manning
                        Moderator
                        • Dec 2006
                        • 1898

                        #16
                        Well I had hoped for a little bigger update today, as in cutting some actual parts, but you all know about the bit about best laid plans, etc.

                        While creating all of the appropriate CAM files for machining, I discovered that during my shop down time, Autodesk had updated/changed Fusion 360 to the point that it removed the underlying files for post processing my CAD files into CAM files.

                        I discovered today while performing an axis calibration on my CNC that the new post processor file I had selected was the wrong one ..... as in, it drove the router bit into the part without turning on the spindle! Not so good!

                        Fortunately, within 30 minutes of sending an email to the manufacturer of my machine I had the correct post processor installed. Nice to get good customer service for a change.

                        I was able to then run the axis calibration, which requires a bit of adjustment. Though after stuffing the CNC into a moving POD and setting it all up again, the worst offending axis was only off ~.015", not too bad!

                        So of course I will now have to recompile all the the CAM files I have created, but nothing too daunting.

                        Not wanting to post without any pictures, here's a few of material blanks cut and waiting as well as the first calibration test.



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                        Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                        WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                        • JonMarsh
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                          As you know, Steve, without pictures, it's not real! Or, at least, not really on the internet!
                      • ergo
                        Senior Member
                        • Mar 2005
                        • 676

                        #17
                        I can relate to your frustration, had same surprise from F360 just last Friday - same deal, post processor vanished.

                        I was running my CNC control PC with Windows 8.1 on purpose as it seemed that every time I wanted to use the machine (perhaps monthly at best due to lack of time) it found a number of Windows updates and would force to apply those. Win8.1 was nice - only occasional security updates anymore.... But now it went out of support and F360 dropped it's support too. So I will need to drag the machine back to the newer OS.

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                        • JonMarsh
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                          Talk about a PITA!

                          And some folks wonder why I guard the configuration setup on my Dark Side R2D2 Mac Pro that is essentially dedicated to WIN10 and PC CAD stuff, like Altium Designer, SIMPLIS/SIMetrix, VituixCAD, etc.

                          But since I'm just a pretend wood worker, and have no CAM stuff, I'm enjoying Shapr3D a lot on my Mac Studio. But there is a Windows version of that, too. I also have a version of Alibi I'm exploring, mostly for direct file compatibility with Steve in that tool.
                      • theSven
                        Master of None
                        • Jan 2014
                        • 1421

                        #18
                        Originally posted by ergo
                        I can relate to your frustration, had same surprise from F360 just last Friday - same deal, post processor vanished.

                        I was running my CNC control PC with Windows 8.1 on purpose as it seemed that every time I wanted to use the machine (perhaps monthly at best due to lack of time) it found a number of Windows updates and would force to apply those. Win8.1 was nice - only occasional security updates anymore.... But now it went out of support and F360 dropped it's support too. So I will need to drag the machine back to the newer OS.

                        Was there no upgrade notes or release notes for the software? I like to review those always before upgrading software I need to work and don't want to deal with troubleshooting. Otherwise I wait for the weekend to upgrade and toy around if I know it's gonna mess some stuff up...
                        Painter in training

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                        • Steve Manning
                          Moderator
                          • Dec 2006
                          • 1898

                          #19
                          Originally posted by ergo
                          I can relate to your frustration, had same surprise from F360 just last Friday - same deal, post processor vanished.

                          I was running my CNC control PC with Windows 8.1 on purpose as it seemed that every time I wanted to use the machine (perhaps monthly at best due to lack of time) it found a number of Windows updates and would force to apply those. Win8.1 was nice - only occasional security updates anymore.... But now it went out of support and F360 dropped it's support too. So I will need to drag the machine back to the newer OS.
                          I'm running Windows 10 on the machine that runs my CNC and I use it for that sole purpose. I don't have it hooked to the internet and have auto updates turned off as well. I've heard of folks having their machines go into Windows update mode in the middle of a cut and it doesn't end well!
                          Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                          WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                          • Steve Manning
                            Moderator
                            • Dec 2006
                            • 1898

                            #20
                            Originally posted by svenarajala


                            Was there no upgrade notes or release notes for the software? I like to review those always before upgrading software I need to work and don't want to deal with troubleshooting. Otherwise I wait for the weekend to upgrade and toy around if I know it's gonna mess some stuff up...
                            The problem is your talking almost 2 years worth of updates and I'm betting something like that is not listed as a new "feature". I'm finding parts of the interface have completely changed since the last time I used it, so the process has been more than just dusting off the cobwebs with lack of use.

                            All part of the reason I'm working on getting away from Fusion .... with their ever increasing fees and other frustrations, it's time I'd rather spend elsewhere. It's a powerful all inclusive package, but not worth the aggravation, IMO.

                            I believe I have the CAD side of things taken care of, but have to wait for available funds to change my CAM software.


                            Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                            WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                            • ergo
                              Senior Member
                              • Mar 2005
                              • 676

                              #21
                              Steve, you might have said but I've probably missed - what is your choice of CAD and what is the CAM you are aiming for.... just out of interest question and perhaps of future use for myself.

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                              • Steve Manning
                                Moderator
                                • Dec 2006
                                • 1898

                                #22
                                Originally posted by ergo
                                Steve, you might have said but I've probably missed - what is your choice of CAD and what is the CAM you are aiming for.... just out of interest question and perhaps of future use for myself.
                                Hi Ergo ..... I've already purchased Alibre Design Professional for the CAD stuff and I'm looking at MecSoft VisualCAM for the CAM side of things.
                                Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                • Steve Manning
                                  Moderator
                                  • Dec 2006
                                  • 1898

                                  #23
                                  Well today is a bit of a mile stone for me, at least as far as the shop is concerned .... I'm back cutting out speaker parts! It has been a long and rather arduous task over the last year. With many one step forward and 3 steps back along the way. So without further ado here are Robert's first parts!

                                  These are the inner MDF sides for the cabinets.


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                                  Did a test fit of the Baltic Birch that will be the inner bracing .... it appears recent axis calibrations are close enough for government work.

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                                  Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                  WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                  • JonMarsh
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                                    Looks great to me! All praise the Lord for calibrated CNC!

                                  • theSven
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                                    Love me some calibrated CNC! Sawdust time :-)
                                • Steve Manning
                                  Moderator
                                  • Dec 2006
                                  • 1898

                                  #24
                                  Parts and more parts .....

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                                  This should be all of the MDF and Baltic Birch parts. Now to figure where it all goes?
                                  Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                  WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                  • JonMarsh
                                    Mad Max Moderator
                                    • Aug 2000
                                    • 15315

                                    #25
                                    Uh, yeah, that might be a good idea at some point, yes?

                                    Sure does look like progress, though, from where I'm sitting...

                                    the AudioWorx
                                    Natalie P
                                    M8ta
                                    Modula Neo DCC
                                    Modula MT XE
                                    Modula Xtreme
                                    Isiris
                                    Wavecor Ardent

                                    SMJ
                                    Minerva Monitor
                                    Calliope
                                    Ardent D

                                    In Development...
                                    Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
                                    Obi-Wan
                                    Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
                                    Modula PWB
                                    Calliope CC Supreme
                                    Natalie P Ultra
                                    Natalie P Supreme
                                    Janus BP1 Sub


                                    Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
                                    Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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                                    • theSven
                                      Master of None
                                      • Jan 2014
                                      • 1421

                                      #26
                                      Looking great to see the pieces start to pile up. I'm thinking that the dolly and jack will be around soon as these will probably be some HEAVY cabinets once assembled...
                                      Painter in training

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                                      • theSven
                                        Master of None
                                        • Jan 2014
                                        • 1421

                                        #27
                                        Has any glue up began for the cabinet? I'm sure all those parts were not sitting around for the last 11 days...
                                        Painter in training

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                                        • Evil Twin
                                          Super Senior Member
                                          • Nov 2004
                                          • 1532

                                          #28
                                          Mr. Manning is preoccupied with a family event through the middle of the week, out of town for a grandson’s graduation. My understanding is that the ‘festivities” will include a former wife, which may possibly give opportunity for the Dark Side…
                                          Last edited by theSven; 13 June 2023, 15:48 Tuesday. Reason: The force was too strong and a typo happened...
                                          DFAL
                                          Dark Force Acoustic Labs

                                          A wholly owned subsidiary of Palpatine Heavy Industries

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                                          • Steve Manning
                                            Moderator
                                            • Dec 2006
                                            • 1898

                                            #29
                                            Originally posted by svenarajala
                                            Has any glue up began for the cabinet? I'm sure all those parts were not sitting around for the last 11 days...
                                            As ET mentioned I have been out of town since Sunday ... just got back a short while ago. The glue up process has been started. This is gluing the MDF and Baltic Birch inner and outer surfaces together. Side are done as are the tops and bottoms. Of course many of the parts need to be trimmed to the appropriate length with 10 degree bevels on the ends. I've also squared up the ends of the various dados ..... round router bits don't make square holes!

                                            I'll try to get some pictures posted tomorrow.
                                            Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                            WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                            • Steve Manning
                                              Moderator
                                              • Dec 2006
                                              • 1898

                                              #30
                                              Here ya go Sven ......

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                                              These parts are not glued. Just doing a dry fit to determine finial length of the back boards for trimming and gluing.


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                                              No actual woodworking today ..... catching up from being out of town and dealing with trying to get our refrigerator that's been dead for 2 months fixed. To say the manufacturer and the repair company they use, are idiots and beyond useless would be being very kind!
                                              Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                              WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                              • theSven
                                                Master of None
                                                • Jan 2014
                                                • 1421

                                                #31
                                                The cabinets will have the crossover in the back like the last one to look at like you did for Danny with his SMJ Ardent cabinets? I have to say I really like that feature of these cabinets to see all the parts of the crossover!
                                                Painter in training

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                                                • Steve Manning
                                                  Moderator
                                                  • Dec 2006
                                                  • 1898

                                                  #32
                                                  Originally posted by svenarajala
                                                  The cabinets will have the crossover in the back like the last one to look at like you did for Danny with his SMJ Ardent cabinets? I have to say I really like that feature of these cabinets to see all the parts of the crossover!
                                                  Yep, same setup.
                                                  Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                                  WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                                  • Steve Manning
                                                    Moderator
                                                    • Dec 2006
                                                    • 1898

                                                    #33
                                                    A small update .... even cutting the parts with a CNC requires a few tweaks here and there to everything to fit as intended. Doing a dry fit up of the first cabinet.

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                                                    Hoping for a productive week, I've not had much of that of late with other "life adventures" taking place.

                                                    Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                                    WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                                    • technodanvan
                                                      Super Senior Member
                                                      • Nov 2009
                                                      • 1050

                                                      #34
                                                      This is starting to look awfully familiar Steve!
                                                      - Danny

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                                                      • JonMarsh
                                                        Mad Max Moderator
                                                        • Aug 2000
                                                        • 15315

                                                        #35
                                                        Looking pretty righteous to me, Steve!

                                                        And I can certainly relate to the idea of other areas of life getting in the way of one's plans for productivity...

                                                        the AudioWorx
                                                        Natalie P
                                                        M8ta
                                                        Modula Neo DCC
                                                        Modula MT XE
                                                        Modula Xtreme
                                                        Isiris
                                                        Wavecor Ardent

                                                        SMJ
                                                        Minerva Monitor
                                                        Calliope
                                                        Ardent D

                                                        In Development...
                                                        Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
                                                        Obi-Wan
                                                        Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
                                                        Modula PWB
                                                        Calliope CC Supreme
                                                        Natalie P Ultra
                                                        Natalie P Supreme
                                                        Janus BP1 Sub


                                                        Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
                                                        Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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                                                        • Steve Manning
                                                          Moderator
                                                          • Dec 2006
                                                          • 1898

                                                          #36
                                                          A few deliveries from around the world and progress gets to continue .......

                                                          From PE .....


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                                                          This one is from across the pond and a sneak peak of what's to come ....

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                                                          Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                                          WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                                          • technodanvan
                                                            Super Senior Member
                                                            • Nov 2009
                                                            • 1050

                                                            #37
                                                            Internal amplification?
                                                            - Danny

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                                                            • JonMarsh
                                                              Mad Max Moderator
                                                              • Aug 2000
                                                              • 15315

                                                              #38
                                                              Mundorf Power resistor heatsinks. Necessary to get the power rating. There's more to the story- customer requested.
                                                              the AudioWorx
                                                              Natalie P
                                                              M8ta
                                                              Modula Neo DCC
                                                              Modula MT XE
                                                              Modula Xtreme
                                                              Isiris
                                                              Wavecor Ardent

                                                              SMJ
                                                              Minerva Monitor
                                                              Calliope
                                                              Ardent D

                                                              In Development...
                                                              Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
                                                              Obi-Wan
                                                              Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
                                                              Modula PWB
                                                              Calliope CC Supreme
                                                              Natalie P Ultra
                                                              Natalie P Supreme
                                                              Janus BP1 Sub


                                                              Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
                                                              Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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                                                              • technodanvan
                                                                technodanvan commented
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                                                                Oooh, fancy! I haven't seen those before.

                                                              • JonMarsh
                                                                JonMarsh commented
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                                                                Shiny, too, as Steve would say!
                                                            • theSven
                                                              Master of None
                                                              • Jan 2014
                                                              • 1421

                                                              #39
                                                              How much power are we talking about, 3 watts vs 30 watts? I did a quick search to see what this thing is...
                                                              Painter in training

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                                                              • Steve Manning
                                                                Moderator
                                                                • Dec 2006
                                                                • 1898

                                                                #40
                                                                Originally posted by svenarajala
                                                                How much power are we talking about, 3 watts vs 30 watts? I did a quick search to see what this thing is...
                                                                Yep ..... 30 watts. Not needed, but it comes with the requested choice.
                                                                Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                                                WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                                                • JonMarsh
                                                                  Mad Max Moderator
                                                                  • Aug 2000
                                                                  • 15315

                                                                  #41
                                                                  Originally posted by Steve Manning
                                                                  A few deliveries from around the world and progress gets to continue .......

                                                                  From PE .....


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                                                                  I love seeing these shots of Steve working in his big clean custom built workshop- I am so jealous, but hey, someday I'll have my "work shed" here, but it will be a while. In the meantime, I just have to improvise and learn how to get things done in cramped quarters. Too much stuff still in this 4 car garage!
                                                                  the AudioWorx
                                                                  Natalie P
                                                                  M8ta
                                                                  Modula Neo DCC
                                                                  Modula MT XE
                                                                  Modula Xtreme
                                                                  Isiris
                                                                  Wavecor Ardent

                                                                  SMJ
                                                                  Minerva Monitor
                                                                  Calliope
                                                                  Ardent D

                                                                  In Development...
                                                                  Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
                                                                  Obi-Wan
                                                                  Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
                                                                  Modula PWB
                                                                  Calliope CC Supreme
                                                                  Natalie P Ultra
                                                                  Natalie P Supreme
                                                                  Janus BP1 Sub


                                                                  Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
                                                                  Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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                                                                  • Steve Manning
                                                                    Moderator
                                                                    • Dec 2006
                                                                    • 1898

                                                                    #42
                                                                    Glue is flowing and clamps are always in short supply!

                                                                    Working on installing the crossover sections to the cabinets. These things are starting to pick up some weight. Not to much more and I'll be dusting off the lift table!


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                                                                    Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                                                    WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                                                    • JonMarsh
                                                                      Mad Max Moderator
                                                                      • Aug 2000
                                                                      • 15315

                                                                      #43
                                                                      Now, I could gush about how jealous I am of your large well organized working space, but since you put it to such good use, I can hardly hold it against you, can I?


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                                                                      the AudioWorx
                                                                      Natalie P
                                                                      M8ta
                                                                      Modula Neo DCC
                                                                      Modula MT XE
                                                                      Modula Xtreme
                                                                      Isiris
                                                                      Wavecor Ardent

                                                                      SMJ
                                                                      Minerva Monitor
                                                                      Calliope
                                                                      Ardent D

                                                                      In Development...
                                                                      Isiris Mk II updates- in final test stage!
                                                                      Obi-Wan
                                                                      Saint-Saëns Symphonique/AKA SMJ-40
                                                                      Modula PWB
                                                                      Calliope CC Supreme
                                                                      Natalie P Ultra
                                                                      Natalie P Supreme
                                                                      Janus BP1 Sub


                                                                      Resistance is not futile, it is Volts divided by Amperes...
                                                                      Just ask Mr. Ohm....

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                                                                      • Steve Manning
                                                                        Moderator
                                                                        • Dec 2006
                                                                        • 1898

                                                                        #44

                                                                        Things are progressing on the cabinets.

                                                                        First cabinet is ready for the last panel to be attached now that internal wiring has been run .....


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                                                                        Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



                                                                        WEBSITE: http://www.smjaudio.com/

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                                                                        • Steve Manning
                                                                          Moderator
                                                                          • Dec 2006
                                                                          • 1898

                                                                          #45
                                                                          Panel will dry overnight to let the epoxy to set.

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                                                                          Cabinet #2 is one step behind in the process. Bottom will be attached today and the final side tomorrow.


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                                                                          Hold on to your butts - It's about to get Musical!



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